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5 things to ask a ground maintenance company before hiring them

Whether it is your home lawn or grounds on a commercial property, keeping your surroundings in good order is key. For business, this not only helps you to project the right image but also gives your staff a nice environment to work in. However, for many businesses, ground care is an onerous task which is time-consuming or simply not possible.

In these cases, hiring a ground maintenance company to keep on top of it all for you is a great idea. But what key questions should you ask first?

Find out how to choose a grounds/estate maintenance contractor here!
How Long Have They Been In Business?

It stands to reason that you can rest easier using a company that has been in business for a number of years. This shows that they can be trusted and also that they will be around for years to come. You should ask about how experienced their team are, so you get the best service and results possible.

What Feedback Do They Have?

Another great question to ask is what reviews and feedback have the company in question had. Finding out how previous customers rate them is a sensible way to gauge their competence. As well as a verbal explanation, it is a good idea to ask them to show you online reviews or website testimonials to confirm.

What Are Their Prices Like?

While it should be the quality of the service you value most, price will come into it too. You should definitely ask what they charge for any services you require. This will help you to compare them against others and also see if their prices fit your budget.

What Is Their Availability?

Another key question to run by any ground maintenance contractor is what availability they have. This is important so you choose one that can get the job done when you need it doing. If you want a company to start quickly, there is no point employing one that is booked fully for a few years in advance.

What Services Do They Offer?

The last really key question to run by them is what services they actually offer. Most commercial ground maintenance will involve specific tasks. You must make sure the firm you choose can do the jobs you want before employing them.

Let Weedfree Landscapes Help

Here at Weedfree Landscapes, we have answers to the most pressing questions shown above. In business since 1992, we have over 25 years' experience of maintaining commercial grounds. With many satisfied customers and value for money pricing, we help all kinds of people in the Nottinghamshire area. From mowing to weed control, tree surgery, shrubbery maintenance and beyond, we have an extensive range of services to offer. Call today for more details.

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How To Choose A Grounds/Estate Maintenance Contractor - Long

Tim Bower
Post by Tim Bower
August 21, 2019
Tim Bower is the Director of Weedfree and is an expert in grounds maintenance and keeping your business looking great all year round.