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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. 5 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. 3 months ago
    LIGHT AND EASY
    I purchased a trimmer from Lowe's and thought it would be a good one, cheaper is not always the best way to purchase tools, it was a piece of worthless built imitation of Quality, returned it and Purchased this great tool, HS 45, as a home owner it does the job with ease. I have nothing but Stihl in my garden tool shed, Tiller, Pole Saw, Hedge Trimmer, Edge Trimmer with the Large Brush Cutter Blade, Chain Saw.
  3. 3 years ago
    Handles all I can throw at it
    This has been in my arsenal since June 2010. I opted for the 24" blades. My primary property is 85% surrounded by assorted bushes and hedges. The back edge of the property has a chain link fence that separates me from a farm. I turn the hs45 loose on it all. Stick with the Stihl brand grease, treat the blades as prescribed in the manual, don't leave mix in it all winter, and this will survive all you too can throw at it. It does let my forearms know I have been too lazy each Spring.
  1. 3 years ago
    Trims Though Things that Electric Can't
    I was fed up using an electric powered hedge trimmer and always cutting extension cords so I decided to go buy a gas powered hedge trimmer. I went down to my local Stihl dealer and the guy there recommended that I get the HS-46CE, adding also that the pros love them and that they sell like hot-cakes. I took up his offer. When I got home and started it up, I could not believe how much it has. It could easily handle branches up to 1 inch thick and was also extremely light. I had no issues ... read more maneuvering this hedge trimmer at all and finished trimming my hedges in a quarter of the time it would take me using my electric one. The best thing about this hedge trimmer is that well, NO CORDS!.
  2. 3 months ago
    Fantastic Product
    This was the first gas powered hedge trimmer I"ve purchased, I have been very impressed. I have used it to cut a variety of hedges and it's made short work of all of them. Not only could it not be easier to start and operate, this machine has plenty of power to make any job much easier. I look forward to my hedges growing again in the near future.
  3. 2 years ago
    This product is lightweight, easy to start, fast and trims shrubs with ease.
    This is my first gas hedge trimmer previously I used an electric. Wow I can't believe how much faster and easier the HS 46 C does the job. It cuts larger shrubs with ease and it took me about 1/3 the time to do all my shrubs than before. I always had to worry about the extension cord and I can't tell you how many of those had been cut. I would recommend this to any homeowner. If I would have known how fast, lightweight and better this unit is than my electric I would have bought one a long time ... read more ago. Don't procrastinate go out and get one you won't be disappointed!
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