It’s that time of year! It’s winter in the Northeast and snow is in the forecast. Minor to major accumulations could be around the corner at any moment. Are you prepared with shovels, scrapers and salt? Don’t wait until the next big storm hits to stock up on all the snow removal tools that you need.
For Your Car
Did you know? Failure to remove snow and ice from your car is not only dangerous to you and other drivers on the road, it is illegal in every Northeast state.
Keep these items in your car as part of your winter driving kit.
Perfect for blustery ice storms, especially if you have a small- to average-sized vehicle (larger ones may need the longer reach of a handle), the Scraper Cone is designed to easily break ice and snow from your windshield and windows. The twist and lock cap design makes the beveled edges even more effective against the elements. Available in eight different colors, it’s the snow removal tool you didn’t know you needed until now. Custom orders available upon request. Buy it here.
Get your windows and windshield cleared quickly with the Snow MOOver extendable snow brush. With a squeegee on one side and firmly bristled brush on the other, it extends up to 46 inches to reach even the trickiest corners of your vehicle. Its brush head pivots to 270 degrees to keep angles optimal for snow removal. Detachable ice blade can be swapped out for icier mornings. Buy it here.
A great way to get frost off your windshield is to make sure it never frosts over at all. The EcoNour Car Windshield Cover for Ice and Snow protects your windshield in icy winter conditions. All you have to do is strap it on over your windshield, then take it off when you want to drive. Buy it here.
You should never drive with snow on top of your car, and the Snow Joe SJBLZD 2-in-1 Snow Broom With 18-Inch Foam Head makes it fast and easy to clear off your car’s roof. The foam snow broom simply takes the snow and pushes it elsewhere, and the long, collapsible handle makes it easy for anyone to use. A good snow broom is one of the most important snow removal tools in a winter motorist’s arsenal. Buy it here.
You don’t want your car to get buried in the snow, especially when you’re away from your trusty snow shovels at home. With this Folding Emergency Snow Shovel, you can dig your car out of many snowy situations. You’ll never have to worry about getting plowed in again! Buy it here.
For Your Home
Need a snow removal tool for the roof? Get the Snowpeeler! Measuring 20-feet long by extended reach, this tool makes removing the snow from your roof a breeze. Simple assembly required. Use regularly to help prevent ice or water damage to your home. Easily cuts through both hard-packed and light, fresh snow. Weighs only 9.1 pounds. Perfect for single-story homes or cabins. Buy it here.
Give your back a break and join the Shovelution! Designed to improve posture and shift lifting leverage to the lower hand, the Shovelution Strain-Resisting Snow Shovel‘s spring-assisted handle alleviates some of the snow’s heaviness and spares your back up to 30% of the usual strain. Its wide and durable shovel blade is shatter-resistant. Comes in blue (shown) or red. An Amazon’s Choice product, the Shovelution comes with a two-year warranty. Buy it here.
Another Snow Joe gem, the Cordless Snow Shovel combines the speed and convenience of a snow blower with the lightweight maneuverability of a shovel to clear your sidewalks, decks and driveways. Weighing less than 15 pounds, the Snow Joe Cordless Snow Shovel comes with its own rechargeable battery and throws snow up to 20 feet. Buy it here.
Snow Joe Electric Single Stage Snow Thrower
If you’re looking for an actual snow blower to get the job done, the Snow Joe SJ623E 18-Inch, 15-Amp Electric Walk-Behind Single Stage Snow Thrower is a versatile and powerful machine, ideal for clearing snow off mid- to large-sized driveways and walkways. It can move up to 720 pounds of snow per minute and can throw snow up to 25 feet. It even has headlights, so you can clear your driveway in the dark. Buy it here.
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Which of these snow removal tools will you be purchasing? Tell us in the comments. Stay warm!