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What Should You Expect From A Great Grounds Maintenance Company

Grounds maintenance contractors can be an invaluable asset when it comes to keeping your business premises looking as presentable as possible. What does a grounds maintenance worker do? They keep grass neatly cut, weeds at bay, plantlife looking vibrant, and pathways and parking areas safe for customers - and this is only the beginning.

Find out how to choose a grounds/estate maintenance contractor here!

Commercial grounds maintenance is an investment for your business, and maximising the return on that investment requires a grounds maintenance company that you can rely on. 

Experience and accreditation

An important element when you choose to outsource to any company is making sure they're properly qualified. Grounds maintenance, especially on a commercial scale, can involve the use of potentially dangerous chemicals and equipment, so make sure you know the company's history. They need to be properly qualified, accredited where possible and, iqdeally, have a proven track record. 


Versatility and problem solving

No two businesses have the exact same grounds maintenance needs - even if they're situated right next to each other - so it's important to choose a specialist who can accommodate that. The specifics of your grounds maintenance requirements need to be accounted for - whether it be the layout of the paths around your building or the specific strains of weeds that grow.

Reliability and autonomy

You have a busy business to run - the last thing you want is to have to hover over a grounds maintenance worker to make sure they're doing what you asked them to do. This is where a reliable and conscientious grounds maintenance professional comes into their own. You can simply tell them what you need and let them get on with it. This frees up your time to focus on running your business. 

Reasonable pricing

Pricing can be difficult - as a cost-conscious business you might be tempted by the lowest quote. It can be a false economy, however, as there may be a reason that they can't charge more for their services. Remember that you place a price in your business based on the quality you know you offer your customers, and the same applies to your grounds maintenance professionals. If they're good at their job, they expect reasonable pay - this is a sensible investment for you, however, as it keeps your business looking its best. So, what you're actually looking for is value for money and return on investment.

Grounds maintenance services are vital, so it's essential you choose a professional you can trust. Contact Weedfree Landscapes today for complete peace of mind.

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Tim Bower
Post by Tim Bower
October 10, 2019
Tim Bower is the Director of Weedfree and is an expert in grounds maintenance and keeping your business looking great all year round.