I don’t know what the weather has been like where you live, but here in Michigan, it has been up and down this winter. One minute it’s -40 degrees and the next minute it’s 55 degrees. My kids have already had five snow days due to the ice, snow and the cold temps. It’s crazy! Around 2 am last night, we had freezing rain that lasted HOURS. And yes, the kids were off school today because every inch of the ground was covered in thick ice. This ice storm tool is a must have if you live in an area that deals with harsh winter weather.
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When I finally woke up this morning (best part of school being called off…you get to sleep in), I looked outside and this is what I saw. Everything was covered in a thick layer of ice. To be completely honest, I freaked out. Since I am still in physical therapy from the knee surgery I had in October and I am having a second knee surgery in April, I am very nervous about falling on ice.
Snow Joe SJ-SHLV01 SHOVELUTION 18-in Strain-Reducing Snow Shovel w/Spring Assisted Handle, BlueMATCC 2 Pack Ice Scraper Mitt Windshield Snow Scrapers with Waterproof Snow Remover Glove Lined of Thick Fleece BlackMallory 581-E Telescoping 48
What to do About the Ice?
I was feeling pretty helpless. We needed to get rid of the ice. With more rain, sleet and snow coming, there was no way it would be good to have the snow fall on top of the ice that was already there. We would never get rid of it. The kids and I got bundled up and headed outside to figure things out. This steel ice chopper is a must have. I used the ice chopper to lift and break up the ice. The kids then went behind me and shoveled up the ice. It’s definitely an ice storm tool you need to have.
Must Have Ice Storm Tool
Besides the steel ice scraper that is an ice storm tool that is a must have, you also need a telescopic ice scraper to clear off your car windshield. Clearing the windshield on my Explorer is hard enough with my short arms, but add in the thick ice I was dealing with today, and it’s impossible! Unless you have a telescopic ice scraper. I’m telling you, I fought getting one for so long (why??? I have no idea), but when I finally got one, it was life changing for me. At least life changing during the winter!