Why Construction Sweeping Is Important

Washington, DC and Baltimore Metro Official Street Sweeping Services.

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(703) 684-1095 – Office
(703) 684-1093 – Fax

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PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

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5221 Franconia Road
PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

Why Construction Sweeping Is Important

construction foreman wearing high visibility vest and a hardhat inspecting work done by a backhoe on a large construction site.

Construction Sweeping

There’s little doubt that you’ve seen a lot of building sites. They all have similar characteristics, like soil mounds, garbage clumps, and wood or pallet piles. What on earth makes sweeping at a building site necessary? Considerably dirty, don’t you think? How much of a difference would it have made if the construction site had also been cleaned up? Well, cleaning up after construction isn’t just for show (not too much can be done to make a construction site look pretty). But there are several strong arguments in favor of the notion that sweeping construction sites is a necessary task that, in the majority of cases, is required by law. Some of the most important justifications for construction sweeping are listed below.

Environmental Defense

Some of the debris at a construction site is not only unsightly, but it also contains pollutants.
The streams and canals that feed our reservoirs are quickly contaminated when this debris is removed from a site.
To keep these debris out of the environment and the waterways, routine building sweeps are conducted. The majority of people prefer to have a nice backyard and are less likely to want construction waste to contaminate their water. Avoid blockages in storm drains. On construction sites, a variety of incredibly durable and waterproof materials are used.These materials are useful for roofing buildings, but if they gather close to storm drains or other water management areas, they could be hazardous. Clogged storm drains or blocked swales can cause flooding, ponding, and perhaps mud slides. Repairing flood damage is far more expensive than standard construction sweeping.

Dust prevention

One of the things that drives me crazy (but won’t ever change) is the contractors’ mad dash to the construction site each morning. There is a frenzied dash in the opposite way when the game is ended. A construction site produces a lot of dust due to the numerous passing vehicles.
This dust settles on buildings, cars, roads, sidewalks, and other horizontal surfaces, covering the entire neighborhood. Few things irritate neighbors more than having to continually sweep up dust from their property because of a messy construction site being nearby. Given this, I think you could also make the case that maintaining tidy construction sites by construction sweeping after they are finished makes for good neighbors.

Clean Up For The Best Impression

Due to their association with change, developers are not highly valued in many communities. Changes can be positive or harmful, depending on how they are perceived. With a little proactive maintenance, the constant change that comes with life can be managed in a way that reduces negativity and frequent complaints. Would you find it handy to clean up after construction? Contact us immediately!
We can assist you with maintaining a clean, compliant building site with our trustworthy, reasonably priced construction sweeping services.