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Truck and Equipment Washing

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by MnDLawn, Dec 9, 2008.

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How often do you wash your truck and equipment?

  1. Religiously

    20 vote(s)
    42.6%
  2. Weekly

    10 vote(s)
    21.3%
  3. When It Needs It

    12 vote(s)
    25.5%
  4. Once In Awhile

    5 vote(s)
    10.6%
  5. Almost Never

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Whats Washing?

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. MnDLawn

    MnDLawn Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    How often do you wash your plow trucks and equipment?
     
  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,045

    Try to rinse after every storm or at least once a week. The stuff left onsite never gets washed but it doesn't go on the road.
     
  3. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    After every storm.
     
  4. ford550

    ford550 Senior Member
    Messages: 407

    During the summer, guys wash their vehicles once a week. Durning winter, after every storm.
     
  5. ColliganLands

    ColliganLands PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,854

    summer ill wipe it down everyday with a spray detailer in the winter atleast once a week minimum i hate salt all over my stuff
     
  6. DCSpecial

    DCSpecial Senior Member
    from IL
    Messages: 408

    I didn't know we were talking about summer too......summer is a completely different story for me :D

    Most of our trucks and trailers are lucky to get washed 3 times a year. Pretty much whenever I have a couple of guys work a Sunday to clean everything inside and outside.
    My 07 gets the dirtiest since I drive the most and am in material yards, nurseries, etc.., sometimes I go a month without washing it.....something about working 90+hrs a week :)
     
  7. bigearl

    bigearl Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    I wassh stuff weekly. I like to save water so I take my weekly bath then too!
     
  8. nrplowguy

    nrplowguy Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    after every storm did that with my old 94 friend had the same truck. he never washed his but once a month well 2 years ago mine was still damn near mint he lost damn near the whole body
     
  9. blowerman

    blowerman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,261

    Comes into the yard, gets washed and then put back into a heated building. For skidloaders left on site, bring them back after every 2 or 3 snows.