When the first snowfall of the year ends up coming your way, the first reaction that you as well as your children might end up having is that you would be overjoyed about the fact that you can build snowmen and have snowball fights at this current point in time. However, once this joy fades away, you would start to realize that a fair bit of snow will have piled up onto your lawn, and this would make you feel really upset as you would now have to go through the trouble of plowing this snow off of your lawn.
You might be tempted to avoid this snow plowing in Chicago for as long as you possibly can, but we are here to tell you that doing so is not exactly going to be the smartest course of action for you to end up taking in this regard without a shadow of a doubt. When snow is resting on your lawn and driveway, once the snowfall ends it will start to melt. As a result of the fact that this is the case, the water will seep into the cracks that might have formed in the asphalt.
Once the water has seeped in, it will continue to freeze and defrost. The thing that you should note here is that whenever water freezes it expands which means that the crack will start to grow bigger and bigger until a point comes where it might just be more or less impossible for you to drive your car onto this tarmac without damaging its suspension. Getting the snow plowing out of the way as soon as possible can help prevent such situations from ever arising.