Greenpal Loading Spinner
Search
Search Search
×
Homeowners Guide: Planning a Successful Landscape Design How To Get a Professional Certified Pesticide Applicator. When should I fertilize my lawn?? What is Wrong With My Mower
How to Harvest Rain Water: 5 Pro Tips The 6 Best Shade Plants For Your Lawn Should your lawn care company haul off the lawn clippings? Best Sprinkler For the Lawn
Lawn care pros area Lawn care illustrations

Pro Tips for Snow Shoveling! (Infographic)

  • by
  • Gene Caballero
  • December 05, 2021

Look, even if you hire a snow removal pro, you will likely need to move some snow on your own from time to time. This infographic shows different techniques for removing snow, the various tools to do it, and other awesome info on snow removal! Sound like a plan? Then let’s jump in!

What type of snow removal equipment should I get?

For most people, the easiest tool to use to remove snow is a snowblower, but that is likely more than most people need. Your second-best bet would be to get a very good snow shovel with an ergonomic design that can help you avoid bending over while removing snow. The best shovel would be one you can push like a plow, so you don’t have to remove the snow scoop by scoop. 

What are some patterns for removing snow from the driveway by shovel?

If you have snow on your driveway and you are going to remove it by shovel you have 3 techniques to choose from. The fishbone, the zig-zag, and the flip-flop. Each pattern has uses for specific conditions. Refer to the infographic for the pattern references. 

How much does snow weigh?

Look, snow is heavy. Just like water. How heavy?  A 20 by 30-foot driveway with 6 inches of snow (600 cubic feet) weighs 35,000 pounds! Talk about a workout! Each snow shovel scoop removes approximately 15lbs of snot. So when you can push snow, rather than lift it, you can save a lot of extra work. 

What are some tips for removing snow?

Look, as with all things, it comes down to safety first. You want to stretch and warm up before you begin your snow-flinging adventure. Be sure you drink plenty of water and remove snow as it falls to lower the amount of work you will need to do in the long run. 


Snow removal is a part of life in many parts of the country. If that is the case where you are, you will want to use this infographic to simplify the process. This infographic was created by GraphicaDesign.com check them out for more great info. Be sure to share this infographic with your friends and family so they can remove snow more effectively and safer. 



Powered by Froala Editor