More Seasons, More Road Problems

The Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions are highly susceptible to the extreme weather conditions of each of the four season. Some years we experience temperatures below 0 degrees during the winter and over 100 degrees during the summer. Due to the extreme fluctuation of weather that we experience throughout the calendar year, it is critical to […]

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Scoping Out Sweeping Companies

When it comes to selecting a sweeping company it is important to assess the company’s qualifications. To determine if a company is the right fit for your project, research its history and credentials. It takes some dedication to thoroughly vet a company, but you’ll be happy you put in the time when you are satisfied […]

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Parking Lot Maintenance: Addressing Winter Damage

Winter weather is known to take a toll on paved surfaces. Between salt and inattentive snow plowing, your pavement endures damage from numerous sources. Whether you are a property manager or a business owner it is important to be attentive to parking lot maintenance. Now that summer is here, it is time to make repairs […]

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Post-Storm Sweeping: Why Sooner is Better Than Later

There has been a series of intense rainstorms along the East Coast over the past several weeks. As Mother Nature continues to saturate areas that have already endured inches of rainfall, sizable hail, and flash floods, it is important to clean up debris cluttering the roads for a number of reasons, including preventing accidents, clogged […]

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A Brief History of Street Sweeping

As populations and pollutants increased during the Industrial Revolution and urban areas began growing, street sweeping services began to evolve. Manchester, England experienced rapid development during the 19th century and began facing the negative consequences of excessive waste in the streets as a result. With the goal of optimizing sanitation, an engineer named Joseph Witworth […]

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