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12/17/2012 08:40 am ET Updated Feb 16, 2013

Easiest Way To Shovel Snow Without Killing Your Back

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For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who Knew?"by TeleBrands includes thousands of money-saving secrets for cooking, cleaning, and all around your home. We are republishing a fabulous cleaning tip from the book on the easiest way to shovel snow

Saving money starts at home, and the tips in this section will give you simple ways to make your money go further both inside and outside your home. As you move from room to room, you'll discover how to affordably clean your home using all-natural, homemade cleaners; get rid of any kind of stain on the planet; organize like a whiz; keep your car at its best; and perform simple household repairs.

Shoveling wet, heavy snow is a backbreaking job, but you can make it easier with a simple tip: Just coat your shovel with vegetable shortening, car wax or cooking spray, and the snow won't stick. If you're using a snowblower, coat the inside of the chute.

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