10 Sweeper Maintenance Tips

10 Sweeper Maintenance Tips

A good preventative maintenance program is the best cost-benefit value to your sweeper. Every sweeping contractor and municipality should have a program in place to catch any loose parts, misalignments, vibrations, etc. early on. Vital sweeper systems and parts must be well maintained – and replaced on time as needed. Here are 10 tips to [...]

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Inside Theft, It Can Happen to Your Business

Inside Theft, It Can Happen to Your Business

This is a sensitive topic. You don’t want to imagine the people on your payroll, the very people you hand-picked to help you succeed, would ever steal from you. You entrust them with your business and your very livelihood. An anonymous survey conducted by Forensic Accounting Firm Kessler found that 95% of employees steal from [...]

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Get To Know Global Environmental Products

Get To Know Global Environmental Products

Global Environmental Products is one of the world’s leading producers of specialized Street Cleaning Equipment. We build Purpose Built, Heavy Duty, and simply Tough Street Sweepers. Headquartered in San Bernardino, CA, we believe in Reliable, Affordable and Innovative products. We are proud to say that our sweepers are made in the USA Global M3 is [...]

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Driver Performance: Effects on Safety and The Bottom Line

Driver performance is the critical component for companies to maintain a favorable safety record in addition to a profitable bottom line. There are many natural factors that drivers need to pay attention to in order to perform their duties without incident (I.E. weather conditions, other drivers on the road, pedestrians, obstructions/hazards etc.). These elements alone [...]

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Double Wire Braid Hoses

Double Wire Braid Hoses

Did you know that Schwarze uses durable, anti-corrosive, double wire braid hydraulic hoses on all its sweepers as an extra measure of safety? Double wire braid hydraulic hoses are made of synthetic rubber lining, protected by two wire braid reinforcements separated by a synthetic rubber layer, and a synthetic rubber cover that is oil and [...]

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10 Reasons To Keep Your Parking Lot Clean

10 Reasons To Keep Your Parking Lot Clean

Cleanliness is a key factor, not only in supporting your business but also in determining the overall success and growth of your business. The cleanliness of your parking lot is just as important as that of the interior of your building. We’ve compiled a list of 10 reasons why it is so important to retain [...]

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Updating Your Computer Systems

Updating Your Computer Systems

Having a thriving sweeping business comes with its own set of challenges. One of those shouldn’t be your computer system. With all the technology updates to make computers more affordable and user-friendly, it’s easy to give your system a whole new makeover. Not only is this geared towards making your office space more paperless and [...]

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All Star Property Services, Interview With Owner Pat McMahon

All Star Property Services, Interview With Owner Pat McMahon

How did your company All Star Property Services start out? Our company was started in 2002 by an entrepreneur working out of his home. He purchased a new Tymco 210 and then sold during the day and swept at night. He built what I would call a very successful “lifestyle” business. Why did you get [...]

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The Necessity of Pre-Heating Your Sweeper Components.

The Necessity of Pre-Heating Your Sweeper Components.

We all know that cold weather thickens your sweeper’s hydraulic oil and slows down broom speeds and hydraulic functions. However, did you know that “too” cold can easily damage your sweeper’s engine components? How cold is “too” cold? As a general rule, consider any start in which your sweeper components are below 32°F to be [...]

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Hot Sweeper Maintenance Tips When it’s Cold Outside.

Hot Sweeper Maintenance Tips When it’s Cold Outside.

Those of you operating in the northern tier have probably learned over the years how to keep your equipment performing better during those cold, cold days and prevent high-cost damage to sensitive components. Cold temperatures cause all sorts of physical changes in your sweeper. Hydraulic oil thickens, the diesel fuel will gel, water freezes, the [...]

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Should You Redo Your Website? 5 Signs It’s Outdated

Should You Redo Your Website? 5 Signs It’s Outdated

Do you judge companies on their websites? If you do, you’re not alone. Think about it. People are forming opinions about your company based on your website alone. Is it up to the standard it should be? Modern. Fresh. Easy to use. Those are all common elements, but look a step further for a moment. [...]

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C & M Parking Lot Sweepers LLC, Interview With Chris Griffin

C & M Parking Lot Sweepers LLC, Interview With Chris Griffin

You are new to the sweeping industry. How did you get the idea to start your company? Not that long ago really. We’re pretty new in the business. I started off as an investigator, and I also own another business, which is an inflatables company. I was at a chamber meeting to discuss the town [...]

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National Pavement Expo 2017

National Pavement Expo 2017

February 1 – 4, 2017 | Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee FEATURED EXHIBITORS 1-800-SWEEPER Booth # 1529 1-800-Pavement, Inc . Booth # 945 Buffalo Turbine LLC Booth #843 Crum & Forster Insurance Booth #946 Elgin Sweepers Booth#1517 Global Environmental Products Booth # 453 Gradall Industries Inc./Vacall Booth # 443 Keystone Plastics, Inc. Booth # 1527 [...]

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