Can Leaf Blowers Survive Getting Wet?
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Can Leaf Blowers Survive Getting Wet?

Today’s reader question comes from Charlie in Wisconsin. He seems to have accidentally left his leaf blower out overnight and is concerned what damage it might have done. Thanks for reaching out to us Charlie! Getting your leaf blowing equipment wet doesn’t have to mean a trip to the store for a new leaf blower…

Avoiding The Danger Ahead: Driving Tips For Snowy Conditions
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Avoiding The Danger Ahead: Driving Tips For Snowy Conditions

Winter driving can be a scary experience, especially when you are forced to go out in a snowstorm.   While there’s nothing that beats experience in winter driving, there are things you can learn on your own to help prepare BEFORE the bad weather begins.  Being prepared you might spare a life – your own or…

Are Snowblowers Safe To Use on Gravel Driveways?
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Are Snowblowers Safe To Use on Gravel Driveways?

I recently got an email from a reader essentially asking me one question: Are snowblowers safe to use on a gravel driveway? Kelly and his family recently moved from the city out to a more rural area.  They don’t live far off of a country road, but their driveway is made up of packed gravel…

What Size Extension Cord Will Work With My Electric Snowblower
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What Size Extension Cord Will Work With My Electric Snowblower

Trying to choose the correct gauge extension cord for outdoor electrical equipment is a common problem, and it can be confusing. If you buy an extension cord that isn’t thick enough for the tool you’re using, it can affect the performance of your snowthrower and even burn up the motor. Worst case, you’ll have an…

How Loud Is A Battery Powered Lawn Mower?
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How Loud Is A Battery Powered Lawn Mower?

It’s hard to find information on just how loud a lithium-battery powered mower is compared to a gas-powered lawnmower.   There’s no standard for reporting the decibel levels generated by power equipment.  Manufacturers will often report their product sound levels from tests done in ideal conditions.  We here at WeedEaterGuides want to provide you with…

How to Dispose of Stale Gasoline Properly and Safely
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How to Dispose of Stale Gasoline Properly and Safely

The world is highly dependent on gasoline. In the unites states alone over 94 million barrels of gasoline are used up daily. That is a staggering amount. With all the industries depending on gasoline to power their equipment, it is to surprise that there are millions of used gasoline lying around. Since gasoline is highly…