This 'powerful' snow blower is under $200 on Amazon Canada

·Shopping & Lifestyle Editor
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Snow blower in action clearing a residential driveway after snow storm.  Snow removal, winter snow storm, weather concept.
A snow blower can take the work out of clearing your driveway. (Getty Images)

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Canadians are no strangers to tough winter weather, but tools, like snow blowers, that make it easier to take on the season are always a win. And with the current snowfall and blizzard warnings across Ontario, if you don't yet have a snow blower or snow thrower, it might be the time snag one.

If you're looking for a way to upgrade your experience outdoors this winter, then you'll want to one of Amazon Canada's top-rated winter must-haves.

The Snow Joe 15" 11 Amp Electric Snow Blower is an Amazon's Choice product, making in one of the site's most trusted finds among electric shovels. It's also an affordable choice, since it rings in under $200.

Snow Joe 15" 11 Amp Electric Snow Blower

Snow Joe 15
Snow Joe 15" 11 Amp Electric Snow Blower. Image via Amazon.

$188 at Amazon

How does it work?

This Snow Joe snow blower makes it easy to clear snow from your any mid-sized driveway, sidewalk or patio. It features a powerful 11 amp electric motor as an alternative to gas-powered snow blowers, and is capable of moving up to 441 lbs of snow per minute thanks to its 2-blade cold-and-abrasion-resistant plastic auger.

This snow blower clears a 15-inch path in snow up to 8 inches deep in a single pass, and easily stows away once you're done.

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What shoppers are saying

The Snow Joe snow blower is a top choice among Amazon shoppers, and with its affordable sale price tag there are even more reasons to love it. Backed by a solid 4-star rating from more than 900 customer reviews, this snow thrower might just be a worthwhile investment — at least according to shoppers.

"This little Snow Joe was a beast," one reviewer shared. They raved that it was able to remove snow quickly and easily, plus it's "not too heavy" and "barely takes up any room" inside the garage.

"More powerful than expected," added another. When used to clear a deck and a driveway, the reviewer noted that this snow blower was "easy to move around" and "nice and light."

Since this snow blower is meant for smaller areas, it may not be the best choice for large driveways or patios. According to shoppers, it's also better suited to light snow no more than 8 inches high, as it may not have the strength to handle anything "deeper or wet snow."

Verdict

With heavy snow blanketing many parts of the country, there's no better time to add this winter essential to your arsenal. This Snow Joe snow blower is an affordable and space-saving choice that may be a great option to tackle this year's snowfall, especially for those who live in urban areas and aren't in need of a heavy-duty machine.

For larger areas, you can also shop the Snow Joe Motor Electric Single Stage Snow Thrower, 18", which offers even more snow clearing power.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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