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chance for another 1 to 3"

Discussion in '<a href=http://www.plowsite.com target=_blank ?>Sn' started by GeoffDiamond, Apr 7, 2001.

  1. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,651

    A chance for another 1 to 3" tonight. Good thing my big trucks still have their plows on, and the loaders are on site.

  2. skyphoto

    skyphoto LawnSite Member
    Posts: 221


    How do you live with it!!! I would be bangen my head on the wall! We had 82 degrees today in Missouri! I cannot imagine thinking about snow still!

    Good luck and warm wishes!

  3. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,651

    We just take it in stride. It is a sunday, rain should kick in. Some locations will be closed and won't require any visits. Others depending on how much snow falls. We may be able to just plow the laneways in lots and spread salt or sand/salt mix on the rest of the lot, till the rain kicks in. See how much we have in the morning, and then we will know what to do.

    Most of the equipment is ready to go. We put some plows back on friday just incase of something like this. We are storing our plows in the empty bays of our materials building so they will go on easy.

  4. SlimJim Z71

    SlimJim Z71 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 691

    I'd be booking for Cancun by now if I were in your shoes... course, if I were in your shoes, I could probably afford to go to Cancun. LOL...

  5. MJ

    MJ LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 312

    Nobody around here pushes 3". Just drive on it. Besides, it'll melt before tomorrow afternoon. On a brighter note, my daughter told me tonight that her boss wants me for plowing and sanding the new office building they're moving into. Plus I've got a line on a private road and six driveways. Things are starting to look up for next year.

  6. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,651

    If your not plowing or at least treating parking lots and roads at 3" or less you are setting yourself up for the following.

    1. Possible slip and falls
    2. Your lots look bad.
    3. Less money in your pocket.

    If our roads and lots need to be treated we will at anytime.

  7. John Allin

    John Allin LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,489

    Watching the WC this morning Geoff.... looks like you DID get whacked again ??

    Keep smiling... summer's comin.... I been to Maine in the summer - I know you DO get it, even if it's short.....
  8. GeoffDiamond

    GeoffDiamond LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 1,651

    Yes we picked up about 3 maybe 4". Plowed when there was about 2" on the ground. We plowed lots and roads, then applied salt or sand / salt mix to keep the rest of the snow from accumulated. The sun is trying to come out now.

    We are all out of salt now, andything else that falls will have to be treated with mix.

  9. Mike Nelson

    Mike Nelson LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 416


    Sounds like your still making the Big Bucks.:D

    Sitting in Indy and it is about 80 degrees out. :cool:

    Take Care

  10. 66Construction

    66Construction LawnSite Member
    Posts: 125

    I'll trade you my 3-4" of rain we've had here in the last week for 3-4" of snow. My job sites are muck, the trucks just sink into the mud. I had to pull a generator out of the mud with a LUll today. It just rained again a couple hours ago, with more in the forecast....why doesn't it snow as much as it rains???

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