Best Wheelbarrow Review

Best Wheelbarrow Review

We take a look at our top 3 wheelbarrows to suit any budget.

Most of us can’t even imagine how life would be without wheelbarrows. These pieces of equipment have made tasks like moving garden waste and transporting construction materials easier and quicker to accomplish, saving you a lot of time and energy.

In this day and age, there are many types of wheelbarrows; one wheel, four wheels, motorized, trailers and even folding yard carts. This endless sea of possibilities makes choosing a wheelbarrow very difficult. One of the major things you will need to look out for when searching for a suitable wheelbarrow is its capacity.

You should always make sure that you choose a wheelbarrow with enough capacity to serve your needs. While those doing major renovations around the house will require a heavy-duty wheelbarrow with a high capacity, those who need something to simply carry garden waste are better off with a light low capacity one.

Benefits of a wheelbarrow

  1. Makes it easy to carry heavy loads
  2. Can serve a variety of purposes
  3. Can easily move through narrow spaces
  4. Easy to use

Disadvantages of a wheelbarrow

  1. One-wheel designs can be difficult to balance

For this review, we selected wheelbarrows that are highly efficient and easy to use. We even went a step farther and featured a good wheelbarrow for each price range. As such, this review contains an affordable wheelbarrow, a moderately priced one and a high-end buy.

Best Budget Wheelbarrow

The Walsall BEASGVPP

Manufactured right here in the UK, the Walsall BEASGVPP is a galvanized wheelbarrow with a 30 mm tubular steel frame. With its pressed steel pan and 85-litre capacity, this heavy-duty wheelbarrow can perform any job you want to be done around the house.

Moreover, the position of this wheelbarrow’s single wheel makes it easy for it to move through narrow spaces. Although you will have to assemble the Walsall BEASGVPP yourself, its unique patented design ensures that it still offers the same strength and integrity as that of a fully assembled wheelbarrow.

Walsall BEASGVPP Wheelbarrow

Benefits of the Walsall Wheelbarrow

  1. Easy to assemble
  2. Heavy duty
  3. Sturdy and durable
  4. Comes with a puncture proof wheel

Disadvantages of the Walsall Wheelbarrow

  • Some people have had problems tightening its bolts

Manufacturers Specs

  • Weight: 10 kilograms
  • Height: 27 cm
  • Length: 81 cm
  • Width: 61 cm
  • Capacity: 85 litres / 125 kilograms
  • Material: Steel
  • Finish: Galvanized
  • Frame: 30 mm galvanized steel tubing

Rating

Ultimately, the Walsall BEASGVPP is your classic run of the mill heavy duty wheelbarrow. It has all the features you need it to have and can do any job you need it to. It is also very affordable.

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Best Value Wheelbarrow

The County Clipper

This ergonomically designed wheelbarrow comes with galvanized seam welded frames that are strong and rust-resistant. Additionally, it has solid steel skids that are welded onto the bottom of its legs. This greatly contributes to this wheelbarrow’s durability.

In order to facilitate easy DIY repairs, the County Clipper also features pneumatic inner tubes. It also comes with comfortable hand grips and roller bearings that allow for squeak-free rolling. Although the County Clipper isn’t the cheapest wheelbarrow on the market, its many helpful qualities make it more than worth it.

County Clipper Wheelbarrow

Benefits of the County Clipper Wheelbarrow

  1. High capacity
  2. Easy to clean
  3. Light yet tough
  4. Stable and easy to manoeuvre through narrow spaces

Disadvantages of the County Clipper Wheelbarrow

  1. Its instruction manual isn’t clear
  2. Assembling it can be tricky

Manufacturers Specs

  • Weight: 10 kilograms
  • Height: 61 cm
  • Length: 90 cm
  • Width: 67 cm
  • Capacity: 90 to 110 litres
  • Material: Steel
  • Frame: 30 mm galvanized steel tubing
  • Frame length: 143 cm
  • Wheel dimensions: 40 × 10 cm
  • Colour: Green

Rating

This green County Clipper wheelbarrow is great value for money. Due to its high manoeuvrability, high capacity and ease of use, this wheelbarrow is able to do much more than most of its competitors.

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Best Performing Wheelbarrow

The WORX Aerocart WG050 All Purpose Lifter

If you’re looking for something a little fancier than an ordinary wheelbarrow, the WORX Aerocart WG050 8-in-1 All Purpose Lifter is right up your alley. As its name suggests, this lifter can perform up to 8 different functions. It does this by using its variety of features. These include:

  • Turbo lift design and two oversized balanced wheels that can make excruciating 90 kilograms feel like 7 kilograms
  • A patented design that adjusts the centre of gravity for a balanced load
  • Puncture proof tires that forever eliminate the need for inflation
  • A versatile work system that uses a fulcrum to instantaneously switch between lifting and moving functions
  • A bag attachment that allows you to easily collect fallen leaves and debris
  • An extended dolly that flips out to allow you to carry several bulky items at once
  • Flower pot and rock straps that allow you to easily carry rocks and flower pots
  • Even weight distribution and auto-balance support that allows you to move heavy duty items like refrigerators with great ease

It is also worth noting that this wheelbarrow comes with a 30-day return policy and a 3-year warranty.

Benefits of the WORX Aerocart WG050

  • Sturdy and durable
  • Folds down almost flat for easy storage
  • Very versatile
  • It provides 400% more lifting power than an ordinary wheelbarrow

Disadvantages of the WORX Aerocart WG050

  • Expensive
  • Not great for tall people

Manufacturers Specs

  • Weight: 41 lbs.
  • Wheelbarrow dimensions: 58 in. long × 22 in. wide × 19 in. high
  • Wheelbarrow weight capacity: 300 lbs.
  • Wheelbarrow volume capacity: 3 ft3
  • Material: Steel
  • Style: Standalone

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Overall Rating

It goes without saying that the WORX Aerocart WG050 8-in-1 All Purpose Lifter is a one of a kind wheelbarrow. We have yet to find another wheelbarrow with as many capabilities and features as this one. At the end of the day, it is definitely worth the extra cash.

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Best Wheelbarrow (Overall Winner)

The WORX Aerocart WG050

Rest assured that all our featured wheelbarrows have been proven to be efficient, reliable and highly durable. No matter which one you choose, you won’t be disappointed. However, it is quite obvious that the WORX Aerocart WG050 8-in-1 All Purpose Lifter is the best wheelbarrow in this review.

Although it is much more expensive than the other featured wheelbarrows, it offers so much more. It is an innovative multifunctional wheelbarrow that can carry even the heaviest loads with great ease. As such, it is a very attractive choice, especially for older people that need something that will be easy to push.

If you can afford the WORX Aerocart WG050 8-in-1 All Purpose Lifter, you should definitely get it.

 WORX Aerocart WG050 8-in-1 All Purpose Lifter/Carrier and Mover

 

The Bottom Line

When it comes to wheelbarrows, the possibilities are endless. With all the different types, brands and models out there, it has become difficult to choose a once basic tool. That is why we decided to come up with this informative review.

Considering how much time and effort we put into coming up with it, we do hope that it has made your wheelbarrow selection process significantly easier.

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