Battery Equipment Advantages for the Landscaping Crew

Hard working crews demand tools that work as hard as they do. That means durability, power, dependability, and long run times. Can battery-powered tools hold up to those standards?

The Tools We’re Used To

As the number one selling brand of gas-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America,* we understand your commitment to the tools that have served you well over the years. Gas tools offer the tried-and-true dependability we expect and the familiarity of knowing how to operate and maintain them.

However, with more and more municipalities and communities enacting noise and gas restrictions, landscape professionals are choosing to make the switch to battery to stay in compliance and increase their areas of operation.

*“Number one selling brand” is based on syndicated and commissioned surveys conducted by Irwin Broh Research among U.S. professional landscapers, as well as independent consumer research of 2009-2023 U.S. sales and market share data for the gas-powered handheld outdoor power equipment category combined sales to consumers and commercial landscapers.

Can Battery Live Up to the Legacy?

Not long ago, outdoor professionals had justifiable concerns over whether battery-powered tools could stand up to their day-to-day workload. To comfortably make the switch, battery tools would need to answer several questions, including:

Why Make the Switch?

STIHL battery-powered tools offer a variety of advantages including:

  • Reduced-noise operation, so you can work at off times of day or in noise-restricted areas

  • Brushless motors for lower maintenance over time

  • Zero exhaust emissions for more environmentally friendly operation

  • Long run times to keep you working as long as you need to

  • Less operator fatigue due to lower vibration

  • Easy, instant startup with no pull cord

American Ingenuity

For durability and dependability, you can’t beat American-made** STIHL outdoor power tools. Many of our battery-powered tools are made right here in our Virginia Beach factory and distributed by one of our 10,000+ local authorized STIHL Dealers.

**A majority of STIHL products sold in America are made in America of U.S. and global materials. Batteries and chargers sourced internationally.

Making the Switch

The great news is that if your team is ready to make the switch, you don’t have to go at it alone. Not only do you have access to your local STIHL Dealer for questions and maintenance needs, you can also access support through the STIHL Professional Instruction Program.

Find out more about how you can get live demos and one-on-one instruction for you and your team.

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