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Capitol Sweeping Services Inc., South Windsor CT

Capitol Sweeping Services Inc., South Windsor CT

Tom and Lesa Kuhns founded Capitol Sweeping Services, Inc. 33 years ago, in 1986. Their expressed goal over three decades ago was the same as it is today — “to meet the needs of every customer with excellence of service and exceptional value.” Talking to the friendly and high-energy owner of Capitol Sweeping, Lesa Kuhns, […]

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Canaday Sweepers, Inc., Altamont, NY

Canaday Sweepers, Inc., Altamont, NY

In upstate New York, three decades back, a fledgling service business began to bud into what would become a regional institution, Carver Companies. Carver has grown from a one-man, one-dump-truck-and- backhoe operation, into a very large company with numerous divisions. Here, Michael Braunlin, manager of the company’s growing commercial sweeping division, Canaday Sweepers, Inc., shares […]

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Louisiana Power Sweep Services

Louisiana Power Sweep Services

Before 2007, David Powell was just a hard-working guy, an unassuming industrial plant services worker. His job was putting up scaffolding, sometimes up to 400-500 feet high, so that would seem to make him a relatively daring type, as far as plant services workers go. But, he was looking for another kind of excitement. He […]

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A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

A Road Well Traveled – The CMAX Story

Frank Gutierrez bought his first parking lot sweeping truck in 2012 and established a DBA named FJG Property Services. FJG are his initials. He says he lacked creativity, so he decided to go with that name while he was waiting in line with his registration paperwork. Gutierrez later changed the name when he incorporated the […]

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Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking lot cleaning, inc.

Best Parking Lot Cleaning, Inc. (BPLCI) is a Seattle street sweeping company that offers a unique range of additional services. The owners, Rebecca Craig and Richard Hamilton, brother and sister, have been on an epic journey together since their teenaged years, facing the daunting challenge of building the family-owned business that had operated in Washington […]

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Stripe N Sweep, Houston TX – Regional Quality Standard Bearer

Stripe N Sweep, Houston TX – Regional Quality Standard Bearer

Les and Diane Armstrong have traveled far in their journey as Houston TX entrepreneurs. Les started out as an auto mechanic. Diane held various admin positions. There was a church picnic one day. Les got injured playing softball at the picnic, spent time in the hospital, got out. The story of Les and Diane turns […]

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New Year – New Insights From Minnesota

New Year – New Insights From Minnesota

In the search for a Minneapolis area sweeping businesses that stands out from the rest, we notice the name Dakota Sweeping & Maintenance Company. After all, Minneapolis is in Minnesota, not in the Dakotas, of course. But, the Dakotans and Minnesotans share the same spellbinding countryside, so we were naturally curious about the motivation for […]

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Hurricane Sweeping LLC

Hurricane Sweeping LLC

Hurricane in the Desert Here’s one for the ages. Man’s talent is recognized in construction. Man becomes Superintendent on the world’s most massive kinds of construction projects; we’re talking hospitals, bridges, malls, freeways and other gargantuan, jaw-dropping undertakings. After a long and exceptionally successful career, man turns to a simpler life, still makes a great […]

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When Two Forces of Nature Collide—Hurricane vs. Houma Entrepreneur

When Two Forces of Nature Collide—Hurricane vs. Houma Entrepreneur

Jerome Boykin is famous. He became a media darling back in 2007, when he started his sweeping company in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The young man lifting himself up from the ruins that the catastrophe had left of his plans for the future had already made himself a great American success story within his […]

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Midwest Business Visionary Shares Insights

Midwest Business Visionary Shares Insights

Jason Barnes, business broker and owner of A-VAC Sweeping, in Knoxville TN, has taken one of the sweeping industry’s most challenging and exciting business models to yet a new level—the definitive one-stop shop for property maintenance services. And, he has implemented an intensive quality control model, a superbly simple proactive customer service model, and an […]

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