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Old 12-03-2009, 07:33 PM
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Fastest way to Prune and clean Debris from Shrub Trimming

Fastest way to Prune and clean Debris from Shrub Trimming
I have pulled up to jobs I needed to bid on some had 10 shrubs and others had 230 mature 4x4 boxwoods with freshly applied cedar mulch or lava rock, on the left there is open pool , on the right hot tub, around shrubs there is 1000 sqft of ground cover. Anyways this is not sertain situation, but example how would you beat the time of back braking and bidding not to hight to get the job. Please positive responses only.
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Old 12-03-2009, 08:44 PM
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Has anyone ever tried Vacuflow commercail grade?
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:04 PM
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In the areas where I can't blow the trimmings into the yard to mulch I will put down a tarp and let the trimmings drop on that.
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Old 12-03-2009, 09:13 PM
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we use the little wonder lear vac w/the hose attachment, when done trimming, run the hose vac over the bush/headge,once thats done, we shake the bush,heagde, (after we put a tarp under it) and vac that up, thats seems to work great for us.. sounds like a pain but pretty quik. other wise we hand pick everything out of the mulch
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:05 PM
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do they make little vacs just for picking up this type of debris?
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:09 PM
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do they make little vacs just for picking up this type of debris?
not that i know of but i just use lw vac with hose attachment, billy goat has something similer,look into it ,its worth your time
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Old 12-03-2009, 10:14 PM
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It's just like when a customer asks me for the simple and easy way to do leaves

There are but so many ways I know of doing it, but ain't none of them easy, unfortunately they all involve work.
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Old 12-04-2009, 12:01 AM
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ok, so where do the trimmings go after theya re sucked into the vac hose for the lw blower? directly into a bag? a truck? not sure how this works totally
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Old 12-04-2009, 05:01 AM
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some of you may laugh, but this is the Fastest way I have found. It's old fashioned but works great for me. Go buy several of the plastic 30 gal trash bins with the square tops. The more square the top is, the better. Then grab a regular old lawn rake, lay the bin down on its side, and sweep the clippings straight into it. Then you can stack several in your truck or just empty it and get more. Works good. Good luck!!
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Old 12-04-2009, 06:17 AM
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I lay old bed sheets down under every shrub I cut then take those sheets and dump them into a garbage can...continue process. No debris in mulch beds, etc. and the clean up part is already taken care of.
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