Friday’s Top 10
Give Your Power Tools a Check-Up!
10. Inspect each power tool’s power cord for cracks. If you find that you need to replace a power cord, our article will walk you through the process: Replacing Bad, Cut, or Damaged Power Cords on Your Power Tools
Replacement power cords are available at eReplacementParts.com
9. Check each power tool for missing screws. Screws hold your power tools together. Replacing a missing screw is easy once you have the right part. Missing screws can be ordered by going to eReplacementParts.com, and entering the Model Number of your tool.
8. If you have a generator, give it a test run. Hurricane season is upon us, so now is the perfect time to make sure your generator performs to your satisfaction.
7. Recycle your old batteries. Check out our Cordless Power Tool Battery Disposal and Recycling article for information.
6. If your power tool is working less frequently than it used to, you may need to replace the switch. eReplacementParts.com carries replacement switches at great prices!
5. For each power tool that you own, find the Model Number, Type, and Serial Number that is specific to that tool. Either write them down in a notebook for quick and easy reference, or type them into a computer program. This project will save you time when you need to find a replacement part or an accessory for any of your power tools.
4. If you have not already done so, sharpen your lawn mower blade.
3. Buy new line for your weed whacking tools.
2. If your tools use oil, now is a good time to check the oil and change it if you need to.
1. Make sure that your saw blades are in good repair and ready for summer!