Category: Top Picks

How to Choose a Garden Hose: Reviews and Buying Guide

For any homeowner who enjoys playing in the dirt, manicuring their landscapes or just keeping the yard tidy, the importance of a reliable garden hose cannot be overstated. They come in many sizes, styles, types and colours, while boasting of features like microbial protection and kink resistance. With so many …

How to Choose a Garden Hammock: Reviews and Buying Guide

First developed in the jungles of South Africa, hammocks were invented to help people sleep above the wet ground. From rudimentary leaves and tree vines, hammocks have evolved to newer styles with incredible levels of comfort. Today, hammocks are popular for some poolside lounging, backyard napping and even for safe, …

How To Choose The Best Snow Shovel?

When you are scooping snow off your driveway, you want a shovel that’s as light as possible with the widest mouth possible. Don’t even try to shovel snow with a conventional shovel. Snow is heavy enough without adding the weight of the shovel. The design of most conventional spades is …

How To Choose The Best Charcoal BBQ?

If you want to grill the old-fashioned way, complete with the intense smoky flavour in slow-roasted meats, a charcoal BBQ is the way to go. It is a bit fiddlier to set up and maintain than a gas BBQ but most grilling enthusiasts think it’s worth it. To get the …

How To Choose The Best Gas BBQ?

A gas BBQ wins over a traditional charcoal grill in several areas. It is healthier for you and the environment, it is easier to control temperature and it is easier to use. Additionally, the flavour difference between a gas and charcoal BBQ is not as significant as most people presume. …

How To Choose The Best Chainsaw Sharpener?

A sure-fire way to tell that your chainsaw blades are getting dull is if you take longer to cut through wood and you feel tired quicker. You may also notice that the chainsaw is throwing up fine dust rather than the usual coarse chips when you are cutting. Sharp blades …

How To Choose The Best Chainsaw Safety Helmet?

A chainsaw safety helmet provides protection against three main hazards. One, accidental impact to the head from falling branches,or chainsaw kickback. Two, noise from the chainsaw’s engine and three, flying chips and debris. To provide full protection, chainsaw safety helmets include earmuffs and a mesh face visor. In this buying …

How To Choose The Best Chainsaw Safety Trousers?

Lower leg injuries when working with a chainsaw are some of the most common among tree surgeons, woodcutters and other chainsaw users. Many of these injuries are caused by lack of proper protective wear, including safety boots and trousers. A conventional pair of pants is useless against the fast-spinning chain …