Is your hedge trimmer not cutting as well as it normally does? Are twigs getting caught in the blades? Are branches not being cut evenly? There can be a variety of reasons for blades on hedge trimmers not cutting properly. Here, we show you how to find and eliminate the cause.
Ideally, you shouldn’t wait until the blades are showing signs of serious wear before sharpening them. The blades should be sharpened regularly after about every 50 hours of operation to maintain cutting performance.
Wooden decking can quickly become covered by a green film, especially in shadowy areas. You may have wondered from time to time whether wood decking can be cleaned with a high-pressure cleaner – here, we show you how to clean wood decking properly and what you need to be aware of.
Whether you are a professional or a private user, wherever your lawnmower reaches its limits, clearing saws and brushcutters make an ideal choice. We have a few tips for you to ensure that the mowing line will continue to deliver optimal cutting performance and remains stable for longer, even after a long period of storage.
Since the introduction of E10, anyone who mixes the fuel for their chainsaws using petrol from the petrol station and two-stroke oil has no doubt wondered whether E10 is also suitable for use in chainsaws, clearing saws and other similar tools. We have summarised the key facts about E10.
STIHL brushcutters provide great ease of use and robust technology.
Observing some useful tips on how to service and maintain your tool will ensure that your brushcutter will continue to work safely and reliably in your garden for many years to come.
The start of autumn and winter also marks the start of the annual chain saw season. It’s time to get your chain saw out of your shed and get to work cutting wood for your fireplace as well as many other jobs that need doing. But before you get going, you should check to see whether your chain saw is working properly.
Some garden owners are perfectly happy cutting back their hedges the ordinary way. But others blossom into true artists when it comes time to trim. To create topiary shapes, it’s best to choose densely growing, typically evergreen species, such as box or yew. Thick branches that branch into finer and finer twigs form the main lines of the finished shape. To train the branches in the right direction, fasten the flexible twigs with wire.