06 Mar 2012

Spring Cleaning: Shaking the House

Well, it’s that time of year again. The cold weather is almost gone and that means Spring. Oh sure, we may have a couple more snow storms before it’s all said and done, but for now, the sun is out, it is 70 degrees and our phone has been lighting up with calls from you.READ MORE

01 Jul 2011

Hiring A Snow Removal Contractor

Even though this is the Fourth of July weekend, many of the property managers and facility managers in our area are already planning for the upcoming snow season. They know that securing a contractor is important and many want to get it off their plate in order to deal with the business of managing their property and retaining tenants.

Before you hire the first company that pops up in the search engine, Professional Snow Removal recommends the following tips:READ MORE

20 Apr 2011

Clean is not enough

If you think of your home as a haven from pollution, we’ve got some bummer news. Levels of pollutants in indoor air can average anywhere from two to more than 100 times higher than outdoors, according to the U.S. EPA. That indoor pollution is due in large part to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that evaporate, or “offgas,” from home decorating and cleaning products.READ MORE

31 Mar 2011

Thirsty Trees

This month has been one of the driest on record since the early 1900’s. While March is typically Boulder’s snowiest month, we have only seen 0.2 inches of snow total so far. This very dry winter has been especially hard on trees.

Trees can become stressed from the dryness and in turn, become more susceptible to insects and disease.READ MORE

16 Nov 2010

The blacker the bird, the cleaner the chimney

Imagine a Sweeping Goose… a chimney sweeping goose. Years ago, (I’ve been told) live geese were used to clean chimneys. A rope was tied around the bird and then thrown down the chimney flue. The frightened goose would flap his wings and clean the chimney.

Now, for those of us without a goose, calling a reputable chimney cleaner to inspect and clean our chimney is the most civilized, safest and best thing to do. An un-swept chimney can burn. Soot and creosote deposits accumulate in the flue until, worst case scenario, they burst into flames causing a chimney fire.READ MORE

23 Sep 2010

Finding a Winter Services Provider

Although today is technically the first full day of fall, we here at Professional Snow Removal are gearing up for the first storm of the winter. As a property manager, building owner, or homeowner, now is also the time to start thinking about a winter service provider for your properties.

Especially in these times, many people choose to go with the cheapest option out there. However, this is not always the best option. So what should you look for when choosing a winter service provider? Here are a few basic questions to ask when looking at your options.READ MORE

21 Jul 2010

Lawn maintenance 101

Summer days mean lots of sun, fun and hopefully a yard that will hold up to the weather as well as outdoor gatherings. Most people want to have a nice lawn all year, but this is true especially during the summer months here in Colorado when we spend more time outside. Two of the main focuses for homeowners this time of year include summer projects and weed control. The following are some tips for keeping your lawn healthy and looking great throughout the summer months.READ MORE