Spring is here and a DIY enthusiast’s fancy turns to thoughts of getting the garden whipped into shape for the summer. The ravages of winter certainly don’t do the garden any favours and, although the trees are in blossom and the spring flowers have come bursting through the soil to enthral us with their riot of colours, let’s face it; a little tender loving care won’t go amiss.
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With the warmer weather now upon us thoughts turn to the garden. The grass, shrubs, plants and flowers all need attention and in order to care properly for your garden you will need the appropriate tools, such as spades, shears and strimmers. Everyone enjoys a good looking garden and with the right garden tools you can create the perfect outdoor space to relax and entertain friends and family. For children who like to play outside during the summer months nothing is better than a well-cared for garden to give them the space to enjoy their games in comfort and safety.
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Giving your power tools a good clean every year can help them to continue to serve you well, and prolong their life. Considering how expensive good power tools are, it should be considered a great investment to spend a few hours each year working on them to get them running nice and smoothly, so that you are unlikely to have to replace them. Here is a rundown of some essential jobs that should be carried out periodically on a range of power tools.
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Here are some unusual fact about power tools
1. The U.S. space programme is to be thanked for developing the cordless power drill. It was developed so that the astronauts would be able to collect core samples from the moon’s surface. The original tool was like a hand held vacuum combined with a drill.
2. The Guinness world record for the number of rotations on a power drill that is hanging from a ceiling is 141. It was set in 2007 by a man in Germany.
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