Is there an easier way to shovel?
A labor saving technique is to push the snow instead of shoveling. This will wear the shovels faster, but will often save you from a sore back. Many utilize snow blowers with great success. These labor saving devices can save quite a bit of time, assuming that you have a proper piece of equipment and the right type of snow. Snow blowers work best in a dry and powdery snow. If it is slushy or has clumps of ice in it, be prepared for lots of “down time”. Please see your local snow equipment dealer for more information. Another option is to hire someone to do it for you. You should seek someone well in advance of the first snowfall. Remember, it is unlawful to place or deposit snow in any streets, sidewalks, or other public ways, be sure to adjust the direction of the blowing / shoveled snow away from the streets and sidewalks.

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1. Who decides when the Snow Emergency Plan is declared?
2. Why does it take so long for crews to get to my street?
3. Is there a method to where the city decides to remove snow first?
4. When am I supposed to shovel?
5. I know that the city salts the roads. What products can I use?
6. Is there an easier way to shovel?
7. City of Frederick Code- SEC. 22-16.1 - Placing Snow In Public Way
8. How can I increase traction in my car?
9. City of Frederick Code- SEC. 13-17 - Snow Emergency - Declaration of Mayor; Notice