Kirkwood’s Sweeper Shop, Inc. is The ORIGINAL Sweeper Shop.

Sweeper Shop Beginnings

Mark Kirkwood founded Kirkwood’s Sweeper Shop in Reading, Ohio. He has been personally involved in the vacuum cleaner business since 1971 when he started out helping his father sell Kirby door-to-door.  Mark knocked on doors to get leads.

Time In Lexington, KY

While at UK in Lexington, Mark worked for a Top 40 Kirby Distributor and won many sales awards. In 1973, Mark first learned how to install central vacuum systems at the HP Products factory in Ohio. Mark has sold and installed them for 45 years.

Name Changes

Mark started a new company called “The Sweeper Shop” in 1982.  In 1989 he changed the name of his company from “The Sweeper Shop” to Kirkwood’s Sweeper Shop. For more information, please see our company history

The Original Sweeper Shop, Reading, OH 1982

Tri-County Sweeper, Erlanger, KY 1982