What is PDI?

Pre Delivery Inspection Pre-delivery inspection or PDI is the term given by manufacturers for the process performed by their dealers to ensure that a product is delivered in full and correct working order. Any minor faults or adjustments should carried out by factory trained technicians. The best example of this would be your car, we all see new cars loaded on to transporters with white covers all over the bodywork and trim missing. Every car as to go through the dealers PDI workshops before you can take delivery of it. What Does PDI Have To Do With Garden Machinery? Quality garden machinery manufacturers maintain a dealer network to provide the exact same service. This ensures that their products reach you in the best possible working condition. The best example of such a product is a chainsaw, especially a petrol chainsaw. Chainsaws are not manufactured in the UK, so all chainsaws […]

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Improve your Lawn with a Lawn Scarifier

Scarifier

If you’ve ever wondered how you can improve the look of your lawn, and how it grows then this article should help. Improve your Lawn with a Lawn Scarifier Lawn Scarifiers usually look a bit like a lawnmower and is sometimes referred to as a de-thatcher. This garden tool is designed to cut through the top layer of soil, removing dead moss grass cuttings and other debris. As the Scarifier cuts into the soil, the tines (prongs) help to aerate the soil, making it healthier by removing the majority of the weeds. Benefits of a Lawn Scarifier If you don’t regularly de-thatch your lawn, dead grass cuttings and moss will choke the surface, preventing rain water from penetrating the ground. When rain falls on a choked lawn, it will sit on top making your lawn boggy. Excess moisture can also encourage even more moss growth, making the problem even worse. […]

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Choosing Car Battery Chargers and Boosters

Best Car Battery Chargers

Benefits of Car Battery Chargers Don’t risk the hassle and inconvenience of a flat battery. Why wait around for help from Roadside Assistance or for a friend to jump start your car? Get yourself prepared, buy a home car battery charger and you can have it standing by whenever you need it! Before buying a home car battery charger, you should check that it has the appropriate voltage and is designed to work with the battery system in your vehicle – this information can be found using the manual for the vehicle or most batteries display their specifications using a sticker on the top. This will allow you to easily compare with those of any charger you consider. Points To Consider Do you want a charger just for emergency starts, or a device which will condition keep your battery in good condition? Do you want a manual or automatic charger? […]

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Husqvarna 236 Chainsaw Review

Buy a Husqvarna 236 Chainsaw

Husqvarna 236 Chainsaw review – World of Power 2017 The Husqvarna 236 chainsaws is a great home-owner chainsaw. It’s perfect for someone looking for a chainsaw for general garden maintenance or logging. 14″ (35cm) Bar Length Inertia-Activated Chain Brake 38cc Engine Displacement 1.3kW Power Output 2-Stroke Petrol Engine 2 Year Domestic Warranty Easy To Use Entry Level Chainsaw The Husqvarna 236 is one of our most popular domestic chainsaws because it’s so light and easy to use. The saw weighs in at just 4.6kg which means you don’t have to be a seasoned tree surgeon to wield it. The saw is nice and easy to hold too, with its ergonomically designed handles providing excellent gripping positions. The slim design and high centre of gravity ensure comfortable use of the machine. To make this saw east to start, it comes complete with an eco-fuel pump to help you prime the saw before […]

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3 Great Brush Cutters

Buy Brushcutters

Three Great Brush Cutters – Reviewed by World of Power. Thinking of buying a petrol brush cutter this year? Well, you’ve come to the right place for advice. World of Power sell a wide range of petrol brush cutters made by great brands like Stihl, Husqvarna, Makita, McCulloch and Cobra. We have pulled together this quick guide of our most popular brush cutters from last year. to help you pick to brush cutter to suit you. MAKITA EBH252U 24.5cc MM4 This brilliant 4 Stroke Petrol Brush cutter has a 400mm Cutting Diameter allowing you to clear a large amount of brush and scrub quickly. The best selling EBH252U has an ergonomic bike handle and a comfortable shoulder harness with waist belt, allowing the user to control the direction of the brush cutter, comfortably. It has low noise levels & low emissions, which go down well with the neighbours. A very important […]

