Top 10 tools for fall cleanup | Living the Country Life

Top 10 tools for fall cleanup

Now is the best time of year to rid your property of Mother Nature’s debris. These products help you get the job done fast.
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Choices choices! Our advice: skip the under-$500 machines (they’re only effective on leaves and small twigs, and are simply too slow for rural property owners). For lots up to five acres get a well-built, gas-powered unit you can simply push from place to place or load onto a small trailer. It will cost you $500 to $2,000, but you’ll be rewarded with fast chipping and years of durable service. For a property over five acres, consider a heavy-duty model pulled behind your truck, tractor, or ATV. Costs range from $2,000 to $7,000 for machines that chip branches up to 5” in diameter.


Date Published: July 31, 2012
Date Updated: October 11, 2013

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