Managing snow can be a hassle, but here are a few tricks to make it easier until Spring decides to join us again. Remember to practice safe snow removal habits so that you can stay healthy all winter long.
Tip #1: Mark special areas in your yard and driveway- Reflective driveway markers can help prevent damage to your property, fences, flowerbeds and much more. Utilize these affordable markers so you know where to shovel and plow.
Tip#2: Shovel regularly throughout the storm when possible. It is better to go out and clear a little at a time than trying to dig out underneath several inches. Lighter loads are easier to manage on your back and reduce the risk of overdoing the cardio. PUSH a half filed shovel, rather than lift.
Tip #3: If you have pets, seek out pet-friendly ice melt products. Check out this product.
Tip #4: Take lots of breaks and stay hydrated. Many people dehydrate while shoveling.
Tip#5: Invest in the right snow removal tools. USA TODAY’s staff reviewed and tested snow shovels and THIS ONE was top rated for 2019!
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