Makita Cordless Hedge Trimmer

When it comes to garden machinery, our experts are very passionate. Not only do we sell products, we also test and use them at home to ensure we can offer the best advice and product range to our customers. Many garden machinery dealers will be able to talk the talk but not many walk the walk at home. At World of Power, we are all about excellent customer service so this weekend when our hedge was in dire need of a trim we took home a Makita cordless hedge trimmer to put it to the test. Having let my 3 boarder hedges grow out over the past few months to gain height, the Makita cordless hedge trimmer had its work cut out. After charging the battery earlier in the day, we were soon ready to get to work. Taking the battery and slotting it into place was very simple (much […]


Choosing the Correct Lawnmower

An investment in your garden, a lawnmower is one purchase which shouldn’t be taken lightly. As most lawns take up a large space of your home, its important that its looked after correctly so you can spend the summer days enjoying the outdoors. To take care of your lawn efficiently, you need to choose a quality lawnmower which suits the size and type of lawn you have. Choosing the Right Lawnmower At World of Power we are not all about pushy sales tactics, we care that our customers get the best machine for their money and needs. When choosing your, lawnmower take into account the size of the lawn you have to mow; for those with an extensive lawn are may benefit from a ride-on lawnmower, whilst smaller lawns will benefit from a lightweight electric model which can easily be stored. Cordless lawnmowers are ideal for those lacking a power source […]


Improve your Lawn with a Lawn 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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Free Pre Delivery Inspections

Garden Machinery Pre Delivery Inspection

Here at World of Power, we believe in delivering not just quality products, but a quality service too.  That’s why many of our garden machinery tools are covered by a PDI (Pre Delivery Inspection) before we send them out to you. This will ensure that you are not disappointed by receiving a faulty item.  Our fully trained technicians will take the product out of the box, build the product up and test it before we  send it out to you. Benefits of the Pre-Delivery Inspection? We all know the pain and frustration of ordering something online, and then when it arrives it’s either broken or there’s something missing.  Not only is that completely frustrating, but it can also hold your project up by several days or even weeks. Which Tools Receive PDI? All the following tools receive PDI; Stihl Husqvarna Makita Peace of Mind with a World of Power PDI There […]


Advantages of Stihl’s New Compact Cordless System

Stihl Cordless Tools

It was a pleasure and a privilege to get the chance to experience the new range of Stihl’s domestic products at The Product Roadshow at Oulton Park. At World of Power UK, we ensure that our team tests all of the products before selling them in our Buxton or online store.  This authentic approach allows our team to really gain an understanding of the machinery and therefore its advantages and limitations before selling to customers. Stihl are now proudly selling new ‘Compact Cordless Systems’ in a range which includes a Chainsaw, Leaf Blower, Grass Trimmer and Hedgetrimmer. All products are battery operated with a host of advantages, especially to the domestic customer.  Here are just a few: What are the Advantages of Using Cordless Tools? There are several advantages of using cordless tools. Lightweight – the machine is battery operated and so doesn’t have a heavy petrol engine. Low noise […]


Makita Split Shaft Combi Engine

Makita Combi Engine

The power head is part of the Makita MM4 4-stroke power range, which offers all of the benefits of a 4-stroke engine. Offering better fuel efficiency compared to the 2-stroke alternatives which are available, also eliminating the need for oil at the work area.  This machine offers longer running time, is quieter to operate and with a reduction in emissions is the ideal option for working in a residential area and in general is better for the environment than the 2-stroke competition. As the 4-stroke oil is poured into its own oil tank you will avoid any accidental errors in mixing to the correct ratio as with 2-stroke oil, reducing accidental engine damage and making refuelling a much quicker process, in turn allowing you to get the job done sooner.   The range of attachments available to use with the engine unit should allow you to complete a range of gardening […]