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Learn about Toro's legacy and share your own Toro story.
The Toro Company is celebrating its 100 years of business this year.  According to Michael J. Hoffman, Toro’s chairman and chief executive officer, Toro attributes its remarkable longevity...
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While you’re doing the fall landscaping chores, don’t forget about the deck
We have a wooden deck that takes a lot of abuse from chairs, leaves, and other debris that collects on it over the summer. By this time of year, the deck floor looks really dirty. But believe it or...
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Know what to look for during a routine well inspection
Having your own well for a water supply gives you a lot of control over its usage. But to maintain the water quality and insure it’s in good working order, the well should have a checkup every...
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Take some time to inspect the structural integrity of your deck
Every so often, you hear about a deck collapsing and people getting hurt. Experts say there are 40-million wooden decks in the U.S., and half of them are in need of repair or replacement. A lot of...
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Regularly check on the sump to make sure it's working before you have a soggy surprise
Our sump pump sits in a dark corner of the basement. I don't even think about it until I hear it running. In the springtime we usually have a lot of rain and I would not be too happy to find...
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Bouncing? Losing traction? Take a look at your tires.
In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering a question from Matt in Nebraska. While he was out in the field, the tractor suddenly started bouncing and losing traction. What would cause...
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Best oil for the gearbox is gear oil
Radio interview source: Mike Daly, Senior Marketing Representative, John Deere Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we're answering...
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How to know when the system needs to be flushed
Radio interview source: Walter Tubbs, John Deere Ag Tech Instructor, Arkansas State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below In this edition of Maintenance Monday, we...
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A chainsaw needs extra attention in winter
Radio interview source: Randy Scully, National Service Manager, STIHL, Inc.   Listen to the radio mp3 or read below The sound of a chainsaw isn't all that uncommon during winter. Cutting...
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Propane tanks used to service your home are rugged, but they don't last forever
Radio interview source: Matt Terry, Propane Expert/Owner, Propane 101 Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Most rural homes have large propane tanks of 500-1,000 gallons or more set up somewhere...

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