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Welcome to Clay's Power Equipment's blog: your source for interesting articles, industry news, and our trusted outdoor power equipment knowledge and expertise. Browse the blog posts below to learn more about our products, see what's happening in the power equipment industry, and benefit from our decades of experience with outdoor power equipment.


The Effects of Today's Fuel on Your Power Equipment

The gasoline we buy at the pump today is not the same as what we bought 10 years ago. Nearly all the fuel sold today has at least 10% ethanol added to it. Ethanol can rapidly absorb moisture from the air, and "phase separation" can occur. This causes the water and ethanol to settle at the bottom of the container, which can result in corrosion … Continue reading The Effects of Today's Fuel on Your Power Equipment »

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Follow These Rules for a Great-Looking Lawn This Spring

At Clay's Power Equipment, we are always seeking to help our customers get the most out of their equipment and their lawns. Now that spring has finally arrived, what steps should you take to make sure your lawn looks great for the rest of the year? Great question! Here are a few tips for a great-looking lawn, courtesy of an article published by the Daily … Continue reading Follow These Rules for a Great-Looking Lawn This Spring »

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STIHL's Top 10 Power Tool Maintenance Tips for Spring

Clay's Power Equipment is proud to be an authorized dealer for quality STHIL outdoor power equipment, and as the only STIHL Elite Dealer in the Raleigh, NC area, we are your source for STIHL chainsaws, blowers, trimmers, and much more. We are also proud to service and support our customers by offering STIHL parts and authorized service on all of the STIHL equipment we carry. … Continue reading STIHL's Top 10 Power Tool Maintenance Tips for Spring »

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8 Reasons to Choose Clay's Power Equipment

If the warm weather recently wasn't enough of a reminder, spring is just around the corner. That means a lot more time outside and a lot more maintenance required around your property. Some people loathe these outdoor projects, but others thrive on it, and the right equipment helps. At Clay's Power Equipment, spring and summer mean landscaping updates and maintenance, outdoor construction projects, and weekends … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Choose Clay's Power Equipment »

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Don't Miss Out on Clay's Cutter Club Benefits!

At Clay's Power Equipment, we know you could get your equipment just about anywhere, so when you choose us, we always want to show our appreciation. Customer service is our number-one priority, which is how the Clay's Cutter Club program began for residents of the Raleigh and Fuquay-Varina areas. If you're not familiar with our membership-based club, it comes with several valuable benefits, and it's easy … Continue reading Don't Miss Out on Clay's Cutter Club Benefits! »

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Is Your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring?

Yep, spring is almost here. Like it or not, it's that time of year to get outside, bring the yard to life, and begin all those outdoor projects. Are you ready for it? How's your equipment looking? Before the work begins, it's a good idea to check your tools and equipment to make sure everything is in good working order and will hold up throughout … Continue reading Is Your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring? »

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