Five Ways Parking Lot Cleaners Can Benefit Your Business

Written by Economic Development Jobs on November 12, 2018. Posted in Maryland commercial sweeping, Northern virginia cleaning services, Parking lot cleaners

Ever since C.S. Bishop invented and patented the first street sweeping machine in 1849, street sweeping has been a popular service in urban areas with high traffic.

Here are 12 facts you might not know about street sweeping services:

  • The road and highway maintenance industry generates an estimated $42 billion of revenue in the United States. The industry also employs more than 134,000 people.
  • There are an estimated 9,224 companies currently offering road maintenance services in the United States.
  • Mechanical broom type sweepers account for an estimated 90 percent of street sweeping machines used in the United States.
  • Street sweepers allow for the collection and removal of paper, leaves and other visible debris that collect in the curb gutters.
  • Street sweeper trucks can collect debris which blocks stormwater facilities, causing flooding during heavy rains.
  • The most recent National Water Quality inventory reports that runoff from u