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an office building surrounded with landscaping

Owning a commercial property means more than just running a business. It also means making and leaving a good impression on everyone who goes in and out of your building.

Most landscape maintenance companies would say that the outside appearance of your building reflects what’s inside. Surely, you wouldn’t want clients and customers to be turned off by a poorly designed landscape. It’s that slick walkway and that modern garden piece that will get the attention of the right people.

Here are some commercial landscaping tips that will help you achieve that wonderful look for your property:

Use the Right Color Schemes

You can have just one kind of tree that is well trimmed and strategically placed around your building for color uniformity. Or you can have a colorful flower bed with a dark grey Victorian fountain. You can choose from a plethora of plants, furniture, and hardscapes in different colors and shades that can match the architecture of your building.

Add Lights and Plants That Complement Your Building

Trees that are too tall may cover crucial parts of your building design, while shrubs that are too short may be exposing unwanted parts. Make sure the plants you choose complement and not mess up the design you want. They must also match the right lighting at night, so your building would still be beautiful with the shadows of your landscaping.

Choose the Right Outdoor Furniture

This will also depend on the design of your building. If more wood and glass is visible on your building design, you can have wooden benches and patios where visitors can relax outdoors. Be sure to provide shade with widespread trees or a modern shed.

Create a Welcoming Entrance

The most crucial part of a building is the entrance. Besides your signage, everything visible around it must be a warm welcome to everyone. Create wide spaces outlined with attractive greenery or cobblestone pathways for a modern look. Make sure it’s always clean and well-maintained.

The way you design your building’s landscape is just the same as dressing it up for success. Follow these tips and you’ll have a building that will leave a lasting impression on everyone who sees it.

Terohan Nula

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