Pre-Owned Sweeper Deals

Throughout 2016, the sales of pre-owned sweepers sometimes felt like a roller coaster ride. The Schwarze reconditioning center saw sales of pre-owned sweeper trucks, go up from May to June, then falling from June to July. Several factors contributed to … Continued

10 Sweeper Maintenance Tips

A good preventative maintenance program is the best cost-benefit value to your sweeper. Every sweeping contractor and municipality should have a program in place to catch any loose parts, misalignments, vibrations, etc. early on. Vital sweeper systems and parts must … Continued

Double Wire Braid Hoses

Did you know that Schwarze uses durable, anti-corrosive, double wire braid hydraulic hoses on all its sweepers as an extra measure of safety? Double wire braid hydraulic hoses are made of synthetic rubber lining, protected by two wire braid reinforcements … Continued

Your Image is Everything.

I speak with sweeping contractors daily and am amazed at one common thread among the most successful operators. There are several, but for the purpose of this writing, we’ll focus on one. Image. The most successful sweeping contractors that I … Continued

Winterizing your sweeper

A step-by-step guide to winterizing your Schwarze sweeper. Note: This video is intended as a general guide for maintenance tasks. Specific procedures may vary depending on the model. Always consult your operating manual for detailed directions and safety information before … Continued

Replacing a solenoid

A step-by-step guide to replacing a solenoid on your Schwarze sweeper. Note: This video is intended as a general guide for maintenance tasks. Specific procedures may vary depending on the model. Always consult your operating manual for detailed directions and … Continued

Late Summer Sweeping

Late summer and early fall, when many of the sweeping contractors are out mowing and landscaping, there doesn’t seem to be a need to sweep streets except for after parades and festivals. But for preventing stormwater pollution, this could not … Continued

Hush That Sweeper

Most of us don’t give much consideration to noise on a day-to-day basis, but you may find yourself on a job site in both business and residential areas that limit the decibel level permitted. Many cities have developed noise ordinances … Continued