Armstrong Sweeping Inc., Denver CO

Armstrong Sweeping Inc., Denver CO

The Armstrong Sweeping company motto is “Our #1 goal: Getting the job done for our customers, no matter what it takes.” When we see one like that, we recognize that echelon of work ethic that elevates an industry. When a company is pledging to get it right “no matter what it takes,” you know there’s […]

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Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago IL

Lakeshore Recycling Systems, Chicago IL

Lakeshore Recycling is a comprehensive waste management company, featuring 15 high-tech recycling centers throughout the Chicago metro area, greater Illinois, and Wisconsin. The company’s revenue channels include power sweeping services, rentals from its vast inventory of portable restrooms and related temporary facilities, and dumpster rental and servicing. Lakeshore delivers its various services to municipalities, school […]

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A Passion for Quality – SPS, Raynham MA

A Passion for Quality – SPS, Raynham MA

William Smith, Owner of Smith Property Services (SPS) has built an impressive commercial power sweeping business in just five short years and has continued to realize growth even during this past year of the global economic shutdown (2020). Smith’s company provides a wide range of essential commercial property maintenance and sweeping services. He attributes his […]

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Power Sweeping Equipment Maintenance Tips

Power Sweeping Equipment Maintenance Tips

Jim Adair, Director of Product Management at Schwarze Industries, emphasizes the urgency of proper sweeper maintenance, “As soon as its care is let go, its deterioration will have a snowball effect.” However, Jim says that in his experience, many sweeping companies do not have a (formal) daily process or maintenance schedule that their teams use […]

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1-800-SWEEPER Raises Over $60,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

1-800-SWEEPER Raises Over $60,000 to Help Homeless Veterans

1-800-SWEEPER, the nationwide service alliance of independently owned power sweeping companies, partnered with the Veterans Matter organization to support their initiative to house homeless veteran’s this past Holiday Season. 1-800-SWEEPER was honored to support their initiative by sponsoring a charitable campaign, the 800 Challenge, beginning on Veterans Day – November 7, and running until December […]

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How to Save Thousands through Proper Planning

How to Save Thousands through Proper Planning

“In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower President Eisenhower understood that while life is unpredictable, mental and physical preparation will benefit us no matter what comes our way. On the small business battlefield, things are certainly unpredictable—if you didn’t know that before, […]

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How To Maximize ALL 4 Ways to Increase Revenues

How To Maximize ALL 4 Ways to Increase Revenues

There are seemingly countless ideas for increasing revenues, but they all fall into one of only four general categories. That fact simplifies things when you’re trying to sort through the overwhelming barrage of possibilities offered by the countless sources of business management advice books, videos, articles, and consulting. So, more clearly, there are only four […]

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Fuel Savings Tips for Power sweeping Businesses

Fuel Savings Tips for Power sweeping Businesses

Fuel expense is a major cost concern for all power sweeping business budget managers. There are numerous ways to reduce fuel costs significantly. Many business owners may not be aware of some of the less obvious but highly effective methods of cutting fuel waste. Below is an abundant list of great ways to help minimize […]

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Selling Power sweeping Services in 2021

Selling Power sweeping Services in 2021

If there’s one point that 2020 has driven home for many power sweeping business owners, it’s that the world of B2B and B2C interaction has changed. Some of those changes are common across the business sector and are being predicted to stick long-term. Others will almost certainly remain at least throughout most or all of […]

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Stronger Together: Uplifting Others through Service

Stronger Together: Uplifting Others through Service

As we look ahead to a new year, many business owners are wondering what they can do to gain ground after a difficult 2020. Employee morale may be a bit low, business is still bouncing back, and we’re all thinking about what we can do to make this year better than last. At NiteHawk Sweepers, […]

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How To Install Convoluted Wafers

How To Install Convoluted Wafers

Out of the many different possibilities, wafers are just one of the styles of a broom core. They can be used to make broom cores for sweeper attachments, road construction sweepers, and mechanical sweepers. Wafers are easier to handle than tube brooms and are available in poly, wire, or a poly/wire combo. The shape of […]

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How Will the Paycheck Protection Program  Affect Tax Liability for Small Businesses?

How Will the Paycheck Protection Program Affect Tax Liability for Small Businesses?

This year, many small businesses took advantage of financial relief packages to support them through the pandemic, including the federal Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP. Of the $660 billion paid out, approximately 75% of it went to small businesses to help cover payroll, mortgages, and other expenses. While this was a welcome relief for many […]

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Sweeper Summit 2020 Goes on – Virtually

Sweeper Summit 2020 Goes on – Virtually

This has been a year of unprecedented challenges, with the cancellation of meetings and in-person events being the norm. But, 1-800-SWEEPER managed to rise up to meet these unique challenges by hosting its annual Sweeper Summit in a virtual setting. The Partners of 1-800-SWEEPER convened November 4th – 6th for a virtual Summit that included […]

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