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Homeowner Hedge Trimmers

Homeowner Hedge Trimmers

There are many great benefits to having hedges around the home – added privacy, lower street noise and better definition of your outdoor space. And with a STIHL hedge trimmer at your side, maintaining those benefits doesn’t have to be a chore. Our trimmers are lightweight, easy to use and designed to make quick work of overgrown shrubs and bushes. To help you identify model features, look for these corresponding symbols: C = Comfort feature, E = Easy2Start™ and K = shorter shaft length.

STIHL hedge trimmers for the home are also designed with comfort in mind, featuring anti-vibration technology and a well-balanced feel. Whether you have a few hedges or a few dozen to maintain, our gasoline-powered trimmers for the home deliver the cutting power you need, leaving behind that uniform, professionally groomed look. They also include all the features you’d expect from a STIHL-quality tool, including double-sided reciprocating blades, heavy-duty gearboxes and integrated cutter guards. Overgrown shrubs? Not at your house.

Compare Model Displacement Engine Power Weight Fuel Capacity
HL 45 (0°) 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.) 0.75 kW (1.01 bhp) 5.6 kg (12.2 lbs.) 330 cc (11.2 oz.)
HS 45 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.) 0.75 kW (1.01 bhp) With 18" blade: 4.7 kg (10.4 lbs.) 230 cc (7.8 oz.)
HS 46 C-E 21.4 cc (1.31 cu. in.) 0.65 kW (0.87 bhp) 4.3 kg (9.5 lbs.)
Powerhead only
280 cc (9.5 oz.)
  1. 3 months ago
    Great for home use
    I am glad I invested in still products. They are dependable and easy to use
  2. 10 months ago
    Outstanding trimmer as advertised.
    This trimmer has so much more power than my old electric trimmer. Lightweight, easy to start and well balanced. Has plenty of power to easily cut through larger branches. I got it home from the store and immediately put it to work, and work it did! Works great on hedges and smaller tree branches. Performs with the expected power and reliability of a Stihl product. This is my fourth Stihl purchase and I've yet to be disappointed. You can't go wrong with this trimmer.
  3. 3 months ago
    Almost a light saber
    I own lots of Stihl tools, finally bought a hedge trimmer. It definitely outperforms my old one. the blade is fantastic, cut through 1/2 boxwood limbs without a problem. One swipe and trimming is done. No debris caught in between blades, clean cuts. Light, powerful, the anti vibe is a welcome change. Never any fuel issues with 91 octane and platinum mix.
  1. 4 months ago
    Best hedge trimmers on the market
    It's great it's a Stihl! Works wonders no cord excellent power. Light very veristal. This Trimmer saves hours and hours over manual and even electric trimmers. Stihl has been my choice for other lawn products because their overall quality and this is no exception. If your looking for an excellent trimmed. You found them look no further
  2. 2 years ago
    Great Hedge Trimmer
    Bought this for my landscaping company used it recently on a larger job trimming hedges my crew loved it had plenty of power to get the job done it's not to heavy but does have some weight to it. The anti vibration system is great can use it for hours. Most likely buying another. I love the quality you get when you buy Stihl. It does take a few pulls to get it started but once you get use to it's not that bad to start.
  3. 3 years ago
    Shapes and Maintains
    Reshaped a long hedge of Photinias that had grown into small trees. Did a good job-- esp. w/engine not broken in yet. A few months later & the HS-45 has come into its own. It makes maintaining hedges quite easy. I chose an 18" blade which is very good for working in tight places where I need to trim ground cover under shrubs or near walls. All in all a great tool that has the horse power to shape bushes & also maintain them without the hassle of extension cords or batteries running low.
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