Can your Business Afford to NOT have Watt Commercial Sweeping?

As the budgets for businesses seem to get tighter and tighter, there are areas where it seems they can “trim the fat” and save a few dollars.  Often, since the expense is often seen as “cosmetic” or “aesthetically beneficial only”, businesses and property management companies are cutting routine parking lot sweeping programs from their budgets in order to save a few bucks.  Literally, what can a few bucks worth of “savings” end up costing you?  Well, here are some figures from some Georgia cases against businesses and property management companies from lawsuit settlements in recent years:  $200,000 for a broken ankle; $840,000 for a parking lot injury; $340,000 for a twisted ankle; $200,000 for a parking lot fall in an apartment complex parking lot while visiting a friend; $90,000 for parking lot slip and fall on wet debris.  In each of the cases mentioned, it was found that the injuries each person experienced were owed due to the fact that in Georgia, not only are businesses responsible for Personal Injury Liability injuries that may occur inside a facility when a patron may fall due to an unmarked hazard or from a falling product from the shelf of the merchant, but Georgia also has Premises Liability Laws, which leaves any property or business owner responsible for injuries that may occur before someone ever even enters your property or business.  Keeping the premises of your property or business is crucial to protect yourself from these costly claims that could be prevented from simply insuring a clean and debris free parking area for patrons by keeping or developing a routine sweeping maintenance program with Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. today.  When determining where you can “trim the fat” in your budget, parking lot sweeping may seem as an expense that can be eliminated for being simply “cosmetic”, when in fact, Georgia Premises Liability Laws are found to often be easier for the injured party to recover monetary damage settlements and verdicts for than even Personal Injury Liability cases.  Don’t be fooled!  Yes, Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  will leave your property or business parking areas looking clean, safe and aesthetically pleasing to your patrons, but the services we provide go far beyond simply making your property look “pretty”.  Our services help to protect patrons from injuries that they may get BEFORE they ever even enter any building or business that is located on your property!  If you find yourself asking where you can cut costs in your budget, trust us, sweeping services provided by Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. is NOT an expense to cut.  When you’re looking at only a few dollars per day or per month over the course of a year compared to TENS or HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS of dollars awarded each year in Premises Liability Cases, as a property or business owner, it simply is NOT a risk or gamble worth taking!  Never cut out the professional services of Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  Our years of experience will not only keep your property looking sparkly clean, but will also reduce your liability and responsibility in cases that could arise from injuries occurring on your premises.  Another benefit to using Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. for your property or parking area maintenance provider is that we have a sister company, Atlanta Sealcoating, that can easily fix any cracks, bumps, or even improperly or unpainted hazards in your asphalt on your property or at your business location.  Something as simple as not having your speed bumps or handicap accessible ramp areas painted properly can leave you at risk of liability cases that could result in the same costly cases mentioned above, as parking lots conditions, as well as parking lot areas being properly marked and painted also fall under the Premises Liability Laws of Georgia.  So, what are you waiting for?  If you still have not set up a regular or even on-call sweeping program with Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  you should give us a call today to arrange to have an onsite, professional assessment of your property of business!

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Let Watt Commercial Sweeping Sweat the “Small” Stuff for your Municipality!

Nestled in between county owned and controlled roads, lie the smaller communities and municipalities that may not register on the county’s radar for street sweeping programs, but at Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc., we don’t ever overlook the “little guys”.  We know that whether you are a major downtown Atlanta road, or a system of smaller rural roads in the midst of highways, byways and interstate roads that are maintained by the larger county system, the condition of your streets is important to you.  We at Watt know how to handle getting the job done for the smaller municipalities and communities that is on par with their smaller budgets and with our efficiency and years of experience, we are able to get the job done in a shorter amount of time than you may realize and therefore keep your overall costs down.  Recently, Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  had the great responsibility and honor to help a local city clean up the side streets and neighborhood roads that go unswept or unkempt by the county.  We were able to get into the city limits, tackle all of the forgotten ways, courts, drives and streets in a little over one week.  Cleaning up the city, showing the city’s great pride, showing the townspeople how much their local government cares about the place they all call home, and keeping the cost and budget just right was a proud undertaking and a great accomplishment for the city management and for Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  Never let your town, city or smaller municipality be left out of the big county budgeting.  Let Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. come in and show you exactly how we can serve the “little guys” just as well as the “big guys” and help restore the look and pride you feel for your hometown today!

