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Fuel Savings Tips for 2022

Fuel Savings Tips for 2022

Why are your business’s power sweeping fuel costs higher than necessary, and what can you do about it? Monthly fuel expenses in many average-sized power sweeping companies are tens of thousands of dollars. A significant percentage of those costs can be saved. There may be little the industry can do about high diesel and gas […]

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Planning for Success in 2022: Lessons from the VA

Planning for Success in 2022: Lessons from the VA

In August 2005, New Orleans and many other Gulf cities were devastated by Hurricane Katrina. Wind speeds topped 170 mph, and floodwaters as high as 20 feet covered 80% of the city. With property damage exceeding $108 billion, Katrina is considered the costliest natural disaster ever to hit the United States. One of the worst-hit […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year…To Buy Equipment

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of The Year…To Buy Equipment

As kids, we tried to be really good all year long so that the big guy would bring us something shiny, new, and fun at the end of December. As adults, however, we’re not always so well behaved; we need to buy our own toys before the calendar flips. We also need to take advantage […]

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Another Year in the Books!

Another Year in the Books!

As 2021 comes to a close, like many of you we are reflecting on this year of challenges and growth. When we think back on the successes we had and the difficulties we overcame, we feel a great sense of gratitude for the talented people we work with every day. The connections we make with […]

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Implement These 3 Tips to Improve Communication Within Your Team

Implement These 3 Tips to Improve Communication Within Your Team

Your street sweeping or paving business should be like a well-oiled machine. All segments of the company — from the front office to those out in the field — should work in tandem, resulting in a smooth and effective operation. However, to reach peak performance, the communication within your company has to be clear, simple, […]

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Take Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business’s Website to the Next Level With These 5 Strategies

Take Your Street Sweeping or Paving Business’s Website to the Next Level With These 5 Strategies

A strong online presence is essential for every business. Your street sweeping or paving business should have a professional website that provides valuable information to its users. You want the website’s design and content to convey authority and highlight your services while its user experience keeps visitors engaged. If you feel that your business could […]

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2021 Trends in U.S. Small Businesses

2021 Trends in U.S. Small Businesses

This year, a nationwide survey of small business owners was conducted by the Small Business Trends Alliance (SBTA) in conjunction with Guidant Financial. The study has produced a wealth of data indicating some unexpected trends across the small business economic subsector. An abundance of interesting data from the survey report represents 2021 operational, financing, management, […]

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6 Ways to Preserve B2B Customer Relations in the COVID Service Environment

6 Ways to Preserve B2B Customer Relations in the COVID Service Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic, quarantine restrictions, the consequent economic downturn, labor shortage, and fast changes in business technology have together added severely to the usual stress levels of business customers and employees. As a result, a shocking number of workers have reported abusive or inappropriate stress-related mal-treatment by customers and/or by other employees over the past […]

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Spotlight on Safety

Spotlight on Safety

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more commonly known as OSHA, employers pay about $1 billion per week for costs related to work injuries. On-the-job incidents risk the well-being of your employees, jeopardize profits, and threaten your ability to run a successful business. For many reasons, employee safety should be a critical concern […]

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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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