Finding the best snow blower and snow shovel.
It’s important to be prepared for snow before it comes. You want to have the essential winter yard maintenance tools on hand. Without a snow shovel or snow blower, you could have difficulty leaving home and even get stuck at home after a storm.
When deciding on the best snow blower or best snow shovel for you, take into account the amount of space you’ll need to clear, the storage space available, and your physical abilities. If you have a long driveway or walk and you know you’ll tire quickly, then an electric snow shovel or blower will serve you better than a traditional shovel.
When shopping for battery-powered snow blowers, consider power usage, charge time, width of clearing path, weight and reviews when deciding on the best snow blower for you. An electric cordless snow shovel is also a good choice for back decks or sidewalks where a snow blower would be overkill.
Getting the most out of an electric snow blower and shovel.
As with all important outdoor power equipment, snow blowers and electric snow shovels need a little care to stay in good working order. Always read your user manual for routine maintenance instructions. You should also check your equipment’s functionality before the first snowfall to ensure you have time for any repairs. If you need help, check with your local Best Buy customer support team.
Preparing for cold, snowy weather also means having backup power and forms of heating, especially if you live in a remote area. Invest in generators or power banks for backup electricity. And consider having some electric space heaters for use with a generator as well.
Finally, clearing the roof is an important part of caring for your home during the winter—but that’s not a place you can take your snow blower or shovel. So, a roof rake, which will help you clear the borders of the roof, is an important tool to add to your collection.