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any ideas for clearing snow from box trucks?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Angel, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. Angel

    Angel Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    We picked up a new contract this season that is a commercial distribution center filled with large box trucks that need to have their roofs cleared. We tried using 2" straps and dragging it across the top but the snow was too heavy (6" then it rained). Just wondering if there is a device out there that someone knows of.
    Thanks.:angel:
     
  2. fireball

    fireball PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 536

    run them thru the truck wash bay
     
  3. South Seneca

    South Seneca Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    What about a roof rake, like they use for snow off house roofs?

    When the snow is lighter try a leaf blower.
     
  4. nixray

    nixray Senior Member
    Messages: 163

    Drive em around the block? There can't be a safe way to perform that service. Oo
     
  5. C&T Landscaping

    C&T Landscaping Member
    Messages: 49

  6. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    The freight terminals I've plowed in the past all used those^^^^
     
  7. hammerstein

    hammerstein Senior Member
    Messages: 318

  8. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    How did you guys end up clearing them?

    Snow Shovel and a latter ?
     
  9. South Seneca

    South Seneca Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    Wow Hammer! I'd hate to be following that rig.
     
  10. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    lol, that was crazy, where a cop when you need one....that got to be worth a ticket, lucky buddy in car didnt get into a crash.
     
  11. Stroke_this

    Stroke_this Member
    from Tughill
    Messages: 33

    Leaf blower