All engines can be damaged by old or deteriorated fuel. In as little as just one month, gasoline can deteriorate damage your lawnmower’s small engine by clogging the carburetor, thus preventing the engine from starting properly. The keep your lawnmower’s engine clean, add a fuel stabilizer each time you fill the tank.
Finally, decide whether or not you want a mulching Robotic lawn mower. These mowers have special blades that will continually chop up the blades of grass into tiny fragments. These fragments are returned to the ground where they decompose and act as a natural fertilizer. If you don’t mulch, you’ll probably want to bag, and that means catching the clipping and disposing of them. That’s a little more work for you.
Changing the oil, air filter, and regular maintenance is not what I consider an enjoyable event. John Deere charged me $129 one year to do all that, so it became a semi-annual day of bonding between me and ol’ JD.
The easiest way to mulch your grass is by purchasing a mulching Robotic mower. As you mow, the grass clippings are dispersed evenly over the lawn. There are several benefits to mulching your grass clippings.
Every spring, you should have your lawnmower’s blades sharpened. Dull blades could damage your lawn and will cause the lawn mower to be less fuel-efficient. A damaged lawn and inefficient mower will also make you work much harder than you need to. It is a good idea to sharpen the lawn mower blades at lease once a month during the peak season.
To start your research, first take a good look at your lawn. Figure out how many square feet you will need to mow and work from there. Knowing your lawn size can help greatly when you shop for a new lawn mower. What else do you need to know in order to buy a mower that is right for you? Read on for some ideas…
The next best type of lawn mower is one that runs on batteries, gasoline or electricity. Although a gasoline driving lawn mower is easy to use they can be very noisy and as well they aren’t environmentally friendly. So if you are looking for a non-polluting lawn mower, the electric or battery operated ones are better.