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Old 04-02-2002, 09:25 PM
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Stains on sidewalk

What do you guys out there do to prevent grass staining concrete walkways with you tire tracks from your ZTR? When crossing hardscape ,especialy in lush turf, am leaving a green stain. Thanx
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Old 04-02-2002, 09:52 PM
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a pressure washer works wonders on stained concrete
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Old 04-02-2002, 10:00 PM
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good question i just got a lawn because the last landcaper stained the driveway pretty bad last season.bye the time the owner came home and wash it .it left like mildew stains that you can still see a little bit.i told the guy if there is any stains on the concrete after blowing i will use your hose he was happy i got that account.its heavily irrigated sod lawn.so i can tell there might be a little mess to clean up.how do you use a power washer
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Old 04-02-2002, 10:03 PM
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i always get permission to use there hose and i have gotten in the habit of carring a small broom type brush and some type of stain remover or solvent to get the stains that are stubborn.
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Old 04-02-2002, 10:08 PM
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personally i dont use a pressure washer, cause i aint got one, but i have seen the after affects on a stained sidewalk, it looks like it was just poured if the person washing it does it right.
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Old 04-02-2002, 10:35 PM
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First rule, dont drive over any concrete. Power washer does wonders.

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Old 04-02-2002, 11:02 PM
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I would us ea hose and a tire srubber to get the green stains out with a little soap.
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Old 04-02-2002, 11:09 PM
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Like Pro Lawn said don't ride over the concrete- if you must though use a stiff broom for what the blower does'nt get and wait for rain- I've never seen grass permanently stain concrete before- maybe this wisconsin grass is too cold to set the stain.
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Old 04-03-2002, 01:54 AM
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I cut with a walker and I love the 0 turn.

I cut around the perimiter 2 widths and then go for the stripping. Cardinal rule I try to always stay off of the concrete I do not have time to wash off.

Kevin Total landscaping
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Old 04-03-2002, 06:14 AM
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wire brush on the end of broom handle. removes enough to keep customer happy and not waste time w/ hose
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