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Truck and Equipment Washing

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


How often do you wash your truck and equipment?

  1. Religiously

    20 vote(s)
  2. Weekly

    10 vote(s)
  3. When It Needs It

    12 vote(s)
  4. Once In Awhile

    5 vote(s)
  5. Almost Never

    0 vote(s)
  6. Whats Washing?

    0 vote(s)
  1. LTL

    LTL Senior Member
    Messages: 213

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

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    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: 1,275

    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.