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What Are Parking Lot Sweepers?
While street sweepers are considered by many business owners to be a
luxury, the fact is that they are really more of a necessity. These
machines almost singlehandedly clean the streets while reducing the time
taken exponentially. The sweepers themselves, however, are quite
expensive. To avoid this expensive investment, parking lot sweepers were
engineered for those with tighter pockets.
One fantastic resource for purchasing parking lot sweepers is
sweeperland.com. The parking lot sweepers available there work for
smaller roads as well as many parking lots. These sweepers also have a
fantastic environmental impact by removing spilled car fluids and
thereby preventing them from draining into nearby bodies of water and
How Do I Buy One?
Between ebay and ebooks, it's clear that we've entered the online era of
shopping. Why, then, wouldn't you go to the internet when searching for
a discounted price on a parking lot sweeper? Although you don't have to
be an experienced online shopper, there are a couple of tips you should
mind in your search.
The primary concern you should think about when looking for a sweeper is
what you are planning on cleaning. If you're plan entails open spaces,
such as roads, you should purchase a much larger and more powerful
machine. This will cut time down and clean a larger area. On the other
hand, if you want to clean parking lots, you will need a compact cleaner
with a better turning radius. To accomplish this you may have to
sacrifice some power.
After you've figured out what type of are you plan to sweep, check
online sweeper stores for the sweeper that will most match your needs.
It is definitely advisable to research right before a buy, as in between
the time you research and purchase, a newer, better, or cheaper model
may be released. The next step is to take all of the potential machines
you've narrowed it down to and compare them with each other. Make a pros
and cons list, or a checklist with certain features.
User ratings are possibly the most telling of any method of research.
These customer ratings are a fantastic way of seeing how the product
truly functions, not just how the company says it will. This weeds out a
large amount of bias from your research. Most commonly, ratings are
scored by number of stars, with 5 being the highest. Check the number of
ratings as well, as sometimes only 1 or 2 biased people may have rated
the machine to an extreme. This could potentially be problematic, as
this particular person may always right negative reviews or rate even
the biggest piece of junk at 5 stars. If, however, a large number of
people have rated it, it balances out the extremes and gives you a more
truthful average rating. Again, the greater number of times the machine
was rated, the higher the accuracy of this rating.
On top of merely looking at the ratings, you should also read the
comments associated with individual ratings. This will tell you why the
person gave the sweeper a particular rating, while also pointing out
those who gave it a blind or unusual rating. For example, a comment of
"I just bought this today and it looks awesome!" coupled with a five
star rating should be almost completely ignored. Comments using all caps
and excessive exclamation marks will also usually denote an extreme
(either good or bad), and should, as a general rule, be ignored. Spend
some time searching through the comments to find the all-around most
balanced ones, as these will be most useful. Be wary of comments with no
negative remarks at all, as most machines do in fact have at least one
small imperfection. As a side note, if you were looking into a
particular feature (i.e. turning radius), look specifically for this in
the comments. A comment of "turning radius better than expected" could
be the most useful thing you find in your search.
Durability is perhaps the most important feature of any machine. If the
sweeper isn't durable, you will run up a greater cost in maintenance
than you would've spent for a more durable machine! Dependability and
the characteristic of being rugged and able to last is worth its weight
in gold. Also, check specifically for durability in bad conditions such
as rain. This is very necessary as it is very telling of how long you
can count on this sweeper to function before buying a new one or having
to dish out some serious cash on repairs.
Shop around! Searching many different sites for different sweepers, as
well as different prices on the same sweeper, can save you money while
also ensuring you get the best machine you can afford. Look around even
after you have found the sweeper you think you will end up buying, as
this will allow you to be more secure in your final decision. Remember,
just take your time and consider all of the options!