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How to Prepare Your Lawn Equipment in Franklin, NC for Winter

November 19, 2018 11:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve made quite an investment in purchasing a lawn mower, so it’s important you do everything you can to keep it in good condition all year long, even when it’s not in use. At the end of the mowing season, it’s important to take some steps that will prevent it from sustaining any damage during the colder winter months. With this in mind, here are some steps to take when preparing your lawn equipment in Franklin, NC for winter: Empty the gas tank: Any unused gas that sits in your lawn mower throughout the offseason can get stale or even... View Article

Come Benefit from Big-Time Savings in Our End of Season Sale on Lawn Equipment in Franklin, NC

November 5, 2018 11:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s hard to believe, but we are rapidly approaching the end of the year. As the weather cools down, the leaves fall and winter prepares to settle in, it’s also time to start putting away all your lawn equipment in Franklin, NC for the year. But before you close the book on yet another season of yardwork, think for a second about the equipment you currently have in your possession and whether or not it’s getting the job done for you. If you’ve been thinking about replacing a lawn mower or other piece of lawn equipment, the end of the... View Article

Fall Lawn Tips: Aerating and Fertilizing

October 20, 2018 2:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Now that the temperatures are lower, lawn care is less about watering and cutting and more about preparing the grass and soil to survive the winter. Fall is one of the best times to take care of the moisture and nutrient content available to your lawn’s roots. By strengthening what’s under the grass now, you’ll ensure your grass will be ready to come up green and healthy in the spring. Two ways to do this are by aerating and fertilizing—in that order! While many homeowners think that aerating and fertilizing are springtime activities, both will help your grass grow strong... View Article

Get Your Lawn Equipment Ready for Winter

October 6, 2018 2:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

With fall in full swing and cold winter temperatures settling in soon, it’s time to stop thinking about lawn maintenance and start thinking about keeping your equipment and tools safe for next year. Lawn equipment in Franklin, NC is an investment, and without the proper preparation and storage, your tools won’t last. You take steps to maintain your lawn equipment regularly during the spring and summer months, so fall and winter should be no different. Here’s what you need to do to ensure your lawn equipment is safe and well functioning come spring. Many of these tips will apply to... View Article

Three Signs It’s Time to Service Your Power Tools

September 21, 2018 4:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Nothing lasts forever—including your power tools. Eventually, all power tools will fall victim to wear and tear, electrical issues and malfunctions. Even the best tool maintenance won’t keep a drill, nail gun or lawn mower safe from the inevitable fate of breaking. Malfunctions shouldn’t be taken lightly when it comes to a heavy-duty tool. An unfortunately timed breakdown could cause a major project error or even severely injure the operator. However, you can learn to recognize the warning signs that a tool needs service before it breaks for good. Watch out for these three indicators that it’s time to service... View Article