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Rust and Your Sweeper

Rust and Your Sweeper

That brown stain on your hopper, that bubble in the paint at the bottom of the inspection door. Signs that rust has come to beat on your sweeper. Steel will always succumb to rust in a natural environment, but the problem is preventable. Understanding the rusting process, the problematic areas, and the ways to address […]

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SMB Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Business

SMB Financial Planning for Multi-Generational Business

Certain financial challenges confront all growing businesses. For family business owners strategizing to scale, while maintaining family control of their companies over future generations, added issues in planning must be successfully managed. The usual conflicts of opinion on a wide range of business and family matters, including power succession, asset disposition, family hiring practices, and […]

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7 Apps That Can Help Paving Contractors Streamline Their Operations

7 Apps That Can Help Paving Contractors Streamline Their Operations

To effectively plan and complete your upcoming paving projects, you must streamline your operations to best maintain the level of oversight and organization needed for your company’s growth. Thankfully, you only have to look as far as your trusty cellphone to find the support you need to achieve this goal. With the download of a […]

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Best Hiring Practices

Best Hiring Practices

Hiring practices are generally recognized and applied universally within professional fields. Some concepts apply within labor trades as well, with some variances. A construction themed job such as street paving, sweeping, and maintenance can have certain specific considerations when choosing the best person to hire. General Policies and Background Checks It is standard policy to […]

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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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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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5 Ways To Upgrade Your Sweeping Company’s Image

5 Ways To Upgrade Your Sweeping Company’s Image

When you are in the sweeping industry it’s sometimes easier to let the status quo of your operations just squeak by year after year, without much change. It’s probably time to evaluate your company’s image. Is it time for a much-needed upgrade? Probably. When you have been in business for a number of years, how […]

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4 Reasons To Install Dash Cams In All Your Sweeper Trucks

4 Reasons To Install Dash Cams In All Your Sweeper Trucks

Dash cams aren’t really for spying. Even though your employees might view them at first that way with monitoring all the activity that goes on in your sweeper trucks. You do have this right as a business owner. Installing dash cams truly has the goal in mind of protecting your employees and your business as […]

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Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Employees

Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Your Employees

In the classic holiday movie starring Chevy Chase, “Christmas Vacation,” Clark W. Griswold was expecting a significant holiday bonus but ended up with a “jelly of the month” club gift instead from his company. Needless to say, he was beyond upset. He might have kidnapped his boss after that. Anyway, that’s an extreme, and funny […]

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Improving Employee Attitudes

When you run a sweeper company, you know that your crews are everything. They are the ones out there on a daily and nightly basis representing your business getting the difficult work done for your contracts. Hopefully, you’ve hired great people that make your enterprise the best it can be. Sometimes people’s attitudes can change, […]

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