First impressions mean a lot and how your business looks from the outside gives clients a perspective of the inside. What your clients see first when approaching your business premises paints a clear mental picture of how you operate and therefore if the landscape looks untidy and disorganized the same perspective is transferred to your business.
The colors, the features and even the layout of your office premises speak volumes and for you to stand out you need to be creative and appealing. There should be no dead space. You can make use of rocks, fountains, and plants to give your space a great visual expression. Properly landscaped outdoor spaces do not only give a positive effect with the clients but also with the employees making use of spaces creatively. You will enable your staff to have a place where they can relax or just feel refreshed.
Commercial landscaping is not limited to outside spaces, you can also make use of the inside space and make your office look cleaner tidier and brighter. When it comes to maintenance you need to choose landscaping options that you can afford and maintain. There are various options, for instance, choosing plants or even a fountain if you have the money to ensure water keeps on running.
What does commercial landscaping cover
- Soil maintenance
- Lawn preparation
- Repairs and renovations
- Earthwork and grading
- Soil stabilization
Benefits of Commercial Landscaping for your Business
Killer curb appeal
It is only normal to spend more time evaluating and streamlining internal business matters for instance how you interact with your customers or even what’s in your portfolio and webpage and as much as these things might seem of great importance they are not the only things that the customers will focus on. In the same way, you want to have a great social media presence and a functional website you need to ensure that your best is seen in all aspects of your business. You want to look functional, well-designed and aesthetically pleasing and this can be done through your landscape.
Setting the tone for your business
How you dress is how you will be addressed and the same can be said about the landscape of your business. Who you are or how you identify yourself as a company can itself be seen in the landscape that has been designed for you so you can talk to your designer to bring out your identity and the principles of what you stand for as a business within the landscape so that whoever walks through the door knows exactly what they have come for.
Details speak louder
As mentioned earlier, your landscape is the first opportunity that you have to make an impression. Whether you believe it or not, people judge a book by its cover. Your customers will determine your quality of care based on the quality of your landscape. Having weeds your sidewalks are definitely going to turn them off. Ensure that everything catches up to the quality that you promise because the devil is in the details including those in your landscape. Ensure that everything they see on your website or your social media pages is in sync with what they see on the ground starting from your landscape.
Improved property value
Commercial landscaping affects the appearance of your commercial business and either adds or takes away from it, for instance, an overgrown lawn or branches popping from everywhere does not make your property attractive and therefore lowers its real estate value.
Safety and saving money
Unkempt landscapes can cause people to trip over and have injuries. Ensure that your pavement is not unleveled so that people don’t stumble over branches and leaves should not be lying on the grass. Shaky trees and bushes can cause damage to the roof. When you maintain your landscape you will not be held responsible for focusing on injuries by neglecting the workspace and this, in turn, saves you money because your employees will not miss a day of work caused indirectly by you.