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Electric vs Gas Hedge Trimmers

If you’re trying to decide between gas and electric hedge trimmers, we’ve laid all the information out for you below, so you can make the best decision. Once you’ve decided which type is best for you, have a look at our review of the best corded-electric hedge trimmers here and the best cordless hedge trimmers […]

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How Does a Snow Blower Work?

A man using a snow blower

Parts of a Snow Blower A snow blower consists of several different parts, which work together to help you clear snow from your property. A spinning auger, powered by a motor pushes snow into a discharge chute. The power of the engine shoots out the snow to the side and out of the way. Here […]

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How To Oil Hedge Trimmer Blades

Gardener with hedge trimmer

Why Should You Oil The Blades?One of the main causes of early, unexpected failure of hedge trimmers is the fact that people don’t maintain them. Just like any other mechanical device with moving parts, if you want your hedge trimmer to function properly in the long run, you need to maintain it.Hedge trimmer blades will […]

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What Size Snow Blower Do I Need?

Orange snow blower

If you’re confused by the many different sizes & types of snow blowers available, read on & we’ll demystify the options for you. Once you’ve made your mind up, have a look at our guides to the best cordless snow blower, the best electric snow blower and the best gas snow blower. Inlet Height When […]

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How to Store a Lawn Mower for Winter

gas mower

Operation of a gas or oil-powered machine can result in the gradual degradation of components over time. The Home Depot agrees that improper care of a gas-powered lawn mower can result in years taken off the lifespan of an otherwise high-quality machine. When the winter months draw in and lawn equipment is used less, it’s […]

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  • Updated October 30, 2019
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How to Use a String Trimmer

String Trimmer

This useful tool goes by many names – weed whacker, string trimmer or even weed eater. This a precision instrument and means the difference between a mediocre lawn and a lawn that could grace the cover of House and Garden. There is a little more technique that needs to go into using this versatile device, and […]

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The Environmental Impact Of Lawn Mowers

Lawn mower

There are a range of types of lawn mower available, including automatic models such as the gas-powered and electric-powered lawn mower, as well as manual variants like the push mower. Whereas automatic is certainly more convenient, it’s not always the best choice for everyone. Each of these models has its own pros and cons, as […]

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