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Published / by annisa auzia

How to Choose a Landscape Contractor With all the landscaping companies today, how do you select the right one? Don’t worry, there are steps you can take to make the decision much easier for you. Below are tips for choosing landscaping contractor that is just right for your property. 1. Ensure the contractor provides the services you want.
3 Landscaping Tips from Someone With Experience
A common mistaken belief is that all professional landscapers offer basically no different services. Absolutely not! You need to get a list of services offered by the company so you can compare it with your own checklist of needs. The most common services include landscape design, maintenance, enhancement and construction; snow and ice management; and irrigation and lighting, snow and ice management.
3 Landscaping Tips from Someone With Experience
2. Do they apply sustainable practices? Are you looking for a contractor that will assist you in making your landscape sustainable? If so, you are unquestionably moving in the right path for your property. The landscaping service you pick should consider sustainability a priority for all work they do, from the plants and materials they use to their water management systems. Below are questions you need to ask prospective contractors to know if they have the capability to create a sustainable landscape: > Where do they purchase their plants and supplies? > Do they use native plants? > What changes may be adopted to help you save cash and other resources? > Can they suggest organic programs that may actually work for your property? > Do they recycle fallen branches, clippings and other yard waste? > What lighting and irrigation efficiency programs do they have to offer? 3. Find out the company qualifications. You can save yourself some headaches if you do a little research at the start of the vetting process. Go to the company website, request for client references and ask them directly for information . Here are some of the best questions: > Are they licensed and certified for their provided services? > If so, can they show you proof? > What are the industry qualifications the company holds? > Do they have insurance and for how much? > Does the company have the right equipment and adequate manpower to tackle your job? > What professional or industry affiliations do they have? > Are all services provided in-house, or will there be subcontractors? 5. Request client references. When hiring a professional landscaping company, you should know how your property is going to look like after they take it under their care. Aside from requesting for photo references of past site work, you should also take time to visit sites that the contractor is currently servicing. Speak to the homeowners and ask them about the contractor’s promptness, work quality, plant materials, how easy it is to communicate with the contractor, and how they generally feel about the outcome of the project.