Buying Guides

Our outdoor power tool buying guides let you research products and know which features matter. Additionally, we make it easy for you to shop and compare similar products. Check out our recommendations for the best landscaping tools or glance at our tool shootouts. That’s where we compare dozens of the latest and greatest battery powered chainsaws, backpack blowers, string trimmers, and battery powered lawn mowers. We also rate and provide recommendations for hot products in our landscaping tool gift guides. Practical Landscaping and Outdoor Power Tool Buying Guides Know the question we get asked the most? What tool should I buy? Whether it’s a riding mower or a cordless hedge trimmer, everyone wants to know which tool is the best. They frequently ask: Which outdoor power tool performs the best? Or they ask which cordless landscaping product has the power and runtime to match gas. We’ve assembled some tool buying guides and gift guides to make it easier to choose the right tool for your application. Look over the outdoor tool buying guides below and discover which tools have the most power, include the best features, and deliver the highest values in the industry.

Best Battery-Powered Lawn Mowers for 2022

As we once again approach the mowing season, OPE Reviews wants to offer its recommendations for the best battery-powered lawn mowers in 2022. These mowers have really improved to the point where they work great on large lawns. Of course, anyone with a smaller lawn can also benefit. No matter what your intended use for […]

Best Battery-Powered Leaf Blowers in 2022

We almost can’t count the number of new battery-powered leaf blowers that have hit the market since our first round-up article many years ago. Consumers and professionals alike have dozens more options—from blowing force and noise output to ergonomics and price. Regardless of what you choose, leaf blowers have performance that is leaps and bounds […]

Best Pressure Washer Buying Guide for 2022

Best Pressure Washer Buying Guide for 2022

You have so many pressure washer choices to choose from, how do you know which pressure washer is best? With different PSI ratings, motors, and more, our best pressure washer buying guide should help you choose the right model. Our team takes on the task of testing and running the numbers to help clear up […]

best makita lawnmower

Best Makita Lawnmower for 2022

The fact that we published a best self-propelled lawn mower article and also a best electric lawn mowers, you know we know mowers. We’ve spent countless hours testing these lawnmowers on our property. So what if you’ve already decided on Makita as your manufacturer of choice? You still have over a half dozen models to […]

Best Gas Powered Leaf Blower Reviews for 2022

Best Gas Powered Leaf Blower Reviews for 2022

We Compare the Best Gas Powered Leaf Blowers to Find the Best Performers Having reviewed the best cordless leaf blowers we wanted to turn our focus on the best gas powered leaf blowers. Landscapers continue to use gas powered blowers for most of the work they do. As battery-powered blowers gain in runtime and blowing […]

HART 40V Brushless Battery-Powered Lawn Tools

HART Brings the Power in 2022 with 40V Brushless Lawn Care Tools Could HART Tools 40V brushless battery-powered lawn tools have what it takes to induce consumers to switch to battery power from gas? The company has certainly pushed performance levels to higher limits over their 20V line of outdoor tools. To help you know […]

Best Cordless Chainsaw Reviews 2022

When we began testing the best cordless chainsaws (or, really, battery-powered chainsaws) we wanted to understand who offered the best power, the most convenience, the best ergonomics, and more. It wasn’t too long ago that only a few manufacturers even made cordless chainsaws. Of those, only a couple offered noteworthy performance and could be considered […]

Best String Trimmer Reviews 2022 | Gas, Cordless, and Electric

Whether you call it a weedeater, weed wacker, weed trimmer, or something else, string trimmers have the same fundamental concept—spin line fast enough for the tips to cut grass. Ask a random sampling of five people, and they’ll likely tell you five different models for the best string trimmer. We asked our not-so-random team to […]