1-800-SWEEPER Blog

Feb 23, 2012

The Inside Story of the Tori Praver 500

What do you get when you combine a M8 Mobil broom sweeper, a Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, an unused tarmac at the Chino Airport in Southern California, and a 2013 Lexus GS Sedan?  Mark Carter of Bill’s Sweeping Service has the answer to the puzzle.

If you have been in the sweeping world for any length of time, you’ve probably received some odd requests.  Mark’s company was established in 1953 and granted, his business is located in Southern California.  With this said, nothing could prepare him for the service request he received last December.

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Feb 22, 2012

Columbus Parking Deck Scrubbing Company Goes Green

parking garage floor scrubber1-800-SWEEPER member Contract Sweepers & Equipment, a Columbus, OH parking lot sweeping service company, is using green technology to provide better service the needs of their parking deck customers.  According to a story written by Ken Wysocky appearing in Cleaner, the company recently invested in two Cyclone parking deck surface cleaners manufactured by Nilfisk-Advance Inc.  These new, green machines represent a significant improvement over more traditional techniques and equipment used to scrub parking deck surfaces.

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Feb 15, 2012

Bronze Level Partner of NAPSA

1-800-SWEEPER is proud to support our industry’s voice – NAPSA – as a Bronze Level Partner.

NAPSA is a non-profit organization committed to distributing pertinent sweeping industry information and valuable resources to all of the parking lot sweeping service companies and street sweeping service companies in North America.

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Feb 4, 2012

Memphis Meet Up: 1-800-SWEEPER Members Convene at National Pavement Expo

1-800- SWEEPER is hosting the following events at the National Pavement Expo in Memphis, Tennessee, February 15-18th:

Thursday, 2/16:

  • Sweepers Night Out: BB Kings, 7:00pm-9:00pm (a 1-800-SWEEPER co- sponsored event).

Friday, 2/17:

  • 1-800-SWEEPER Membership Meeting  2:30-4:30pm
  • 1-800-SWEEPER Member Reception:     6:00-8:00pm

Please wear your 1-800-SWEEPER Polo shirt to the Sweepers Night Out and the 1-800 Sweeper Member Reception.

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