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Snow Blower Accessories for Winter Maintenance

12/11/2023 12:21:26 PM

Winter maintenance can be a daunting task, especially when you have to deal with heavy snowfall. Having a snow blower can be a lifesaver during the winter season, but did you know that investing in the right snow blower accessories can make snow-clearing tasks even easier?

In this section, we'll explore a variety of snow blower accessories that can make your winter chores easier.

From covers to fuel stabilizers, these accessories can help protect and prolong the life of your snow blower. But with so many options available, how do you know which ones to choose?

That's where our top picks come into play. So, if you're ready to upgrade your snow blower and take winter maintenance to the next level, check out these snow blower accessories.

Snow Blower Attachments for Increased Versatility

When it comes to tackling snow and ice, having the right snow blower attachment can make all the difference. Here are some top picks for increasing the versatility of your snow blower:

Skid Shoes

If you have a gravel or dirt driveway, skid shoes are a must-have attachment. They provide a buffer between the ground and your snow blower, preventing damage to the surface while clearing snow.

Drift Cutters

Drift cutters are perfect for cutting through high and compact snow drifts, allowing you to clear them with ease. They attach to the sides of your snow blower and guide snow into the auger, ensuring a thorough clearing.

Front Weight Kit

A front weight is something that doesn’t initially come to mind but is a very helpful accessory to install on your snow blower to keep the scraper bar closer to the surface and avoid the potential of the machine riding up in the snow.

Must-Have Snow Blower Safety Enhancements

When using a snow blower, safety should always be a top priority. Luckily, several snow blower enhancements can help improve your safety while clearing snow. Here are some must-have enhancements:

Tire Chains

When the snow and ice are too much for your snow blower tires to handle, tire chains are the perfect solution. They provide better traction, preventing your snow blower from sliding or getting stuck in deep snowdrifts. This enhancement is especially important if you live in an area with heavy snowfall.


Cab Enclosure

A cab enclosure is a great way to protect yourself from the elements while using your snow blower. It shields you from wind, snow, and ice, keeping you warm and dry. Plus, it can reduce noise, making your snow-clearing experience more comfortable overall.

We offer two options below

Essential Snow Blower Maintenance Accessories

Maintaining your snow blower is crucial for its longevity and efficiency. Investing in the right snow blower accessories can protect your machine and keep it running smoothly for years to come. Check out our suggestions below:

Tune Up Kit

A key aspect of getting the most out of any snow blower is keeping the machine tuned up to run efficiently all season long with one of our engine maintenance kits.

We offer two engine maintenance kit options:

Fuel Stabilizers

A fuel stabilizer is a must-have for your snow blower. It prevents the fuel from deteriorating and causing damage to the engine. Fuel stabilizers keep the engine running smoothly and prevent costly repairs due to stale fuel.

Shear Pins

Shear pins are safety devices that protect the snow blower's engine from damage if it hits an object while in use. They are designed to break off when the snow blower hits a hard object, preventing damage to the engine. Shear pins should be checked regularly and replaced if necessary.

We offer two variations of shear pins based on the specific model of snow blower you have:

Replacement Spark Plugs

Spark plugs should be replaced regularly to ensure optimal performance and efficiency. A worn-out spark plug can cause damage to the engine and reduce its lifespan, plus, it’s always a good idea to have an extra one on hand in case of a snow blower emergency.

Snow Blower Covers

A snow blower cover is an essential accessory to protect your machine from the elements. It keeps the snow blower dry and prevents corrosion, rust, and debris build-up. A cover is ideal for storing the snow blower during the off-season or when not in use.

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Floor Mat

After a successful session of clearing your driveway or sidewalk, bringing a used snow blower into the garage can make for a puddly mess. Placing your machine on a rubber floor mat, can stop the snow blower from sitting in a pool of melted snow and prevent rust, while also keeping your garage floor clean.

Accessories for Comfortable Snow Clearing

Winter maintenance tasks can be time-consuming and tiring. However, with the right snow blower accessories, you can make snow clearing more comfortable, allowing you to work for longer periods without feeling fatigued. Here are some essential snow blower accessories that can make your winter maintenance tasks a little more enjoyable:

Heated Hand Grips

Heated hand grips are an excellent addition to your snow blower, especially if you live in an area with extremely cold temperatures. These accessories can keep your hands warm and comfortable, allowing you to tackle snow-clearing tasks for longer periods without losing feeling in your fingers. We’ve all been there, and we don’t want to go back.

Heavy-Duty Gloves

Old-fashioned, heavy-duty gloves are an essential accessory for winter maintenance tasks. Look for gloves that offer excellent grip and dexterity, allowing you to operate your snow blower with ease. While we don't offer them through our website, a nice pair of winter gloves is very important while clearing your driveway and can easily be purchased through a local store or online.

Investing in snow blower accessories that enhance comfort during the winter can make a significant difference, ensuring that you can work for longer periods without feeling fatigued. These accessories can also help reduce the risk of injury and ensure that you can enjoy a safer, more comfortable snow-clearing experience.

To make sure you have everything you need this winter, shop our full lineup of parts, accessories, and attachments here.