Of all the lawn tools that you will purchase, one of the most important will be your selection of the weed eater, weed trimmer or weed whacker. Whatever name you call it by, you need to find the one that is right for you.
Selection of the Weeder
Regardless of brand, here are some things you need to keep in mind when choosing a weeder. Find one that fits your height best. You don't want to be bending over. You want to have a comfortable length. Decide if you want electric, battery powered or gas powered. This will greatly depend on the amount of area you need to trim. For large areas you would do best with gas powered. For smaller ones, electric or battery powered. Some battery powered ones will have a good life on the batteries. This will also depend on the cost you want to invest. You will also need to find out if you want a continuous feed line or one that automatically replaces the line using short pieces. Again, cost comes into play here. The more expensive weeders will have the better feed system. If you use it very little, you don't need to spend a lot of money on one.