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NAPSA Announces 2015 Board of Directors!

The ballots are in and the members have spoken. NAPSA is proud to share the incoming 2015 Board of Directors! Although some names will be familiar, others are brand new. This mix creates stability along with new ideas and energy. Rather than having the industry’s interests represented by just a few, NAPSA has 14 diverse […]

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The Value of  Power Sweeping

The Value of Power Sweeping

Some property managers feel that power sweeping is a service that is aesthetically driven and for some, that may be the case. Power sweeping does improve the customers’ opinion of the property through aesthetics but that is not even close to being the only purpose for this process. A huge reason to sweep is asset […]

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Sweeping Divided by Thirds

Sweeping Divided by Thirds

Whether you believe you can work successfully with third party providers or not is your opinion. There are however, some basic business realities sweeping contractors need to think about when making the decision to participate or not participate in third-party business. The first economic reality is the profit margin is not controlled by the two […]

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WHAT DO DEAD FISH AND A PARKING LOT HAVE IN COMMON?

WHAT DO DEAD FISH AND A PARKING LOT HAVE IN COMMON?

What could they possibly have to do with each other? The answer–everything. When a property owner decides to clean their paved surfaces they often look to the obvious trash and debris and make sure that it looks presentable at the end of the cleaning. But picking up the cans, cups, diapers, and plastic bags is […]

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Continued Growth at 1-800-SWEEPER

Continued Growth at 1-800-SWEEPER

In the 29 months since the inception of 1-800-SWEEPER, the Partnership has experienced continued growth. At first glance many business owners have mistaken the 1-800-SWEEPER Alliance for being a simple job referral system. However, 1-800-SWEEPER is best viewed through its 3-Dimensions of competitive advantage consisting of; co-op buying group, internet/website marketing, and the power of […]

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NAPSA Announces 2014 Board of Directors

NAPSA Announces 2014 Board of Directors

When you visit the Governance page of the NAPSA website (www.powersweeping.org), you will soon notice a few changes. NAPSA is proud to share the roll of the 2014 Board of Directors. Although some names will be familiar, others are brand new. This mix creates stability along with new ideas and energy. Rather than having the […]

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NAPSA: Destination Growth!

NAPSA: Destination Growth!

When you visit the NAPSA website, it may look a little different. Actually, it looks a lot different. The reason is simple; NAPSA is redesigning itself to facilitate growth with the top priority being the website! If you visit the NAPSA website at www.powersweeping.org, the first thing you will notice is the overall look. More […]

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Power Sweeping Best Practice

Power Sweeping Best Practice

While at the National Pavement Expo in Memphis, TN, attendees were treated to Best Practice Roundtable discussions. NAPSA is pleased to share details on the topics presented. Leveraging the Power of the Web: Taking the Mystery out of Social Media Moderated by Grayson Carter, Bill’s Sweeping Service Facebook, Twitter, Linked-In and Google, these are all […]

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NAPSA National Pavement Expo 2014—Join Us!

NAPSA National Pavement Expo 2014—Join Us!

Attendees of last year’s National Pavement Expo raved about the training and events held in Nashville where NAPSA members received free and discounted training sessions adding up to nearly $375 in savings on relevant industry-specific topics. Nearly 200 of NAPSA’s members and friends were treated to a spectacular Sweeper’s Night Out by industry partners. The […]

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Power Sweeping: Make it Your Best Practice

Power Sweeping: Make it Your Best Practice

Sweeping would seem to be a basic operation that is as simple as driving a truck across pavement. Best practices for management as well as environmental concerns dictate that sweeping be performed for a variety of reasons which include: • Improving aesthetics—increasing professionalism • Asset Management—increasing longevity of your surface • Minimizing pollutants—reducing stormwater runoff […]

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