A weed eater is very helpful and necessary tool that is a must have for a person having a garden. A person who has bought the right weed eater should know how to use it to make the most efficient and effective use of the tool.
There are basically two weed eaters, i.e. straight shaft weed eaters and curved shaft weed eaters. Using both of them is very easy. There is not much difference in both of them.
However it just changes the angle of the weed eater shaft when trimming.
Keeping The Area Free
Before you switch on your weed eater machine, make sure that pebbles, rocks and other things that you think must not come in contact with the weed eaters while trimming weed are out of the way.
If ignored, these small rocks and pebbles can be dangerous and can even be shot by the trimmer anywhere around you possibly damaging things around.
Keeping yourself few inches away from the weed eater and make sure that there is nobody near your when you are working with weed eater, specially children and aged people.
Check Battery, Gas And Electricity
Weed eaters are of different types and it must be purchase according to the requirement. After taking the pebbles and other unwanted things out of the way, make sure the batteries are charged in battery weed eater, electric weed eater is plugged to electricity and gas is available in sufficient amount in gas weed eater.
If the weed eater is not cutting weeds properly then switch it off and remove the thread and other dirt particles that are restricting it from working properly.
Handling Weed Eater
The person must hold the weed eater with both the hands and should make a under grip properly. A proper grip is necessary to have a complete control over weed eater. Keep your one hand on the trigger of the weed eater to control its speed.
Make use of your thumb to shut the weed eater switch off immediately in an emergency also. With the other hand, make a firm grip on the handle of the weed eater to move it forward and backward slowly cutting the weeds from the ground of the backyard.
What You Should Not Do
Never put force on weed eater to cut the weeds from under the ground as it will damage the nylon cord and making your garden look complete mess.
Always keep the weed eater close to the ground and place it in a comfortable position before switching it on and trimming the weeds. Therefore a proper guidance is very important to use weed eater efficiently and to maintain a beautiful garden.
Keeping Safety In Mind
While using weed eater, the person must now forget about his safety. It is important to keep in mind about the safety issues that one must follow to avoid any harm.
You cans stay protected from debris by just by just keeping certain things in mind. Wearing a long sleeves shirt and long pants are very important. They will protect debris from getting in contact with your skin.
Along with long sleeved shirt and long pants, it is important to protect your eyes, hands and feet. Cover your body parts properly which can possibly get in contact with debris.
Keeping Your Garden Free From Weeds
To prevent your garden from weeds, your must trim the grass of your garden and should maintain then in a uniform height because it prevents weeds from going to the seed.
Ignoring this gives weeds a way to move to the seeds and allows them to become more fertile. Maintaining your garden will keep your garden protected till certain extent and gives you plenty of time to enjoy the walk in your garden.