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Should Startups Have Work Uniforms?

Should Startups Have Work Uniforms?

In some industries, work uniforms are standard. Are they right for your startup?

Work uniforms are a part of what makes many businesses look professional. Indeed, uniforms are the mark of an established business for many industries. If you are starting a business and have just a few employees, you might wonder if it’s worth having work uniforms. How important could they be, and what kind of dress code could pass until you get uniforms? Here’s a look at whether or not startups should have work uniforms and if it’s right for yours.

The Benefits of Work Uniforms

Work uniforms are functional in a practical sense and a visual sense. In the practical sense, they help workers perform their jobs while maintaining safety. The clothing one wears to work, particularly if the work is physical or hazardous, must be of a comfortable, breathable fabric that allows for a full range of motion. If the work environment has hazards like road traffic or electricity, the uniforms may need to be of a specialized material.

In the visual sense, work uniforms give employees a professional appearance and can boost professionalism in general. Uniforms are standard for certain industries, including many trades, such as landscaping, auto repair, plumbing, and more. A work uniform can also boost the employee’s morale and encourage a sense of affiliation with the company. Customers and business peers will trust the company more and remember the brand more clearly.

Are Uniforms Worth It for Your Startup Business?

Uniforms are not necessary for every business, but they are for many. Do uniforms apply to your company? If the job is hazardous and requires protection from hazardous fluids, electricity, heat, etc., you will by no means want to skimp on your employees’ workwear. Lord Baltimore Uniform Rental can provide you with the PPE (personal protection equipment) you need, including coveralls, flame-resistant garments, and high-visibility garments.

As for branding, work uniforms do wonders in helping customers and other businesses remember your business name and logo long-term. People are unlikely to forget a physical image as opposed to one they see online. This remembrance will help people spread the word about your company to others who would like your service.

Consider the Options

Lord Baltimore Uniform Rental offers three programs, a uniform rental, a uniform lease, and a uniform purchase program. You can get the most out of a uniform rental, which includes routine commercial laundering, repairs, and replacements. If you are not sure which option is best for you, we are happy to help you find a tailored solution.

Trust Your Employee Uniforms to the Professionals at Lord Baltimore

For over forty years, Lord Baltimore has provided cost-effective uniform rental services throughout the East Coast, including Maryland, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Southern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

To learn more about how employee uniforms can help your business, please contact Joe Bateman at Lord Baltimore by calling 800-292-1224 or visit We also handle uniform and mat rentals and purchase for restaurants. Additionally, we also sell and rent uniforms, shop towels, fender covers, and mats for the manufacturing and automotive industries.

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