From staying cool to controlling irrigation on your phone, these products and machines can help.
Add some water to the Mission EnduraCool Instant Cooling Towel and snap it in the air, and the towel instantly cools to 30-degrees below the average body temperature. It stays cool for up to two hours, and when dry, the towel absorbs sweat. Available in towel and bandana form, the material has UPF-50 protection and is machine washable. For more information, visit missionathletecare.com.
Create designs & quotes
With new features and enhancements, Drafix Software’s PRO Landscape Version 20 adds more than 1,000 images to the photo-imaging library, bringing the total to more than 12,000 objects. Version 20 also allows the companion app for iPad and Android tablets to not only design on the tablet but also create an instant price quote. Other features include 3-D renderings and night and holiday lighting design capabilities. For more information, visit prolandscape.com.
The lightest trimmer in the Stihl professional line, the FS 94 R trimmer weighs 10 pounds and has a two-stroke engine. The FS 94 R is equipped with the Ecospeed throttle adjustment wheel, which allows users to set the most effective speed for a particular application. The “R” designation signifies a loop handle – ideal for trimming in tight areas. For more information, visit stihlusa.com.
Available on select Briggs & Stratton pressure washer models, Powerflow+ Technology has two separate cleaning modes: high pressure and high flow. This technology is available in two gas-powered pressure washer models with Briggs & Stratton Professional Series OHV engines, as well as an electric pressure washer model. The models feature a 7-in-1 nozzle that propels the stream up to 30 feet. For more information, visit briggsandstratton.com.
The Netafim Landscape Controller (NLC) incorporates historical and current weather data, as well as real-time data from soil moisture sensors that monitor the amount of moisture available to plants in each zone. Features include intuitive programming for retrofit and expansion and remote management capabilities from Internet-ready devices. The irrigation controllers are available in a conventional, two-wire decoder-based and hybrid models. For more information, visit netafimusa.com.
Blow & go
Clean up yards, flowerbeds, driveways and patio areas with the Little Wonder wheeled blower has more than 1,100 cfm of air movement. Weighing 102 pounds, the blower features the Aim Rite nozzle, which can be adjusted to blow air in a downward and forward position. The wheeled blower is powered by a professional 170-cc Subaru engine and 16-inch fan, and it has flat-free front and back wheels. For more information, visit littlewonder.com.