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Smart Irrigation can increase property values

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Blog, Irrigation | Comments Off on Smart Irrigation can increase property values

Smart Irrigation can increase property values

Be sure your customers know the value of SMART Irrigation You should be pointing out the importance of Smart Irrigation and the value it brings to your customers this year.  This and other  “smart” home features are not just a passing fad. It has been projected that by 2020 more than 30 billion devices will be connected to the internet. Both the young and old desire smart home technology, but their interests in these devices arise from different concerns. Older demographics tend to care more about safety and security, while the younger ones emphasize convenience and...

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IA Seminars…Your Knowledge Network

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017 in Blog, Business and Marketing, Irrigation | Comments Off on IA Seminars…Your Knowledge Network

IA Seminars…Your Knowledge Network

Additional Seminars Added to IA Online Store Sharing with you important information from the IA and the IA Seminars now available.   If you are not currently an IA member you may want to consider joining and taking advantage of the many benefits this national irrigation association has to offer.   All landscape irrigation seminars from the 2016 Irrigation Show and Education Conference are now available in the Irrigation Association online store. These one-hour online seminars address the underlying how-to’s of efficient irrigation and water management.  These courses run interactively in the...

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Water runs down hill…do you have the right drainage?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in Blog, Irrigation, Landscape Lighting | Comments Off on Water runs down hill…do you have the right drainage?

Water runs down hill…do you have the right drainage?

Drainage can be your key to success Installing a well designed landscape and irrigation system should always take into consideration what the resulting impact of rain water or any other water will do in the landscape.  Runoff water or standing water on the site could result in damaged plants and most importantly unhappy customers.  Incorporating a well-designed drainage system with the overall plan will result in collection and directing the water to provide for a healthy landscape and efficient irrigation system. Rain Bird Products For decades we have provided you with the many Rain Bird...

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What makes a service team profitable?

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Blog, Business and Marketing, Irrigation | Comments Off on What makes a service team profitable?

What makes a service team profitable?

Manage for Success and Profits Do you know which of your teams is the most successful or the one that is the most profitable? Don’t immediately assume that you need to spend hours crunching numbers, looking at service records, analyzing and developing complicated spreadsheets.  Instead you simply need to look at some basic data, and by doing so you will come up with some very interesting results and feedback that will answer the question of “what makes this team profitable”. Factors in determining your strongest service team: How do you score the quality of the team leader and years he/she...

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New Look…same great product

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Blog, Irrigation, Landscape Topics | Comments Off on New Look…same great product

New Look…same great product

Pro Products has a new look After many years the folks at Pro Products have updated their logo for a new look to represent their company direction, products and values.  In 2017 you will begin to see this new logo begin to appear on their websites, catalogs and products and we will be doing the same as we support the great products such as Rid-O-Rust and the various fertilizer and rust preventing injectors. News from their Irrigation Division Not too long from now the you will be in full swing again starting up systems. One quick maintenance item that should be addressed at the beginning of...

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Landscape Lighting and Mosquito Control all in one…

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Blog, Landscape Lighting | Comments Off on Landscape Lighting and Mosquito Control all in one…

Landscape Lighting and Mosquito Control all in one…

Control Mosquitoes with Landscape Lighting Sound impossible to control mosquitoes with lighting?   Don’t believe that claim?   Actually now you can offer your clients the ability to light up their outdoor living areas and in doing so also control those pesky mosquitoes and flying insects. Introducing NuTone Haven Backyard Lighting Featuring innovative landscape fixtures that combine LED Lighting with season-long mosquito control without the hassle or mess from sprays, traps, or noisy zapping sounds.  Each fixture provides 110 square feet of coverage and safe to use around pets and...

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