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At Balanced Environments, we love to learn. We are constantly attending seminars, certification classes and events. Learn below what we have been up to, where we have been and what we have learned in our travels.

Sustainable Solutions for a Hot Midwest Summer

Sustainable Solutions for a Hot Midwest Summer

Sustainable Solutions for a Hot Midwest Summer!

This Earth month, it’s crucial to stay informed about the environmental shifts impacting our region. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, we’re in for a hot and muggy summer, with potential record warmth on the horizon.

Sow the Seeds of Sustainability!

Sow the Seeds of Sustainability!

This Earth Month Sow the Seeds of Sustainability!
BEI’s Native Plant Installation Service

Are you ready to breathe new life into your outdoor space while also making a positive impact on the environment? It’s time to sow the seeds of sustainability with our latest initiative – Native Plant Installation in the Midwest!

Explore the Updated USDA Hardiness Map this Earth Month!

Explore the Updated USDA Hardiness Map this Earth Month!

USDA Updates Their Hardiness Zones Map to Account for Warming for the first time in 10 years!

As we step into April, the month dedicated to celebrating our planet and taking action for a greener future, there’s no better time to explore the latest developments in landscaping. This Earth Month, we’re excited to share with you the recent update to the USDA Hardiness Zone map, offering valuable insights into sustainable gardening practices.

Easter Blooms: Symbolism in Full Bloom!

Easter Blooms: Symbolism in Full Bloom!

Easter Blooms: Symbolism in Full Bloom!

As Easter approaches, our landscapes come alive with the vibrant colors and enchanting fragrances of famous spring bulbs, each carrying its own profound symbolism and significance. Join us in discovering the beauty and meaning behind these cherished flowers…

Grub Invasion Alert!

Grub Invasion Alert!

Grub Invasion Alert! Have you noticed unusual grub activity in your lawn lately? It’s not your imagination – the return of grub worms is upon us, and it’s crucial to understand why this phenomenon is so rare.

Go Green this St. Patricks Day with BEI!

Go Green this St. Patricks Day with BEI!

As the spring season begins to bloom, we’re embracing the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day here at Balanced Environments, Inc.! It’s the perfect time to celebrate all things green, and what better way to do so than by marveling at the beauty of nature’s own verdant creations?

Tee Up with BEI: Get Ready for Summer Golf!

Tee Up with BEI: Get Ready for Summer Golf!

Swing into Action with BEI at Upcoming Golf Events!

Fore! Are you ready to tee off with Balanced Environments, Inc.? Get your clubs ready and join us for some networking and fun at this year’s exciting golf events!

Color Your World: Plan Your Summer Floral Showcase with BEI!

Color Your World: Plan Your Summer Floral Showcase with BEI!

With the arrival of summer, immerse your midwest landscape in a kaleidoscope of colors with our exquisite selection of summer annuals. At Balanced Environments, Inc., we’re delighted to unveil our meticulously chosen array of summer blooms.

Celebrate Presidents Day with a Floral Tribute!

Celebrate Presidents Day with a Floral Tribute!

As we honor Presidents Day, let’s take a moment to reflect on the rich history and beauty of the White House gardens. At Balanced Environments, Inc., we’re delighted to pay homage to these iconic landscapes that have graced our nation’s capital for centuries.

Our Affiliations

Balanced Environments, Inc. is actively involved with and supports many industry-related and business organizations.

Testimonials

Read what our clients say about us.

