Watt Commercial Sweeping

Watt Commercial Sweeping

Watt Commercial Sweeping is a company that has been in the sweeping industry for 26 years in the great southern state of Georgia. With their experience and dedication to service, they are a stand-out brand to look at. One of the best parts of this company is the respect they have for their employees. They […]

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How to Ask for Testimonials

How to Ask for Testimonials

Client testimonials are invaluable, no question. Good or bad, they can help you evaluate and improve your business. But these testimonials don’t just land in your inbox on their own. If you want your clients to give a testimonial for your product or services, you’ve got to ask them for it. Testimonials are good for […]

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5 Spring Safety Tips for the Ultimate Safety Checkup

5 Spring Safety Tips for the Ultimate Safety Checkup

Spring fever is here! The weather has turned just a little bit nicer bringing on more business leading into the summer months. It’s a great time to look forward to the productive and busy season ahead. In talking with your crews, it might be the perfect time in the sweeping industry for a refresher course […]

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Overcoming Daily Struggles, Finding Long-term Success

Overcoming Daily Struggles, Finding Long-term Success

As a small business owner, it may seem like you face a new challenge every day. Whether it’s a difficult employee, unforeseen economic changes, or a supplier falling through, there is rarely a dull moment when running a small business. This reality can be an exhausting one, and at times you may find yourself feeling […]

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Sweeper Summit 2018 Announces Equipment  Expo and Expanded Program Content  –  An All Inclusive Industry Event!

Sweeper Summit 2018 Announces Equipment Expo and Expanded Program Content – An All Inclusive Industry Event!

It’s never too early to start thinking about the Sweeper Summit! You’ll want to mark your calendars now for November 7th- – 9th to be at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas for the 2018 Sweeper Summit & Equipment Expo. This year’s conference is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever! The Summit’s outdoor […]

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Schwarze VP of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service & Product Management

Schwarze VP of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service & Product Management

Schwarze Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome David Heigl as Vice President of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service, and Product Management. David comes to Schwarze with 23 years of Sales and Marketing experience and has extensive expertise in global market analysis, product positioning, and understanding the needs of a customer base. His strong winning […]

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Should I Sweep My Parking Lot  When It Rains?

Should I Sweep My Parking Lot When It Rains?

Rain can put a damper on many of your activities. But during the rainy season, a lot of people make the mistake of canceling their regular sweeping services, and this does more harm than good, not only for your parking lot but also the environment. Parking lots are covered with waste, whether you see it […]

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How to  Stay Motivated

How to Stay Motivated

It’s easy to feel a sense of motivation at the beginning of a new year, but now that the Holidays are behind us and the year progresses, it can be tough to stay motivated, especially if you are starting to feel burned out in your day-to-day grind. There are several ways you can stay motivated […]

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How Will the New Tax Plan affect My Small Business?

How Will the New Tax Plan affect My Small Business?

There has been a lot of talk in the media about the benefits and drawbacks of the new tax plan, which passed on December 20th of last year. We know all too well that small businesses are often the first to experience consequences from changes to national tax policy. The good news about this plan […]

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Bailey’s  Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service is truly “service with a smile,” just like their website says. Their sales manager, Tony Sierra, was especially helpful in setting up this interview with the owner, John Bailey. They have been serving the Las Vegas area with exceptional sweeping services for almost 30 years. What started as a one-man operation in […]

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Teaching Your Crews To Handle Customer Complaints Better

Teaching Your Crews To Handle Customer Complaints Better

Giving your crews the skills they need to handle the public can be a straightforward process. You probably have certain expectations on how complaints should be taken care of. There is a common sense element to dealing with the public, but don’t be fooled into thinking that this is something that comes naturally to your […]

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What you need to know about diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)

What you need to know about diesel exhaust fluid (DEF)

Sweeper engines have gone through some big changes in the last ten years. And each change has brought additional costs, unfamiliar technology, and new maintenance requirements. One of those changes is the development of Tier 4 Final engines that require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). What is Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)? Diesel Exhaust Fluid is injected […]

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Arctic Weather Pushes Up Diesel Prices

Arctic Weather Pushes Up Diesel Prices

The arctic temperatures and snow storms that swept across much of the U.S. east coast and into the south is ramping up demand for home heating oil, which is made from the same petroleum distillate that diesel fuel is made from. As a result, prices for both diesel and heating oil could move higher in […]

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