The Tools for a Parking and Street Cleaning Business
You need to invest on certain equipment when you decide to do the parking lot sweeping business. You will need a parking lot sweeper. You need to ensure you get an ideal sweeper for your business. There are four categories of power sweepers, used for different purposes. You need to be aware of which one is best for your needs. In their construction, these different types of sweepers employ varying levels of technology. There are some that rely on mechanical technology, while others use regenerative air, and others yet which use a vacuum. You will find them in various categories, as a result.
There are truck mounted sweepers. They are normally fixed on a pickup truck chassis. The truck bed is usually removed, and replaced with a sweeper unit. They can have one or two sweeper arms, which are used to sweep the parking lots. The one arm one is quite popular. They are used for cleaning parking garages also, since they can get into a low ceiling clearance building like that one. The one arm sweeper is not good for cleaning streets, as two arms are needed there.
You will also use the box mounted sweeper. This type is used for cleaning larger parking lots. They can cover larger areas before the hopper is filled. They are ideal for cleaning parking lots for large buildings, with many visitors.
There are also street sweepers which are preferred by municipalities, cities, and counties for street cleaning. You will notice these sweepers being accompanied by ticket writing meter maids that issue you a ticket when you forget to remove your car from the street on sweeping days. You should not jump righting and invest in these ehen starting out, since they are too large.
Construction sweepers are also another category. They are heavy duty road sweepers. They are utilized in construction clean up and are capable of sucking up bricks, nails, and pieces of wood. They are usually on the freeway when there is road construction going on. They are used to remove the gravel and junk that emerges during road works. You can make a lot of profit if you have one, since you will be bringing it to such works, which are precontracted. You will afford to charge high rates for using them on such projects.
There are also other sweeping units which can be fitted under the bed of a pickup truck. These are truck mounted vacuum units. They lack sweeper arms. They are ideal for those new to the business, as well as landscaping contractors. They will suck all the debris in their path. Their functionality is not diminished any further than that of sweeper trucks. You can also opt for a tow behind sweeper unit. They are great backup units, as well as serving those who are new to the business. There are no other more affordable street cleaner equipment.