If you are a senior citizen (or you’re shopping for one) you want to find a snow blower that’s hassle-free and easy to use.
So what’s the best choice? We’d recommend something that is lightweight, easy to push, and doesn't require using gas and oil. That means a cordless electric snow blower. Any of the options below would be a great choice.
Snow Joe iOn 24" Two-Stage Snow Blower
This 40-volt machine comes with two batteries and a dual-port charger. It’s 2500 watt brushless electric motor decreases both noise and vibration, extending motor life. It has a self-propellled drive system with 3 forward and 1 reverse speeds and throw up to 600 pounds of snow per minute. It will run up to 40 minutes on a full charge, can handle 12 inches of light, fluffy snow, and throws snow up to 32 feet.The LED illuminated control panel indicates direction and speed settings.
Greenworks DigiPro 20" Single-Stage Snow Blower
This is a quiet, maintenance-free unit that includes one 40-volt battery and battery charger. It will run up to 45 minutes on a full charge, can handle 9 inches of light, fluffy snow, and throws snow up to 20 feet. It comes with dual LED lights that allow you to easily clear your pathway at night. It starts with the push of a button so you don’t have to worry about using a pull cord.
Snow Joe iOn 13" Snow Shovel
If you are looking for a smaller device to clear snow, this cordless electric snow shovel will do the job. It features a 40-volt rechargeable battery (and charger). It will give you 40 minutes of run time and starts with the push of a button. The adjustable handle makes it easier to use so you don't have to bend down. It can clear snow down to the ground without causing damage to the product. Instead of using your back like a regular shovel, this device allows you to just walk and push, and it will clear the snow for you. The shovel can handle up to 6 inches of deep, light, fluffy snow.