Here in the Northeast, we are accustomed to deep freezes and very cold conditions. While some complain about it, others find good in it. Here are 5 deep benefits of having a deep freeze in Maine and New Brunswick!


  • 1

    The Bugs Aren't Here To Pester You

    Except for the ones that made it in the house, you won't have to worry about mosquitos and flies landing on you and your food. You can rest easy knowing that you won't have to break out the Citronella Candles for a few more months.

  • 2

    If You Forget The Doggie Bags In The Car - No Sweat!

    That's right! For the most part, if you forget your 'doggie bag' in the car, which can happen, then you don't need to worry. The deep, freezing temperatures will preserve your restaurant left overs for you. Whereas in the summer time, your car might smell like spoiling Gong Bao Chicken. Just saying.

  • 3

    Great Snow Sled Weather!

    The trails are groomed and ready for action! If not for the deep temperatures, the trails wouldn't be slick enough to ride our sleds! And it gives you an opportunity to show off your 'skills' to your friends.

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  • 4

    You Don't Have To Mow The Lawn!

    If you get a little tired of mowing the lawn, pulling weeds, and other daunting tasks, take a break. If you're really bummed because there are no weeds to pull, hang in there, they'll be back sometime in the spring!

  • 5

    Frozen Food Storage

    If you don't have a lot of room in your freezer, that's no problem. The great thing about a deep freeze is that you can store frozen veggies, ice cream, and even a side of beef outside until you're ready to thaw it. What a benefit!

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