Outdoor Power Equipment Dearborn Heights MI

Local resource for outdoor equipment in Dearborn Heights, MI. Includes detailed information on local garden supply stores that give access to tractors, debris loaders, trimmers, mowers, blowers, hedge trimmers, and chainsaws, as well as advice and content on lawn equipment and garden equipment.

Performance Line Tool Center- Allen Park
(313) 382-2700
6530 ALLEN ROAD ALLEN PARK, MI, 48101
Allen Park, MI
 
ABC Supply Co.,Inc/Taylor
734-946-2936
25220 Northline Road Taylor, MI, 48180
Taylor, MI
 
LOWE'S OF WESTLAND, MICH.
734 728-6620
6555 NEWBURGH ROAD WESTLAND, MI, 48185
Westland, MI
 
Allstate Industrial Equipment
(313) 386-0130
4534 Webster Ecorse, MI, 48229
Ecorse, MI
 
Fastenal- Southgate
734-283-6875
13650 Fort St Southgate, MI, 48195
Southgate, MI
 
Wimsatt Building Materials- Wayne
(734) 722-3460
36340 Van Born Rd. Wayne, MI, 48184
Wayne, MI
 
Fasteners Inc- Livonia
313-422-7390
32713 Schoolcraft Road Livonia, MI, 48150
Livonia, MI
 
LOWE'S OF SOUTHGATE, MI
734 284-6843
16410 TRENTON SOUTHGATE, MI, 48195
Southgate, MI
 
Fastenal- Romulus
734-941-3402
28777 Goddard Ste 205 Romulus, MI, 48174
Romulus, MI
 
Marsh Power Tools
248-476-7744
20579 Middlebelt Rd Livonia, MI, 48152
Livonia, MI
 

Outdoor Power Equipment | Safety tips for lawn and garden outdoor power equipment

Safety tips for lawn and garden outdoor power equipment

Outdoor power equipment items are the workhorses of landscaping and lawn maintenance. While small gardens might be managed with hand tools, at some point, almost every yard needs the help of chain saws, power trimmers, lawn mowers or other lawn and garden outdoor power equipment.

Types of Outdoor Power Equipment

A lawn mower is one of the most common types of equipment used for yard maintenance. The walk-behind mower is probably the most popular for residential use, but for homeowners with extensive lawn areas or who are unable to push a lawn mower, riding mowers come in a variety of styles and prices.

Power trimmers are very handy in landscapes with hedges , as trimming a multitude of hedges with hand pruners is a recipe for blisters. Lawn edgers make trimming the scraggly edges of a freshly-mown lawn into a snap. Some edgers and trimmers have extensions so they can be used to reach high branches or plants in hard-to-access locations.

Chain saws come in electric and gas-powered models; if you don't have access to an outdoor power source, you will most likely be limited to a gas-powered chain saw. Electric chain saws are generally quieter, lighter and easier to start, but they have less power than gas-powered chain saws. Always wear protective clothing when using a chain saw, including:

  • Hard hat
  • Leg protection
  • Gloves with a good gripping surface
  • Eye protection, including side shields
  • Hearing protection like earmuffs or earplugs
  • Shoes or boots with steel toes

In areas that receive significant winter snow, a snowblower (also called a snow thrower) is almost essential for clearing paths and driveways. Snowblowers come in a range of sizes and power capacities, so determine the amount of snow to be cleared, as well as the frequency with which it needs to be cleared, to select the right one for the job.

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