As a restaurant owner, it is natural that your thoughts would be preoccupied by the food you are making instead of the parking lot outside. However, the parking lot needs some of your attention as well. Not only is your lot t is one of the first things that your customers see when they pull up, and there are other reasons it is in your best interests to keep it clean. If you can't clean the lot regularly on your own, you may want to consider a street sweeper for the following reasons.
Keep Rodents and Animals Away
Because you are running a restaurant, you may already be taking steps to avoid small rodents and other animals who smell food and are attracted to your property. A cluttered parking lot with piles of leaves and debris gives pests a place to settle down and hide. Not only that, but if there are larger animals seeking garbage and leftover food in the early morning when your employees come in to prep food or late at night when your customers are leaving the bar, people have to be careful not to hit the animals with their cars.
A street sweeper can ensure that your parking lot is completely free of anywhere to hide and that any spills or dropped food is taken away. Your parking lot won't be so attractive to pests anymore.
Keep Drains Clear
Sufficient drainage prevents water from pooling in your lot after storms and periods of snowfall. Drains that are clogged up with leaves, garbage and other debris lead to standing water in your lot that can be irritating to walk and drive through for your customers and employees.
Not only that, but standing water can damage the asphalt surface, leading to potholes and cracks that ultimately cause your restaurant's lot to look unsightly. Cracks and potholes can also lead to injury and possible lawsuits if someone trips or falls on their way in or out of your restaurant. A street sweeper can keep your drains clear so that your lot can remain as dry as possible and you can avoid any problems.
Calling a street sweeper to clean your lot can be a good idea for you, your employees and your customers. Get in touch with some street sweepers in the area (like USA Services of Florida) and determine which can offer you a fair contract for making sure your restaurant's lot remains clean.
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