A business owner has so many responsibilities that it can sometimes be overwhelming. To keep things from slipping through the cracks or being overlooked, it becomes necessary to delegate some of these responsibilities. While certain tasks can be assigned to staff members, others are better left to professionals. Caring for the grounds surrounding your business, keeping them beautiful as well as safe can be a big job and is vital to your business. The exterior and landscape of your business is equally important as the interior. It is a customer’s first impression of your business. A commercial landscaping company can ensure a great first impression, allowing you to take care of business.
Putting Your Best Foot Forward
We all heard the term “curb appeal” when it comes to selling your home but it is just as important for your business. The condition of commercial landscaping is a reflection of the business. It is a measure of the owner’s pride and investment in the business they have created.
If your customer arrives to find an overgrown lawn, dead shrubs, and a cracked sidewalk, they might not be instilled with the great level of confidence in your business. Once they’re inside, you may be able to easily win them over but why start out the relationship with a handicap to overcome? Having them arrive to find a well manicured and maintained landscape will reinforce that you are professional and take your business seriously.
A Smart Investment
As a business owner, you are always looking for good investments that will help grow your business. Among those should be hiring a commercial landscaping company. In addition to the positive impression it gives your customers, it can attract more foot traffic and increase sales volume while freeing you and your staff to focus on customer service.
Professional landscape design combined with quality year-round maintenance can increase business and property values. An office building with professional landscaping will typically lease space faster and command higher rent than one who doesn’t utilize a commercial landscaping company.
Reflects the Personality of the Business
Just like an individual’s wardrobe choices reflect their personality, professional commercial landscaping can do the same for your business. A professional building such as a medical practice or a law office may have a very sophisticated and tailored landscape design. In contrast, a seafood restaurant located in a resort area will have a landscape which is more relaxed, featuring beachy accents and plants native to the area. Both commercial landscapes are designed to attract the customer while telling them a little about the business.
Creates a Safe Environment
When you own a business, safety and liability are always a concern. A commercial landscaping company will not only make your business’s landscape beautiful, they will make sure it is safe for your customers and staff as well.
There are many potential hazards lurking in a poorly maintained commercial landscape. Uneven pavers, a cracked or fallen tree branch and in the winter, icy or snow covered sidewalks and parking lots. All of these can cause an accidental injury that will ultimately be your business’s responsibility.
Even if you wanted to take care of this maintenance yourself, most businesses won’t have the proper equipment or the expertise to use it safely and effectively. Commercial snow removal typically requires more than just a snow shovel and trimming trees or repairing sidewalks is best left to the experts. You or members of your staff could be injured should you try to tackle these jobs yourselves.
Choosing a Commercial a Commercial Landscaping Company
When hiring a commercial landscaping company, a business owner should look for a full-service company that is reputable and experienced.
Built upon the principles of exceptional service, unequaled design, and skilled craftsmanship, David Ash Jr., Landscape Contractors creates elegant, sophisticated outdoor environments for residents and businesses in and around Long Beach Island, NJ.
David brings over 25 years of design, knowledge, and experience to the table. Our team of expert designers, horticulturists, and skilled craftsmen insist upon honest, client-focused service—and guarantee your satisfaction. Find out how we can exceed your expectations!