Tag: lawn care services

Workers shoveling in the snow

Every year, winter seems to arrive before anyone is truly ready to face it. The less prepared you are, however, the more difficult it will be to get through the cold conditions. Many facilities across industries wait until the last minute to get ready for winter weather, which winds up incurring various costs that could have otherwise been avoided. For starters, cold air, snow, and ice can damage structures and warrant costly repairs. Moreover, purchasing the proper supplies for winter prep beco...

It’s good to keep it real, but when it comes to lawn care, taking care of the real deal can become a major burden. It might come as no surprise, then, that artificial grass is becoming an increasingly popular choice for residents yearning for beautiful yards year-round. Artificial lawns are constructed from synthetic fibers (usually polyethylene or nylon) that mimic real grass, which are attached to a man-made thatch layer (often polypropylene), propped up by polyester turf backing and filled ...

A healthy landscape relies on functional, efficient irrigation. During winter, however, your green spaces lie dormant, getting rid of the need for regular watering. It’s not enough to merely turn off certain aspects of your irrigation system. However, you must perform a complete shutdown of all system components. Failing to properly shut down your irrigation system in time for winter can result in numerous headaches, repairs, and costly replacement jobs down the line. Let’s explore what an i...

Air purifying system

In 1972, the American Lung Association (ALA) instated “Clean Air Week” in May to inform the public about how air quality can affect one’s respiratory health. Two decades later, in 1994, the ALA expanded this initiative, devoting the entire month of May to clean air awareness. This year and last, Clean Air Month has a renewed importance in the wake of COVID-19. Top scientists and researchers have discovered that the primary method of COVID-19 transmission is via respiratory droplets in the ...

Irrigation system hose with a hole in it

When your irrigation system is on the fritz, your green spaces won’t get the optimal care they need. Moreover, a faulty irrigation system often translates to wasted water and higher energy costs. For these reasons and more, you’ll want to address any potential sprinkler problems as soon as possible. In order to do this, it helps to know a bit about how these systems work and which issues are most common. Let’s explore how to troubleshoot problems with your irrigation system.Know Your Irrig...

The Budd Group lawn maintenance service rain sensors

It’s no secret that water is essential for a healthy and beautiful lawn. Knowing how much water to use depends on the type of lawn you're maintaining. Being able to control and monitor the amount of moisture your lawn is receiving to achieve optimal levels is even more important.  Before modern irrigation systems came around, this task was a major challenge. After all, no one can control how often it rains, and trying to balance the earth’s natural watering system with manual irrigation ...

The Budd Group lawn maintenance service irrigation audit

Irrigation system efficiency is crucial in not only maintaining a lush landscape, but also in conserving energy and minimizing waste. Investing in a quality irrigation system is the first step toward achieving these goals -- maintaining said system is equally as important. Of course, unless you’re familiar with how these systems function, it isn’t always easy to know whether they’re working properly. Receiving regular irrigation audits from knowledgeable irrigation services is an important...

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