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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

Follow These Landscaping Tips to Prepare Your Yard for Winter

September 7, 2018 4:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve spent all summer tending to your lawn to keep it looking lush and green through every pool party and outdoor barbecue. Now that the weather is turning cooler, you want to take every step possible to protect your yard and keep it looking just as healthy next year. Preparing your yard for the harsh winter season is the best way to ensure a healthy lawn come spring. Professional landscapers recommend using the dormant fall and winter months to get the grass ready for next year. Follow these six tips to prepare your yard for the winter ahead: Give the... View Article

The Importance of Maintaining Your Mowers and Lawn Equipment in Franklin, NC

August 20, 2018 6:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You likely have no other piece of lawn equipment in Franklin, NC that gets as much use as your lawn mower. Unfortunately, despite the heavy usage this machinery gets, people tend to neglect caring for it until something breaks or the machine simply won’t start. It’s important to engage in some preventative maintenance to keep your mower in great operational condition for years to come. Whether you’re just starting or ending the mowing season, there are some checks you’ll want to make and steps you’ll want to take to keep your lawn mower running smoothly. Here are some tips: Drain... View Article

Take Advantage of Factory Rebates for Textron Off Road Vehicles in Franklin, NC

August 6, 2018 6:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Looking to save some money on an off road vehicle purchase? Good news—now you can take advantage of some new factory rebates on all Textron off road vehicles! July 1 marked the release of new-year, 2019 models, which means the rebate season for off road vehicles has officially begun. There are many different rebates available, and if you purchase a new off road vehicle now, you’ll have some unique savings opportunities that you will certainly want to take advantage of. Textron has partnered with some providers of installment and revolving financing, so all you need to do is pick the... View Article

How Ethanol Affects Small Engine Health

July 19, 2018 8:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many states and jurisdictions now require all gasoline to be sold with some amount of biologically produced fuel, commonly corn ethanol, mixed in at the pump. Ethanol is a highly distilled spirit that is essentially pure alcohol. While fuel-grade ethanol generally burns cleanly, it can still cause a number of problems for small engines and cars alike. The issues it causes in small engines, however, are generally more pronounced, for a number of reasons. The problems with ethanol Compared with traditional petroleum-derived gasoline, ethanol is substantially more corrosive. This is because it’s more highly concentrated and “purer” than traditional gasoline... View Article


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