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Take care of your home and yard with the latest outdoor power equipment; lawn mowers, snow blowers, chainsaws, pressure washers, air compressors, generators.

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When Is the Best Time of Day To Mow the Lawn?

Warming temps and blooming flowers signify a return to yardwork. This includes mowing the lawn. But is there a best time of day to cut the grass?

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The Family Handyman Approved Ryobi Cordless Tire Inflator Is a Worthy Addition to Your Garage

Air compressors require a lot of work if you only need them for a minute or two to top off...


Wood Chippers: Renting vs. Buying

Is wood chipper rental a better choice for you than buying? That depends on the answers to a few key...


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Our Favorite Things from the National Hardware Show

Check out some of our favorite products for DIYers from the 2022 National Hardware Show.


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7 Best Robot Lawn Mowers for Hands Free Lawn Maintenance

Do you enjoy a freshly mown lawn but hate to do the mowing? A robot lawn mower may be the...

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7 Best Accessible Lawn Mowers for All Users

Finding an accessible mower for those with limitations can be surprisingly difficult. We cover a range of options and factors...


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The Best Backpack Leaf Blowers

Clear your yard of debris in comfort with best backpack leaf blower for you and your yard. Here are our...

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The Best Gas Leaf Blowers

The best gas leaf blowers have the power to clear your yard of leaves, sticks and debris.


This Portable Generator Can Keep Your Devices Charged for Up to 7 Days

Stop worrying about the power going out and add peace of mind to your life with this solar-powered home generator.


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The Best Lawn Mowers for Small Yards

Just because you have a small yard doesn't mean your lawn can't look great. Here are some of the best...


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The Best Wood Chippers of 2022

These wood chippers turn bulky landscaping and pruning debris into a manageable pile of mulch.

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The Best Gas Lawn Mowers

If you want power, a gas lawn mower will give you what you need. Here's a collection of eight top...


The Best Portable Air Compressors

Our favorite air compressors for whatever your pneumatic needs may be.


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8 Best Electric Lawn Mowers

The best electric lawn mowers help homeowners keep their lawns looking great while reducing emissions and maintenance time.


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The Best Riding Lawn Mowers of 2022

Thinking of upgrading to a riding mower? One of these 10 great options may be perfect for you and your...


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8 Best Air Compressors

Air compressors are an affordable way for DIYers to expand their tool options. Here's a roundup of nine great options...

7 Best Chain Saw Mill Attachments

Want to mill your own lumber? With a chain saw mill attachment you can cut logs into boards or beams....


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9 Best Reel Lawn Mowers

You may be surprised by the variety of reel lawn mowers on the market. Consider their key features to find...


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8 Best Electric Chain Saws

Without the noise and messy mix of gas and oil, the best electric chain saws are extremely effective at most...


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6 Best Electric Wood Chippers

Electric wood chippers reduce branches and leaves into mulch, all without the extra noise and fumes of gas-powered machines.


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8 Best Chainsaws of 2022

Few power tools provide the raw power and efficiency of a chainsaw. When used correctly, it can complete landscaping projects...


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7 Best Gas Chainsaws

Gas-powered chainsaws are unequaled for raw power and long runtimes. They're extremely useful tools that require keen attention to safety...


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Small Engine Maintenance Tips from the Pros

Small engines, big investment. Here’s how to maximize small engine performance.


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Family Handyman Approved: Snow Joe Cordless Snow Blower

Clearing the driveway is a chore, but it’s one you'll actually look forward to with...

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How To Choose the Best Wood Splitter

Tired of splitting wood with an axe? A relatively inexpensive wood splitter can turn your logs into firewood with a...


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The Best Cordless Chainsaws Tested by Family Handyman

We tested six of the best cordless chainsaws for run-time, charging time and more. Here's how they stack up against...


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6 Best Chain Saw Sharpeners

A dull chainsaw is not only inefficient but reduces the lifespan of the saw itself. The solution? A chainsaw sharpener....


How To Start a Two-Stage Snow Blower

A snow blower is essential if you live in a snowy climate. If you've never started one, here's what you...


How to Choose a Small Air Compressor

Small air compressors are convenient and can be highly useful in a lot of DIY situations. Here's your guide to...


How to Make a DIY Storage Ottoman

Build this footstool and gain a perfect place to stow your stuff.