ethanol fuel

Should You Use Ethanol-free Gas in Lawn Mowers?

As we’ve all become increasingly aware, we have a finite amount of fossil fuels available. To supplement this, the government enacted the renewable fuel standard back in 2007. This requires transportation fuel sold in the United States to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuels. Ethanol, an alcohol distilled from plant materials like corn and sugar, […]

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EGO FN1800 18-in Cordless Misting Fan Review

EGO FN1800 18″ Cordless Misting Fan Review

The EGO FN1800 Fan Promises to Cool You Down with Battery-Powered Misting We’re no stranger to cordless fans. Today’s cordless tool batteries provide ample runtime for these products so you can stay cool both on and off the jobsite. We wanted to see if the EGO FN1800 18″ cordless misting fan would present a viable […]

TurfBot Robotic Lawn Mowing Services

Robotic Lawn Mowing Services – Can TurfBot and Others Pull It Off?

Can Robotic Mowing Services Like TurfBot Replace Traditional Lawn Crews? We’ve long explored the use of robotic mowers like the Husqvarna Automower to take care of residential landscaping tasks on a homeowner level. Now, however, TurfBot has launched the first (that we’re aware of in the U.S.) franchised robotic lawn mowing service. The company promises […]

RedMax EBZ8560 Backpack Blower

RedMax EBZ8560 Backpack Blower

RedMax EBZ8560 Claims the Throne as the Company’s Most Powerful Blower When we reviewed the RedMax EBZ8500 backpack blower in 2017, it really impressed us. Now, the RedMax EBZ8560 includes 15% more blowing force. According to the company, this solidifies it as the new king of the hill in backpack blowers. We wonder if it […]

Scag EVZ electric zero-turn mower

Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn Mower

Scag Offers Its First Electric Zero-Turn Mower to Pros and Homeowners The Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn Mower represents the first battery-powered model in the company’s lineup. With that said, will Scag offer enough features and performance to justify the price for consumers and professionals looking to pick up an electric ZT? Scag EVZ Electric Zero-Turn […]

Using Autonomous Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers as a Service

Using Autonomous Commercial Zero-Turn Mowers as a Service

We’ve been involved in several conversations about using autonomous commercial mowers in landscaping, but not the zero-turn variety. When wresting with the challenges of staffing landscape crews and running a business, the idea of using autonomous commercial zero-turn mowers, especially as a service, raised some eyebrows around here. But how might it work? Using Autonomous […]

use angle grinder sharpen lawn mower blade

How to Sharpen a Lawn Mower Blade – Follow These Simple Steps

We can’t count the number of times we’ve been asked by neighbors or colleagues about the best way or how to sharpen a lawn mower blade. Sharpening a lawnmower blade doesn’t require a ton of skill. While years of practice make you better, anyone can learn the basic principles needed to complete the job using […]

Altoz breaks ground 75000 sq ft expansion property

Altoz Breaks Ground on 75000 sq ft Expansion Property

Altoz breaks ground on a new 75000 square ft facility expansion. The company plans to complete the new space by the end of 2022. The additional 75,000 feet represents the first phase of a multi-phase expansion project in their Red Lake Falls, MN campus. Including both the Red Lake Falls and Greenbush, MN locations, this […]