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Washing and Servicing Equiptment

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by foggyjr5, Dec 6, 2005.

  1. foggyjr5

    foggyjr5 Member
    Messages: 77

    I was wonder how you guys wash your equiptment in the winter? And also what services do you perform on your equiptment and how often?

  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    I wash my trucks with soap and water after each snow event.
    I grease the plows every other time out and I grease the trucks every month.
  3. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 7,921

    :rolleyes: Did you do a search????:rolleyes: :waving:

    REAPER 2000 Club Member
    from 60050
    Messages: 2,228

    I have a do-it-yourself car-wash only 2blocks away. It is down a steep hill to boot. After each salt/plow event I take it over there and pressure wash everything. Behind everything,under everything and around everything. I even make sure any ice build up behind rear drums on axles is knocked off.

    I then drive up the hill which allows most of the excess water to drip off and park in my huge heated garage I built. Kick on the heater and wait a few hours. Go out and grease everything up clean off the windows and give a good look over and under.

    It is great having a large garage finally. I completed it last year. 25'x40' heated and insulated. It has a high point inside of 20' so I can later install a electric/hydro lift. I can pull both of my trucks in side by side with plows on and walk around them. Door is 16'w x10'h.