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A Few Photos Of Properties With No Stakes

Discussion in 'Discount Snow Stakes' started by DiscountSnowStakes, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

    You have a huge responsibility to your property managers when you win their snow removal account. Here are a few photos of contractors who did not stake their properties UGLY


    http://discountsnowstakes.com/
     
  2. GSS LLC

    GSS LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 639

    where?12345678910
     
  3. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

  4. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    Damn I was hoping for like WW3 destruction pics.
     
  5. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

  6. GSS LLC

    GSS LLC Senior Member
    Messages: 639

    showing my ignorance here. but how would stakes help with the driveway edges? you gotta plow em? were they hitting them at high speed?

    the turf one is a good one, ouch!
     
  7. Chrisxl64

    Chrisxl64 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 574

    I assume he's saying, had they been marked as a lip, a driver would know to lift up slightly rather than have it in float.

    Guy I worked for, once used a bunch of different colors to denote, all kinds of different things, spray painted blue tops was one thing, orange another, red another. Etc etc etc. Don't ask me what they were now, lol, but for example, reds across from each other on a driveway to a lot, could mean, a big lip of a concrete apron, or something.
     
  8. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

    ha, i like that coding! complicated but efficient.... here, the plow driver didnt know this was the beginning of the driveway because it wasnt staked, just as chris said, didnt know where the beginning was, or lip, BOOM! bad result! stake it up
     
  9. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
    Messages: 428

    So you say put stakes so you can plow just at the edge of the drive . What do you do when it snows the next time and now the snow banks have frozen into cement ? You cant plow like that where I come from , stakes are a useless waste of money and time.
     
  10. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

    Jmac is coming in hot!

    Jmac, once the banks are are piled high and frozen, of course you can see where landscape or walls begin and end, the problem is when there are no snow banks. then you get to a property at night and the powdered snow is completely covering the grounds. if unstaked, even the best plow truck driver in the country cant determine where to stop.

    for companies that do strictly commercial, stakes are essential, for residential, its a crap shoot, but if you know the properties, you could prob pull it off.

    anyway, send me your company name and address and ill send you 20 free stakes to settle the argument, you can test em out and see if they help, then let plowsite know. info@discountsnowstakes.com

    http://discountsnowstakes.com/
     
  11. dfd9

    dfd9 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,475

    I'm still trying to figure out how staking the end of a driveway is going to prevent damage in the middle of the driveway.

    I was also disappointed in the lack of pictures that were advertised in the first post. All I could find was a video.
     
  12. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206

    ahhh, i see now, very sorry about that, the link broke, it was supposed to link to the blog which is now fixed and also listed below... plow driver didnt know where the driveway began, had plow positioned incorrectly

    http://discountsnowstakes.com/blog/
     
  13. DiscountSnowStakes

    DiscountSnowStakes Senior Member
    from Boston
    Messages: 206