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salting sidewalks


LawnSite Member
does anyone have a suggestion or tip on how to efficiently salt sidewalks of significant length, such as in condo complex. i have a lesco rotary spreader. i ask them today if they make a shield so as to direct salt out the front and they said no. they suggested thier drop spreader. anyone have other ideas or contraptions to use.


LawnSite Bronze Member
Somerset, NJ
Do a search here. I believe in another thread that someone mentioned buying Lesco sheilds for their Lesco spreader. If not you could maybe buy from another brand and modify it to fit yours.


LawnSite Senior Member
Pittsburgh, PA
I use a good spreader that has a great adjustments. Prizelawn Bigfoot HVO is a fertilizer/salt spreader. An additional item is a side deflector. Purchase two deflectors and put them on each side. Works great! Spreader is about $400, little expensive just to spread salt.