In this article we review the revolutionary Snow Joe ION8024-XR — a 2-stage battery-powered snow blower. And, we review several other snow blowers to help you decide which one is right for you You may be interested to see how it compares to the Husqvarna ST224, one of the most popular 2-stage gas snow blowers on the market. [Read more…]
It’s hard to imagine it right now, but your home will be in a terrible state once winter strikes. There will be snow everywhere and it will cause you problems. It’s even worse if you live somewhere in the country known for its bad weather.
You take care of your grass with a lawn mower, so why use a shovel when you’re dealing with snow? Maybe it’s just what you’ve been used to all these years. If you pick up one of the top rated snow blowers instead you’ll be completely prepared for winter. [Read more…]
The Husqvarna ST230P is an impressive 2-stage snow blower for homeowners who need to clear large walkways and driveways under harsh winter conditions. This is one of Husqvarna’s best selling snow blowers from year-to-year. This heavy-duty snow blower is packed with many great features, such as heated hand grips, 16″ X-Trac tires and power steering. Build for homeowners and business owners who need to clear deep heavy snow on a regular basis. When the snow falls a Husqvarna will rarely let you down.
In this article we cover the Husqvarna ST230P, as well as the Husqvarna ST224, ST224P, and the ST227 — which are basically identical snow blowers except for differences in their clearing width and engine size. NOTE : If the model ends with a “P” it means it has power steering.
This is a comprehensive article explaining everything you need to know about snow blowers. [Read more…]
The Briggs and Stratton 1696619 (250cc, 27″W) and the 1696614 (208cc, 23″W) are two excellent snow blowers built to clear deep snow in the harshest winters. Both share the same features such as: integrated headlight, electric start, manual chute control, and 3 year warranty — to name a few. We’ll discuss the details of both models in this article to help you decide which of these 2-stage snow blowers is right for you.
But first, let’s delve into the advantages of using a two-stage snow blower. [Read more…]
The Snow Joe iON24SB-XRP 80V snow blower represents a massive shift in the consumer market for snow blowers. Why? Well, it’s the first battery-powered 2-stage snow blower and it’s new for the Winter 2016 season.
Up until now, electric or cordless snow blowers have been one-stage machines, primarily limited by the lack of power they can operate at. But now, with the Snow Joe iON24SB-XR, everything has changed. [Read more…]
Which Briggs and Stratton snow blower is best for you? You have some great options to choose from…
Do you still have nightmares about those cold mornings when you were sent outside to clear the snow away from your driveway with a horrible shovel? Luckily a couple of big things have happened since those terrible days when you were taught the true meaning of earning every penny of your pocket money. There are now unbelievable snow blowers that will do all of the work for you, but more importantly you’re grown up and now have the cash available to purchase one. [Read more…]
What’s the best battery powered snow blower in 2019? Seasons change but the top selling snow blowers are relatively unchanged from last year and for good reason, they were designed to last and engineered for quality. Snow blowers don’t change every year like your iPhone does. We’ll give you the full tour, but first, a little backstory.
One of the daunting tasks of winter is having to clear through the snow, especially when it has to be done on a daily basis. If you live in a region that stays cool even during the typical ‘summer’ months then you know what I’m talking about. [Read more…]
The Husqvarna ST224 is an impressive two-stage snow blower for a multitude of reasons that I’ll discuss in the article. Not only is this a high-quality snow blower packed with a long list of excellent features, but more surprisingly is that it’s very affordable — making this one of the best snow blowers you can buy.
Preparing for Winter
Winter is becoming increasing more unpredictable nowadays and you rarely know if it’s going to be a season of heavy snowfall or not. Already in 2018, the Northeast of the US has been hit with a a major snowstorm and it’s only Nov 16. Winter officially starts on Dec 21st. There are two important things you need if you live in an area where it’s likely that you’ll be hit by major snowstorms. [Read more…]
A two stage snow blower is a tool designed to tackle the toughest winters. Year after year homeowners are ill-prepared for the sheer volume of snow that falls. Well, if you live in Florida, this doesn’t apply to you. As you know, winter weather is becoming more and more unpredictable. If you live a region where heavy snow is guaranteed to fall then a two stage snow blower is what you need. A single stage snow blower is only adequate for snow under 8″ deep.
We’re moving into an El Niño winter which means it will be even more unpredictable than other years. Some areas of the USA will likely experience milder temperatures (Pacific Northwest) but in colder regions, your chances of massive snowstorms is higher during an El Nino year.
The GreenWorks 80V PRO snow blower has only begun it’s dominance of the snow blower market. It was released in the winter of 2014 and has been gaining high praise ever since. My guess is that most homeowners are not even aware that this product exists. In fact, I suspect that most people don’t even know that battery snow blowers exist.
If you want a snow blower with power, without fumes or extension cords then you’ve stumbled upon the best battery snow blower on the market right now.