A single-stage type has one auger while a two-stage snow blower has two collection augers working together with an impeller. In contrast, the 3 stage snow blower has a third high-speed auger, which is ten times faster than the snow blower impeller.
Are two-stage snow blowers better?
If you just want to blow deep snow, you can’t go wrong with an entry-level, two-stage snowblower. They will always outperform any electric or single-stage unit. They can attack deep snowdrifts – including the mountain at the end of your driveway – without breaking the bank. Think of them as an economy grade unit.
How can I make my snowblower more powerful?
To begin with, you can improve its performance by spraying the inside of the chute and all the auger parts such as the fan with a nonstick cooking spray. This offers a slippery surface for the snow to continuously flow without sticking. Less resistance in the chute should translate to more distance in the throw.
What is the best walk behind snowblower?
The best overall snow blower is the Troy-Bilt 28 in. Two-Stage Gas Snow Blower (view at Home Depot), which is a powerful and reliable gas-powered snow blower that can tackle almost anything.
What is the best 3 stage snow blower?
The champ among three-stagers (and the top scorer among all snow blowers in our current ratings) is the Cub Cadet 3X 30″ PRO H, which combines the accelerator feature with an extra-wide impeller for maximum power and speed. Handling is also superb thanks in part to the hydrostatic drive.
How long do snow blowers last?
Average lifespan of an average snowblower, with average care.. probably 15 to 25 years.. Original quality and level of care are the two most important factors.. the same model can last 10 or 50 years, depending on how its cared for..