3 Go-To Fall Landscaping Tools You Won’t Regret Having On Hand
Leaf cleanup is right around the corner. Make the chore easier (and definitely more fun!) with these powerful tools.
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If you do your own tree trimming you need to check out this pole saw. It will make the job easier, faster and safer. It will eliminate a ladder while allowing you to reach limbs up to 15 feet up. It features a bucking spike that allows you to rest the saw on the limb to let the chain do the work for you, and 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 6-ft. long up to about 10-ft. long. 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.
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 a unique 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 to charge both at once. Available for $150.
This leaf blower is compact and light AND packs a punch. The Ego 56-volt cordless blower boasts 530 CFM (Cubic feet per minute) and has the ability to dial back the power 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 with a push of a button. The 2.5ah batter the blower comes with offers up to 75 minutes of run time and you can get all of that and a charger for $200. Plus: Here are some other tools you need this fall.