Back in 1972 Ron Toro was looking for a business to open up. He wanted something to keep him busy while he wasn’t at his full time job with the phone company. He didn’t have much money and all the businesses he thought he’d like to open were more than he could afford. Then one day he needed to have his lawn mower sharpened and found that the only place to have it sharpened in the Crescenta Valley was by and older gentleman by the name of Dunn Nelson working out of his garage. So, Ron negotiated a deal with Dunn and bought his tools and parts and signed Dunn on to teach Ron and his son Scott how to repair and sharpen lawn mowers. Ron leased a building on the main boulevard and opened Toro’s Lawnmower. When Ron retired in 1986, Scott and Laura, his son and daughter-in-law purchased the business. 41 years later, we are proud to be a second generation local family owned and operated store!
A lot has changed over forty plus years. Toro’s Lawnmower has become an Outdoor Power Equipment store. We sell and service complete lines of hand held and wheeled machines and tools needed to get your outdoor projects done.
Today, our business serves both commercial and consumer customers alike who utilize Outdoor Power Equipment to maintain the outdoors. We stock high-quality, handheld Outdoor Power Equipment including chain saws, blowers, trimmers, brush cutters and multi-task tools. Of course we carry lawnmowers as well as rotary saws, generators, pumps and light construction tools. We also carry an extensive inventory of parts, accessories and tools to supplement and fulfill our customers’ needs.
Our service technicians have several industry certifications such as EETC 2 cycle and 4 cycle certifications and we have a Briggs & Stratton Master Service technician. We have earned both an elite Briggs & Stratton Diamond dealership and an ECHO Signature Elite dealership by exhibiting the highest standards in our industry.
Our business certifications include: DBE/SBE CUCP (Metro) / WOSB (SAM) / SB (Micro) California DGS / WBE/DBE/SBE/LBE LA County ISD / LBE/SBE City of Los Angeles & CPUC WBE.
Our company’s basic philosophy continues to be to provide expert service and sales of quality Outdoor Power Equipment. Our highly skilled, knowledgeable and friendly staff continually endeavors to offer exceptional value at a reasonable price to homeowners, gardeners and governmental agencies. Our extensive experience and training allows us to match the proper products with our customers so they can complete their work as efficiently and productively as possible at the lowest price.