Parking Lot Sweepers in Phoenix—Reducing Your Lot’s Environmental Impact

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Parking lot maintenance entails more than repairing cracks and potholes and making sure every slot is demarcated as legibly as possible. The seemingly impervious surfaces of parking lots, after all, will inevitably accumulate quite a number of pollutants such as oil, dirt, and toxins. If left unattended, such contaminants will ultimately find their way into rivers, lakes, and streams. Indeed, contaminated parking lot runoff is a leading cause of water pollution in the United States.

As a business owner or property manager, it falls on you to educate your janitorial staff about what types of pollutants are commonly found on your parking lot, along with how to minimize such issues. Some of the pollutants commonly detected on almost every parking lot include motor oil, grease, gasoline, and trash. That being said, there are certain measures you can take to reduce the impact of these pollutants on the environment.

Remove standing debris

Your first order of business is to remove all dirt and debris such as trash, salt and sand. One of the most effective ways to remove standing debris from a parking lot is to use a high-powered blower.

Power sweep

A power sweep by means of a rented or purchased parking lot sweeper from Los Angeles or Phoenix suppliers like Total Clean Equipment is an effective way to prep a parking lot for a power scrub and pressure wash.

Power scrub and pressure wash

The final step, i.e. a power scrub and pressure wash, helps remove pollutants and prevents them from building up on the parking lot’s surface. With the right technology and cleaning techniques, you can better ensure that the runoff which flows from your parking lot down to bodies of water such as rivers, lakes, and reservoirs is less harmful to the environment.

Parking lots will always be necessary as long as cars remain the preferred mode of land transportation. As such, be sure to reduce their negative effects on the environment. Get the right equipment for the job by contacting suppliers of parking lot sweepers in Phoenix and other sprawling cities like Los Angeles and Nevada. We are also proud to provide industrial sweepers in southern CA.

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