Originally post Feb 2013 by The Chicagoland Cooperator

April showers may bring May flowers, but the snow and ice storms of December and January are certain to bring a busy work schedule to Chicagoland condominium properties.

Whether the region experiences a typical winter—with its average 38 inches of snow—or an unusually mild one, condo and co-op buildings and landscapes will suffer effects of the season. “If we do get a lot of snow, as we have in the past, we try to be proactive and get to the (condo) sites as soon as the weather breaks,” says Sherm Fields of Acres Group, a landscape company based in Plainfield. Property managers and landscape contractors will be out looking for problems ranging from plow damage to snow mold on lawns as soon as the snow melts away.

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