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When do I start my sprinkler system?

Hello, it’s Chester with Big Lakes Lawn Care. The question is, when do I start up my sprinkler system in the spring? The answer is, you start up your sprinkler system in the spring when the nighttime temperatures are staying above freezing. Generally in southeast Michigan, that’s late April, early May. Be careful not to start up your sprinkler system too early, because if you do, you run the risk of having an overnight freeze that could damage the system. So again, late...
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Public Service Announcement

Hello! This is Chester with big Lakes Lawncare, and I have a question for you. Do you live in Southeast Michigan? If you live in Macomb County? Or Oakland County? If the answer is yes, then here’s my next question. Do you live in a neighborhood with mature trees? Mature like the ones behind me. If the answer is yes again, then tell me this:, How does your lawn look? Is it old, dried, destroyed, and beat-up? If so? Give us a call. We do sod, we do lots of sod, and we do sod, the best...
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4 Tips to protect your lawn from dogs.

What’s up guys! It’s Chester with Big Lakes Lawncare. Today I’m going to tell you a little bit about how to prevent damage to your lawn from your dog. When a dog pees on the lawn it can damage it. Especially if you have Kentucky Bluegrass. So here are a few points that I want to make: Point number one is that, after you see your dog go, if you get a chance go out there with a hose, spray the spot where it went. That will dilute the pee enough that It won’t be...
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3 Ways we keep prices competitive

What’s up guys! It’s Chester with Big Lakes Lawncare. Today I’m going to tell you three of the ways that we keep our prices competitive and low. Way number one is we buy bulk. We buy everything in bulk, we buy lawn mowers in bulk, we buy blades in bulk, materials, mulch, fuel, buy it all in bulk. We pass those savings on to you because we know that if the price is too high, it doesn’t matter how good our work is. You’re not going to be interested. The second way ...
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Why do we make these videos?

Hey it’s Chester here with Big Lakes Lawncare  the question is why do you make these videos. Someone actually asked me that. We make these videos to communicate and educate; it’s free, it’s awesome information, we try to pack them with actually valuable stuff so that if you’re doing your own yard work, these can be a value to you. It’s a great way to communicate people love video nowadays. They want to see a video they want to be able to X out in five...
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Pause, cancel, or skip-Our services are designed to work for you!

Hey guys. Chester with Big Lakes Lawncare. Today I’m going to talk a little bit about contracts, contracts for the work being done at your property etc and how we structure them. So, a unique point about our business, our mowing business specifically, is that we are free of contract. That means you don’t need to sign anything. You don’t need to commit to anything. All you have to do is call us. We can measure your property and quote you right over the phone. You don’t ...
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How we guarantee quality with random spot checks.

Hello. I’m Chester, founder Big Lakes Lawncare. The question is what is a quality spot-check and why do you do them. Quality spot check is something that is unique to our company. We send out managers and office staff occasionally into the field to randomly check on all the properties we service. We check to ensure that there’s nothing that’s getting missed by our crews, that the property is looking perfect and that there’s nothing extra that the property...
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