As a professional in the sweeping industry, I want to emphasize the importance of keeping your residential neighborhood clean through regular power street sweeping. It’s not just a matter of aesthetics, but it also has significant environmental and safety benefits.
Litter and trash in a neighborhood can negatively impact the environment and even drive away consumers. Street sweeping can prevent pollution by reducing the amount of sediment, trash, and bacteria that can build up on streets and parking lots, which can eventually runoff into water systems. This practice also helps keep storm drains and catch basins clean, which reduces the chances of street flooding during heavy rainstorms.
Health & Cleanliness
In addition, street sweeping helps maintain safety by removing the fugitive dust that can cause respiratory and cardiovascular problems and damage the pavement, striping, and seal coating of parking areas. It also reduces the need for extensive interior floor maintenance by minimizing the amounts of dirt and particulates tracked inside.
Complying with local, state, and federal environmental regulations is another benefit of regular street sweeping. This practice minimizes air and water pollutants, which can help you avoid costly fines associated with non-compliance.
What Should I look For?
When looking for a street sweeping contractor, it’s important to find one that has experience and has effective training programs in place. Sweeping companies affiliated with large power sweeping associations like 1-800-SWEEPER or the North American Power Sweeping Association (NAPSA) will take their employees’ training very seriously. Additionally, look for a company that invests state of the art equipment to ensure the job is done efficiently. Consider the value that an established company with an experienced team brings to your specific situation.
While street sweeping may seem like a significant expense upfront, it can ultimately save you money by extending the life of your pavement and enhancing the curb appeal of your property. Don’t hesitate to contact us for more information on the importance of street sweeping in your residential neighborhood.