When the holidays arrive, homeowners work hard to make sure everything in the house appears orderly. Visitors drop by both expectedly and unexpectedly. And those throwing holiday parties surely plan on scores of people walking up to the front door. To reach the front door, they must waltz down the pathway that cuts through the front lawn. Even with the direct path, they may momentarily miss the front door, as the hedges, trees, and tree branches surrounding the house catch their eye. Hopefully, the landscape makes a positive impression. It likely will if you turned over the duties to a landscape maintenance crew long before the holiday week arrived.
Exteriors Make Impressions
The reason we straighten up the home and break out special decorations during the holiday season involves more than getting into the appropriate spirit. We want to make positive impressions on others. Someone who doesn't take care of a home's presentation during festive, visitor-heavy weeks comes off poorly. And opinions don't start when someone enters the house. Things begin when people see the property. And they start seeing the property the second their cars pull and they lay eyes on the home. The front lawn becomes part of the landscape painting their eyes paint for them. So, hiring a landscape service to mow the lawn, clean up leaves, carefully trim hedges, and branches all makes sense.
Tree and Hedge Trimming Makes for Better Decorations
Of course, the decorations adorned outside the home also add greatly to looks. Hence, it makes sense that the decorations become appropriately visible. Hanging them on tree branches and across hedges, provided there are no safety issues, can be a good idea. Lights can look awesome on trees and hedges, as long as everything's orderly. If someone doesn't trim the trees, branches, and hedges, expect an uneven look. A decent landscaping job can set the stage for a brilliant lighting and decoration display.
People Still See in the Dark
Sure, your parties and festivities may take place at night. Don't rely on winter's early arrival of darkness to hide imperfections. The lights from your decoration setup, along with your neighbor's lights, can illuminate the area. So will street lights. Rather than hide lawn and landscape imperfections, ask a professional team to fix them.
A skilled landscape maintenance team can do more than improve the looks of the exterior. They can help you turn your front lawn into the perfect holiday light and decoration display. Yes, a little landscaping work could have a winter wonderland ripple effect.
Contact a landscape maintenance service today for more information.