Battery power provides freedom and convenience when operating many different tools away from a power outlet. Unrestricted by any power cord, they can be used in the most remote parts of a garden or in unusual places, like the grounds around apartment blocks, whether cordless lawnmowers, grass shears or leaf blowers. The versatility of cordless power tools make them excellent in an emergency as well, such as with a cordless chainsaw kept in the back of an off-road truck. Battery power does not always means compromising the performance: the latest types easily match their corded or petrol counterparts. The upside is that cordless tools are lighter and easier to use