Ladybugs Parking Lot Sweeping Inc

Ladybugs Parking Lot Sweeping Inc

Ladybugs Parking Lot Sweeping Inc is a premier sweeping company located in Louisiana near Lafayette. It was created back in 2005 by a husband and wife team, that purchased the business from an associate of theirs in order to craft an improved life for their family. They have two young daughters and have made it […]

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Going National: A Look at 1-800-SWEEPER’s Past, Present, and Future

Going National: A Look at 1-800-SWEEPER’s Past, Present, and Future

Though 1-800-SWEEPER has become an industry giant, it wasn’t always that way. What started as an option to make it easier for regional customers to reach Progressive Sweeping has grown into a national organization that provides lead generation, support, education, and networking for other contractors in the power sweeping industry. But how did it grow […]

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Unique Approach: Manny Saxena’s Transit from Equity Funds to Contract Sweeping Services

Unique Approach: Manny Saxena’s Transit from Equity Funds to Contract Sweeping Services

Born in India and educated in the United States, Manvendra Saxena, or Manny as he prefers to be called, was working well at a private equity fund, Broadtree Partners, when the fund began looking at two family-owned and -operated sweeping services. Founded by Leonard Vella in 1958 at the very beginning of the sweeping industry, […]

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1-800-SWEEPER’s Announces New Mentor Program

1-800-SWEEPER’s Announces New Mentor Program

1-800-SWEEPER continually looks for programs and opportunities to help our Partners grow their business as well as grow professionally. We launched the National Pavement Maintenance Leadership Academy in 2019 and graduated 2 classes of 24. The program has since been on hiatus due to the pandemic and is expected to resume in 2022. We are […]

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Understanding Gutter Broom Terminology

Understanding Gutter Broom Terminology

Gutter brooms go by many names with different sweepers using different style gutter brooms. Most gutter brooms are filled with a steel wire while some have a polypropylene bristle for less aggressive sweeping needs or where wire breakage would be hazardous. These brooms are used on mechanical and vacuum sweepers. Whether the sweeper is digging […]

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Top 5 Brand Development Tips

Top 5 Brand Development Tips

As a street sweeping or paving contractor, it is easy to focus on the everyday operations and aspects of your business. Meeting the needs of clients, ensuring your employees have good working conditions and staying on top of operational expenses are just some of the things you probably think about daily. However, do you ever […]

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Motivating Employees in Challenging Times

Motivating Employees in Challenging Times

Labor shortages across the country are creating tremendous challenges, and small businesses have been some of the hardest hit. Now more than ever, a focus on retaining current employees is essential to keeping your business stable and successful. If you are struggling to keep employees motivated and excited, we’d like to help! Over our years […]

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Staying Busy with BZ & Son’s Sweeping and Washing

Staying Busy with BZ & Son’s Sweeping and Washing

Now entering its third and fourth generations, BZ & Son’s Sweeping and Washing Inc. is a Texas company solidly based on the premise of service. Started in 1986 by Bob Stumpf and his wife Zuella, it’s now being managed by the second generation, his son, Bob Stumpf Jr., and his wife Connie, along with their […]

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World Record Roads!

World Record Roads!

As street sweeping guys, we at NiteHawk know the importance of well-maintained roads. In fact, for thousands of years, paved roads—especially clean ones—have been a critical part of society. And with the Olympics happening this summer, we wanted to share some amazing world records related to this essential industry. Where is the world’s longest street? […]

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6 Payroll Strategies to Streamline Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business’s Operations

6 Payroll Strategies to Streamline Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business’s Operations

Let’s face it: payroll isn’t typically the most thrilling aspect of running your street sweeping or paving business. However, by keeping up with the latest payroll procedures, you can keep your contractors and your clients happy, ultimately helping your business grow and thrive. Of course, when it comes to setting up a streamlined payroll system […]

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5 Useful Accounting Hacks for Street Sweeping and Paving Contractors

5 Useful Accounting Hacks for Street Sweeping and Paving Contractors

If you are a small business owner, you likely spend most of your time out of the office, running the business. You may not have time or give much thought to your accounting practices. According to Forbes, 60% of small businesses routinely struggle with cash flow. What does this mean for you? If you don’t […]

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Help Your Fleet Beat the Heat

Help Your Fleet Beat the Heat

Heatwaves have hit hard this summer, shattering record temperatures across the US. As we all continue to work through a hot summer, it’s important to be mindful of the effects extreme heat can have on your equipment. Though most sweeping is done at night, even storage in a hot location can create issues with your […]

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Transform Your  Business With These 5 Content Marketing Tips

Transform Your Business With These 5 Content Marketing Tips

Marketing your business can be hard to navigate from the start. Likewise, it can be challenging to determine which content marketing tools to use and which tools are suitable for your company. So, where should you start? Here are 5 tips that can help you put your business out there in the community. 1. Do […]

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