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Conquer Snow and Ice with Central Ice Melt

Don’t be left out in the cold this winter! With parts of the United States already reporting record snowfall and below freezing temperatures, now is a great opportunity to contact the ice melt experts at Central for advice on how to upgrade your ice melt supply. You or your current distributor may run out of ice melt soon, if it …

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Winter Planning? Here’s Why You Need to Meet with Your Central Representative

Just about every contractor takes advantage of the winter months to make plans for the coming season.  But only a fraction of professionals take advantage of all of their supplier resources. Your Central key account manager can help you tap into the latest market knowledge and smart new resources that can grow your bottom line.  Book an appointment with him/her …

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Want Large Project Sales Leads? Need Design or Bid Support? Nobody Does More for Professionals Than Central

Need help with a large or complex irrigation project?   Central’s experts are ready to save you time and increase your profits. Our team excels at preparing water-efficient irrigation plans and specifications for projects of all sizes.    Whether your project is a large residence, a commercial site or a sports field, we can give you complete project advice and support. Job …

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Tips for Selecting the Right Ice Melting Solutions This Season

Choosing the right ice melting solution isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. You’re making an important decision that impacts your profitability, your customers’ safety and your potential liability. Select the products you will use this season carefully, considering these important factors: Product performance. Key performance factors include: effective melting temperature – typically the better the product, the lower the melting …

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Making the Most of an Extended Fall Season

Many parts of the country are enjoying warmer and drier weather than normal. This gives you an opportunity to extend your season and capture additional profit dollars. Here’s how to make the most of the weeks ahead: Fill remaining openings in your schedule. Got room to squeeze in more work? Pick up the phone! You’ll be surprised how many sales you …

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Four Ways to Make Your Landscape Lighting Designs More Professional

How do you create landscape lighting plans that grow your reputation as a true professional? The right installation methods are essential. But what about design? We asked our team of lighting experts to share their ideas on simple things contractors can do to take their lighting designs from good to great: 1) Move past stake-mounted fixtures. Basic lighting designs rely on …

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The Importance of Applying Turf Fertilizer in the Fall

Autumn is an important season for turf management. During shorter days and cooler nights, turf begins to grow vigorously again, filling in open areas, becoming more dense and accumulating carbohydrates efficiently. Experts agree that it is important to do a final application of fertilizer before the on-set of winter. This helps assure that the turf roots remain healthy and allows …

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Five Landscape Lighting Design Mistakes to Avoid

What makes professional landscape lighting stand out from amateur efforts? Certainly using the right product makes a difference. Professional quality components are better constructed, aim light more effectively and stand up tough landscape conditions. Equally important is the design and layout of the system. There’s a real difference in professionally-designed installations. Professional designers select each fixture type, output and placement …