Cordless String Trimmers
Time was when you had to give your lawn a trim and you were either tethered to an extension cord or assailed by engine noise and exhaust. Now, with the latest cordless trimmers you have the freedom of an engine-powered model and the low-maintenance, no-fume quiet of a lightweight corded version. This Old House readers tested these 18-volt trimmers, all equipped with nicad batteries. Here's what they had to say.