Must Have Garage Items & How To Fix
Father’s Day is here and what better way to celebrate than to pick up a gift for Dad that he would actually enjoy using or spend some time with your father helping him fix something that might be broken. With minimum costs you could have that broken down lawn mower running like new. Missing some yard equipment or home improvement tools that would make life easier for him around the house? We’ve compiled a list of must have items every Dad needs in his garage and the top parts needed to fix what's broken.
We all know that a lawn mower is a necessity when you own a home but how about adding some extra attachments to get additional yard work done with minimal effort. Add a striping kit to your mower, create some patterns in your newly cut grass, and pretend your front yard is the big leagues. If your home is in an area with small amount of snow, save on the cost of a snowblower and add a snow blade to the front of your riding mower. Upgrade the seat with arm rests to make mowing easier for Dad and add a plastic canopy to protect him from too much sunlight.
Most Common Mower Problems:
Use a garden auger to help dig holes for your garden, eliminate the backaches that shovels can cause, and invest in a large power auger for planting shrubs or trees.
Stop perching precariously on a step stool for those just out of reach tree limbs, a pole pruner that’s light and easy to hold, with varying lengths, will keep your feet safely on solid ground.
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Put down those hedge clippers, for a little extra cost you can pick up an electric hedge trimmer, and live your life callus free. Those hedges will be trim and slim in no-time, and all your neighbors will be asking to borrow your trimmer.
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What can’t you do with a pressure washer? There are so many ways to use a pressure washer that we couldn’t possible fit them all in this limited space but here are a few: car washing, siding, decks, grills, lawn chairs, windows, and the list goes on and on. The gift that keeps on giving.
Most Common Pressure Washer Problems:
Need to get that old tree out of the backyard, need more firewood or interested in a making ice sculpture, carving wood to sell in a craft booth or cleaning up after a big storm? The multiple uses for a chainsaw beyond just felling trees is limitless. Always make sure to utilize the proper safety equipment and follow instructions for proper use provided in the owner’s manual.
Most Common Chainsaw Problems:
Home DIY projects start with the correct tools, and if you are looking to get into woodworking, than the circular saw is the first powered saw to start with. From cabinets to coffee tables, vanities, and picnic tables, a circular saw makes longer, cleaner, and straighter cuts.
A coping saw is used to make fine external shapes and internal cutouts for smaller projects, allowing intricate access to angels, and curves in the center of the wood when you don’t want to cut through the outer edges. The thin blade and tall frame is adept at cutting curves and eliminating waste on DIY projects that include moldings or other wood working projects that require fine details.
Pretty inexpensive to purchase, jigsaws make the perfect garage addition for anyone interested in starting a woodworking DIY project. Jigsaws make small, straight cuts, to help when making hanging planters, small jewelry boxes or even a kitchen cutting board.