Fall Is Almost Here! Is Your Pavement Ready?
Now August has drawn to a close and the Labor Day weekend beckons, the signs that summer is almost over are everywhere. Retail stores have already begun to stock Halloween decorations and Pumkin Spice flavored foods and beverages are already featured on menu boards nationwide. While the official start of Autumn is a few weeks […]
Regular Power Sweeping-Why Is It The Best Practice For Multiple Types Of Facilities?
The signs of summer are all around us. Hot weather, humidity, outdoor activities and thunderstorms are all part of this season. As the season continues, these thunderstorms can lead to brief periods of very heavy rains. Trash, litter, and debris can clog storm drains and potentially make flooding fromthis fast accumulating summer precipitation much worse. […]
Why Deferred Maintenance Is A Bigger Burden In The Long Run
Deferred Maintenance refers to the practice of postponing necessary maintenance, repairs, upgrades & replacements until some future date. Maintenance and repairs can be deferred for any number of reasons, but the most common causes are the lack of budgeted funds or manpower to cover the project. The brutal irony of deferred maintenance is that while […]
The Lesser Known Benefits Of Roadway Sweeping
Most people believe that the only purpose of road sweeping is to remove dirt, debris and leaves from a street or other paved surface. While litter and debris removal is very important, the purpose and benefits of street sweeping go well beyond simple cleanliness. The Benefits of Road Sweeping The overall benefits of road sweeping […]
Warehouse Sweeping & Scrubbing
Clean Floors Have Multiple Benefits Periodic, scheduled floor sweeping and scrubbing is an integral part of preventative maintenance and maintaining positive employee morale. Employees’ personal pride in the workplace and care for the facility is often tied to how well maintained you keep the workplace – including the floors. Regularly scheduled sweeping and scrubbing of […]
Why Should I Power Sweep?
Have you traveled to an area that had dirty, debris covered roads? Have you ever pulled into a parking lot that was strewn with trash? Regardless of any visible natural beauty in the same area, you were no doubt fixated on the unsightly trash covering the pavement around you. Sadly, there are municipalities and businesses […]
Sweeper Rental Considerations
Sweeper Bare Rental Renting a power sweeper, or requesting a bare rental, without an operator might sound like a good idea and may be the right choice for you based on your unique circumstances. However, there are numerous reasons to consider why not to rent a sweeper and to instead hire a professional sweeping company […]
Loose Aggregates: What Are They? Why Do I Need Sweeping Services To Remove Them?
As a commercial property owner or manager, you have many responsibilities. One critical aspect of the position is ensuring that your parking lots and driveways have the longest possible serviceable life. One often overlooked aspect of long term pavement care is the removal of loose aggregates. Loose Aggregates Defined An aggregate is loosely defined as […]