NEW YEAR, NEW YARD! DIY Tips + Tools To Tackle Any Outdoor Project
Need some help picking that special resolution this year?
Joe’s got one for you: A more beautiful lawn and landscape in 2017!
1. Improve Your Deck + Patio
Improving your outdoor living space should definitely be on your list of resolutions this year, particularly because this is where you, your family and your friends spend time outdoors enjoying each other’s company.
The SPX3000 pressure washer packs a powerful punch to remove tar and grease from concrete, heavy mildew stains, oil stains, rust from steel, caked mud on equipment, and other stubborn gunk and grime.
2. Start Composting
Composting is an ideal backyard activity that allows you to reduce the amount of waste you send to landfills, while also supplying you with nutrient-rich soil to use in your garden. Using compost around plants helps the soil retain moisture more efficiently, which helps you save money and conserve water.
The SDJ616 electric leaf shredder instantly turns the hefty heaps of dead leaves crowding your yard into nutrient-rich mulch that can be easily utilized as compost.
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3. Fertilize, Fertilize, Fertilize
Fertilizing your grass will lead to greener, fuller lawns. You can get to work on this resolution in the early spring or fall when your yard’s grass begins to green up. In order to ensure optimal fertilizer penetration, you should first remove thick dense layers of thatch on your lawn to allow for water, oxygen, nutrients and fertilizer to penetrate the deeper soil layers.
Scarifying your lawn at regular intervals with the AJ801E cuts grass roots and encourages growth for thicker, healthier turf.
4. Clean Your Gutters
Cleaning your gutters is a preventative measure that ensures you avoid leaking basements, leaking roofs, foundation cracks, rotted wood and insect infestations. The BDL-SBJ605E-GA not only delivers the performance you need to quickly rid your yard of leaves and debris, but it also comes with our best-selling gutter cleaning kit to extend your reach up to 15' and unleash a tornado in your gutter tubs.
5. Prune + Trim Trees
Pruning tree limbs is vital to the life of a tree, and many benefits come from properly trimmed trees. This resolution aims to improve the health of your trees by removing dead branches that may be afflicted with disease. This can be a dangerous job, but the SWJ806E takes the hazard and difficulty out of trimming and converts to a hand-held chainsaw to make light work of logs.
Trimming trees is also essential for removing branches that hang in places they shouldn’t. This can be a dangerous job, but the SWJ806E takes the hazard and difficulty out of trimming and converts to a hand-held chainsaw to make light work of logs.