Should You Do a Concrete or Asphalt Driveway?

Should You Do a Concrete or Asphalt Driveway?

AsphaltBlake Johnston
When it comes to making that decision, you should consider what's important to you. For example, if you're looking for a long-lasting driveway, then concrete may be the better option. However, if you're looking for something that is less expensive and easier to maintain, then asphalt may be a better choice.
Do I need to compact the lawn after laying sod?

Do I need to compact the lawn after laying sod?

LandscapingBlake Johnston
Plate compactors are used for many different purposes, including leveling uneven surfaces and compacting soil before laying sod. If you're trying to lay sod on a sloped surface or have an area that needs to be leveled out after the ground has been disturbed by construction, then using a plate compactor is an effective way of getting the job done.
What size plate compactor do I need for pavers?

What size plate compactor do I need for pavers?

battery powered plate compactorBlake Johnston
For pavers, you will need a lighter plate compactor model. These models have a weight between 180 lbs. and 200 lbs. and are no larger than 300 lbs. Heavier model compactors are not recommended because it is more likely they can break bricks and decorative stones. Most of these plate compactors have Honda or Kohler engines that provide plenty of power for your needs as well as being long lasting.
New Tomahawk Products: Releases For 2021

New Tomahawk Products: Releases For 2021

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New year, new products. 

How To Replace The Gas Tank On A Honda GX160 Engine

How To Replace The Gas Tank On A Honda GX160 Engine

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In this video, we go over step-by-step on how to replace a gas tank on a Honda GX160 engine.
How to Track Online Orders from Tomahawk Power

How to Track Online Orders from Tomahawk Power

at home construction projectsBlake Johnston

Thank you for purchasing Tomahawk Power Equipment! Through our commitment to American engineering with long lasting parts and engines, we know you will find Tomahawk equipment to be the star of your fleet for years to come. Here, we have provided everything you need to know about ordering and shipping with us. 

Man using a plate compactor for soil compaction techniques to build retaining walls.

Soil Compaction Techniques and Equipment for Building Retaining Walls

building retaining wallsBlake Johnston
Retaining walls aren't difficult to build as long as you know what you are doing. Before you decide to do the job on your own or even hire someone else to do it for you, you must understand the mechanics of building a retaining wall.
How to Troubleshoot A Plate Compactor

How to Troubleshoot A Plate Compactor

asphalt compactionIvana Hermida
Plate compactors, also called vibratory plates, are designated for cohesive and granular soils, as well as asphalt. Plate compactors are an essential tool for soil compaction in the construction industry. We will guide you through a few quick maintenance tips to help you repair common plate compact or issues.
Man using a plate compactor to demonstrate the top tools for compacting soil

Top 10 Tools for Compacting Soil

asphalt compactionBlake Johnston

Proper soil compaction is necessary to complete any construction job. We have gathered our favorite tools for compacting soil efficiently and successfully. 

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