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Why hire a garden tool sharpening service through Airtasker?
The shears won’t cut. The lawnmower blade is blunt. Or it’s taking you forever to prune the roses. Blunt gardening tools can be so frustrating. You don’t need the extra headache of finding a reliable garden tool sharpening service online. Airtasker offers a fast and easy way to compare quotes and check reviews from several sharpening services.
A sharpening service can bring your tools back to life in a matter of minutes. Gardening chores can be fun again. You may not even have to throw away the old tools sitting in the back of your shed. Garden tool sharpening can prolong the life of your tools, saving you the costs of buying new ones.
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Top Garden Tool Sharpening related questions
What are the benefits of garden tool sharpening?
Sharpening prolongs the life of your garden tool. Further, garden tool sharpening can benefit you and your plants. Sharp tools require less effort during pruning chores. Meanwhile, plants can recover faster from clean cuts.
Where do Taskers sharpen garden tools?
Taskers sharpen garden tools on-site or in their workshop. For mobile sharpening, your specialist can come to your location and sharpen your tools. Otherwise, the Tasker can collect your garden tools and bring them back to you after sharpening.
Can Taskers also remove rust from gardening tools?
Yes, Taskers may also offer derusting services. State this request in your listing to find someone able to do the job. De-rusting pruners may involve soaking pruners in vinegar the day before your appointment. When your Tasker arrives, they can scrub off the rust with steel wool, a brush, or crumpled tin foil. Then, they can finish off by applying oil and sharpening the blades. De-rusting methods may vary from Tasker to Tasker.
How do you sharpen garden tools?
Taskers can use a file, whetstone, or sharpening stone to sharpen garden tools. Shears, pruners, and loppers can be sharpened using the same method. Typically, a specialist passes the sharpener over the edge of the blade while holding the tool firmly in place.
Can I provide the equipment for my sharpening service?
Yes, no problem! Let us know if you already have sharpening tools lying around in your garage. If you need someone to do the work, our Taskers are happy to help. Sharpening tools include files, whetstones, and handheld sharpeners. Feel free to attach photos of your sharpening tools. Specialists can advise you on whether you have the right tools for the task at hand.
How long does a sharpening service take?
Garden tool sharpening can take as little as 5 minutes for each tool. Chainsaw and hedge trimmer sharpening may take up to 20-30 minutes. The working time depends on the specialist’s experience, the condition of the blade, and the type of gardening tool. Your Tasker can give you an estimate on your specific sharpening task.
What do garden tool sharpening services include?
Garden tool sharpening includes servicing handheld tools and power-controlled tools - you can find all types of garden tool sharpening services on Airtasker. Taskers can service garden shears, hedge trimmers, lawnmower blades, and more. No garden tool is too small or too big! Let us know what you need, and we’ll connect you to rated & reviewed sharpening services near you.
Your Tasker can sharpen your garden tools in your home or a workshop. Either way, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home. Depending on the type of device, your specialist can use a filer, rotary tool, or grinder for sharpening. Here are some ways our Taskers can restore your garden tools.
Sharpening garden shears
Cutting branches and stems can be difficult with dull garden shears. Also, dull shears can result in messy cuts that make plants prone to disease. Your Tasker can revive those dull garden shears within minutes. Post your request now to start finding cheap sharpening services near you.
Sharpening garden shears make for cleaner cuts, so your plants can seal up faster. This means fewer chances of admitting disease. Not to mention, sharp garden shears are more comfortable to use. Aside from garden shears, Taskers can also sharpen pruners and shovels.
Sharpening hedge trimmers
When hedge trimmers are dull, garden chores can take forever. Trimming those hedges end up being more tiring and time-consuming than necessary. Also, worn blades could mash or bruise the stems of your plants!
Sharpening hedge trimmer blades can prevent all these problems. One way to sharpen hedge trimmers is to slide a metal filer down the edge. Then, the specialist can apply oil to the blade to prevent rust. Sharpening methods may vary from Tasker to Tasker.
Sharpening lawn mower blades
Keep your mower in good shape and maintain a healthy lawn with a sharpening service. Sharpening methods vary depending on the design of your mower. Some mowers allow for sharpening without removing the blade. In this case, sharpening can be done faster. Specialists use bench grinders, hand files, rotary tools, or angle grinders to sharpen mower blades.
Sharpening other tools
With Airtasker, you don’t have to limit yourself to garden tool sharpening services. Taskers can also sharpen knives, chainsaws, saw blades, and chisels. You can even book a circular saw blade sharpening via our platform. Whatever you need, let us know how we can help. Airtasker services also extend to other handyman tasks. You can find tradesmen and other specialists who can do plumbing, electrical, assembly, or construction tasks.