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Grass trimmers and strimmers advice guides

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Which kind of strimmer will be right for your garden? Should be choose electric, cordless or petrol? Which are the best brands? Everything you need to know from the experts at Which?

How to buy the best grass trimmer or strimmer

Whether you want to keep your lawn neatly edged or cut down a meadow, our expert guide can help you to find the best grass trimmer

Should I buy a cordless strimmer or grass trimmer?

Not sure whether you should choose a cordless grass trimmer instead of a corded electric or petrol one? Our expert guide will help you choose. 

Top five best grass trimmers and lawn edgers

We round up our favourite top-scoring grass trimmers and lawn edgers to help you find the best model for your gardening jobs.

Which grass trimmer brand to buy in 2021

Find out which grass trimmer brands go the distance and the faults they're most likely to develop.

How to avoid line-feed problems

The most common complaint about grass trimmers is how often the line breaks. We'll show you how to avoid this and other line-feed problems. Plus, we explain the best ways to do simple grass trimmer jobs.

Should I buy an electric grass trimmer or strimmer?

Corded electric grass trimmers are generally the cheapest option, but will they be right for your garden? Here's everything you need to know. 

Should I buy a petrol grass trimmer?

Petrol grass trimmers are great for cutting long grass and tough weeds, but have some disadvantages. Find out if they are right for your garden.

How we test strimmers and grass trimmers

We test grass trimmers on long and short grass, tough weeds, and lawn and path edges, as well as assessing how easy they are to use.