Landscape Installation
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{Hello Mike, I hope all is well. I want to thank you and your team for the amazing job they are doing with the property. Everyone is glad to see it be a building we can be proud of again. Please share our appreciation with your team.{
Kurt Vavra
Deputy Chief, Glen Ellyn Police Department
Landscape Installation
5
{My experience with Balanced Environments has been wonderful. My account manager is always available when we need her. She returns calls or emails faster than anyone I have ever worked with. She is also very creative to come up with solutions to some tough problems. Her service is always with a smile. This past year she was able to meet our very strict budget and still make the hanging baskets, flower beds and property look better than ever. She is a pleasure to work with and is always under constant demands from our very vocal landscaping committee. I would highly recommend her to any other campus or property.{
Randy Gross
VP of Facilities Management, Covenant Retirement Communities, Skokie, IL
Landscape Management
5
{For the few years that I have been working with Balanced Environments, they are far and above better than the rest. They are always available, either for site visits or site phone calls. When something needs to be addressed at the property it gets taken care of right away.{
Kevin Ahmer, CMCA
Kalman Management, Inc. Libertyville, IL
Landscape Management
5
{Balanced Environments is a "complete" landscape company, from design to implementation to lawn care and plant maintenance. During the drought, plants were monitored and watered, sometimes daily, to prevent loss. The crews have always been polite and accommodating, especially to driveway traffic. Not always an easy task on some days! I use Balanced Environments at my primary residence and two additional properties as well.{
Amy W.
Crystal Lake
Landscape Management
5
{I wanted to let you know how pleased I am to be working with you at the Castle Rock Home Owners Association in Schaumburg this year. Balanced Environments has done a complete turnaround from our previous contractor. I have received many compliments on how professional your company is.Dealing with hundreds of residents here is not an easy feat and I appreciate you getting to know who the "squeaky wheels" are and accommodating them the way you do! This makes my job a lot easier! Please let your crews know that they are doing a great job. Keep up the great work!{
Linda Ney, CMCA
Property Manager, Castle Rock HOA, Schaumburg, IL
De Icing
5
{Working with Balanced Environments for our Snow and Ice management has been rewarding. Covering more than 65 acres of parking and drives, and over three acres of sidewalks, we have the peace of mind that our property will be safe for our employees at all times. The dedication and professionalism portrayed by their hard working employees and staff is a testament to their customer service driven organization.{
Geno F.
Facilities Manager, Motorola Solutions
Landscape Management
5
{I want to let you know how much I appreciate all that you and your crews do for us. Our landscape looks better and better each year and we have received so many compliments from many different people. The knowledge and experience at Balanced Environments shines through every time you propose solutions to our problems. I am the lucky one because you do a great job of making me, and our site shine.{
Dawn J.
Facilities Manager, CBRE, Inc. Global Workplace Solutions
mystery person
5
{The appearance of our campus is characterized by the presence of our large, stately trees. The care and longevity of these trees is critical to the overall campus environments and contribute to the educational focus of our cirriculum. We have placed our trust in Balanced Environments for the overall stewardship for our trees and appreciate the dedication they have made to our campus.{
Bob J.
Director of Facilities, Rosalind Franklin University
Landscape Installation
5
{From concept through construction to completion, working with Balanced Environments on our landscape redevelopment forged a valuable partnership. The three-dimensional site-graphic presentation truly helped us visualize the great potential in our courtyard area. The dedicated project management team was essential to bringing this complex project to fulfillment on schedule and within our budget.{
Sam B.
Technical Services Manager, Golub & Company LLC
Irrigation and Water Management
5
{I have relied on Balanced Environments' Irrigation Technicians to watch over our multiple irrigation systems for many seasons. Their industry knowledge and ability to promptly respond, gives me the peace of mind that I need as Chief Engineer. {
Fernando O.
Chief Engineer, Colliers International

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(847) 838-6750

Contact Us

17950 W. Rt. 173 Old Mill Creek, IL 60083

Let us Manage and Improve your Landscape

Our Landscape Installations provide creative solutions, based on sustainable ideals, to maximize the aesthetic appeal to individual properties. Our landscape designs respond to the particular client requests with innovative ideas. The installation process is driven by the most current practices, with trained personnel, in order to perform exceptionally in health and growth, aesthetic appeal, and value – all combined with lower maintenance demands.

Our Locations

Balanced Environments, Inc. services Chicagoland, Southern Wisconsin and Northwest Indiana.

24/7 Snow Command Dispatch (800) 883-8750

Old Mill Creek

Corporate Office
17950 W. Rt. 173
Old Mill Creek, IL 60083
Phone: (847) 395-7120
Fax: (847) 838-6750

Plainfield

Plainfield Branch
12006 Spaulding School Rd., Unit 102A.
Plainfield, IL 60585
Phone: (815) 733-5342
Fax: (815) 733-6076

Lombard

Lombard Branch
951 N. Ridge Ave.
Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (630) 916-8830
Fax: (630) 916-8055

Chicago

Chicago Branch
2420 W Washburne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (847) 395-7120
Fax: (847) 838-6750

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Branch
950 Silvernail Road
Pewaukee, WI 53072
Phone: 262.455.3882