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TUTORIAL: Getting Your Snow Thrower Ready For Winter

Welcome to 2017! We hope you entered this year ready for the long winter months! If not, this post is perfect for you, because here at Suburban Lawn Equipment, we always have your back!

Are you ready for winter and a heavy snowfall that comes with it? In today’s video instructional series, we want to share with you everything we know about getting your snow thrower in a top notch shape!

In our Tips and Tricks tutorial, you’re going to learn:

  1. What to do before you start a snow thrower. (0:30)
  2. How to check the oil (0:33) and fuel. (0:48)
  3. What maintenance products we recommend to use. (1:17)
  4. How to properly start a snow thrower. (1:57)

Want to know more or still not sure how to properly maintain your snow thrower?

Contact us at Suburban Lawn Equipment for our expertise and all your Outdoor Power Equipment needs in Delaware!

 

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Safety Tips When Using a Snow Thrower in Delaware

Man using snowblower in deep snow

 

If you are going to be using a snow thrower this winter, one of your top priorities should always be concerned with safety. Failure to do so could results in bodily harm or injury. Suburban Lawn Equipment is here to help prevent any accidents from occurring with these helpful safety tips when using a snow thrower!

  1. Clear debris before using. It’s important to keep in mind that the snow thrower is a powerful piece of equipment and it will pick up debris or rocks in its path. To avoid damage clear the area before use.
  2. Wear appropriate clothing. Clothing and other accessories are at risk of becoming entangled in the moving parts of the snow thrower. Avoid wearing long scarves, dangling jewelry, or any other form of loose clothing while operating this machinery.
  3. Go with the wind. Whenever possible, do not fight the wind. Try to point the chute downwind so that it helps blow snow.
  4. Avoid severe weather conditions. You should always avoid operating a snow thrower during heavy snowfall or minimal visibility. Waiting for heavy snowfall to pass is the recommended time to start using the snow thrower.
  5. NEVER use hands/feet to clear a clog. If you experience a clog or blockage you should first shut off the equipment, and then use either a long clean out tool, stick or broom to dislodge snow or debris from the moving parts.

If you need help preparing for winter, contact the experts of Delaware at Suburban Lawn Equipment!