Lawn Equipment Alabaster AL

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Woodcraft - Birmingham Area, AL
(205) 988-3600
220 Cahaba Valley Road
Pelham, AL

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The Home Depot
(205)988-8141
3670 Galleria Circle
Birmingham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(205)781-0110
6405 Flintridge Drive
Fairfield, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Fastenal- Pelham
205-989-8243
2132 Pelham Parkway Suite A Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
Southern Fastening Systems- Pelham
205-733-8501
212 Commerce Parkway Pelham, AL, 35124
Pelham, AL
 
The Home Depot
(205)685-1837
3191 Pelham Pkwy
Pelham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(205)995-9357
4995 Hwy 280
Birmingham, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Lowe's
(205) 685-4060
235 Colonial Promenade Parkway
Alabaster, AL
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Ace of Helena
(205) 605-0600
101 Ace Place
Helena, AL
 
Riverchase Galleria Mall
(205) 403-7900
2500 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:12-18
Store Features
Mon:10-21
Tue:10-21
Wed:10-21
Thu:10-21
Fri:10-21
Sat:10-21
Sun:12-18

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Lawn Equipment, Garage Appliances

Maintaining that beautiful green

A beautiful lawn is something to take pride in, but it takes dedication and hard work. To cultivate a lush, green yard, you'll need a few key pieces of equipment in addition to your lawn mower .

The most undervalued lawn tool is the lawn aerator. Is your grass looking sparse? You seed regularly, but it never seems to catch well? Is there a dry, brown mat of thatch suffocating your lawn? Your problem is probably soil compaction. Grass needs loose soil in order to get enough air, water and nutrients. A lawn aerator punches holes in the ground to allow better circulation. It may look messy at first, but it will pay off.

You have several options for lawn aeration. Hand aerators are relatively inexpensive, but they aren't practical for large lawns. Mechanical aerators get the job done quickly, but they can be costly; you may prefer to rent one. Spiked aerating shoes are better than nothing, but they won't be as effective as a proper aerator. One way or another, though, all lawns should be aerated at least once a year.

Once your lawn has proper circulation and drainage, it needs water. If you have the budget for it, an in-ground sprinkler system is ideal. Most people, however, use a portable lawn sprinkler. When choosing a sprinkler, keep in mind the size of your yard and how often you will need to water it. A rotating sprinkler can cover a large radius, but delivers more water to the outer area of its reach, so the middle may not get enough. An oscillating model provides even coverage, but of a smaller area, so it will need to be moved around a lot. If you like nifty gadgets, look for a traveling sprinkler – the pressure of the water leaving the sprinkler sends it rolling along a track, covering a larger area.

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Hedge Trimmer

An important part of maintaining a neat, trim yard is keeping your hedges and shrubs under control. Manual hedge trimmers do a good job if you've only got one or two bushes, but for more shrubbery, you'll appreciate some power. There are three main options: gas hedge trimmers, corded electric hedge trimmers and cordless hedge trimmers.

A gas hedge trimmer offers the most power and portability. It will get you through heavy-duty jobs, but it is noisy and dirty. These models also cost more at the outset.

An electric hedge trimmer runs clean and quiet, and is lightweight compare to a gas-powered trimmer. A corded model can run continuously, but you will be limited by the length of its cord. A cordless hedge trimmer allows for good portability, as long as you keep it recharged. Either way, electric trimmers are better suited for smaller yards.

Weedeater

Weed trimmers or weed eaters are known by many names, but no matter what you call them, they are very handy tools. Their small cutting head and handheld design allow you to cut grass and weeds in areas where a lawn mower cannot reach. The most generic term for this type of equipment is string trimmer, since it op...

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