Outdoor Power Equipment Lakeville MN

Local resource for outdoor equipment in Lakeville, MN. 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.

Fastenal- Lakeville
952-985-4201
21483 Grenada Ave Suite 140 Lakeville, MN, 55044
Lakeville, MN
 
Fastenal- Eagan
651-452-7600
1949 Shawnee Rd Eagan, MN, 55122
Eagan, MN
 
Carlson Systems- Eagan
651-688-0077
1279 Trapp Road, Suite 190 Eagan, MN, 55121
Eagan, MN
 
Fastenal- Edina
952-941-9566
7521 Washington Ave S Edina, MN, 55439
Edina, MN
 
Fastenal- Shakopee
952-403-7877
671 Canterbury Rd South Shakopee, MN, 55379
Shakopee, MN
 
Thomas Tool- Burnsville
952-895-5613
3401 West Highway 13 Burnsville, MN, 55337
Burnsville, MN
 
Fastenal- Bloomington
952-854-3752
1200 American Blvd East Bloomington, MN, 55425
Bloomington, MN
 
Fastenal- Dundas
507-645-4499
401 North Stafford Rd Dundas, MN, 55019
Dundas, MN
 
Anchor Distributing Inc
651-225-8480
2522 Northland Drive Mendota Heights, MN, 55120
Mendota Heights, MN
 
Top Line Tool
(952) 224-5045
9855 W. 74th Street Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Eden Prairie, MN
 

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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