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Preparing Your Equipment for Winter

Photo courtesy John Deere

By Tracy Lanier

Proper equipment maintenance and care is essential to ensuring the life and performance of turf care equipment. While ramping up for high-cutting season maintenance is critical, it is equally important to conduct routine maintenance needed to prepare equipment for decreased use and winter storage.

Covering the basics
The fundamentals of equipment maintenance and care should never be overlooked. Always start the process by taking an inventory of the equipment, checking the owner’s manual for recommended tips, and then mapping your expected use and storage plan for your fleet.

At a minimum, it is important to put a plan in place to execute the fundamentals of equipment maintenance.

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