Pro Tips & Guides

As a worldwide leader in professional-grade outdoor power equipment, we do more than build legendary tools. We leverage our deep experience and research to provide professionals with the information they need to get the most out of the equipment they use.

Switching Your Fleet From Gas to Battery with Confidence

Shifting your business from gas to battery outdoor power equipment is a big decision. STIHL offers a wide range of battery-powered lawn tools and charging solutions to fit your business's needs, so you can be confident in your decision to switch with STIHL.

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How to Start a Landscaping Business

There’s a lot to consider when starting a landscaping business. Once you’ve gotten your business funded and named and created a business plan, it’s time to establish your tool fleet.

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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?

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PROFESSIONAL BACKPACK BLOWER FUEL SAVINGS CALCULATOR

See how much money your landscaping business can save each year on gas by equipping your crew with a STIHL BR 600, BR 700, or BR 800 backpack blower.

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FUEL-INJECTION TECHNOLOGY

Fuel-injection technology makes engines lighter and more efficient——and turns the STIHL MS 500i chainsaw into a powerhouse that professionals can rely on.

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Customer Service Tips for Landscapers

Being successful in business may be a challenge at times, but there are a ton of little things you can do to set yourself apart from the competition.

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Tips for Choosing a Professional Hedge Trimmer

Seasoned professionals understand the importance of the right tool for the job. STIHL professional hedge trimmers have the consistent power and durable components you need. But how do you choose the best professional hedge trimmer to add to your landscape trailer?

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Crane Tips for Arborists

Sometimes it takes more than creative cuts to safely remove a tree.

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Tree Climbing and Rigging Techniques

When you have your rope set, you then need to begin thinking about how to access the tree. Certified arborist Mark Chisholm shares techniques for rigging a tree for ascending.

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Reducing Dust with Water

Your STIHL Cutquik® cut-off machine can cut through tough materials, but it can also leave dust in its wake. Read about why STIHL recommends using water when operating your cut-off machine.

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Work Safety Tips

STIHL machines are powerful and well designed for the jobs they do, but proper operation is imperative.

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Construction Tools

Construction is tough, no-nonsense work that separates the men from the boys. It also separates the great tools from the mediocre ones——the bargain bin products that might as well be sold in the toy aisle. That’s not you, and that’s not STIHL.

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10 Marketing Tips for Landscaping Businesses

Marketing isn’t all about flashy photos and big budget TV ads. Often the smaller details are what make an impact on business growth.

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Managing the Outdoors with STIHL Hand Tools

STIHL hand tools can help increase your access to the woods for occupational and recreational uses while decreasing your disturbance to the natural environment. Learn more about how to lessen your imprint while managing the outdoors.

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Lee Bryant Story

Just outside Williamsburg, Kentucky, sits 600 acres of thriving forestry——but this wasn’t always the case.

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Diamond Wheel Troubleshooting Guide

Use this guide to help troubleshoot some common situations you might encounter with your STIHL diamond wheel.

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MS 462 C-M

The surprisingly lightweight and consistently powerful STIHL MS 462 C-M chainsaw is German engineered and tested all over the world.

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BR 800 MAGNUM®

The toughest jobs call for Real Force. You’ll have it with a top-of-the-line BR 800 MAGNUM® Backpack Blower Series from STIHL.

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Professional KombiSystems

Whether battery or gas powered, the convenient STIHL KombiSystem makes a great addition to your crew.

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MSA 161 T

Looking for a saw that combines the power of gasoline with the benefits of battery? Get your hands on the first Lithium-Ion top-handle chainsaw in the STIHL battery product line.

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MS 500i

Designed and built exclusively for forestry personnel and tree service professionals, the MS 500i is the first chainsaw from STIHL with electronically controlled fuel injection.

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iMOW®

Built for durability and designed for worry-free performance, iMOW® helps ensure the work gets done.

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