How Do You Choose a Quality Snow Shovel?


Quick Answer

Selecting the proper snow shovel depends on the needs of the buyer. When purchasing a shovel, it is best to wear winter gloves and try it by pretending to shovel.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

The SnoBoss can be used for scooping or pushing and is more comfortable than a traditional shovel shaft. The ManPlow is a pusher and comes in 22- or 30-inch models. In general, a lighter shovel is easier to lift, and a rigid shovel is best. Metal is heavier than plastic but more rigid. Steel on the edge may scratch a deck but extends the shovel's life. More than one shovel should be considered for different jobs; for example, one to deal with built-up ice and another to deal with regular snow. Scooped sides on a shovel keep the snow from falling out.

Learn more about Outdoor

Related Questions