Powered equipment such as chainsaws, hedge trimmers, and pole saws can be essential for keeping your yard or other outdoor space neat and trimmed back. This type of equipment however, can be dangerous if used incorrectly so it’s important to understand correct and safe usage techniques before you begin.
It’s good to have DIY equipment at home so that they are at hand when needed. Like many expensive purchases, we do a bit of research before buying them, store them carefully and do our best to maintain our DIY equipment. You may however, want to reconsider being a proud owner of a few pieces of equipment listed below when it is cheaper, easier, and safer to hire them instead.
You went to the hardware store and got excited. You got that rush of, “yeah… I can do that, in fact I should do that!” This leads to the purchase of an expensive chainsaw that’s perfect for your backyard makeover project. But perhaps equipment hire is a better option.