Spring Cleaning

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by Bigred350, Jan 15, 2007.

  1. Bigred350

    Bigred350 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 768

    I took 4 hours, a entire trash can full and a shop vac full but I fianally got done. If you click the image it gets bigger.


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  2. BSME

    BSME LawnSite Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 829

    spring? The ice storm last night is causing tree limbs to fall off...

    I think I'll wait until mid march to clean
     
  3. NC_Irrigator

    NC_Irrigator LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NC
    Posts: 1,415

    Man i love a service body truck!
     
  4. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    I just did that a few weeks ago because we had so much snow there wasn't anything else to do.

    I cleaned two of our five trucks, and filled the shops 2 yard dumpster completely.

    No pictures :(

    Service trucks are were its at. I love them.
     
  5. Mjtrole

    Mjtrole LawnSite Member
    Posts: 226

    I hate dirty trucks, vans and worst of all trailers Everything is clean at the end of the day !! no exceptions lol.
     
  6. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,496

    We usually do our "spring cleaning" in December over the holidays because things tend to be slower. However, with being gone three weeks my truck didn't get done yet. When I went back last Monday we hit the ground running on a bunch of main line repairs that were pending from before I left. Maybe I'll get around to it this or next week. :laugh:

    We also use this time of year to clean up the shop on rainy days but haven't seen many of those. We're going through one of the worst cold snaps since '92 right now but we're still busy. Everyone is antsy with baseball/softball starting in February so things are shifting to concentrating on ball fields.

    Fortunately all our systems are off except for one zone at an elementary school where sod was put down in November. It created ice on the surrounding sidewalks and they had to take de-icer out to combat. Nobody listened to me that it should be shut down if the temps held below freezing to prevent just such an occurrance. The city was also caught unprepared and didn't have their contractors shut things down on public sidewalks where systems are on for fescue so many public sidewalks were iced over.
     

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