Anyone who has ever owned a chainsaw knows what a mess the chain can make when it tangles. This will most definitely happen if you remove the chain from your saw for storage. Here is a quick guide on how to untangle the chain and get it ready for work in the shortest time possible.
It is normal for a chainsaw chain to stretch and slack during operation. If this happens, you have to tension it as soon as possible to avoid accidents or reduced efficiency. You don’t want the chain dropping off in operation because you didn’t tension it right. Different chainsaw brands run on different tension settings. Even
Sprinklers are a great way to keep the lawn hydrated through dry seasons. While irrigating your lawn should be as simple as hooking up your new sprinkler to the garden outlet, some homeowners have to deal with low water pressure on their taps. If this is you, chances are you’ve already explored different ways to
Trimming your lawn is inevitable. It’s one of the major pillars of maintaining a well-groomed turf. However, it isn’t as safe as it seems hence the need for full protective gear. Many people are familiar with eye protection and dust masks but the majority skips out earmuffs. Hearing is one of our primary sensory inputs
Pulling dandelion or other broadleaf weeds from a big lawn can be very tiring. This is why some shrewd lawn owners opt for weed killers like Atrazine. Atrazine is an herbicide in the triazine class that’s used to get rid of broadleaf weeds in cane and maize plantations. You can also use it to clear
Plant seeds are genetically engineered to stay dormant until the conditions are right for germination and initial sustenance of the plant. The grass is no different. Planting your grass too soon after winter is not good for your turf. Instead of getting that lush tuff before everyone, you will end up with slow germination, dead
Your mower shouldn’t smoke white during use. The good thing is, though a nuisance, the problem has a very simple fix. Don’t ignore the white smoke as this could cause more harm to your mower and shorten its lifespan. What Causes White Smoke from a Lawnmower? A lawnmower will smoke white if it’s burning some
Birds can make your yard livelier – unless they are in large numbers or are destroying your house and lawn. They can eat freshly sown grass seed or roll around in an uncovered lawn leaving ugly patches. Getting some protective barrier on newly sown grass for at least four weeks is always a great idea.
Keeping your lawn green is all about giving it the three basic ingredients; sunlight, water, and nutrients. If your yard is fertile enough, you can get away with regularly irrigating and never have to worry about adding nutrients or confirming whether your soil pH is right. If your soil pH is off the ideal range
Grass loves water. However, the very rain parts of the year can make lawn maintenance a problem. The extra moisture will make your lawn grow faster and it will be equally hard to trim especially if it rains for hours on a daily basis. Those few patches of sunlight can be quite enticing if you