Five Snow Removal Tips to Keep in Mind This Winter

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It seems like once winter ends, you’re just stuck preparing for the next winter. Hardly a summer day goes by without dreading the end of the season, when leaves begin to fall and the air gets cold. If you’re concerned about the coming winter, here are some snow removal tips to put your mind at ease.

Mark your driveway

Placing tall stakes on the outer edged of your driveway, walkway, and sidewalk are going to save you countless hours of trouble this winter. Not only does this ensure you know where to walk, it takes care of any worry you might have about digging up your yard or garden with snow pushers.

Buy a good shovel
Though you might want to buy that bobcat snow pusher, a good shovel will get you a lot of places. Of course, the desire to buy a cheap shovel may be just as strong, but it’s in your best interest to resist. A good shovel will typically have a medium sized blade that’s either plastic or aluminum.

Shovel often

Shoveling may seem like a pain, but the more often you do it, the less work will be involved. It may not be a steel snow pusher, but it will get you through the winter months. The first heavy snowfall may seem like Armageddon, but once you get into the rhythm of shoveling, it should be a breeze.

Salt everything

Salt is your best friend during the winter months. Investing in good snow pushers is important, but sprinkling your driveway, sidewalk, and walkway with rock salt will save you time, money, and injuries this winter.

Hire a snow pushing service

If the stress of shoveling is too much, or your driveway is massive, then you may want to consider hiring a snow pushing service. Heavy duty snow plows can handle large areas of heavy snowfall with minimal effort and time, which will be a blessing to you during the winter. Not only that, but this equipment removes hard pack snow that shovels normally can’t get to.

Winter may be a huge pain, but following these five tips could save you time and money this coming season!

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Alice Stratt

I'm Alice, from Bristol Tennessee, and I love NASCAR. I've never raced myself but I grew up right there off the track, watching my dad race the #94 car and learning how to work on my own engine. Now I'm all grown up and have a shop of my own, but I still help out in the #94 pit for my old man. Want to learn more about NASCAR or auto repair? Read on!