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The Importance Of Residential Sweeping

Residential street of newly constructed homes in a neighborhood

As a professional in the sweeping industry, I would like to stress the importance of keeping your residential area clean through power street sweeping on a regular basis. It goes beyond aesthetics, as it also provides substantial environmental and safety benefits.

Environmental Concerns

The presence of litter and garbage in your neighborhood can have an adverse impact on the environment and can even deter potential consumers. By sweeping the streets and parking lots, the amount of sediment, garbage, and bacteria that accumulates can be reduced, which can eventually prevent water pollution. Additionally, this practice helps maintain the cleanliness of storm drains and catch basins, lowering the possibility of flooding during heavy rainstorms.

Health & Cleanliness

Furthermore, street sweeping promotes safety by getting rid of fugitive dust that can cause respiratory and cardiovascular issues, and damage the pavement, striping, and seal coating of parking areas. It also decreases the necessity for extensive interior floor maintenance by minimizing the amount of dirt and particulates tracked inside.

Regulatory Compliance

Regular street sweeping also ensures that you comply with local, state, and federal environmental regulations. This practice minimizes air and water pollutants, which can help you avoid expensive penalties related to non-compliance.

What to Consider

When choosing a street sweeping contractor, look for one with a track record and effective training programs. Companies associated with large power sweeping associations, such as 1-800-SWEEPER or the North American Power Sweeping Association (NAPSA), take their employees’ training seriously. Furthermore, look for a company that invests in state-of-the-art equipment to ensure the job is completed efficiently. Consider the benefits that a well-established company with an experienced team can bring to your specific circumstances.

Although street sweeping may seem like a significant expense at first, it can save you money in the long run by extending the lifespan of your pavement and increasing the curb appeal of your property. For more information on the importance of street sweeping in your residential neighborhood, don’t hesitate to contact us.