Snow removal with a smile

Blowers, throwers offer convenience, long-term savings

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If you live where it snows, moving that white stuff off the driveway or the front walk is not exactly the most enviable of tasks. But it has to be done, both for safety and accessibility. In many areas of the country, snow removal is even necessary in order to comply with local laws and ordinances. So your choices are a back-breaking shovel, an expensive snow-removal service, or some mechanized help in the way of a snow blower. If you're like most do-it-yourselfers, you probably hate hiring things out. But if the alternative is a snow shovel, what you're asking for is a sore back -- or perhaps a lot worse. So maybe it's time to consider a snow blower. Snow blowers may seem like an expensive investment, but there are a lot of nice ones on the market at very reasonable prices. Snow blowers also save money in the long run over the ongoing cost of a snow removal service. They also offer the convenience of being able to clear your driveway as soon you need it cleared, without w...