Clever Snow Removal Tactics You Might've Missed


| 12/16/2019 9:19:00 AM


snow removal techniques

Shoveling snow for hours isn't the most exciting activity, but it's necessary for keeping your walkways safe and clear.

You don't have to dread snow removal, though, if you practice some new techniques this season. Turn it into a quick and easy exercise by using some tactics that might've slipped past your radar.

With the snow cleared, you can spend your time relaxing with a hot drink instead of struggling with a snow shovel.

1. Kitty Litter

Don't have any salt lying around to put on your driveway? That's no problem — use kitty litter instead. Kitty litter is a known substitute for salt, and it works with similar effectiveness. Lay it down in an icy area and let it work its magic.



Because it's darker than salt, it absorbs the sun's heat faster, melting the ice in a shorter time. You can also pour some litter into a sock and use it to defog your car windows before work.

Jeanette
12/26/2019 1:15:23 AM

Wood ashes on icy spots on paths and steps. I keep a bucket or two from my wood stove under my porch. They also work when your car's stuck on ice - after you've shoveled the snow away.






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