Why You Should Power Sweep

Washington, DC and Baltimore Metro Official Street Sweeping Services.

Phone Number:

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

Mailing Address:

PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

Overnight Address:

5221 Franconia Road
PO Box 10740
Alexandria, Virginia 22310

Why You Should Power Sweep

Atlantic Sweeping sweeper truck in action at twilight

Why bother with hiring sweepers and cleaning the parking lot? Clean and well-maintained parking lots are more likely to draw in more customers. Messy parking lots have the potential to become liability issues in addition to being a possible customer turnoff. By performing regular parking lot sweeping, you’ll make sure that the ground is clear of dirt and trash, giving your customers a sense of aesthetic safety.

Safety & Parking Lot Sweeping

Parking lots cluttered with trash and debris put people at risk of tripping and falling. A liability concern may arise if trips and falls cause serious or fatal injuries. You should hire a professional parking lot sweeper to sweep your parking lot on a regular basis to prevent safety hazards.Additionally, you need to regularly inspect the parking lot for anything that can provide a trip or fall risk and take immediate action to remove it or fix the issue. This encourages cleanliness and safety.

Aesthetics & Parking Lot Sweeping

Businesses can succeed or fail based on how their inside and exterior look. Customers are probably less inclined to enter a shop when it is dirty. If your parking lot appears unkempt and filthy, this could make the interior appear less clean. causing potential buyers to believe—even though it is untrue—that the interior is equally unkempt as the exterior. Customers place a premium on look that is tidy and clean. Maintaining a spotless parking lot will keep existing customers coming back and draw in new ones.

A Makeover

There are various additional strategies to produce a presentable appearance between sweeps when maintaining your parking lot sweeping appointments. There are a few techniques to make the parking lot more attractive and secure, including the following:

Carts: If your firm is busy, make sure that carts are periodically rounded up. This not only assures that there are no abandoned carts in the parking lot, but it also guarantees that customers enter the business with carts.
Trash Cans: Place trash cans strategically throughout the parking lot to encourage patrons to dispose of their waste rather than leaving it in carts or dropping it on the ground. To avoid odor and mess, make sure trash is replaced frequently.
Detect danger: Check the parking lot frequently for any indications of concealed threats, such as cracks in the concrete or asphalt.
Landscape design: Professionally installed, carefully positioned, and planned landscaping can completely transform your parking lot. To spruce up the property and draw visitors or customers, think about adding mulch, stones, bricks, flowers, and/or plants.
Check to see if the cart corrals in the parking lot are in good condition. Maintain their cleanliness and freshly painted surfaces.

There is a lot that you can do as a business owner to promote a parking lot that’s both clean and safe. With routine parking lot sweeping and perhaps a makeover, you’ll enjoy a lifetime of customers and a positive professional reputation. Contact Atlantic Sweeping & Cleaning today!