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Best Lawn Trimmers: Choosing the Best Garden Weed Eater

Weed eater is one of the most important gardening tools that every lawn owner should have. Weed eaters are classified as electric string trimmers, gas string trimmers, and string trimmer mowers. When compared to gas models, electric string trimmers are simple and easy to maintain, and they are cleaner and quieter. A constant power without recharging and without the weight of a battery are the benefits of corded electric trimmers. However, a corded trimmer limits the size of your work area since it needs an extension cord, making it difficult to maneuver especially if there are obstacles like trees, a pond or pots of flowers around your yard.

Cordless trimmers provide more mobility as compared to corded models. Cordless trimmers have 40to 80 volts lithium-ion batteries that have more power and runtime than lower voltage batteries for handling larger jobs. Cordless trimmers are usually charged from 30 minutes for fast charging to 3 hours for standard charging. Some brands of cordless trimmers use batteries which also power other equipment in the yard such as chainsaws, hedge trimmers, leaf blowers, and mowers. Gas string trimmers are ideal for large areas and areas with heavier growth, which are more powerful than electric models. Most gas trimmers require a pull-start, and some models can start using a powered device which can be purchased separately. Gas trimmers must use the right fuel because they can only handle specific levels of ethanol, and it’s very important to follow the manufacturer’s requirements for the proper use of gas trimmers. For efficiency and flexibility, it is a good idea purchasing a string trimmer with various attachments for other types of landscaping jobs. You can easily convert your unit with these attachments making it as a blower, edger, brusher cutter, cultivator, sweeper, hedge trimmer or pole saw. String trimmer mowers or walk-behind string trimmers are used in working with hard to reach areas using a full-size mower but are too large to efficiently and easily maneuver with a handheld trimmer.

Weed eaters’ advantages include lightweight, flexibility, efficiency and requiring less maintenance and repair. A brand of cordless weed eater have two-in-one features cutting heavy weeds and overgrowth quietly, switching easily from trimmer to edger through its automatic feed spool, which eliminates the frequent “stop and bumps” found in other trimmers. Several brands of cordless trimmers have strict precise power control, variable speed for improved runtime management, and low-speed and high-speed control switch providing further user control. Feel free to visit our website if you have further questions about weed eaters, or if you are looking for specific brand reviews.