Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago IL

Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago IL

Lakeshore Recycling is a comprehensive waste management company, featuring 15 high-tech recycling centers throughout the Chicago metro area, greater Illinois, and Wisconsin. The company’s revenue channels include power sweeping services, rentals from its vast inventory of portable restrooms and related temporary facilities, and dumpster rental and servicing. Lakeshore delivers its various services to municipalities, school […]

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A Passion for Quality – SPS, Raynham MA

A Passion for Quality – SPS, Raynham MA

William Smith, Owner of Smith Property Services (SPS) has built an impressive commercial power sweeping business in just five short years and has continued to realize growth even during this past year of the global economic shutdown (2020). Smith’s company provides a wide range of essential commercial property maintenance and sweeping services. He attributes his […]

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Summit Sweeping and Services, Inc., Fort Wayne IN

Summit Sweeping and Services, Inc., Fort Wayne IN

Nearly 30 years ago, with no experience in the industry, Mike Oetting was motivated to start a construction power sweeping business. His challenges back then were unique from those we’ve heard about from other great entrepreneurs who each, like Oetting, have grown a thriving company starting with only a guy and a truck. From zero […]

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Fuel Savings Tips for Power sweeping Businesses

Fuel Savings Tips for Power sweeping Businesses

Fuel expense is a major cost concern for all power sweeping business budget managers. There are numerous ways to reduce fuel costs significantly. Many business owners may not be aware of some of the less obvious but highly effective methods of cutting fuel waste. Below is an abundant list of great ways to help minimize […]

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Selling Power sweeping Services in 2021

Selling Power sweeping Services in 2021

If there’s one point that 2020 has driven home for many power sweeping business owners, it’s that the world of B2B and B2C interaction has changed. Some of those changes are common across the business sector and are being predicted to stick long-term. Others will almost certainly remain at least throughout most or all of […]

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Stronger Together: Uplifting Others through Service

Stronger Together: Uplifting Others through Service

As we look ahead to a new year, many business owners are wondering what they can do to gain ground after a difficult 2020. Employee morale may be a bit low, business is still bouncing back, and we’re all thinking about what we can do to make this year better than last. At NiteHawk Sweepers, […]

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How To Install Convoluted Wafers

How To Install Convoluted Wafers

Out of the many different possibilities, wafers are just one of the styles of a broom core. They can be used to make broom cores for sweeper attachments, road construction sweepers, and mechanical sweepers. Wafers are easier to handle than tube brooms and are available in poly, wire, or a poly/wire combo. The shape of […]

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How Will the Paycheck Protection Program  Affect Tax Liability for Small Businesses?

How Will the Paycheck Protection Program Affect Tax Liability for Small Businesses?

This year, many small businesses took advantage of financial relief packages to support them through the pandemic, including the federal Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP. Of the $660 billion paid out, approximately 75% of it went to small businesses to help cover payroll, mortgages, and other expenses. While this was a welcome relief for many […]

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Sweeper Summit 2020 Goes on – Virtually

Sweeper Summit 2020 Goes on – Virtually

This has been a year of unprecedented challenges, with the cancellation of meetings and in-person events being the norm. But, 1-800-SWEEPER managed to rise up to meet these unique challenges by hosting its annual Sweeper Summit in a virtual setting. The Partners of 1-800-SWEEPER convened November 4th – 6th for a virtual Summit that included […]

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Forgiveness of CARES Small Business Loans

Forgiveness of CARES Small Business Loans

The federal CARES Act is the U.S. congressionally initiated an emergency funding program that has allocated $349 billion in loans and other assistance for small businesses this year (2020). The program was launched to help entrepreneurs like small power sweeping business owners weather the economic crisis brought on by the coronavirus and the resulting national […]

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Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Linn to Sales Manager

Oakmont Capital Services Promotes Linn to Sales Manager

WEST CHESTER, PA, November 2020 — Oakmont Capital Services is proud to announce the promotion of Elise Linn, CLFP, to Sales Manager. Linn will guide the OCS sales team, ensuring excellent customer service and growing Oakmont’s subsidy partnership relationships. “Elise is a dedicated, conscientious, and knowledgeable equipment finance professional who is a natural leader,” said […]

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Looking Back at 2020 and Forward to 2021

Looking Back at 2020 and Forward to 2021

This has been a year of rapid changes, to grossly understate the events of 2020. By the end of the first quarter, the emergent coronavirus pandemic had triggered a global economic shutdown, which devastated consumer markets and much of the B2B services subsector. The national health and economic disaster has impacted small, medium-sized, and larger […]

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1-800-SWEEPER Partners with Veterans Matter to Raise Money to House Homeless Veterans

1-800-SWEEPER Partners with Veterans Matter to Raise Money to House Homeless Veterans

Covid-19 has impacted all of us but the ones who it has impacted the most are homeless people – the people living on the streets who do not have access to healthcare, a roof over their heads, or food on their tables. What is particularly sad, is the number of our military veterans that are […]

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