TAG: blowers

ICYMI: Miami Beach’s gas-powered blower ban in effect

August 15, 2023By
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Miami's new leaf blower ban carries a $250 fine for first violation, $500 for second violation and $1,000 for a third or more violation in 12 months. read more

Important facts to remember when closing in on a blower purchase

April 19, 2023By
Manufacturers design backpack blowers to provide comfort even on time-intensive jobs. (Photo: Stihl)

Backpack and handheld blowers both have advantages. Industry pros help you decide which one is best for you. read more

How to get the most out of your blower

June 14, 2021By
Replacing worn-out parts before they actually break down can help prevent downtime in the field. (Photo: Stihl)

To get the most out of their blowers, contractors should do maintenance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, according to Jack Easterly, Husqvarna’s professional brand manager for handheld equipment. Including simple visual inspections to check for cracks and loose screws and more in-depth tasks like cleaning the machine’s cooling system, regular and consistent maintenance can keep blowers operating at... read more

A Look Back: Blowing up over blowers

March 9, 2020By

What’s old is new again — or maybe has actually been around for a while. As California legislators consider banning all gas-powered equipment, let’s take a trip back to 1998 when blowers were taking a hit because of the noise they created. According to an article in Landscape Management from that year, if California legislation passed, all blowers sold after... read more

Oregon 120V Professional Series grows with 21-inch mower and handheld blower

October 9, 2019By

Oregon expanded the 120V Professional Series suite of battery-powered landscaping equipment with the addition of a self-propelled 21-inch commercial walk-behind mower and a new handheld blower. Both tools promise performance in any weather and utilize the platform’s robust battery technology, says the company. “Our new mower and handheld blower continue to round out our collection of professional-grade equipment, allowing our... read more

Shindaiwa USA unveils new handheld blower

January 31, 2019By

Shindaiwa USA released its 25.4 cc handheld blower, the EB262. “We had professional landscapers and arborists in mind when we designed this unit, and we made sure to include all of the features that they would need to maximize performance, comfort and durability,” said John Powers, director of product management. The EB262 provides 15.8 newtons of force and includes chrome... read more