In addition to making sure your business looks good, you need to ensure the premises is customer friendly. You may run a very successful business but if your premises is unkempt people will not want to visit it. Do not worry, we have a few tips that will help you make your business premises much more customer friendly.
Put Plants Here and There
Plants and flowers can make your business premises, particularly the reception area much brighter. While some businesses are happy to use plastic plants they soon start to look old and worse for wear. Bring in some real plants and flowers so that they can be seen and enjoyed by your potential customers. Don’t forget to water them so they thrive.
Clean the Exterior of your Building
You need to make sure that the exterior of your building is clean and tidy. A Power washing company can help to make your building look cleaner and fresher. Don’t forget to sweep up any leaves so they don’t pile up near the entrance. When the exterior of your building is clean it will look much more inviting. Try to clean the exterior of your building at least once a month so that it continues to appear looked after.
Keep the Reception Area Clean and Tidy
If clients or potential customers are going to be spending time in your reception area you need to keep it clean and tidy. No-one wants to wait in a dirty and messy area even if it is just for a few minutes. A clean and tidy reception will also say a lot about your business. Make sure desks are not cluttered, that there’s adequate lighting and the carpets or tiles are in good condition.
Paint your Premises
If your premises is looking a little worse for wear you may want to consider painting it. Paint the interior and the exterior if you wish. A fresh coat of paint can breathe new life into the whole building. What’s more, is your employees and your clients or customers will appreciate it. Newly painted premises tells people that you care.
Work on your Windows
Many businesses fail to keep an eye on their windows. While they may be cleaned once a month they aren’t likely to be painted very often. Paint your window frames if they are in good condition. If the frames are starting to rot you may want to consider hiring someone to either replace or repair them.
You may also want to think about what you put next to your windows. Do you want potential customers to see stacks of files or would you prefer them to see plants? Create a good impression by changing the view your customers have of your premises.
You can make your business premises more customer friendly. Just use the above tips and everyone who comes through your door is more likely to feel comfortable being there. A little bit of work can make all the difference.