Prepare for Old Man Winter
Our snowy weather has served as a timely reminder of the onset of winter. While it always comes too soon, this year you don have to be caught unaware. Now is the time to prepare for Old Man Winter.
you waist deep in snow, now is a great time to look into outdoor maintenance products that will help you with snow removal, says Rick Palmer from The Home Depot.
Shovelling does michael kors handbags n have to be your least favourite (and chilliest) chore. By using a snow thrower with capabilities of clearing an eight car driveway, you be done before you can say chocolate with marshmallows. Home Depot, we are fully stocked with snow shovels, scrapers and blowers, Palmer says. option homeow michael kors handbags ners might be interested in is a power shovel, a smaller blower unit with a rubber blade, meaning it won scrape up your driveway or interlocking walkway.
works well for clearing off patios, as well. into the ergonomics of a shovel can make clearing the driveway less of a pain in your . back.
shovels have been michael kors handbags designed to make the job easier for you, he says. curved handle means you don have to bend as much, saving you back pain later on. snow scoop is another option to consider. With a wider mouth, it can pi michael kors handbags ck up more snow at once and a lower handle means it easier to lift.
It can clear off a significant portion of the driveway quickly.
In our land of ice and snow, it also important to think about the right type of de icer for your steps.
Salt can be washed into the environment, but there are other options.
is a natural volcanic mineral you spread over the ice, preventing slips, Palmer says. is safe to the touch and safe for pets, as well as the environment.
little goes a long way, and one bag equals about nine bags of salt. rakes are something to think about and help avoid a collapse in cases of quick accumulation of snow of the roof.
rakes are 16 feet long, meaning you can pull down the snow from a safe distance, he says. don need to risk your neck going up there, and you won damage your shingles this way, either.