Is the yard around your home being overrun by weeds and other plant invaders? This is a big problem for many LA area home and business owners. These weeds often compete with the vegetation you’ve planted for water, nutrients, and sunlight. This can cause you a whole host of problems including reducing your property values, degrading the natural environment around your home, negatively impacting your and your family’s quality of life, and creating a very real fire danger.
Weed abatement services are designed to prevent these problems. Weed abatement consists of removing weeds and other unwanted vegetation from around homes and buildings. It also includes clearing away any dry, dead or overgrown landscaping that can provide the perfect fuel for a fire.
Weed abatement isn’t just a good idea – in LA, it’s the law. The Los Angeles County Code requires LA property owners to keep their properties free of weeds, rubbish, and other material dangerous or injurious to a neighboring property or to the health or welfare of residents living within the vicinity. Violators can face fines of up to $1000.
There’s More to Weed Abatement Than Just Pulling Weeds
Weed abatement might sound like an easy DIY yard project. However, effective weed abatement isn’t as simple as pulling some weeds or clearing away some brush. Several of these “weeds” are actually beneficial native plant species that help control drainage and erosion. Most LA property owners are unable to tell a beneficial species from a harmful one.
In addition, a lot of these pest plants are armed with nasty thorns and spines. Others have toxic properties. A few of the toxic plant species common to the LA area include lantana, pacific poison oak, poodle dog bush, foxglove, century plant, and angel’s trumpet. Dead and dry brush can be home to rattlesnakes, scorpions, spiders, centipedes, ants, wasps, and other unpleasant pests.
In Los Angeles, Weed Abatement is a Job Best Left to the Professionals
In LA, weed abatement is a job that is best left to landscaping professionals. They have the training, experience, and equipment to safely and responsibly remove unwanted vegetation and brush from around your property while maintaining the health of your existing vegetation. A professional weed abatement service can provide many benefits:
- Keeps your landscape well-manicured, improving the appearance and value of your property
- Removes fire hazards
- Removes toxic plant species
- Prevents future weed invasions
- Gets rid of unwanted pests
- Protects your lawn and garden plants
- Keeps you in compliance with County Codes
Take Back Your Outdoor Spaces With Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping
When Los Angeles property owners need dependable, professional weed abatement services, they call the landscaping professionals at Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping. Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping has been providing outstanding weed and brush abatement services to local home and business owners for over 25 years.
Take back your outdoor spaces and return your property to its original beautiful state with the help of Gutierrez & Sons Landscaping. You can reach us through our website or call us at (310) 324-6593 to learn more about our LA weed abatement services.