The Benefits of Investing in Grounds Maintenance

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Regular grounds maintenance services will conserve and enhance your property’s value. Grounds maintenance includes mowing, pruning, watering, and collecting debris and litter. The benefits of hiring a grounds maintenance company are multifold. Regular maintenance of your property increases curb appeal and reduces liability. Effective landscaping is a powerful tool you can use to communicate the values of your business.

Increase Curb Appeal

A well-maintained landscape is not just aesthetically pleasing—it’s also good for business. Think of your property’s landscape as its first impression. As potential clients, customers or employees enter your building, the quality of exterior maintenance makes a lasting impression. After all, if the building’s exterior isn’t maintained, what does it say of the company’s commitment to maintaining clientele? Litter is a common problem for properties close to major roads or on busy city streets. Over time, litter and debris can attract pests such as squirrels and rats—and no one wants that.

Reduce Liability

A tidy environment also reduces liability. Unkempt trees and shrubs become a safety risk. In a storm, a tree branch or shrubbery can fall and become an obstruction for pedestrians. Walkway obstructions pose risk for injury, and thus increase the likelihood of a workplace lawsuit. 

Protect Your Investment

Investing in a landscaping project for your property is a great first step, but you can’t stop there. You can kiss that investment goodbye if you don’t continue to invest in proper grounds maintenance. Without consistent upkeep, beautifully landscaped gardens and foliage become  messy and overgrown. Over time, if no maintenance is kept up, the garden installations might need to be removed altogether. 

The SPG Advantage

Each person on our team receives basic landscaping  training as well as security training. This means that our grounds maintenance crew will maintain your physical property all while keeping an eye out for potential crime. This follows our core principle of CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), through which opportunities for crime are squandered through effective environmental design. 

Want to learn more about how our unique approach and tailored solutions can help maintain your investment? Get in touch with us—we are ready to assist you.