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Sweeping Solutions for ALL of your Needs

Sometimes a job can require more than one specialized commercial sweeping truck in order to get the job done right!  Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. has an array of specialty vehicles amongst our daily checked and regularly maintained sweepers.  Take for instance the construction clean up we recently were called to do.  This job required both a mechanical commercial sweeping truck, as well as a regenerative air sweeping truck.  Lucky for this particular customer, Watt Commercial was easily able to meet their needs with both types of trucks at the ready in our fleet!  Just know that even when you may think the job can’t be done, or it will require too much money or more than one service provider, you should always call Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. first.  We can do what others can’t, which is get the job you need done completed effectively and efficiently and without the need of the expense of needing two or more providers.  Let Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. impress you today!  We have the sweeping solution for your needs.

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Warehouse Sweeping

Warehouses are areas that tend to be very closed up, poorly lit, and see a lot of people and dust and dirt in and out every single day.  These warehouses are often not areas that one might think a commercial sweeping company can tackle, especially when you take into account that warehouses often have low lying ceilings, poor ventilation and very dim lighting.  However, Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  can absolutely get your warehouse professionally swept and cleaned with one simple call–we will get the job done.  Your job is busy enough, let us keep your warehouse and clean and safe environment for you!  No matter what your personal need is to have your warehouse area swept, Watt Commercial will take care of it.  We can help clean up a newly acquired warehouse, clean up after certain events, or just come in as an on-call service if something comes up.  We also offer routine or scheduled year-round cleanings for warehouses as well.  Our warehouse sweeping machines push dust particles down while at work, rather than stirring dust and particulates up and into the area of your warehouse.  This is critical if your warehouse happens to house machinery or is a place that needs to be safe for the health of employees who work there.  Dust being stirred up can often clog machines and lead to costly repairs, or worse, replacement.  Our warehouse sweepers will not create a dust bowl for you to deal with!  Our machines are well-maintained and our warehouse sweepers can get more dust, dirt and debris up in one pass than many other warehouse sweepers can.  With fast, efficient and reliable service, call Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. today for your warehouse sweeping needs.  When you need the job done right or right away, we are the right ones to call!

Amazing one sweep pickup power!

Amazing one sweep pickup power!

With One Pass of our warehouse sweeper, you can see that there is no dust kick up and you can see the difference Watt Commercial makes!

With One Pass of our warehouse sweeper, you can see that there is no dust kick up and you can see the difference Watt Commercial makes!

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Once we have done our job, your warehouse will be ready for you to do yours!

Once we have done our job, your warehouse will be ready for you to do yours!

A Clean Salvage Parts Yard?

When you think of a salvage yard, you probably don’t think of a clean place to be.  That, however does not have to be the case.  No matter if your business handles salvage parts or sells top of the line Cadillacs, Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. will ensure your business always looks it’s VERY best.  Just check out some of these before and after pictures of a recent job at a salvage parts yard:

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Look for the Watt Commercial fleet on your streets!

Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc.  has a busy season ahead of us and it’s not unlikely for you to spot our trucks out keeping your neighborhood businesses looking their very best.  Make sure to stop and get a card if you see us out and about so we can tell you exactly how we can help your business or even your community be its very best!

We are staying busy helping keep your businesses and neighborhoods clean.  Look out for our fleet on the streets and give us a call so we can tell you exactly how we can help your business, community or municipality!

We are staying busy helping keep your businesses and neighborhoods clean. Look out for our fleet on the streets and give us a call so we can tell you exactly how we can help your business, community or municipality!

Sweeping is Essential during Construction and Development Phases–Protect your Investment from the Beginning!

