It’s funny, but one of the simplest devices we encounter has so much impact on whether things work or don’t. Here in the EHT office, we have our favorite fastener companies, and they are the ones whose fasteners not only do what we expect them to, but actually outperform our expectations. These products are few […]
Some weeks stand out for various reasons, some good, some bad and others reach that level that make us shake our head and wonder what wrong we must have done to be singled out by nature for punishment. One week ago Sunday, my mom’s house greeted me in an eclipse of darkness that had engulfed […]
Are you a landscape professional, a landowner who needs the power of a commercial blower to keep your property in order, or just a homeowner who wants the power and speed of the largest available blowers? These three blowers will handle your largest jobs. Many blowers tout high wind speed, these not only have high velocity windspeeds, […]
Recently I tested a Husqvarna GTH26V48LS Garden Tractor. The first thing I noticed is Husqvarna used a seriously thick deck for its mower. The deck will obviously handle rough jobs without losing its shape. I have a 24 HP lawn tractor that I have used for cutting non-lawn areas and rocks and sticks deformed the deck […]
One of the best things about our work is when we get to visit with tool manufacturers and try out new tools and see what the future holds for the industry. This week I was in Milwaukee to see what the Big Red Machine was bringing out for 2011. For plumbers, Milwaukee has some great […]
Can I use Pex in Swimming Pool Applications?
By: Hal Jones A month into our family gardening project, the kids are over the excitement of seeing flowers and green vegetables. The question I am peppered with about the peppers is, daddy, when can we pick them?
Lawn and Garden Father’s Day Ideas Husqvarna introduces its Extreme Mower for landowners and we just couldn’t resist putting
I miss weeding. These inverted/upside-down, “Topsy Turvy” planters have taken away weeding as an excuse to get outside for some quite time. Basically, I water every other day and add fertilizer every
Those of you keeping up with the trials and tribulations know about the swimming pool pump and motor giving up the ghost after many years of operation. Yesterday afternoon I went by my local swimming pool company and purchased a Hayward 1.5 HP Super Pump and also a new bag for the Polaris, total bill was a little over […]