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    We Tested the 2025 Polaris Ranger Lineup and The NorthStar is Worth Every Penny

    The revamped Polaris RANGER XP 1000 NorthStar has all the bells and whistles for a comfortable day of outdoor work. Our editor tested the updated utility vehicle to see how it performs.

    How To Cut Concrete

    Cutting concrete can be an intimidating task. Here's how do it safely and with professional results.

    Kawasaki Motors Recalls 70,000 Engines Due to Fire Hazard

    Kawazaki Motors has recalled over 68,500 engines over fire and burn concerns.

    11 Tips for Maintaining Your Emergency Generator

    What good is a portable generator if it doesn't work when you need it? Here's how to keep yours running...

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    25 Practical Gifts for New Homeowners They’ll Happily Use in Their House

    Looking for a housewarming gift? You can't go wrong with one of these practical gifts for new homeowners.

    5 Best Mini Chainsaws, Tested and Reviewed

    We put multiple popular mini chainsaws through a variety of everyday tasks to find the best options on the market.

    Atlas Lawn Mower Review: A Welcome Addition to Your Lawn-Tool Collection

    We tested the 80-volt, battery-op Atlas Lawn Mower and found it had everything we needed for our spring lawn care.

    The Best Snow Blowers to Get You Through Winter

    Here are some of the best snow blowers on the market right now, as tested and reviewed by our editors.

    EGO Lawn Mower Review: I Tried This Self-Propelled Mower and Was Shocked by Its Performance

    Is this the best electric mower for mid-sized lawns? This homeowner's EGO lawn mower review thinks so.

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    When Should You Let Your Child Mow the Lawn?

    Many factors come into play when making this decision. As with any right of passage, the child's safety is the...

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    The Best Battery-Powered Chainsaws Tested by Family Handyman

    We tested six of the best cordless chainsaws for run-time, charging time and more. Here's how they stack up against...

    The 6 Best Lawn Mower Picks to Keep Your Grass Gorgeous, Tested and Reviewed

    Need help finding the best lawn mower? Let one of these top-rated picks of 2024 give your yard a well-needed...

    Why You Need a Mulching Lawn Mower

    Mulching lawn mowers mash up clippings into small particles that nourish your grass. They're great for the lawn and the...

    John Deere Just Debuted an All-Electric Riding Lawn Mower

    Looking for a new riding lawn mower? John Deere has just released the Z370R, a zero-turn electric riding lawn mower....

    How to Tune Up A Lawn Mower in a Few Easy Steps

    Tuning up your lawn mower before the first blade of grass pops up helps keep it running smoothly and effectively...

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    Can You Leave Snow on the Deck? The Answer, According to Experts

    Here's why you should remove snow from your deck, along with some tools and products to do it.

    We Tested the Husqvarna TS 242XD, and This Riding Lawn Mower Offers Speed, Power and Fun

    We know Husqvarna makes some of the best lawn care equipment, but does that include riding mowers? Our Husqvarna TS...

    This Portable Chainsaw Slices Through Thick Logs in Seconds—and It’s 50% Off

    Make short work of branches and bushes with the cord-free, portable Saker mini chainsaw.

    4 Best Cordless Snow Blowers, According to Experts and Testing

    The best cordless snow blower delivers the same flurry-flinging power as gas or electric models, but without the noise, vibrations...

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    Riding Mower Maintenance and Repair Guide

    Tired of feeling helpless when your riding lawn mower breaks down? Learn how to do your own riding lawn mower...

    Reporting for Duty: The Cub Cadet Riding Mower Makes Lawn Care Easy

    The Cub Cadet Riding Mower offers long-lasting, quality performance at a budget-friendly price.

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    Diesel vs. Propane Generators

    As alternatives to gasoline models, diesel and propane generators offer pros and cons. Here's an in-depth comparison to help you...

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    Best Cordless Chain Saws

    Surprise! Some battery-powered saws perform like gas models. Find out how the latest models compare and which are the best...

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    13 Snow Blowing Tips That Make Snow Removal Quick and Easy

    These snow blowing tips will help you maintain and operate your snow blower for maximum efficiency and safety. Read these...

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    Zero-Turn vs. Riding Lawn Mowers

    What's the difference between traditional and zero-turn riding mowers? We break down the distinctions to help determine which option is...

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    How To Check and Change the Oil Filter in a Lawn Mower

    Have a lawn mower you're looking forward to using? Don't forget to inspect the oil filter first. Here's how.

    6 Quiet and Efficient Inverter Generators to Provide Electricity for Your Home

    Whether your home blacks out from a storm or you're going camping, stay powered up with an inverter generator.

    Our Turf Expert Tested the John Deere Riding Lawn Tractor and Here’s Our Verdict

    I'm a turf professional, and I've sold a lot of heavy-duty commercial turf equipment over the years—so I know a...

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    How To Sharpen a Chainsaw The Easy Way

    Chainsaws make cutting wood a cinch, but you'll soon be stuck if you don't know how to sharpen the chain....

    These 10 Best Cordless Brad Nailers Are Worthy Additions to Your Shop in 2024

    Have cordless brad nailers finally improved enough to replace our trusty pneumatic tools? We put the top models to the...

    We Tried the Craftsman Electric Lawn Mower, a Riding Mower for Tight Spaces

    Ready to take the plunge and go battery-powered? We tested the Craftsman electric lawn mower–here’s what we thought.