Though you enjoy gardening and maintain the yard regularly, wrong tools and broken equipment can transform your enjoyable past-time activity into meticulous work. It is best to replace old equipment with the latest garden equipment tires. Thus, a properly functioning utility trailer helps in saving money and time. If you are planning to replace garden equipment tires, you have to check our Canadian wheelbarrow guide. Besides, we have shared about the typical homeowner’s equipment tires and more here.
Homeowners with a decent size yard own a hand cart or a wheelbarrow. The tires on carts and small wheelbarrows are made up of solid rubber. These tires would not require much maintenance since they rarely wear down before the equipment halts. Larger and medium-sized carts and wheelbarrows consist of air-filled or pneumatic tires. The tires need maintenance and have to be replaced sporadically. The pneumatic tires roll well than the solid tires, thus making the equipment simple to handle, more stable and cause less damage and compaction to the turf. As the majority of the wheelbarrows consists of a single tire, the status of wheel assembly and tire is important for proper functioning.
But if you maintain the wheelbarrow perfectly, it has chances to last for several decades. The only thing you have to focus on is the tire, where you have to repair or replace occasionally. It is the same for the hand carts as well as other garden and lawn equipment tires.
Know about replacing and repairing garden equipment tires:
Majority of the hand cart and wheelbarrow tires consists of bias-ply tires where it contains a tube to accumulate the air. It is necessary to replace or repair the tube when the tires are constantly going flat or have a mild leak. You have to remove the tire from the wheel first and then remove the tube. After removing the tire, check whether there is any puncture by placing the tire underwater. If you see signs of a leak, you have to repair the tire using the bicycle tire patch set. By doing so, you can make the hand-cart or wheelbarrow back to function. Check the inner layer for nails, thorns or sharp objects that may remain rooted in the rubber, resulting in the puncture. If you find the procedure challenging, you can take it to the nearest garden shop or tire dealer. They mostly handle such tasks for a nominal cost or free of cost.
But if the tire is completely repaired or requires a different kind of tread, you have to choose the appropriate size and type of tire. You have to perform some math to calculate the overall diameter. After determining and noting down the numbers, it is necessary whether there are any markings that are mentioned along with the size. Apart from this, other kinds of garden tire and lawn replacement buying procedure are completely simple. At times, you may find another tread model perfect for enhancing your equipment’s efficiency.