Need a hedge trimmer for garden maintenance? 3 things to think about before you buy

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hedge cutters lancashireGarden maintenance is essential for keeping your outdoor space in fine fettle. This is just as true over Autumn and Winter as it is in Summer. To keep your garden looking its best though, you need the right tools. A hedge trimmer is one of the most popular and is ideal for staying on top of unruly hedges. If you do not have one yet, they are well worth the investment.

But what should you think about when buying one?


One of the key things to take into account is how much it weighs. But why is this so important? A trimmer that is too heavy for you will tire you out and put too much strain on your body. In addition, it will feel cumbersome to use and hard to manoeuvre. This could make it unsafe to handle and also hard to get precise cuts. Try to think about the weight you can comfortably hold for extended periods and buy a trimmer that matches this.


Power is also a prime consideration when buying this type of garden tool. It is crucial to look for a trimmer which has enough power to cut through branches and foliage easily. This will give sharper, more accurate cuts and make it quicker to get the job done. Choosing a trimmer with enough power also means you do not need to put as much pressure onto it when cutting. This is safer because it avoids slips and accidents.


Of course, the cost will always be something to look for when selecting garden equipment. This is true for hedge trimmers and something to think about. The crucial thing is to buy the best one you can for your budget and also look at what features you get. One that is slightly more expensive might be a better deal, for example, if it comes with lots of additional features.

Garden tools sales and repair from Redblade Mowers

Based in West Lancashire, Redblade Mowers are a family run business with a commitment to outstanding customer support. If you are looking for a hedge trimmer to buy, why not browse our selection online today? If you need more help, call our experienced team on 01704 821 338 for assistance.