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How I Do It: The Benefits of Offering Portering Services

If commercial landscape maintenance is your bread and butter, you know that your clients count on you to keep their property looking sharp at all times. One possible add-on service line you can offer your clients is portering services. Portering services ensure that a client’s property is clean and presentable. This can cover picking up […]

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Providing Holiday Décor and Lighting: Mastering the Logistics

If you want to add on holiday lighting and décor to your service offerings, there are numerous logistics to think through including if the installation window works with your current crews, how to handle selling and servicing and whether franchising is the right option for your business. Installation Window Depending on whether you work with […]

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How I Do It: Adding a Home Services Division  

If you have your residential clients often asking if you know a handyman or provide home services, you may be considering taking on these services yourself. This was the case for Krisjan Berzins, founder of Kingstowne Lawn & Landscape, based in Alexandria, Virginia. He started offering painting services for his clients over 10 years ago. “I […]

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Rake in Additional Revenue With Pet Waste Removal Services

It’s a topic you often see addressed on landscape and lawn forums: “What do I do if my customer hasn’t picked up their pet waste before I come to mow their yard?” Some suggest doing the job like normal and giving the equipment a thorough cleaning afterward, while others add a nominal charge to pick […]

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How I Do It: Selling and Creating Showstopping Seasonal Displays

Seasonal displays can provide a pop of color and cheer when most of the landscape is becoming dull during the fall and winter months. Learn what companies offering this service have to say are the major selling points and how they avoid creating the same old display year after year. What Sells Seasonal Displays? Aaron […]

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Business Smarts: Adding Seasonal Displays to Your Services

The official start of fall is not too far off and with it comes a number of opportunities to install different seasonal displays for your customers. While the motives for commercial and residential clients to invest in seasonal displays will differ, this can be a profitable add-on for your business. Mark Borst, LIC, president and […]

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Business Smarts: What to Consider When Adding a New Service

There are many methods for growing your landscape business and one that should be practiced with careful consideration is adding on a new service offering. If you select a service that is a natural add-on to your current operations, you can increase revenue and meet customer needs. However, if you add an offering without the […]

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