How To Use Your ATV For Snow Removal

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by Irene Bellamy · All Zones · Tools and Equipment · 0 Comments · May 14, 2013 · 2,143 views

If you live in a cold northern climate, then you know exactly what a hassle shoveling all of that snow can be. Why spend hours with a snow shovel breaking your back when you could use that ATV you've got sitting in the garage instead? Not only does it make the process go much faster, but it's also a lot more fun. Plus, it's extremely important to get all of that snow removed to keep up on your Toronto landscaping! So how do you do it? Just follow the simple steps below!

1. The first step for using an ATV for snow removal and keeping up your Toronto landscaping is to find a snow blade that will fit the specific ATV model you own. You should be able to find them online, or in your local sporting store. Once you find the right blade, purchase it.

2. Attach the snow blade to your ATV using the hardware which should have been included when you purchased the blade.

3. If your snow mobile has four wheel you can go ahead and skip this step and move on. If it doesn't have four wheel, then you will need to purchase tired chains and install them on all four of your tires.

4. Once you are actually on your ATV you will need to raise the blade a few inches above the height of the snow until you reach the point where you want to start. You will need to know where you are going to be pushing the snow and decide your starting point accordingly.

5. Once you have reached your starting point, lower the snow blade almost all the way to the ground. Allow just a tiny bit of room between your blade and the ground because otherwise you will damage your blade because it will consistently be grating along the ground.

6. Begin to slowly and steadily give your AV gas. Push one pass of snow into the location you've decided to pile it up in. Don't go too fast or you'll just make a mess of things. Don't go too slow either because then you will only get stuck. With practice, you will be able to keep the right speed needed, so don't feel discouraged if it takes you a few tries to get it just right.

7. Once that part of the snow has been pushed into the piling area, return to your starting position and restart, with the blade overlapping what you have already done by a quarter to half.

8. Continue to repeat steps six and seven until your yard is clear of snow.

That's all there is to it! You'll be having more fun, getting things done faster, and even helping out your landscaping Toronto by keeping the snow off your grass! Good luck, be safe, and have fun!


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