There is a lot involved in caring for and maintaining a business on just a maintenance level. However, while you might know the innate merits of pressure washing the exterior of your business to keep it looking nice, you might not be paying the same attention to the sidewalk. However, a storefront sidewalk is part of your building’s exterior, and keeping it tidy can have its own benefits.
Weed and Crack Prevention
The longer you leave your sidewalk to its own devices, the more nature will take its course. Left alone and nature can reclaim anything, even a slab of concrete. Dirt will build up in naturally occurring cracks, widening them, and causing weeds to grow. However, regular pressure washing flushes this dirt out. It keeps cracks from growing bigger, and without the dirt they need to grow, it keeps weeds from growing.
Over time, you may notice that your sidewalk amasses black stains that come from people spitting their gum out. However, pressure washing is actually great at removing gum from sidewalks. Whereas scraping it away leaves stains, pressure washing makes it look as if it was never there.
Increased Curb Appeal
The biggest reason to have your sidewalk pressure washed in front of your business is because it just looks nicer. You can tell a clean sidewalk from one that has never been cleaned and it speaks volumes for your business. Certainly no one is going to bring it up, but on a subconscious level, people notice clean sidewalks and immediately connect it with a clean business.
If you own a commercial property that needs its sidewalk or building exterior cleaned, we can help with that. Contact us today to see how CHS Clean can help you get your building, storefront sidewalk, and every surface around it looking great for your customers.