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Snow Removal :

Snow, when in the mountains, is a welcome treat especially for skiers and

snowboarders. But once heavy snow comes in busy cities and roofs of your

home, the streets in Downtown, your yard and to your precious garden- it

then becomes a burden, a nuisance. Thus, every homeowner or commercial

property owner must perform immediate snow removal.

What is Snow Removal?

Snow removal is the process of removing snow for safety in general and for

ease of travel as well. Individuals may do it but to ensure a safer, faster and

efficient way of doing it, an expert is a must.

Snow removal may be done mechanically through plowing or scraping or

through chemicals by slowly melting it. Almost always, salt is the number

one product used and is spread by snowplows or dump trucks. However,

green advocates abhor the use of chemicals that's why there are organic

chemicals being used now that is environmentally friendly for snow

removal process.

Some Hampton roads homeowners do the snow removal manually by

using traditional tools like shovels for clearing their driveways, walkways

or immediate vicinity of their streets. Others use snow scoops and sleigh

shovels. Still others, especially in areas where snow really falls heavily, use

snow pushers.

Snow removal can be done on DIY if the location is easily accessible and

not as heavy. But you need to hire a professional snow removal service for

worst snow problems. Snow plowing the walkways, driveways, or the roof

is better done if an expert is hired. There are in fact cases reported that

snow removal leads to heart attacks in some people. An amount of physical

effort is almost always required for snow removals.