3 Go-To Fall Landscaping Tools You Won’t Regret Having On Hand
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Leaf cleanup is right around the corner. Make the chore easier (and definitely more fun!) with these powerful tools.
DeWalt Battery-Operated Brushless Pole Saw
If you do your own tree trimming, check out this pole saw. It features a bucking spike that allows you to rest the saw on the limb and let the chain do the work for you. It also functions as a limb hook, letting you pull those stubborn branches from the tree.
The pole comes in three sections that are easy to swap in and out on the spot, and extends from about six feet long up to about ten feet long. Altogether, you can reach limbs 15 feet up without a ladder. The kit with a 4.0ah battery and charger runs $200, or you can get the bare tool for $150. Next, check out a few other tools that are excellent for leaf cleanup.
Worx 24-in. Battery Operated Hedge Trimmer
If you’re still using a corded hedge trimmer, it might finally be time to leave the cord hassles behind. Many manufacturers make battery-powered hedge trimmers, but Worx has one with an intriguing feature: a rotating handle so you can cut vertically without contorting your torso. It takes just a few seconds to twist it the other way for horizontal trimming. This 24-in. trimmer includes two 20V batteries and a double charging station. Available for $150.
Ego 56-volt Battery Operated Blower
This leaf blower is compact and light AND packs a punch. The Ego 56-volt cordless blower boasts 530 CFM (cubic feet per minute) with a convenient variable speed dial. It also features a turbo button, so if you’ve found a sweet spot in the speed dial but need an extra push, it delivers the power you need. It comes with a 2.5ah battery offering up to 75 minutes of run time. You can get all that plus a charger for $200. Plus: Here are some other tools you need this fall.
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