6 Prime Day Products to Help Us Weather the Winter
Winter is right around the corner. These Prime Day products will help you prepare for the snow and ice.
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Those of us who live in colder climates are all too familiar with the slow, deliberate mental process it takes to prepare for snow, ice and sleet. Even the most enthusiastic winter-lovers need some help adjusting to the shock of those first few chilly days.
To that end, here are six products we’ve got our eye on for Amazon Prime Day, finally up and running Oct. 13-14 after a coronavirus-related delay. We’ll be looking to snatch them up when they go on sale.
Note: All products are available now but discounts will be offered on select products throughout Amazon Prime Day (Oct. 13-14).
Sheepskin Seat Covers
You no longer need to wait for the seat warmers to churn to life — or worse, the car’s heater to warm your whole body. These sheepskin seat covers, made from authentic Australian soft wool, and are sure to provide the ultimate comfort when driving in cold weather. The seat cushions are anti-static, breathable, fluffy and damp-proof.
Why It Makes Our Wishlist: We love that these seat covers fit any car, SUV or office seat. They’re 44-1/2-in. long and 19-1/2-in. wide. They include two plastic chucks that connect behind each seat and two metal hooks that connect underneath.
Car Windshield Snow Cover
This windshield snow cover is made from cotton and polyethylene vinyl acetate (PEVA) for premium weatherproof durability. It uses an elastic edge and magnets to fit snugly onto your vehicle. Fabric wings can be pinched in doors to ensure it won’t fly away even on the windiest nights. It’s also reversible for full-season use — the black side reduces snow cover while the silver side reduces heat in summer.
Why It Made Our Wishlist: They thought of everything. Measuring 85-in. by 50-in. this windshield snow cover fits 99 percent of vehicles. It also features side mirror covers, so no more frozen fingers scraping ice from mirrors.
2/8/15A 12V Smart Battery Charger/Maintainer
This high-frequency battery charger and maintainer keeps batteries in stored vehicles at optimal capacity. It provides fully automatic high frequency charging for all types of 12V lead acid batteries, including AGM and STD in RVs, GEL, specialty vehicles, antique and classic cars, motorcycles, lawn mowers, ATVs and snowmobiles. It automatically selects the rate for charging and maintaining, and an LCD screen displays charging status, current, voltage, battery type and any errors.
Why It Made Our Wishlist: They designed this charger/maintainer to prioritize safety. It comes with several protection features to ensure precise and safe charging, including overheat protection, reverse polarity, overtime and short circuit charging.
3000W LED Grow Light
When it’s the middle of winter and the days are exceedingly short, fresh flowers and plants can do wonders for one’s demeanor. Designed to achieve the full spectrum of light, this LED grow light includes includes red, blue, white and infrared LED, just like natural sunshine. That makes it ideal for growing a variety of indoor plants, vegetables and flowers at all growth stages. This 3000W grow light is energy efficient, consuming just 600W. From a height of 24 inches, it can cover an 8-ft. x 8-1/2-ft. growth area.
Why It Made Our Wishlist: You can customize the light to whatever you’re growing. It comes with a veg/bloom switch designed to provide proper light for plants and greatly increase your yields. The “veg” setting is perfect for seeding or young vegetative and contains blue and white LED. The “bloom” setting is for flowering and fruiting, and thus contains red and white LED. It’s possible to run both switches together during blooming, which can provide more energy to your plant growth.
Rechargeable Hand Warmers
This portable hand warmer is small enough to fit in your pocket, and its 5,200mAh lithium-ion battery puts out enough energy to warm even the coldest hands in a hurry. It provides double-sided heating and three levels of adjustable warmth that top out at 131 degrees F. Its rechargeable battery lasts up to eight hours. It even has a USB port to charge your mobile phone.
Why It Made Our Wishlist: It’s the smarter choice. We like warm hands in the dog days of winter but can’t stand the wastefulness of those disposable hand warmer bags. This hand warmer from Ocoopa solves the problem. It’s great for cold-weather hunting, camping, or hiking. It will even help during those particularly cold days in the office.
Insulated Door Curtain
Measuring 34-in. x 82-in., this insulated door curtain is the perfect way to keep warm air in the rooms you need it most. Fitting any standard doorway, it’s made from ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) to maintain temperature and keep out unwanted drafts and insects. The EVA material is 0.15 millimeters thick and will maintain its shape and effectiveness to -40 F.
Why It Made Our Wishlist: The folks at Mkicesky recently upgraded this product to include magnetic strips. The magnets keep the door curtain from blowing in the wind, thus ensuring warm air stays in and cold air stays out.