A Beginner's Guide to Buying a Line Trimmer
Whether you're cleaning brush at the edge of your property, getting rid of pesky weeds or touching up after mowing, a quality line trimmer is essential. This handy tool trims those hard to reach areas that a ride-on or push mower can reach. Let's take a closer look to help you find the perfect model.
Electric Line Trimmers
- Corded: Plug in trimmers let you have continuous power - but only as far as your extension cord can reach.
- Cordless: Handy and portable to go anywhere. Though they tend to have less power and you'll need to stop to recharge.
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Gas Line Trimmers
- Gas trimmers have the power to clear heavy weeds, no matter where they're located.
- Go anywhere and keep moving without having to stop.
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Walk-Behind Line Trimmers
- Clear large swaths of land quickly and easily. Plus, large wheels handle rough and uneven terrain with no hassle.
- Vines, weeds or tall brush, this type of trimmer can chop through it all.
- Edger - Designed to clean up the outskirts of your lawn to polish off your landscaping work.
- Pole saw - Lets you trim thick branches that your line trimmer can't handle.
- Blower - Clean up your lawn clippings, leaves and other debris to keep your property tidy.
- Cultivator - Work the earth of your new garden to deliver more oxygen so it's ready for planting.
- Hedge trimmer - Manicure your bushes for a completely clean look.
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- Starters - Certain models come with a push-button start so you don't have to pull a cord multiple times until it fires up.
- Anti-vibration - Reducing vibration will reduce user fatigue that can be felt from the engine vibrating down the handle.
- Lightweight build - Aluminum handles deliver serious durability while remaining lightweight. This feature helps you maneuver the cutting head through tough areas.
- Straight - Great for trimming beneath bushes, in between flowers and around other obstacles. This option is more accurate with movements and heavier than a curved construction.
- Curved - Open area trimming is simple with a curved shaft trimmer. If you're using the line trimmer to clear a space free of obstacles, you'll enjoy the lightweight design.