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Using the right lawn tools for the job and maintenance tips for years of trouble-free use. We use it and provide our expert advice.
Mowers, blowers, trimmers, edgers, sprayers...for many years, we have used a multitude of tools to maintain lawns and landscapes.
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Various types of equipment is used to maintain vegetation, the principle types used to mow lawns are reel and rotary mowers. Reel mowers cut grass by means of a rotating reel of helical blades passing over a fixed blade (called a bedknife) attached to the mower frame. Very uniform, clean cuts can be made with this type of mower and this is the type of mower used by golf course and athletic field managers. Rotary mowers cut grass by a high-speed impact of a rotating metal blade positioned parallel to and at a desired height above the lawn surface. These are the most common type of mower used by home owners and commercial operators.
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