What vibe does your commercial business premises give off to you – how would you describe it? Would you describe the property using only positive terms or do negative things come to mind? If it’s the latter, then this is a sign that your business’s curb appeal is in need of a revamp, and that it may be time to put some money into your business premises’ exterior. After all, you don’t want potential customers walking by simply because the exterior of your business is a mess, do you?
A large number of business owners make the mistake of not realizing just how important a well cared for business exterior is, and instead focus purely on the interior of their business premises. That’s why it is essential that you make time to think about redesigning your business’s exterior to ensure that it creates the right vibe.
Wondering what it will take to redesign your business premises’ exterior to create a more inviting aesthetic? Have a read of the tips and ideas below!
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Focus on paintwork
Take a look at the building itself and ask yourself whether it looks a little grimey? If the answer is yes, then it may be that it is time to repaint the exterior of the property. As a rule of thumb, repainting every five years tends to work well and ensure that a building does not end up looking dirty and grimy. However, painting isn’t the only option, you could also consider pressure washing the exterior of your business premises beforehand to see if that is enough to remove the dirt and grime that has built up. It’s a cheap and easy way to give your building a boost.
Take window care and maintenance seriously
A commercial premises with dirty or damaged looking windows doesn’t create a great vibe. It suggests to passersby and potential customers that the business is not doing well enough to be able to afford to manage the building’s upkeep. That’s why taking the care and maintenance of your property’s windows seriously is important. Unless you have the time to dedicate to monthly window cleaning, it’s a good idea to hire a commercial window cleaning service to deal with your business’s window cleaning needs.
Upgrade your signs
Are your business signs looking a little dated, dirty or damaged? If the answer to any of these is yes, then it might be a good idea to consider upgrading them – of course, you can always try giving them a clean first and see how they turn out. However, if the signage is old or dated, replacing it is probably your best bet. You will honestly be amazed at the difference a couple of new signs can make to the look and feel of your business’s exterior – it really is a worthwhile investment to make.
Landscape where you can
Often, because businesses premises tend to lack a lot of green space, people choose to leave them as they are, failing to landscape them. However, if you want to ensure that your business premises creates a welcoming and inviting vibe, focusing on landscaping any space that you have is a good move to make. If you don’t feel confident dealing with this yourself, then consider hiring a gardener to deal with for you – you could even hire them to come in every month and tend to your premises’ ongoing landscaping needs.
There you have it, a few simple ideas for how you can easily give your business’s curb appeal a boost.