Outdoor power tools have seen significant demand among professional landscapers and regular homeowners who want to maintain their lawns properly — and a string trimmer is a must-have.

However, common issues like string tangling in the grass or wire fencing can be frustrating.

Fortunately, Makita’s XGT Brushless Cordless 15-inch String Trimmer has a reverse rotation function that lets the operator clear the trimmer head of any entangled grass or weeds quickly.

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Features and Benefits

The Makita XGT Brushless Cordless 15-inch String Trimmer is wholly battery-powered but still exhibits the performance of gas-like outdoor power tools. Additionally, its Automatic Torque Drive Technology mode automatically shifts speed, extending run time.

This power tool emits no harmful emissions and produces no noise. It also comes with a variable-speed trigger that provides three speeds, enabling the operator to match the necessary power with their lawn’s changing demands.

Battery and Charger

This cordless string trimmer has impressive features, including a 15-inch cutting swatch and up to an hour of run time, which can help increase productivity.

It runs on a 4.0Ah battery built to withstand impacts, ensuring longevity.

Additionally, the battery can reach full charge in under 45 minutes, thanks to the rapid charger.

The charger features a dual-fan design that circulates air through the battery during use. This will keep it cool while displaying its charge level.

It also has a built-in chip that effectively controls current, voltage, and temperature during charging, boosting efficiency.

Watch the video above to learn all about this Best New Product!

Find Makita’s XGT Brushless Cordless 15-inch String Trimmer at The Home Depot.

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Jodi Marks is a construction expert and television personality who’s always on the lookout for ways to make a job easier as she hosts “Best New Products” for Today’s Homeowner. After obtaining a degree in psychology, she joined her father's construction company as a project manager. Jodi's career in television began when she was selected to co-host the series Fix It Up! on Home and Garden Television (HGTV). She went on to host several other shows on HGTV, Turner South, and TBS, and co-created The Tile Doctor series with Paul Wilson. Jodi also earned her general contractor's and real estate licenses in Georgia and has been renovating and flipping houses.

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