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Spreader Maintenance / Spreader Tips

The job of snow and ice management professionals is to create safe driving and walking conditions for others. However, in the process it can be easy for them to slip up on their own safety precautions. Take salt and sand spreaders, for instance. So much focus is placed on material types and application rates that people sometimes overlook the proper techniques for installing, operating and maintaining the equipment safely.

Spreader Maintenance / Spreader Tips

When winter hits, hopefully you’ve already prepared by conducting a preseason maintenance program on your spreader. The oil change, greasings and wear part replacements leading up to the season are always well worth the effort to help ensure all your time is spent in the field and not in the shop.

Spreader Maintenance

Every year, winter maintenance contractors are counted on to keep our roads, parking lots and sidewalks safe. And without proper preparation, the spreaders that perform these tasks may not be ready for all that the winter season can bring. That’s why it’s imperative to take spreaders through a pre-season maintenance routine to ensure they’re ready for anything old man winter might throw at them.

Spreader Maintenance

Another winter has passed us by, and for most people in the snow and ice business, it was another above-average year for making money. But even though the snow has turned to rain, it’s not quite time to take your mind off winter maintenance equipment. Instead, it’s time for a little post-season maintenance and storage.

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