What to Expect

Power SweeperStewart Amos

Check with your sweeping contractor to see what is included in their price. If you have additional needs that are not included in the price (e.g. emptying trash cans, blower work behind the building), just let them know so they can price accordingly.

There are also a few things you should know about sweeping services.

  • These machines are designed to pick up trash (e.g. cigarette butts, paper, sand). They are not built to pick up large debris or liquids.
  • They do not remove stains (e.g. oil spills) from pavement.
  • If you decide to have your lot swept once a month, you can not expect it to look clean for the entire month. It will begin to accumulate trash and debris immediately after being swept.
  • Sweeping contractors can not be held responsible for slip-and-fall accidents. These machines will keep your lot looking neat and tidy, but they will only be on site for a limited time. Something can spill, leak or blow into the area after the contractor has swept the lot.

If you have further questions on what you should expect of your sweeping services, ask your contractor. They will be glad to answer your questions or demonstrate their sweepers.