Single-stage snow blowers are the exact right size. They allow you to easily throw snow without feeling like you're pushing a tank.
These gas-powered snow blowers are built for suburban-style properties receiving frequent snow falls less than 8-10 inches.
Single-stage snow blowers can clear a typical sidewalk in two quick passes.
Entry-level single-stage snow blowers are great for people who have smaller driveways or find themselves needing a snow blower on only a rare occasion.
These units are less costly, have lighter engines, and generally include just the basic features. If you only get light snow a couple of times a year, this may be the right choice for you.
If you don’t mind manually cranking the chute and struggling against the mountain at the end of your driveway, an inexpensive entry-level snow blower will service you well.
A mid-grade snow blower, however, will make the experience much easier. They feature more powerful – and consequently, more expensive engines – and quick chute levers, helping you to plow through snow-covered driveways and sidewalks much faster.
Professional single-stage snow blowers feature rugged yet lightweight frames designed to be manhandled into the back of a pickup truck. You’ll often see landscaping crews clearing sidewalks with them after plowing parking lots.
Commercial grade components aren’t an accessory; they’re a necessity. These contractor-quality snow throwers feature extended life paddles and heavy-duty drive belts designed to clear dozens of properties in a single day.