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Hedge Trimmer Buyers Guide

Hedge Trimmer buyer guide

When you are looking to buy a hedge trimmer, there are several things you should keep in mind

  • Will you be trimming high, low or long hedges?
  • Do you want to shape hedges?
  • Will you be working for extended periods of time?
  • The weight is vital as you tend to be holding for long periods of time.


To help you pick the right hedge trimmer for your needs check out the short descriptions of the type of models we stock below:

Double-Sided Hedge Trimmer

Double-sided models are more suitable for smaller hedges, domestic properties. The cutting action is from side to side.

Check out our range of double-sided hedge trimmers.

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Single-Sided Hedge Trimmer

Single-sided trimmers are designed mainly for straight sections of hedge. With teeth on one side of the cutting bar, the blade can be longer without the machine becoming too heavy. A longer blade lets you clip larger areas in a single sweep. Professionals favour them and they tend to be slightly longer and lighter than double-sided models, for more coverage and more comfort when used for longer.

Check out our range of double-sided hedge trimmers.

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Long Reach Hedge Trimmer

Long Reach Hedge trimmers also are known as Pole Hedge trimmers are ideal for cutting and trimming tall hedges safely and easily. The cutting bar can be angled making it easier to reach low and high hedges and therefore allows you to work more quickly. Check out our range of long reach hedge trimmers.

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Battery Powered Hedge Trimmer

Battery-powered hedge trimmers are ideal if you want the convenience of electric power without the hassle of a cord! Our model has a powerful Briggs & Stratton engine, emits low noise and emissions and is quick-charging with good run times.

Check out our range of long battery-powered hedge trimmers.

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Hedge trimmers have lots of features and this can be confusing, so here is a quick explanation of some of the main features you may see when researching which hedge trimmer, you want to buy:

  • Quick Twist Handle - The rear handle can rotate 180 degrees to suit the direction of cut, allows for easy vertical trimming and is suitable for left and right-hand users
  • Tooth Gap - The gap between the blade teeth
  • S Start - A double spring which allows for easier and smoother starting



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