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Landscaping, Irrigation, and More

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The Questions You Must Ask Your Fort Myers Landscaper

This is the sixth installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

You should never hesitate to ask your Fort Myers landscaper questions. Always keep the lines of communication open. When you know what’s going on with your landscaping, you’ll not only be more satisfied with your yard, you’ll also be more knowledgeable for your future projects. Here are just a few sample questions to get you started. Do some brainstorming and you may come up with some of your own!…

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There’s No Such Thing as “Too Neurotic” When Planning Your Sanibel Landscape

This is the fifth installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Before undertaking a major landscaping project, do your research so that you can be happy with the final product. If you’re making an investment in your yard, don’t settle for second best.

Start with a vision for your yard. Look in nice neighborhoods to see if there are any specific plants or designs that appeal to you. Check out home and garden magazines for inspiration. You can even search online for Sanibel landscape drawings and diagrams. You can get a little crazy in this “dreaming” phase. Later, your landscaper will be able to tell you which ideas will and won’t work in your yard.

Here are some things to consider when planning your perfect Sanibel landscape:

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Review References & Portfolios Before You Hire a Bonita Springs Landscaper

This is the fourth installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

After you’ve checked the insurance and licensing credentials of your potential Bonita Springs landscaper, it’s time to ask for references. A reputable, local provider should have several references. Ask for at least three, and contact the homeowners on the list. Ask a lot of questions like:

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Before You Hire a Cape Coral Landscaping Company Always Inspect Their Licenses

This is the third installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Of the 50 states in America, 49 of them require landscapers to have a professional license. (Good luck to those of you living in Oregon!). Always ask to see a landscaper’s license to be sure that you’re getting professional work done on your yard. If the Cape Coral landscaping company doesn’t have a copy of their license, ask them for their license number. Then search on one of the local county websites to see if the contractor is registered and the license is active and up to date.

What are the consequences of using an unlicensed Cape Coral landscaping company? There is no end to the variety of disasters that you can invite by hiring an unlicensed contractor. For one thing, the incorrect use of pesticides can put your health at risk. Scientific research has linked pesticides to Parkinson’s disease and liver cancer.

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services states that:

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Don’t Hire a Naples Landscaping Company Without Insurance

This is the second installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

If you’ve made the decision to use a landscaper, it’s incredibly important to check them out. You should never hire a Naples landscaping company that doesn’t carry insurance.

Ask your landscaper if they have Liability and Workers’ Compensation Insurance. Liability Insurance protects a landscaper from being sued for negligence or injury. Workers’ Compensation Coverage covers workers who hurt themselves while working on the job. When your landscaper has insurance coverage, they will pay for medical expenses, lost wages and other unexpected costs of an accident.

Remember to always ask to see proof of insurance. Read the documents carefully and ask yourself these questions:

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The Benefits of Using A Professional Fort Myers Landscaper

This is the first installment of 11 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring a Landscaping Company which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

If this is your first landscaping project, you might be tempted to save money by doing the work yourself or hiring an unlicensed contractor to help. The problem with this strategy is that you could be wasting both time and money with the wrong landscaping decisions. Sometimes fixing a “broken” landscape (removing dead shrubs, trees and more) can cost you more than you saved by doing the job yourself. Why could it cost you more?

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Looking for a Cape Coral Landscaping Company to Design Your Dream Landscape?

Have you been dreaming of having that particular landscape that causes people to stop and admire? We know that having the neighborhood’s best looking landscape can help boost your confidence and your home resale value! A well designed landscape not only enhances the way you and others look at your home but it can substantially increase the value of your home. Some reports show that a home with a nice landscape can sell for as much as 20 percent more than a similar home with a neglected landscape.

My Cape Coral landscaping company, R & R Sprinkler & Landscape, offers landscape renovations, landscape lighting, and water features just to name a few. Whether you are starting with a blank slate or renovating an existing landscape, we will strive to make your landscape the talk of the neighborhood. You can learn some important tips about what you need to know before hiring a landscaping company in…

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