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Your Simple Guide to a Pest Free Summer

Pest Control Products

With those hot summer days fast approaching, pest around the home are set to become a common sight. Getting rid of these effectively needn’t be difficult, especially if the right steps are taken and products used.

The key to keeping pests away is to keep your home clean. This includes mopping up food spills / crumbs, not leaving dirty pots to pile up and disposing of rubbish. It’s also recommended to keep sugar and other dry ingredients stored in sealed containers.Read more

The Future is Here…Robotic Lawnmowers

Robotic Lawnmower

When it comes to cutting the lawn, you either love it or you hate it. There is no middle ground, but if you want your garden to remain looking at its best, it is something which needs to be done regularly – particularly during the summer months.

For those who fall into the “hate it” group, fear not as a solution is available – a robotic lawnmower, and more specifically the Flymo 1200R Robotic Lawnmower. For those who aren’t fans of cutting the lawn, the Flymo 1200R – which has 20 years of technology under its belt, is the saviour of the garden, helping you achieve a perfectly manicured lawn.Read more

Your Simple BBQ Recipe for Success This Summer

BBQ Recipe For Success

On average, the UK experiences 1493 hours of sun a year. And following the last few weeks of rain, we’re due some glorious warm days which will enable us to unwind with friends and family – and enjoy a BBQ.

But, if you’re one of the hundreds who failed to properly clean your BBQ last summer, you’ll no doubt be rushing about looking for a replacement. How do you make sure you get the perfect one for your summer needs? Simply, follow the advice outlined below.Read more

Replace Your Chainsaw Chain in 6 Easy Steps

Replace Your Chainsaw Chain

A dull chain will make your chainsaw dangerous to use, partly because it’ll increase the wear and tear on other components. Yet, there are a number of reasons why the chain on your chainsaw can become blunt, such as cutting “dirty” sleepers through to placing it on the ground whilst it is still spinning.

If you have noticed the chain is no longer at its best, replacing it can keep you safe, save you money and what’s more it isn’t as time consuming as you may think.Read more

3 Essential Things to Do When Storing Your Chainsaw

How to Store Your Chainsaw

So you’ve cut down the tree in your garden and trimmed the top of your conifers off. Now what’s left for your chainsaw? Unlike other garden appliances, the chainsaw isn’t one which will be used on a regular basis – meaning it is likely to be stored away for longer periods of time.

As such, it’s important to make sure when storing your chainsaw you do so correctly, as this will ensure it is ready for action the next time you need it – and to make sure you store yours correctly, we recommend you follow the guidance below.
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Save Money and Sharpen Your Chainsaw Chain

Sharpen Your Chainsaw Chain

Spring is in the air and many of us are looking to get out into the garden to give it a much needed tidy. Part of this is likely to involve cutting the tops of your conifers off to help get as much sun as possible into the garden.

To carry out such a task, you’ll need a fully working chainsaw, with a sharp chain. If your chainsaw was used excessively last year, the latter could be an issue. Thankfully, bringing your chain back up to sharpness doesn’t have to be difficult, time consuming or costly.Read more