Running a business? There’s a world of reasons that you might be looking at sprucing up your office space or commercial premises. At the end of the day, this is a space where you and your team are going to spend a whole lot of time – eight hours a day, five days a week for many of us. You’re going to want it to be a nice space to spend time in. It’s where you’re going to meet partners, collaborators, investors or even candidates to join your workforce. You’re going to want to make sure that it’s a good reflection on you and your business and what you stand for. But what can you do to make sure that your business’ commercial premises is everything that it should be. Clean, tidy, productive, aesthetically pleasing… Here are a few ideas that can help to get the ball rolling here.
Decorating commercial premises can improve the space in a number of ways. If you choose to stick to the same color scheme you already have, you will simply make the space look cleaner and brighter. You wouldn’t believe how much dirt or sun bleaching a wall can experience over time. Decorating also offers a unique opportunity for a change of color scheme. When choosing a colour scheme for your business, make sure to look into psychology a little. Different colors can encourage different emotions and atmospheres. Choose the right one for your team’s needs.
There are a range of structures you can add to your commercial premises for functionality. You could add a covered smoking area outdoors for staff who smoke. You could add a metal walkway to the space to ensure people don’t have to step on dirt and mud, which will then be brought inside your company and will have to be cleaned. You could add any structure that your business needs for its employees.
Chances are, your business doesn’t occupy a void. Instead, you are likely to have some sort of grounds surrounding the space. This could be a small garden. It could be a larger area of land. You need to make sure that this is well maintained too. At the end of the day, when people pull up to your business, the land surrounding it is going to serve as a first impression. Look into your premises contract. It should give you and idea as to who is responsible for grounds maintenance. If it’s your property owner or manager, then get in touch to make sure that any issues are resolved. If it’s you, you may want to bring in a grounds maintenance team who can complete any landscaping or maintenance projects for you.
These are just a few starting points that will help you to maintain and improve your commercial premises. Consider which work for you and your business in particular. Sure, they may each require investment. But at the end of the day, they can all prove more than worth it!