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Seatbelt Safety

Seatbelt Safety

When it comes to reducing the chances of death or injury in an accident, there is nothing more effective than the seat belt. Wearing a seat belt can reduce the risk of injury by 45 percent and restrains an operator from leaving the sweeper through ejection or having a violent impact inside the sweeper itself […]

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Diesel Engines

Diesel Engines

EPA emissions regulations have been progressing over the last two decades, leading up to the current Tier 4 Final diesel engines. Diesel engines require more stored energy to start than gasoline engines, especially on cold days. Instead of just using the battery to enable the starter to crank the engine, a diesel engine must have […]

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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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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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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 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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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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4 Invoicing Tips to  Sweep Your Customers Off Their Feet

4 Invoicing Tips to Sweep Your Customers Off Their Feet

Let’s face it. Nobody likes to receive bills, and your customers are no exception. But with some extra invoicing techniques, you can both highlight your company’s value and make the process of paying bills more convenient for your clients. 1. Tailor Your Invoices. The way you communicate can make all the difference. Provide customers with […]

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A New Year’s Checklist: Staying Competitive In 2018

A New Year’s Checklist: Staying Competitive In 2018

Happy New Year from NiteHawk! We hope you are ready to take on 2018 and make it your best year ever. This season is a great opportunity to reflect on your strengths and set new goals for improvement. We want to help you start off right by discussing some ways your company can develop and […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Used Sweepers

5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Used Sweepers

In today’s online world, contractors can search for used sweepers with a click of a button. And while locating the exact sweeper you want may not be a very time-consuming anymore, you still need to spend some time carefully examining the company you’re buying it from. Asking the right questions will make sure you’re doing […]

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