Your snowblower’s chute is probably not something you’ve given a lot of thought to, but it’s essential to the operation of the machine. It’s the chute that will determine where the snow goes; if you don’t want it piling up on your driveway or ending up on your neighbor’s, then the machine’s chute design is something you want to give careful thought. While they may all look the same to you, there are actually quite a few variations in chute design you may come across as you search for the right snowblower.
What do you need to consider in a chute’s design as you look for the right snowblower? You’ll want to give consideration to your preference for a manual or automatic chute, the range of motion of the chute, and whether or not the chute is adjustable. Some of the more basic machines don’t even have an adjustable chute and that may be okay for your needs. As you can see, there’s a lot to consider here.