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Spicy BBQ Smoked Ham

This week we have been out testing an Outback Insignia 6 burner gas BBQ at World of Power HQ. We decided to do a very simple spicy smoked ham recipe. Ham can be purchased locally for a few £s from most supermarkets, this can be purchased smoked and un-smoked and large / small sizes. 1.Boil ham in sauce pan for approx 45 mins to reduce salt content, rinse and then dry with a kitchen towel. 2. When cooled enough to handle, rub oil into the ham (we use rapeseed for all our BBQing as it has a higher burning point). 3. Rub the ham in a spicy rub, we used a Gordon Rhodes BBQ meat rub for this recipe. We also tear the ham into a few pieces to increase the surface area (more spicy covering!) 4. Place the ham / ham pieces onto a rack (better for all round […]

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5 Recommended Husqvarna Axes

5 Recommended Husqvarna Axes available to buy at World of Power. Husqvarna 75cm Splitting Axe     The Husqvarna Splitting Axe is best suited for splitting thicker wood and is great for chopping firewood. The head of the axe is designed to easily go into the wood and split the wood into two parts, with minimal effort from the user. The long handle delivers extra power and provides space for a two-hand grip. This beautiful axe comes with a leather edge cover. The axe head is attached to the handle using both a wooden and a steel wedge to secure fastening.   Buy a 75cm Splitting Axe. Husqvarna Splitting Axe S2800 The S2800 is a more powerful Splitting Axe made designed for splitting larger logs. The axe head comes with a non-stick coating which creates less friction and easy entry into the wood. Also the head geometry is adapted to […]

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Husqvarna 435 Chainsaw Features

Husqvarna 435 Chainsaw Features – World of Power. If you’re considering buying a robust chainsaw, The Husqvarna 435 Petrol Chainsaw is considered to be a step above a homeowner chainsaw. This blog post will outline the many beneficial features of the saw to help you decide. The chainsaw has a 40.99cc engine which provides 2.2HP of cutting power. Husqvarna 435 Chainsaw Engine Specs 40.99CC X-Torq engine 60% lower emissions 20% fuel saving 9000 rpm max The 435 chainsaw comes as standard with a 15″bar and weighs 9.7lb / 4.4kg when fully assembled. Lightweight Chain The 435 runs a low kickback lighter chain than some saws in its class, often called a competition or a high-speed chain .325 size, the smaller chain is designed for speed. Choke Positions: Press down and hold the choke lever then release to kill the engine Pull out the choke lever and push up to puts the […]

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Top 3 Petrol Leaf Blowers

Best Leaf Blowers

Although this time of year is a very pretty sight with the leaves turning beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow, they can quickly fall and become a mushy mess on the ground. This slippery blanket across drives, paths and gardens can easily become a hazard. With the top 3 petrol leaf blowers from World of Power below you can quickly and easily disperse these troublesome leaves. Investing in a petrol leaf blower / vacuum can help you quickly clear away unwanted debris without the back breaking work of raking. Stihl SH86C-E Blower / Vac The Stihl SH86C-E is one of our top selling garden blower/vacuums. This is a 2-stroke machine with a 2-mix engine allowing a fuel saving of up to 20% compared to the standard Stihl 2-stroke engine. The Stihl SH86C-E includes the Stihl ElastoStart re-coil starter. This starter ensures a jerk free starting method together with a […]

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Turbo 3000, A Best Selling Space Heater

Space Heaters

The Fireball Turbofan 3000 is one of our best-selling space heaters. Here at World of Power we have been selling SIP products for years. We believe that SIP build some of the best and highly recommended heating products on the market.   Space heaters come in all shapes and sizes, and with a number of different power/fuel options. The Fireball Turbofan 3000 is a small, electric and lightweight space heater, with a heat output of 10,200 BTU. Finished in heavy-duty black paint, with the SIP fireball logo in white. The beauty of this electric heater is that it can be plugged straight into a household electric supply. Making it an ideal heater for offices, empty rooms, attics, garages, conservatories and sheds.  Due to it’s compact size the heater is easy to move around, so can be quickly unplugged and transported to a different location. The Fireball 3000 has a sturdy […]

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