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Curb damage pics?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mullis56, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    I know normal scarring of curbs is normal for commercial removal, can you guys post pics of what you'd call normal to your customers? I am looking for pics from other contractors to show them other examples of what is considered normal. Thanks!
     
  2. accentlawn

    accentlawn Member
    Messages: 50

    normal? I hope not.

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  3. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    tymusicThe end of season tour we do with site/facility managers at commercial sites here any chipping or knocking off about 2 inches o f cement is considered "normal" Although we stake as much as we can chipping does happen. :) What isnt considered normal by them is when I moved a speedbump installed 2months earlier. :realmad: It was just pavement on top of pavement and never bonded, however I was told to repair it and a paving company nicely charged me 500 bucks, Sorry no pics:angry:
     
  4. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Holy chit, that is excessive yes, glad I wasn't in the truck!

    I don't even know what the PM is talking about yet she sent me a text because I let her know the clips to fix her fence are now in our possession. She said do you know about the curbs?
     
  5. augerandblade

    augerandblade PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,054

    Well if your talking about the 2 inches as excessive it was not caused by trucks but tractors lifting snow over curbs and misjudging. Yes I was surprised I didnt have ta fix it. Maybe cuz it was that he wasnt dressed for the weather we had on the tour and wanted to get back in his Mercedes as quick as possible. But ya I hate seeing the scars on cement especially when I go to great lengths to stake clearly as possible
     
  6. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I use to plow for Mento's in Braintree. He Did Blue Cross Medical East building on Wood Row. It had burms. He tried to send me there one day. I told him I would never go there becuase the burms are too easy to damage and the way he swaps trucks around I wasnt going to be accountable for any damage
     
  7. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    anything beyond a crack or chip is going to be considered damaged (usually). so what would normal be? i'd say scrapes or if you run pushers, paint transfer but that's about it.
     
  8. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Does anyone have pictures? What is an acceptable scrape? Chip size?
     
  9. redman6565

    redman6565 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,411

    haha i try to not have pics of curb damage because that means my guys made a mistake. but ill look monday when i get back to my office
     
  10. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    Me to never snapped any!
     
  11. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    How bout we find some that are "Common" but not OURs............:cool:
     
  12. mullis56

    mullis56 Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 824

    That is what I am planning on doing!
     
  13. jkiser96

    jkiser96 Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    One of the properties I am plowing this year had severe damage to curbs all over so I called the boss & told him he needed pics before we got blamed. I try to do this on all properties just to cover my a%@.
     
  14. Indy

    Indy Senior Member
    Messages: 704

    That is an extruded curb on grade, no footer...........it's the cheapest way to get a curb........also it looks like its a low spot, lots of moisture and freezing......it's very common for them to break loose like that.........however it isn't common for them to be moved that much.........

    JMHO

    A little off topic but....just in case somebody hits one like that;)