It might seem that working a regularly schedule professional sweeping program into your business isn’t needed until your business is finally opened and in operation, but that’s not the truth.  During the construction and development phases of any business type, regular professional sweeping services are definitely beneficial to your timeline, bottomline and your budget.  Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. has the experience to ensure that your business is properly swept during your development, construction and operational phases.

Why do you need to have your construction site swept?  It may seem silly to you that a site that is in the midst of construction would need to be swept regularly because it’s just going to get dirty again as construction continues, right?  Well, it is because it will keep getting dirty that regular professional sweeping is actually beneficial during the construction phase of your business or development.  Jobsite safety and environmental regulation compliance are directly related to your site’s cleanliness. Regular sweeping will help to reduce liability from loose rocks and debris from your site littering the streets and also help to control dust problems that can create poor road and environmental conditions.  Today’s competitive business climate means tighter construction schedules and  tighter budgets that cannot afford to be exceeded. Time and money spent on cleanup during your construction phase will directly affect the performance of your crews, aiding their ability to be able to do their jobs most effectively, and regular construction sweeping done by Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. can help you to stay on schedule and to also avoid any possible fines that could arise from dust polluting the air and any dust and construction debris causing dangers to drinking water sources by way of run-off.

Waiting until the last phase of your construction has several drawbacks.  It will cost you more in labor hours and time to have your crew prepare an overly dusty and dirty construction site in order for it to be swept.  The accumulation of weeks or months of construction debris will have to be removed slowly and over a longer amount of time in order to properly prepare your development for opening day without causing dangerous airborne pollution from stirring up the acclimated dust from your site.  Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. has the experience and equipment necessary to keep your construction site well-maintained from the beginning phases right up until opening day.  We will help you maintain your budget and your timeline all while reducing the liability of on-site related injuries and costly environmental fines.

Don’t wait until your business is open and operational to begin a professional sweeping program.  Call Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. today so that we can help your business from the construction phase all the way through opening day and beyond!

Below inches of compacted dust lies the asphalt you spent so much of your time  and budget having laid.

Inches of compacted dust cover the asphalt you spent so much of your time and budget having laid.

Dirty, Dusty Water Run-off Leads to Hefty Fines

When your construction site is not regularly swept, dangerous, harmful, dusty, dirty water run-off puts you at risk of costly fines and the drinking water of the community around your business at risk of contamination.

When your construction site is not regularly swept, dangerous, harmful, dusty, dirty water run-off puts you at risk of costly fines and the drinking water of the community around your business at risk of contamination.

Keeping your construction site clean and professional swept on a regular basis leads to cleaner water run-off, less negative impact on the environment and the surrounding community and also keeps the chances of on-site injuries lower.

Keeping your construction site clean and professional swept on a regular basis leads to cleaner water run-off, less negative impact on the environment and the surrounding community and also keeps the chances of on-site injuries lower.

Don’t wait until your construction is finished to implement regular professional sweeping services.  Regular sweeping done by Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. throughout your site’s construction can help you in a number of positive ways!  Call us today to get started on your construction sweeping plan today!

Stormwater Runoff and Your Drinking Water

It may seem that keeping a clean lot is just done to “pretty” your business and make it look good, but that is not the case.  It is essential to have your business regularly cleaned in order to help your business to not negatively and harmfully effect the drinking water sources surrounding your business.  The AJC, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, just broke open a case of extreme EPA violations.  If you don’t understand yet the importance of having your business regularly swept, read the AJC story that reports of maggots, blood and large chicken storm water run-off!  You may just realize that sweeping your lot regularly should not be seen as optional and you should without any doubt work in a lot sweeping program from Watt Commercial Sweeping, Inc. into your budget!

A water tank touts Gainesville as the poultry capital of the world. Nearby Lake Lanier provides drinking water to metro Atlanta. Two of the state’s largest chicken processors are located along a creek that feeds into the lake. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

A water tank touts Gainesville as the poultry capital of the world. Nearby Lake Lanier provides drinking water to metro Atlanta.
Two of the state’s largest chicken processors are located along a creek that feeds into the lake.
CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

EPA Finds Multiple Clean Water Act Violations

Georgia’s Drinking Water

AJC Video on Clean Water Violations