All the information you need to know about STIHL... and more!
Welcome to the STIHL B-log! You can find articles here about STIHL Canada, product information and launches, as well as tips and tricks to using your STIHL products and keeping your lawn and garden going all year round.
STIHL takes environmental impact very seriously.
Thanks to one of our dealers, WJ Heaslip Ltd., we went back in time to 1961!
We tell you how important Personal Protective Equipment is for your safety - but how do we know it is safe?
STIHL strives to find the right materials for stable tools
Find out how our chainsaw giveaway winner is using his new MS 170 to help his community!
Have you ever wondered what an engine looks like from the inside?
Dust is something we're very interested in!
When you use your hedge trimmer or chain saw for a sustained period of time, you'll soon notice that every gram counts.
Good cutting performance is dependent on a high-quality saw chain. Another important factor is how the engine unit, guide bar and saw chain interact. That is why STIHL manufacturers all of its saw chains itself so we can guarantee these factors are in perfect harmony.
Our testing chambers run 24/7!
When you enter the acoustic measurement room in STIHL Plant 2 in Waiblingen, Germany, it takes your breath away.
STIHL products need to be able to handle extreme weather, whether the temperatures fall below freezing point in Siberia or in extreme heat climate zones like Africa.
Decibel levels are important to professional users and homeowners alike who wish to avoid noise-induced hearing damage.
Before you get going on your spring projects, make sure you're tools are ready for the job!
Before you get started, make sure you have the right PPE for the job to keep you safe.
Learning how to safely warm your house is one step you can take to reduce your chances of a fire in your home.
Anyone who works in STIHL protective clothing knows all too well that a job well done leaves cut-protective clothing soiled with resin, dirt, grass stains, etc.
When using your STIHL chain saw, your number one concern should be safety.
Do you find mixing fuel and oil a chore?
A kickback situation can be dangerous! Do you know what kickback is and how to avoid it?
We have the right accessories to make cutting firewood a breeze!
After a long Canadian winter, it will soon be time to get outside and see what the wrath of the winter left for our lawns and gardens.
Have you ever had your chain saw get pinched part way through a cut? Have you ever completed the back-cut on a tree you were felling and find yourself pushing the tree like an offensive lineman on the trunk to get the tree to start falling?
Because of its non-invasive nature and relative low maintenance, fescue is a popular choice of grass for lawns all across the country. However, after a long and hot summer, your fescue lawn can begin to look worn down and sparse. Luckily, the warm days and cool nights of the fall provide us with perfect weather conditions to rejuvenate our fescue lawns. Fescue requires annual reseeding since it doesn't regerminate on its own.
Trees have many jobs in our communities – they are busy making our houses feel like homes, improving property values, clean our water and air and even make our streets safer. When we maintain our trees carefully, we enjoy the wide range of benefits at a low cost with little effort.
Whether you use your trimmer around the house, or professionally for your business, your trimmer line needs to be replaced regularly.
Never ignore chain maintenance – any chain saw is only as good as its saw chain!
If your STIHL tools have been hibernating over the winter, it's time to pull them out of storage and get them ready to go!
For one reason or another, you are in the market to buy a chain saw. Choosing the right chain saw will ensure you get the job done quickly and efficiently.
With the onset of winter, thoughts shift to some of the challenges of cold weather chain saw operation.
It's that time of year again… putting your power equipment to bed for the winter!
Before you head off on the hunt to find your Christmas tree, we give you all the tips to finding the perfect one!