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The Homestead Guide To Finding The Right Small Tractor To Mow The Lawn And Get Work Done

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If you have a small homestead property with fields and animals to live a more sustainable life, you need something more than just a riding lawnmower to get work done. You may still want to be able to mow the lawn with a mower deck but also need a few attachments. Small, compact tractors are ideal for these needs and there are a lot of options to choose from. The following guide will help you choose the right small tractor for your homestead to mow the lawn and get work done.…

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4 Steps To Prepare Your Sprinklers And Irrigation Systems For Another Long Winter

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Before winter weather arrives, there is some maintenance that needs to be done outside of your home. If you want to prevent problems during the freezing winter weather, it important to do maintenance and winterize sprinkler lines. Here are the steps that you will need to take to winterize your sprinkler and irrigation systems. 1. Locating and Shutting Off Water Supply for Irrigation Systems The first step in winterizing your irrigation system is locating the shut-off valve and shutting off the water supply to irrigation lines.…

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What To Look For In A Used Tractor

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Tractors are essential to running your farm or ranch. You can use tractors to clear fields, move equipment, or to keep pens and stalls in clean, organized condition. Tractors are heavy machinery and they don’t come cheap. If your budget doesn’t allow for a new tractor, you can purchase a used one instead and still get years of use out of your heavy machinery. Here are things to look for when purchasing a used tractor for sale.…

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Tips For Shopping For A Used Tractor

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Tractors are often necessary if you own an acre or more of land, but you may be intimidated by the price. Fortunately, purchasing quality equipment doesn’t have to be too expensive. Used equipment can serve just as well as used. The following tips can ensure you choose a used tractor that has a lot of life left in it. Tip #1: Check the paint job A few scratches or scuffs aren’t a reason to turn down a deal.…

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3 Reasons To Invest In Cedar Siding For Your Home

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Making the decision to update your home’s exterior can be a great way to improve the curb appeal of your property. While there are many siding options available in today’s lumber yards, cedar siding can offer you a number of benefits. Here are three reasons why you should consider investing in cedar siding as you update your home in the future: 1. Cedar siding is durable. When you are selecting a material that will cover the exterior of your home, you want to ensure that the material you select has the ability to protect your property against the elements.…

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Stop! Or, Not To Stop: 3 Brake Repair Questions To Ask Before Test Driving Your Tractor Restoration Project

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Before you get into your restoration project to see if a new upgrade is working as it should, check the brakes. Many accidents are caused with restoration projects because small brake problems get overlooked before a test drive. To make sure you and your project tractor are safe, here are a few questions to ask yourself about the brakes before you take a test drive: 1. Do the Brakes Have Material Left on The Pads and Are the Calipers Working?…

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How To Store Your Alfalfa Hay To Last

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It is financially sensible to store your high-quality alfalfa hay in a manner that will maximize the length that it can be preserved. If your business develops a reputation for not having high-quality alfalfa hay for sale, you will suffer a blow to your reputation and lose customers. When you must keep large volumes of alfalfa hay on hand, it can be more difficult to preserve the hay without using the proper methods.…

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A Quick Guide To Help You Choose Between A Diesel & Natural Gas Generators

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If you are thinking about installing a generator in your home, you need to decide if you want a generator powered by natural gas or a generator powered by diesel. Both types of generators will provide you with an alternative source of energy if your power goes out. Which generator you ultimately decide to purchase is all about what you prefer and which one meets your needs, outside of providing you with power.…

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