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Having Truoble with Apron of Drive

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by MkLoe, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. MkLoe

    MkLoe Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I have just started plowing this year and have a few customers but im having trouble with the aprons of the drive. The drives by me have curbs and arn't even with the street. How do you plow them so they look nice and there is no snow remaining on their apron?
  2. matts27

    matts27 Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 138

    My neighbors drives are like that, uneven with the street and have a slight rise on both sides to even up with the sidewalk. I get out and use a shovel to scrape it up when I'm done. Or try pushing with the rise to the left and then push to the right. I found using the shovel quicker than backing and pushing a bunch of times. I don't leave it cause they're elderly and Ice forms quick, just what I do :D
  3. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,756

    Shoveling or using a snowblower works good.
  4. artic429

    artic429 Senior Member
    Messages: 166

    The good ol shovel is the way to go.
  5. DaySpring Services

    DaySpring Services PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,065

    I drive into the curb or raised part of the driveway slowly until the plow catches, stop and slowly lift the plow until its free of the obstruction, go forward a bit and drop the plow back down. Either that or back drag the area.
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    That's right.
  7. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Thats how I do it too. I don't get out of the truck.
  8. JDiepstra

    JDiepstra PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,780

    Correct. No way am I getting out to shovel that little triangle.