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Rob Reindl

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How Much Do Lawn Care Jobs Pay in Cincinnati, Ohio?

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jul 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

There’s a common misconception that lawn care jobs in Cincinnati, Ohio (or elsewhere for that matter) don’t pay well. It’s assumed that these jobs have a low hourly wage and don’t really offer a viable career path.

Unfortunately, there are some companies that do pay poorly and offer little hope for a long-term sustainable career. These are typically small, often mowing-focused, companies that maintain a few small crews.

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Topics: Careers

Is it Too Late to Kill Crabgrass? Year-Round Answers for Cincinnati, Dayton, OH & Northern KY

Posted by Rob Reindl on Jun 25, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Crabgrass is undoubtedly one of the most hated weeds in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH and Northern KY. Known for its persistence, crabgrass is an aggressively frustrating weed. It grows in clumps and can spread over large areas of the lawn when not swiftly addressed. Crabgrass can also be difficult to control.

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Topics: Weed Control, Lawn Care

Mild Winter: Will We Have More Bugs in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, or Northern Kentucky?

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 28, 2020 7:43:00 AM

Following a mild winter it’s not uncommon to see early blooming, lawns coming out of dormancy quicker, and overall warmer spring days. Those are all things that we tend to appreciate. 

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control

People First: 8 Ways We Care for Our Team & Customers During a Pandemic

Posted by Rob Reindl on May 14, 2020 8:16:00 AM

Oasis has always aspired to build a reputation as a “company that cares.” That’s not only in regard to our own people (our team) but also our customers and our community at large. Though this has always been true, it’s been brought to light even more during the pandemic in which we’ve made a lot of changes in order to help keep everyone safe and happy.

These are just some of the ways we’ve cared for our team and our customers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, News, Careers

Sales Jobs in Cincinnati: How We Counter-Attack Empty Dreams & Broken Promises

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 30, 2020 8:31:00 AM

Have you ever been duped by a sales job ad? 

Everything about it sounded amazing from the pay to the benefits and even the hours. Maybe the ad touted six figures, a make-your-own-hours schedule, and great benefits to support you. But then when you went in for the interview—or even worse, you actually started the job—you quickly learned that all the excitement and the hope that they set you up with was a sham.

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Topics: Careers

Billbugs & Chinch Bugs: 2 Small Lawn Insects That Mean Big Problems in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH, & N. Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 16, 2020 8:00:00 AM

If we’ve learned anything from the Karate Kid or David & Goliath, it’s that you should never count the little guy out. Unfortunately, the same holds true for lawn insects. Some of the smallest pests can still mean big problems. In fact, it’s shocking to some people just how much damage billbugs and chinch bugs can do to their lawn when you look at their size.

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Topics: Pest & Insect Control, Lawn Care

Lawn Plus vs. Oasis Turf & Tree: 2 Lawn Care Service Options for Dayton, OH & Cincinnati

Posted by Rob Reindl on Apr 2, 2020 8:37:00 AM

Like anything else in life, you like having choices. But sometimes having too many choices can actually be overwhelming—particularly when you don’t fully understand the criteria on which you should weigh your options.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Lawn Care

Get Sunday Lawn Care: Understanding DIY Lawn Care Kits, Results, & Potential Challenges

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 20, 2020 8:00:00 AM

In this time of the “DIY homeowner,” it’s not a huge surprise that DIY kits are all the rage. With the Internet at everyone’s fingertips, more people are trying to figure out how to tackle tasks on their own—and frankly, that’s admirable. 

However, it’s also prudent to understand when certain tasks might be biting off more than you can chew.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Lawn Care

Training for Success: How Oasis Salespeople Become Experts at Caring for Properties & Our Customers

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 13, 2020 11:48:02 AM

It’s no surprise that sales often gets a bad rap. Most people can remember multiple times that they’ve had a bad experience with a salesperson. Unfortunately, this often comes down to the way that salespeople are trained. At some companies, it’s all about making the sale and so often, it has nothing to do with providing good service. 

Even the way that most sales jobs are presented may be misleading—the job is presented a certain way just to get people through the door. That sets the tone for a sneaky and slimy way of doing business.

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Topics: Hiring a Pro, Careers

Lawn Care for Beginners: 5 Tips for a Great Lawn in Cincinnati, Dayton, OH or Northern Kentucky

Posted by Rob Reindl on Feb 6, 2020 8:02:00 AM

It’s not uncommon for new homeowners to be surprised—and even overwhelmed—by just how much work goes into producing a healthy, green lawn. 

It’s a lot more than just buying a bag of fertilizer at your local store and tossing it down. There are so many small tweaks and adjustments that need to be made along the way that end up having an enormous impact.

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Topics: Lawn Care

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