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Do electric hedge trimmers need sharpening?
Last Updated: 5th January, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, can you sharpen electric hedge trimmers?
Electric hedge trimmers save you time and are easier on your arms than manual trimmers. When those blades become dull, the job takes longer to accomplish. Instead of buying a new electric hedge trimmer or having the blades professionally sharpened, you can sharpen them yourself in a short amount of time.
One may also ask, can the blades on an electric hedge trimmer be replaced? For all types of hedge trimmers, you need to keep an eye on the blades and make sure they stay sharp. You may need to sharpen the blades you have or replace old blades with new ones from time to time to keep your hedge trimmer in good working order.
Hereof, how do you sharpen a hedge trimmer with a file?
Sharpening your hedge trimmer yourself
- Sharpen using a flat file. To ensure long-lasting cutting performance, follow these two steps. First of all, a flat file can be used.
- Remove the burr with a sharpening stone. For the second step, remove the burr from the bottom of the blade using a sharpening stone.
How do I disinfect my hedge trimmer blades?
Dry the blades with a soft cloth. Sterilize them with either rubbing alcohol or a mixture containing 1 part household bleach and 9 parts water. Leave either disinfectant on the blades for at least 30 seconds. Wipe them dry.