If you live in a part of the country that gets snow, you might be thinking about buying a snowblower…um, sometime in the next few hours if you live in the Northeast. Fortunately, our bundled-up colleagues over at Consumer Reports has already done the heavy plowing for you and picked out the best machines on the market.
Have you ever wondered how Consumer Reports tests snowblowers before there’s snow? They use wet sawdust and occasional trips around a local skating rink, using the “snow” created when the Zamboni smoothes the surface of the ice.
Snow blowers that make easy work out of snow removal [Consumer Reports]
Inside CR Test Labs: Snow-Blower Workouts [Consumer Reports]