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Fall Sweeping

Fall Sweeping

While spring cleanup removes tons of stone, salt, sand and cinders, fall’s primary concern is the leaves. Leaves, if not swept, will flow to streams, rivers, and lakes causing an excessive increase in nutrients that promote bad aquatic plant life and algae that can be detrimental to the fish and other wildlife. The unswept leaves […]

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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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Saving on New Equipment Purchases through Section 179

Saving on New Equipment Purchases through Section 179

With strong increases in jobs, wages, and output, small businesses deserve much of the credit for America’s economic growth in 2018. Small business productivity accounts for over half our nation’s private gross domestic product (GDP), so it’s no wonder the government is interested in keeping this sector strong. Every year, the IRS updates policies pertaining […]

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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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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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M6 Avalanche Single Engine Enhancement

M6 Avalanche Single Engine Enhancement

One of the main advantages of a twin-engine sweeper is that it allows you to operate the sweeper without having to change the truck chassis engine’s RPM. Thus allowing for slow driving speeds while running the sweeper at maximum power. However, recent enhancements made to the Schwarze M6 Avalanche Single Engine (SE) sweeper brings this […]

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Small Market, Big Success

Small Market, Big Success

This is a classic—the American success story of a local boy. Jim Camp founded his sweeper business in Little Rock in 1979. He had graduated in 1970, and after his years of military service, he had gone to work for his oldest brother, who had started a sweeping business. Jim bought a little sweeper of […]

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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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Sweeper Graphics Do’s, Don’ts

Sweeper Graphics Do’s, Don’ts

Sweeper graphics are a great way to advertise a business or create an identity for your business. The sides of the sweeper can be a moving billboard so why not take advantage of the space. Here are some helpful ideas on steps you can take to determine what kind of graphics to place on your […]

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Elite Sweeping Company

Elite Sweeping Company

Consistent Strategy, Service and Branding Yield Steady Growth The Elite Sweeping Company, Inc., in Kansas City KS represents the American success story of a business that established itself and has sustained its long-term success on the same principles—a rare record of consistency over time in an industry in which trial and error down various experimental […]

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