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Winter problem solvers
Carex Day-Light Classic Plus
If you suffer seasonal depression during winter’s short days, this expert-approved therapy lamp can help. It emits 10,000 lumens of UV-free light per square meter, it’s easy to adjust, and it’s backed by a generous warranty.
Frostguard Signature Windshield Cover
Instead of scraping ice from your windshield each morning, protect it with this durable polyester cover, which also shields the wipers. Straps hold it in place, and a flap folds into the driver’s door to prevent theft. Available in seven colors and patterns.
Source: Real Simple
HeatTrak Snow-Melting Mat
Plug in a HeatTrak doormat and for $1 a day in electricity it will melt away snow all winter long. The company also makes 25-foot-long mats for sidewalks or driveways, which can save you a lot of shoveling.
$80 plus $35 power cable, heattrak.com
Drafty office? The Danish company Envavo makes a miniature space heater that’s designed to sit in front of your keyboard and warm your hands as you type. The Heatbuff can be angled to accommodate any type of work-space setup.
686 GLCR Hydrastash Jacket
Who wants to carry a water bottle while skiing? This insulated jacket has a built-in water pouch with a sipping tube that snakes up to the collar. The pouch is easy to refill and stores the water evenly at the waist.
Source: Popular Mechanics.com ■