Whether you have a green thumb or simply like the look of a well-kept yard, outdoor power tools can make light work of your garden maintenance. Grow your outdoor power tool collection with these must-have items, available at Lyons and Island TIMBER MART locations:
1. Lawn Mower
If you have grass on your property, a quality lawn mower should be your first outdoor power tool purchase. These days, there are many styles of lawn mowers to choose from. Consider whether you want a gas, battery or electric-powered mower. Then decide if a walk-behind, ride-on or self-propelled lawn mower would be best for your property.
2. Leaf Blower
Invest in a leaf blower if you want to retire the rake and put less stress on your back when clearing leaves and debris from your property. Worx leaf blowers are lightweight and comfortable to operate. Choose from cordless or non-cordless styles.
3. Pressure Washer
Keep your outdoor surfaces looking fresh with a pressure washer. Pressure washers easily remove dirt and scum from decks, patios and siding. Pressure washers are available in different sizes and levels of power. Electric pressure washers, such as the Worx Hydroshot Pressure Washer, are a quieter budget-friendly option that will require less maintenance than a gas-powered alternative.
A chainsaw is essential for tree maintenance and cleanup. While gas chainsaws are considered the most powerful and efficient, they are also the loudest and heaviest, so they may be best suited to large properties. We recommend a lightweight and low-maintenance battery-operated Dewalt Chainsaw for small to mid-size properties.
5. Weed Eater
A weed eater enables you to reach spots in your yard that you can’t reach with the mower. Use a weed eater around trees and obstacles in your yard to tidy up your lawn with clean edges. Like most outdoor power tools, weed eaters can be gas, electric or battery operated.