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how would you handle this? (regarding trigger)

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by RonWin, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. RonWin

    RonWin Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    Ok so heres the scenario our area recently encountered. My trigger is 2"

    Day 1 - snows just about an inch (lear all commercial lots) and neglected residentials.
    Day 2 - no snow, sun baked the snow that fell the previous day to about 1/2 or 1/3 and inch.
    Day 3 - snow fall accums about .9 an inch., temp is high of 38, no sun.

    Snow left on moat drives is about 1-1.15 an inch.

    Today temps are low 20's and will be for a few days or so.

    Would you have plowed if you get 2 different snow falls equaling just below or @ your trigger ? If the temps were going to be very cold and the snow was going to freeze over i think i would have gone out n cleared but thats not the case. Didnt go out for resi's as trigger was not hit and had no calls asking qhy i was not out. Just wantes to figure out how you guys would have gone about it.
     
  2. On a Call

    On a Call Senior Member
    Messages: 760

    This is a problem with triggers.

    I have most all zero tolerance jobs. One large job 5 acre that has two inch trigger I wait for two inches on one occurrence.

    Back to your question...no I would have left it.
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Plow one thing plow them all.
     
  4. RonWin

    RonWin Senior Member
    Messages: 102

    Well the commercials i have a 1" trigger. Doc. Office/ physical therapist/ dentist/oral surgeon. Dont want to get caught up with any slip and falls there
     
  5. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    I have had the same type of thing. I plow them and if someone would complain I would just take it off the invoice. So far no one has complained. I just had the other day a 1/2 of snow with 1/4 of ice on top. I plowed all the 1 inchers because for the next few day it will be in the single digits.