If you live in an area with heavy snowfall, you better have a good snow shovel. It’s a tool that you’re going to use everyday, and the better it is, the less time you’re going to spend shoveling snow, and the quicker you can get on your way. When looking for a good snow shovel, pay attention to the materials used, especially in the shaft and the blade. A good shaft or handle will ensure you feel in control, and provide stability. Also, cheaper materials can also break or bend. You also want to look for a lightweight material if you’re going to be doing a lot of repetitions. The blade shape and material is important. If you’re clearing driveways and sidewalks, a flat bottom, wide, and large blade is ideal. If you’re working near cars or things that may get scratched, you’re going to want a plastic blade as well.