Many homeowners are replacing their gas-powered yard tools with electric versions and here are some of the top choices.

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Say Goodbye To Gas Powered Yard Tools

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Don't be surprised if you see a few gas cans in people's garbage because many are replacing their old gas-powered lawn tools with electric-powered lawn tools.

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As expensive as it is to buy gas and mow your lawn with it, if it's time for a new lawn mower, you may want to replace it with an electric power mower. The money you will save on not buying gas will pay for the piece of equipment.

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Many homeowners are moving away from gas-powered leaf blowers, trimmers, and even chainsaws.

Top Choices for Electric-Powered Lawn Tools

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The electric mower that everyone is raving about is the EGO Power LM2135SP-A 21 in. 56 V Battery Self-Propelled Cordless Lawnmower.  The unit lists for around $599 but not having to pay for gas and old the mower will more than pay for itself in just a few year's time.

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When I came into work the other day a guy was using an electric leaf blower and I thought, when my gas version breaks down, I'm gonna get an electric version here is the best one I could find.  It's the Makita XBU03SM1 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless Blower Kit. You can get this beast of a blower for just under $220.

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EGO is a top brand in the electric lawn tool business and the 56V PowerLoad String Trimmer with Line IQ is the hot item for trimming the weeds around your home and property. This is a well-built and light trimmer with one of the least amounts of vibration of any trimmer on the market. You can find these for around $299.

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If you have to buzz some tree limbs, bushes, or trees, the EGO Power CS11804 18 in. 56 V Battery Chainsaw Kit that comes with the battery and charger is a solid choice for most homeowners. The saw is lightweight and works just like its gas predecessor and usually runs around $399.

I will definitely be keeping my eye out for some electric-powered lawn equipment and hopefully, the items above will help you when you make your choice to move from gas to electric.

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