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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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Chipper/shredder

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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