[This article was written by Samantha Higgins.]
Check out this list below. Here are five ways to improve the appearance of your business. Whether you use or more of these following suggestions, you and your customers will notice the difference.
1. Update Your Landscaping
If you have not looked at improving your landscaping, you must give this some thought. Your curb appeal plays a huge role, and you need to make sure you cover your basics. And if you do not have a landscaper, yet, you should consider booking their services.
Landscapers can help you with things like lawn maintenance. They also can help you with things like planting annuals and perennials to liven up your business’s appearance. They have the expertise to ensure those plants are taken care of, too. Landscapers also can help you with things like removing weeds and unnecessary growth. And did you know that weeds and unnecessary growth are more than eyesores? If left unchecked, they can cause your building to have structural issues. You also can run into some safety issues for your customers, staff, and vendors.
2. Look at Your Signage
You must be cognizant of how your signage looks. And you must make improvements if needed. Does all of your signage reflect your current branding and marketing efforts? If it does not, then you need to get on this right away.
You also need to get on this as soon as possible if you have issues with things like chipped painting or wear and tear. The public pays attention to your signage right away. Why would you want them to see your signage looking less than perfect? It reflects on you and your entire company.
3. Don’t Forget Your Parking Lot
You also must be sure to look at your parking lot. When was the last time you went around and fully assessed the condition of your lot? Do you have any debris issues? What about your parking lot stripes? Are any of them faded? And do you have any obvious cracks in your parking lot surfaces?
As with your signage, this is one of the first things the public notices. You and your team might not notice this as much. But you should know others do. So be certain you don’t forget your parking lot. It is without a doubt an area of your business that deserves some attention. Invest in some TLC to it if needed. It can drastically improve the appearance of your business.
4. Consider Energy-Efficient Upgrades
Did you know energy-efficient upgrades can improve the appearance of your business? And not only can your business look better, but you also can save your company a lot of money. You can see much lower energy bills. You can see more money in your pocket come tax time, too. Most energy-efficient upgrades can be deducted on your business’s taxes.
Many of your energy-efficient products come with great technologies like remote and wireless access. Think about upgrades to your lighting and, if you have one, your outdoor watering system. These upgrades definitely can help your business look much better. And with the cool remote and wireless technologies behind them, these products can help ensure your business is safer, too.
5. Think About Your Workspaces
If you do not think the appearance of your workspaces impacts the overall appearance of your business, then you must think again. It plays a huge role in how good your business looks to the public. Do not have clutter issues in workspaces, and by all means, make sure you do not have dirty spaces.
You might want to look into some new commercial office furniture. No matter your budget and no matter your business type, you should be able to find some furniture that will be perfect for your team. Not only can some new furniture make your space feel more organized, but it can make your space feel more fresh and modern, too. Don’t forget that the public does without a doubt notice the appearance of your workspaces.
Five Easy Solutions
Each idea above is more than a good suggestion for your business. Each idea is a solution that is easy to make happen, too. Consider bookmarking this page. It could come in handy for you in the future.