Snow Shovels, Pushers & Ploughs Q & A's
Q: What should I consider when choosing the best snow shovel?
A: When selecting a snow shovel, focus on the blade's design and material, handle type, overall size, and weight. These factors collectively contribute to finding the ideal shovel for your specific needs.
Q: How do shovels differ from spades?
A: Spades typically feature shorter, flat blades, suitable for tasks like edging gardens or digging trenches. Shovels, with curved blades, function as scoops, making them efficient for tasks involving digging, breaking up, lifting, and relocating loose materials.
Q: What types of snow shovels are available?
A: Explore our PARRS' top-selling snow shovel selection.
Q: How to choose the right snow shovel?
A: Consider your needs and preferences, focusing on blade design, handle type, and overall ergonomics.
Q: What's the typical cost range for a snow shovel?
A: PARRS offers snow shovels priced between £19 and £26, featuring trusted brands like Snowburner.
Q: How about the cost range for a snow pusher?
A: Snow pushers at PARRS range from £20 to £24, offering versatile options like the Snow Clearing Pusher with wheels and a tubular steel handle.
Q: What defines an efficient snow pusher?
A: Optimal snow pushers offer durability, ergonomic design, and efficiency in clearing larger areas.
Q: Are snow pushers better than snow shovels?
A: Choose a snow pusher for larger areas; combo shovels are effective for extensive spaces, while standard shovels suit smaller areas.
Q: Proper technique for snow shovel use?
A: Use your hips, not your lower back, lift with leg muscles, maintain a straight back, and ensure proper hand placement for spinal stability.
Q: Which shovel minimizes back strain?
A: Explore PARRS push-along and walk-along snow ploughs with plastic, steel, or V blades designed to ease snow clearing, reducing back strain.
Q: When is the best time to shovel snow?
A: Commence snow removal in the morning for optimal effectiveness.
Q: How to prevent wet snow from clinging to a shovel?
A: PARRS shovels are nonstick and easy to clean, preventing wet snow from sticking.
Q: Differences between plastic, steel, and V-Blade Walk Along Snow Ploughs?
A: Choose the Walk Along Snow Plough that suits your needs – Plastic for up to 5 inches of snow, Steel for durability, and V-Blade for efficient snow glide. All are proudly made in the UK for durability and efficiency.