One of the best ways to keep your business thriving is simple: Your exterior and curb appeal. When customers come to your business, they want to come to a place they can know and trust for your product. This also applies when trying to attract business as well. When customers see a well-kept place, they will be more likely to choose you. Learn ways to ramp up your business’ landscaping and other elements in combination with your roofing needs, particularly in the Denver area.
Landscaping for your Business
While every location is different, most businesses have landscaping. For some, it can be a small patch of grass with trees or shrubbery, and others may have more. It is important to make sure upkeep is done to keep drawing people to your location. First, if your company has outdoor space, it is important to come up with a plan or work with a landscaping company to ensure grass stays cut and bushes, trees or shrubs are trimmed. Another accent to add to your landscaping outside your business is a small flower bed. It can be inviting and welcoming to see a few pops of color outside of your business. Is the outside of your business bland? Plant a couple trees, bushes or flowers to give your business a pop that will help it stand out from the others on the street. For ideas on how to spruce up your landscaping, check out Turf Magazine’s Top 5 Commercial Landscape Trends
Delving in a little further into the types of landscaping, it is crucial that you care for the landscaping that you have added to the outside of your workplace. This is where a maintenance person or landscaping company is key to making sure your space looks pristine during all seasons. Set guidelines on when grass should be cut and shrubs need trimmed. Next, make sure the exterior of your building is in good condition. If paint or siding is chipping, certain areas are falling apart—you will need to touch up and fix those areas. If your business has not had any updates to its exterior in years or potentially decades, you could be conveying a message to customers that you will not put the same care into your product.
On top of making sure you have kept up your landscaping and exterior of your business, you need to come up with a schedule to monitor the condition of your roof. While there are a wide variety of commercial roof materials, as a business owner you should be aware of the warning signs and monitor your roof for them on a regular basis. Make sure there are not any cracked or broken shingles on your roof. If your roof is aging and is over 20 years old, it is definitely time to consider replacement. It is an investment to make that will help to maintain the overall structure of your company’s building and prevent expensive band-aids down the road. Your roof and gutters helps direct water away from the foundation to avoid structural issues as well, so it has an effect on many other aspects of your investment.
As you make your upkeep plans for your business, K1 Roofing can help with your roof asset management and inspections
. To get started, call one of our specialists at 303-953-8275 today.