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    STIHL Chainsaws at a Glance

    Last updated 1 day 8 hours ago

    Portable, mechanically operated, and effective, STIHL chainsaws are ideal for applications ranging from routine tree pruning to cutting and cleaning up felled trees. Regardless of whether you are a homeowner who uses a chainsaw once in a while or a lumber professional who works with chainsaws daily, this guide can help you find the perfect STIHL chainsaw for your needs. Here are three factors that can help you choose the right STIHL chainsaw from your local tractor dealer.

    Intended Use

    STIHL categorizes its chainsaws to make it as easy as possible to navigate the choices it offers for homeowners and professionals who are in the market for new equipment. These categories include home use, ranch and farm use, and professional use. Choose from among these categories, considering the applications for which you regularly require a chainsaw and the frequency with which you expect to use one.

    Environmental Concerns

    For decades, gas engines were the most common source of chainsaw power. Today, electric and battery operated models are available for consumers concerned with their carbon footprint. Consider how important it is for you to avoid investing in a gas-powered chainsaw if you can help it, conduct research to ensure that an electric chainsaw can help you meet your needs if it is your preference, and choose a chainsaw accordingly.

    Restrictions and Special Considerations

    STIHL has developed several special features to help customers find chainsaws that seem tailor-made to them. These include the Easy2Start™ chainsaw activation system and STIHL Quickstop Plus®, a safety feature that stops a chainsaw in less than one second upon detecting that an operator’s hand is no longer holding the rear handle. Noise mufflers and special handle types are also available. Choose a model that boasts features that will help you comply with neighborhood and workplace ordinances.

    Identify the criteria you need to meet and shop options housed under the appropriate category, and you should be able to find a chainsaw that will meet your needs for years to come. To enquire about a specific home use, ranch and farm use, or professional use STIHL chainsaw model, call Washington Tractor at (360) 529-5826. We proudly serve Wenatchee, Okanogan, and the rest of Washington State.

    Reasons to Choose Washington Tractor's Service Department

    Last updated 27 days ago

    Washington Tractor is your source for new and used tractors, combines, hay balers, riding mowers, and implements in Washington. We are also your source for tractor and farm equipment maintenance and repair. Our service department works on all makes and models, and our service technicians are friendly, courteous, and professional. Our aim is to surpass your expectations, which means you can trust us with your expensive agricultural, residential, and commercial equipment.

    To find the Washington Tractor location nearest you, call us at (360) 529-5826. You can also learn more about our service department online. And if you are in the market for a new tractor, baler, sprayer, mower, or similar piece of equipment, you can bet that the largest power equipment dealer in the state of Washington offers the best deal on the best equipment.

    How MOD Helps You Get More Done

    Last updated 1 month ago

    John Deere’s ZTrak™ Zero Turn mowers and QuickTrack™ Stand-On mowers are designed to help you get the job done quickly. One of the most revolutionary and time-saving features on these John Deere mowers is Mulch on Demand, or MOD. The MOD feature allows you to go from side discharging to mulching and back again with the pull of a lever or the flip of a switch. Watch this video from John Deere to learn how MOD will help you get more done.

    If you are interested in a new John Deere mower or tractor, come to Washington Tractor. Visit one of our 12 locations in Washington for the best deals on residential and commercial power equipment. Visit our website to browse our inventory online or to find the Washington Tractor location nearest you.

    Essential Equipment for the Fall Season

    Last updated 1 month ago

    You may be enjoying the sunshine and warmer temperatures now, but fall in Washington is just around the corner. In order to get ready for the cooler season, you need the right equipment for your yard and home. You can get your firewood cut quickly when you use a chainsaw. Stihl chainsaws are ideal for novice and experienced users, offering excellent handling, ergonomic grips, and lightning-fast shutoff for safety. Homeowners with larger yards or more work to do will appreciate John Deere’s line of compact tractors and Gator utility vehicles, which are useful for hauling, building, mowing, and more. If you’re not much of a builder, a riding lawnmower may be the perfect option to help you get yard work done quickly and comfortably. Check out this infographic from Washington Tractor to learn more about the equipment you need this fall. Please share with your friends and neighbors.

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    Caring for Your Lawn During the Summer

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Springtime lawn care is about getting your grass healthy and green; summertime lawn care is about keeping it looking that way. Even though Washington is relatively cool compared to other parts of the country, summers here can bring high temperatures and minimal rainfall, which often spells disaster for lawns in the state. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to keep your lawn looking beautiful over the long, hot days of summer. Here are some top summer lawn tips, courtesy of your friends at Washington Tractor.

    Know Your Lawn

    In order to give your lawn the care and attention it needs to flourish, you need to know what type of grass you’re dealing with. Cool-season grasses such as fescue, bluegrass, and rye require different care than warm-season grasses such as St. Augustine and Bermuda. If you aren’t sure which type of grass you have, pick a few blades and take them to your local lawn expert.

    Water Wisely

    Although you may be tempted to give your lawn a long, refreshing drink on a hot day, your lawn only needs one inch of water per week. Overwatering can be just as harmful as underwatering, which means you need to take rainfall into account when irrigating or using sprinklers on your lawn. Use a rain gauge to keep track of the amount of water your lawn receives from rainfall and irrigation.

    Raise Your Mower Blades

    Before you mow your lawn this summer, be sure to raise your mower blades so that your lawn is mowed at approximately three inches. Longer blades provide shade for the roots, which will help keep your lawn healthy during the warm summer months.

    Washington Tractor has everything you need to keep your lawn looking its best all summer long, including the best deals on walk-behind and riding lawn mowers. Visit our website to see our selection of lawn care equipment and tractors, or call us at (360) 529-5826 to find the Washington Tractor location closest to you.

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