Keeping the garden in your commercial property looking as lush and healthy as it possibly can is an imperative part of making your property aesthetically pleasing. While it is possible to design and implement landscaping plans on your own, it can also be a massive undertaking that takes up a lot of time and energy. You also run the risk of not maintaining the property correctly, especially if you have never done it before.
Professional landscapers and designers are a great option for the creation and maintenance of a large property that will take a whole lot of pressure off of your shoulders. They are experts in their field and will be able to keep your property in tip-top shape.
Below we highlight the benefits, if you find yourself wondering if you should hire a landscaper or do it yourself:
They work with a plan to achieve your vision
Professional landscapers never work without a plan and this is a very good thing for your property. They will do a site analysis in relation to the buildings and structures on your property and they will then go and create a whole map of your property. On this map, they will then design the details of the landscape plan such as irrigation placement, planting specifics, hardscape, and any possible water features. They will also select and plant the best plants for each of the seasons and make sure that their styles, textures, and colors all work in conjunction with each other.
It’s also one thing to know what it is you want to do with your landscaping but another thing entirely to actually know how to get there. Professional landscapers and designers will consider every angle and will ensure that they are able to recreate the vision that you have in your head. Their detailed plans also make it a whole lot easier to work out how much everything is going to cost you.
They save you time
One of the biggest issues that you can face when trying to do your own landscaping is that it takes up a lot of time. Professional landscapers will handle all the details for you from start to finish, and will continue all the way into maintenance. This means that you don’t have to take time out of your day to try and get all the gardening done, which is especially true if you have a hectic schedule. Hiring professionals will make sure your commercial property stays looking beautiful without you having to lift a finger.
It’s more energy efficient
It is important to make your commercial property as environmentally friendly as possible, and believe it or not, a professional landscaper will be able to help you achieve this. Professionals should know where to place trees and shrubs that will provide shade and keep your property cool, which in turn will have an impact on your heating and cooling costs.
They are also experts when it comes to water-wise planning, which is absolutely essential somewhere like Central Valley that has water restrictions and serious drought problems at the moment. A professional will be able to implement things like drip irrigation, which is more water-wise than spray irrigation. They can also choose plants that don’t require large amounts of moisture and ensure that they strategize and plan your landscaping in a way that maximizes the results that you get out of your available water sources.
It increases property value and curb appeal
While land has inherent value, properties with strategically designed landscapes by professional landscapers will be worth more. Properties that are designed beautifully and are aesthetically pleasing will raise their own value and according to this article sophisticated and strategically designed landscaped can add anything from 5.5 to 12.7% onto your property’s value.
Curb appeal is also important as a commercial property, and nothing makes it more enticing than an incredible garden surrounding it. A welcoming landscape design will draw in visitors to your commercial property, and professional landscapers know exactly what people will enjoy coming to look at. It will benefit your business by bringing people in off the streets that may not have visited your company otherwise.
It ensures compliance and a flexible timeline
Your commercial landscape doesn’t have to be perfect and finished within the first few months, and you may be looking for a garden that will keep growing and mature over a number of seasons. Professional landscapers can achieve time-related goals by choosing particular designs and plants, which will ensure that your garden has a beautiful look throughout the seasons.
One of the downsides of creating a grand landscape on your commercial property is that there are bound to be permitted to get hold of and permissions to get. This can be hard to tackle on your own and a good professional landscaper will take care of all of this. They are experienced in zoning restrictions, regulations, and codes and will make sure that your property meets the rules and regulations that it needs to pass. They take the hassle off your hands and let you relax knowing that everything is taken care of.
Hiring professional landscapers and designers is a great way to ensure that your commercial property is not just designed properly, but that it will be beautifully maintained too. Landscape and maintenance services are the best way to ensure that your property looks amazing year-round. If you would like to know more about landscaping for commercial properties, download our eBook: Landscape Maintenance Guide for a Commercial Property Owner.