The joys of wintertime! Yes, It can be the most magical time of the year. The dark nights start to set in and we enjoy sitting next to a hot blazing fire, warming up our icy toes after coming back from a hard day’s work. We know Christmas is approaching and look forward to the festive activities. The children become full of excitement as they see the first snowflake fall, as it is a sign the wintertime has now arrived!
Yes, it certainly can be an enchanting time of year, however, winter can not just bring us joy but can deliver with it a lot of unwanted frustration. A light covering of shimmering snow is perfect for the family to embrace the winter, yet a heavy snowfall can cause so many problems and can turn into an utter disaster.
You could be unfortunately snowed in and unable to get the children off to school or maybe you have an important meeting scheduled at work but cannot even get the car off your drive. You could even be at work already and find your car is buried under a mass of snowflakes. The snow can cause so much disruption to our everyday lives. So, what do you do in this situation? Just give up and let the avalanche take over our lives? No, you don’t, you find ways to dig yourself out of the annoying situation.
Ideas That Will Cause Less of a Hassle
Time for a Snow Plow, Perhaps?
The volume of snow could be so overwhelming, you may feel you are fighting a losing battle and may even think to yourself, do I need to use a snow plow? As stated on the blog post Need A Snow Plow?, using a snow plow to dig you out of the depths is a speedy and efficient way to ensure you have a minimal commotion.
Blow That Snow!
Getting a snowblower and putting it into action, will blow that snow lightyears away! You could even use a leaf blower, they work great on shifting snow that is not too heavy.
Be Prepared or Prepare to Fail!
Being prepared and keeping a snow shovel in your car at all times is a wise decision. You never know, you could be at work or maybe on a shopping trip when that terantial blizzard hits
If you keep chipping away at that snow regularly, rather than waiting for a huge blizzard to suffice, it will make life a lot easier. Stall until after the storm has passed and you will be making a huge mistake. Setting yourself regular intervals during snowfall to shift the snow, will make it less of a battle.
Wherever you are, making sure you have either a pair of ice grips or socks handy to wear over your shoes is a must. You do not want to begin your mission tackling that snow, to then find yourself slipping and sliding all over the place. Bear in mind it could be icy and ice can be very dangerous. Be very cautious at all times.
You may feel in the wintertime you are at a difficult war with the snow that simply is impossible to win. However, bear in mind there are ways you can win the war and conquer that unwelcome blizzard.