If you are in charge of keeping your commercial building’s landscaping looking great, you can’t simply hire some teenager to mow the lawn once a week. You’re going to need to do a lot more to not only keep that landscape healthy and strong, but to ensure that the property’s appearance reflects the businesses within.
Researchers from the University of Washington found that commercial offices with high-quality landscapes actually earned 7% higher rental rates. Here are some great tips for improving your commercial property’s lawn and landscape:
- Work with professionals who have experience blowing high quality landscape materials — Blowing high quality landscape materials isn’t as easy as it sounds, which is why you absolutely need to consult with professional bark blowers in order to successfully spread these materials across your company’s property.
- Keep your employees off the lawn — It’s one thing to allow your staff to relax on your beautiful lawn during lunchtime or before and after work, but it’s entirely another to let them damage the landscape. Far too many businesses across the country are too lackadaisical when it comes to keeping employees and their vehicles off of the lawn. This won’t just look bad from afar, it will significantly reduce the value of the entire property. So it’s time to put your foot down; no more inappropriate use of the lawn!
- The more outdoor features the better — Having a nice lawn is great, but you should want more than just green grass overlooking your business. The more trees, gardens, well trimmed bushes, water features, and hardscapes you have on your property the better it will look. Make sure you’re taking care of these outdoor features as much as you are the actual lawn, too.
- Install some quality fencing — Not only will fencing give your company some privacy, it will also keepcritters and rodents from easily accessing your lawn and tearing up your landscape. Not having a fence could also lead to people loitering on your property and potentially even damaging it — so go with a quality fence that also looks great.
If you want to learn more about improving your commercial property or work with a team of bark dust professional who have experience blowing high quality landscape materials across similar properties, give Barkdusters a call today.