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Staying Informed: Anticipating and Preparing for Economic Challenges

Staying Informed: Anticipating and Preparing for Economic Challenges

With recent tax cuts, low interest rates, and productive spending, the US economy is currently in a strong position. Yet in recent months, financial experts have been warning of a possible economic downturn. Cyclical upturns and downturns are a normal part of a free market economy, but those low points can still have consequences for […]

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A. J. Scott- Dunimus Sweeping

A. J. Scott- Dunimus Sweeping

How did your company begin? Our company began as a janitorial business in 1994. We decided that this business would be the way to raise our six girls. We worked late evenings and we were able to be home with them during the day. Why did you get into the power sweeping industry? Our sweeping […]

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Sweeper Summit 2018 Evolves into All-Inclusive Industry Event

Sweeper Summit 2018 Evolves into All-Inclusive Industry Event

For decades, the power sweeping industry has piggy-backed on existing expos and events by sponsoring and hosting educational sessions to attract attendees from the power sweeping industry. Realizing there is a need for a concentrated and exclusive event, the 2018 Sweeper Summit is encouraging all power sweeping professionals to come together and forge a new […]

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Prepare Your Fleet to Take on the Heat

Prepare Your Fleet to Take on the Heat

Adapting to seasonal variations in driving conditions is a critical part of maintaining a vehicle fleet. In the harsh winter months, your vehicles probably sustained some of the typical wear and tear caused by cold weather driving, and though it’s hard to believe, it’s already time to start thinking about the risks associated with warm […]

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Crown’s & Curbs, Competing in the St. Louis Power Sweeping Market

Crown’s & Curbs, Competing in the St. Louis Power Sweeping Market

Ken Hohlt, Sr. is co-owner of Crown’s & Curbs, Inc. , one of the St. Louis’s area’s three major power sweeping service providers. Ken recently shared with NAS Magazine his experience in growing the Crown’s & Curbs business over time, engaged in the interesting competitive dynamics of the power sweeping market in the St. Louis […]

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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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Watt Commercial Sweeping

Watt Commercial Sweeping

Watt Commercial Sweeping is a company that has been in the sweeping industry for 26 years in the great southern state of Georgia. With their experience and dedication to service, they are a stand-out brand to look at. One of the best parts of this company is the respect they have for their employees. They […]

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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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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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Bailey’s  Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service

Bailey’s Sweeper Service is truly “service with a smile,” just like their website says. Their sales manager, Tony Sierra, was especially helpful in setting up this interview with the owner, John Bailey. They have been serving the Las Vegas area with exceptional sweeping services for almost 30 years. What started as a one-man operation in […]

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