Category : Partner Profiles

Sep 19, 2018

1-800-SWEEPER Partner Profile: Jacketta Sweeping Service

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Jacketta Sweeping Service
50 Years and Counting

Living with one of the most impressive panoramic backgrounds nature could create, along with the awe-inspiring, manmade Salt Lake temple rising out of the desert; you realize this is not a dream. You really live in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Doing their very best to keep Salt Lake City, Utah fresh and bright is Jacketta Sweeping Service. This year marks their 50th anniversary keeping the area around Salt Lake swept and tidy.

And that is no small feat since they have quite an impressive client list.

Through the years, Jacketta Sweeping has worked on most major construction projects in the area including building the NSA Data Center and Vivent Smart Home Area (home to the Utah Jazz). In addition, they served as the construction sweeping contractor on several major interstate and airport infrastructure projects.

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Aug 13, 2018

1-800-SWEEPER Partner Profile: Clean Sweep, Inc.

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An Extraordinary Example of Perseverance

The year was 1990 when Clean Sweep, Inc. began in Baker, Louisiana (a town in east Baton Rouge). “We started sweeping parking lots using a dust pan and broom,” says co-founder, Bridget Burge. “Later we added a $100 Wal-Mart lawnmower hoping to mow a few lawns, too.” The beginning may have been meager but today Clean Sweep is a company to admire.

Born Out of Need

It all started when Bridget’s business partner Warren worked at UPS and was threatened with a possible strike. “What would we do if there was no income coming in?” Out of concern of a possible job loss, the sweeping company was created. Later, in a brilliant business move spurred by fulfilling customer need, Clean Sweep added concrete and asphalt repair to their repertoire.

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Jul 24, 2018

1-800-SWEEPER Partner Profile: Mobile Sweep Services, Inc.

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Consistently Striving for a Job Well Done

That’s What Mobile Sweep Services is All About

Sunny Kanneganti and Kevin Dinh became friends in high school in the New Jersey/Philadelphia area. They went to college in different states but kept in touch through the years. “In 2016 we decided to look for a business we could acquire together,” says Sunny. “We opened up our search to a national level.”

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May 3, 2018

An Interview with 1-800-SWEEPER Partner: Pat Connor of Connor Sweeping (Newark, DE)

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At Connor Sweeping, it’s All in the Family

Pat Connor is a man of many talents – and companies. Together with his brothers, the three men run three companies around Wilmington, Delaware. Pat is responsible for two of the companies – a roll off container (dumpster) company founded in 1995 and Connor Sweeping, which began in January 2005.

“Our sweeping business started because there was a need for construction clean up in the community and it was natural to kind of combine with our other businesses; so we filled the need.” Connor Sweeping works to clear sites of dust and debris including: construction, municipalities, industrial, and commercial.  The company has an excellent reputation and a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.

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Sep 28, 2017

Lexington Pavement Sweep – From Bucket to Business

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Many of the 1-800-SWEEPER Partner companies started off as small operations. But perhaps none quite as small as Jim Blackerby’s Lexington Pavement Sweep, located in Lexington, KY. Jim got his start in the business cleaning up his Grandfather’s shopping center.

Jim’s grandfather owned a shopping center which, by Jim’s teenage years, had become an extended family business.   Jim’s father, who was managing the retail center, hired Jim to literally pick up trash in the parking lots by hand. As he describes it: “All I had was a bucket; I picked up every single cigarette butt and all pieces of trash by hand – no picker.” This continued until Jim graduated from high school. After Jim headed off to college, his father and grandfather eventually hired a commercial sweeping company, but there was continually dissatisfaction with refuse being left behind.

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