10 Things You Must Consider When Choosing A Commercial Lift For Your Business Premises

10 Things You Must Consider When Choosing A Commercial Lift For Your Business Premises

Whether you are a business owner or the owner of business premises, there may come a point when you consider whether it would be advantageous to have a commercial lift installed. In truth, the answer is almost certainly going to be ‘Yes’ given the many benefits that accrue from the fact that those using the building have an easier way of moving from floor to floor.

Once the decision is made, there then comes the process of determining many of the specifics relating to the lift’s installation, including the type of lift, which you would obviously need to discuss with the lift company you choose for the project. To help give you a head start in determining the type of lift, here are 10 key elements of a new commercial lift that need to be addressed and you can do so by considering the following 10 questions.

How Many People Will Be Using The Lift?

There are many reasons that knowing the number of people who will be using the lift is vitally important. This will have bearing on the type of lift, how it is constructed, and looking further ahead, the maintenance required and the longevity of the lift.

Which People Will Be Using The Lift?

Knowing which people will be using the lift helps determine many of the specifics concerning a new lift’s size and travel speed. Is it office workers only? Are potential clients visiting your company going to use it? Will it be open to the general public?

What Is The Building Used For?

Not all commercial lifts are solely for the movement of people from floor to floor. Some businesses will also need a lift for moving equipment or stock. This might mean installing two lifts if the capacity allows for this: one for passengers and the other for goods.

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What Landscaping Can Do For Your Business

What Landscaping Can Do For Your Business

You might think that landscaping is something that only homeowners consider, but commercial landscaping for business owners can be a worthwhile consideration, as well. Even if you only tend to concern yourself with the everyday business operations within the interior of your location, it can be worth thinking about what’s happening outside your business, as well.

If you’re on the fence about whether commercial landscaping is right for your company, see if the following benefits appeal to you.

Enhances Your Business’s Curb Appeal

Attractive landscapes are almost always noticed in suburban neighbourhoods, and they can also be noticed in business districts. If your business is well-presented, you may see more people slowing down to take a look. It may just convince someone to find out more about your business, which could lead to a new client in the future.

More Privacy and Security

If you don’t want passersby to be able to stare into your office windows as they walk or drive by, you can look at your landscaping options for privacy and security. Some strategically placed shrubs can be all that’s required to change the outlook of your business and give your employees a little more privacy from the street.

Better Business Image

If you spend time focusing on the aesthetic appeal of your business, you may be surprised at how positively that impacts your business image. Neatly trimmed Buxus hedging, manicured lawns, and picture-perfect flower beds can make your business look like it prides itself on attention to detail and a job well done.

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Deciding How Often To Have Your Commercial Carpets Cleaned

Deciding How Often To Have Your Commercial Carpets Cleaned

If you own or manage a business, a commercial enterprise, or a service organisation, part of your role may include ensuring that the premises you are based in are maintained accordingly. That can cover many tasks and one of those is almost certainly going to be having clean carpets if there are carpeted areas within the building.

One of the decisions you will have to make is how often you want or need your carpets cleaned, especially if you use a professional office carpet cleaning company to do the work each time. The time between professional cleans will vary considerably depending on the type of business, how much foot flow walks on the carpets, the type of carpet, and the material the carpet is made from, will also influence that decision.

If determining the frequency of how often you get your carpets cleaned has been something you have been wrestling with, then we are going to try to give you some pointers as to how you can decide on the most appropriate schedule.

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