About STIHL SHOP Richmond
STIHL SHOP Richmond is owned and operated by Grant and Jo Blanchet. STIHL SHOP Richmond's fully functioning service workshop offers specialty after sales service to any brand, make or model of equipment regardless of where it was purchased. The knowledge and ability to service and maintain any outdoor power tool, has meant that the business has grown substantially in the last few years, necessitating the move to a larger, more open and user-friendly premises on 62 Gladstone Road, Richmond.
Whether you're out taming the wildest terrain or a tough backyard, Grant says STIHL SHOP Richmond have the right machine for every task. From professional use in the forest to smaller jobs around the garden, Grant and the team can offer expert opinions on which product is best for the job. Grant says the team will not only help you select a tool that will do the job today but will help you choose one that will function well into the future, ensuring that each time you pull it out of the shed it will run to the same standard as new. "We believe on offering quality equipment that ensures a professional job.
Our range of top branded equipment guarantees you will continue to see great results each time you use it." Grant says all together the team has "too many" years of experience to count but thinks it would around 60 years. Working alongside Grant and Jo is a dedicated and hardworking team of professionals made up of Liz Pott, Randolph Waller, Dave Robins, Wayne Bateman, Trent Bott and Jason Ahnfeldt. "We are qualified experts who can help you choose the best product for you and your project and we can maintain and service your equipment so it performs at the best level. The team has worked with outdoor power equipment for years, it is their life so if there's something you need to know, and you can pretty much guarantee the guys will be able to tell you." From chainsaws, chippers, generators to hedge trimmers, if you need a job done outdoors then STIHL SHOP Richmond can help, offering the best products that they can guarantee will be up to the task. They are backed up by and supply products by well known brands such as Walker, Masport, Rover, Hansa Honda, Silky and more who each represent premium outdoor equipment that will stand the test of time.
STIHL SHOP Richmond are a key supporter of our local forestry, roading, infrastructure, rural, drainage and building industries, offering the best products, advice and servicing all in one convenient location. While these commercial and contractor customers make up a large part of the business, Grant says they cater to a huge selection of domestic customers too and pride themselves on being able to do so. "From forestry workers who have a lot of gear to those domestic customers who just have the one power tool in their shed, we cater to all equipment needs."
The store also stocks a great range of oils and lubricants that have been specially developed with outdoor power tools in mind, allowing you to get the best possible service life from your equipment and are happy to help you decide on what product would be right for your machine. The team share a huge focus on safety and will always advise on the safest way to use and operate a product on site before you take it home. They stock a range of safety gear for everyday use, because when you're working with power tools having the best possible protection is extremely important. "You must be able to rely on your protective equipment. We offer first class protection equipment, which is very comfortable to wear." You can choose from a range of functional protective clothing and practical accessories including head, eye and ear protection to reduce engine noise and keep flying debris away from you face. From practical, water-proof clothing to hi-vis helmets and safety boots, talk to Grant and the team about the best products to keep you safe while you are on the job.