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Spring Spruce-Up

Keeping Lawn and Garden Tools in Shape

Keep your spring maintenance tools rust-free, sharpened and mechanically sound.

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Blowers (7 of 7)

While we can't tell you how to avoid annoying your neighbors — beyond waiting until the afternoon to start your dirty work — we can tell you how to prep your blower for the season. Grounds Maintenance magazine recommends checking the muffler, air intakes and air filters to make sure they're in proper condition. To minimize noise and maximize control, always operate the blower on the lowest speed necessary for the job.