What Is A Snow Blower?
Snow blowers, also commonly called a snow thrower, are a gas or electric machine that helps you to quickly and easily removing snow by throwing it off to the side. Snow blowers are used to clear snow from sidewalks and driveways, making them a valuable investment for anyone who needs to remove any amount of snow.
Electric Snow Throwers
Electric snow blowers run off electricity provided by the nearest outlet and are made to cover smaller areas such as driveways, patios, and walkways. The electric snow throwers are quiet, lighter in weight, and easy to store.
Cordless Electric Snow Blowers
An electric battery snow blower combines lithium-ion power and cordless performance. The lithium batteries provide the power to clear wet and heavy snow. The snow throwers are equipped with brushless motors, and variable speed augers for maximum control.
Gas Snow Throwers
Snow blowers powered by gasoline can take on heavy-duty jobs in a short amount of time. The gas snow throwers are often self-propelled and feature an electric start, saving users from physical strain. Gas snow blowers come in a variety of sizes, the most popular being single-stage gas snow blowers and two-stage gas snow blowers.
Single-Stage Snow Blowers
Single-stage snow blowers contain a high-speed auger that pushes the snow upwards, while the chute blows the snow away from the area you are clearing. While the snow throwers vary in clearing width, single-stage snow blowers are made for smaller jobs.
Two-Stage Snow Blowers
Two-stage snow blowers include an auger that propels snow to the center of the housing to then be pushed into a high-speed impeller leading snow to the discharge chute, effectively blowing the snow away. Two-stage blowers complete all types of snow removal, including deep, wet, and heavy snow.
Snow blowers come with many different features that make snow removal more enjoyable. Electric start allows users to power up their snow blowers with the press of a button. Power steer offers superior maneuverability. The convenient auto chute enables users to control chute direction and movement.
How To Choose A Snow Blower
Many factors should be considered when deciding what snow blower to buy, such as size, how much snow you will need to remove, type of snow blower (single-stage or two-stage), and other snow blower features you want. For more information, be sure to catch up on our articles on how to choose a snow blower and the best snow blowers to understand better how to choose the best snow blower for your snow removal needs.
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