Have you ever looked into using sweeper trucks services to clean and maintain the parking lot of your business? When your parking lot is maintained by sweeper trucks, the exterior of your business is more inviting and conveys a better first impression than if you try to clean it the good ol’ fashioned way (plus, who has time for that?).
Having your business parking lot professionally cleaned with street sweeper trucks seems like a win-win situation, but a lot of small business owners feel hesitant about bringing in sweeper trucks because of the additional cost. When you own your business, every dollar spent comes off the bottom line, and takes money out of your pocket. Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine spending the extra money on parking lot cleaning services when you only use single ply toilet paper in the restrooms just to your costs low. We won’t address your decision to use cheap toilet paper today, but we do want to talk about the benefits of parking lot sweeping services, and why it pays for itself.
Four Reasons Using Professional Parking Lot Cleaners Pays for Itself
- The interior of your business stays cleaner when the outside is cleaner.
You know what the say, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness.” Okay, we argue how legitimate that phrase is. However, one thing is certain. If your business is dirty, it sends a terrible message to your potential clients. How can they trust you with the product or service that you offer, if you aren’t even able to keep your premises clean?
One huge contributor to the dirt and grime that ends up on the floor of your business is the gunk that gets tracked in on the feet of the people who walk through your doors. If your parking lot has a thin layer of dirt and muck, every person who walks through your parking lot and into your business does their part helping the floor of your establishment also have dirt and muck.
When you hire a street sweeper to clean up the surface of your parking lot, it removes all the dirt, so all your clients track in is their clean shoes. This keeps your business a lot cleaner, and prevents you from having to do as much work to maintain it.
Sure, the dirt will eventually accumulate again. Just like going to the dentist for a cleaning, it doesn’t permanently keep your teeth clean, but your teeth fair a lot better than if you never get it professionally cleaned!
- Save yourself money in parking lot maintenance.
Did you know the ancient Egyptians lived in such a sandy environment that sand often ended up in the bread they ate and the abrasive nature of sand often wore their teeth away? Likewise, when the surface of your parking lot is coated with dirt, debris, and sand, it naturally strips away the protective asphalt coating on your parking lot and requires you to resurface your parking lot much more often. The cost of resurfacing a parking lot is a lot greater than the cost of hiring parking lot cleaners.
- Lower risk of injury (and lower liability for you).
When there is no litter and debris on the surface of your parking lot, there is a lower risk of someone slipping and falling on it. The safety of your patrons is likely one of your greatest priorities, and this is a simple way to protect them. Not to mention, this lowers your risk of getting involved in expensive lawsuits. And the legal fees alone would surpass the cost of just getting the parking lots cleaned.
- Increased business by offering a great first impression.
Consider your favorite places to frequent. Now picture their parking lots. We’re better dollars to donuts, those parking lots are not covered in trash and neglected. That’s because if they were, you would have written them off before you ever stepped foot in it. The very first thing your patrons will experience when visiting your business (or even just driving past it) is the parking lot. This is the absolute first impression you can convey to them. If you want to tell them that your product or service is stellar and they should put their faith in you, you want to present a clean parking lot!