Sandra A. Olesen Push Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 17:03:25
Just like any mower there also are downsides to petrol powered lawn mowers. Noise is one of those downsides with many places specifically in the US and parts of Europe having a noise ordinance which means that they cannot be fired up outside specific times of the day. It also might be a disturbance to nearby neighbors who dont appreciate the noise of a petrol engine in addition to the usual mower sounds. Another potential downside to petrol powered lawn mowers is the fuel. With petrol prices on the rise people are trying to avoid using too much petrol and are often aiming to reduce their fuel intake.
Alternatively you can purchase reel mowers which have revolving blades that will flash over a fixed blade as they do the cutting. You can select these two kinds of mowers as either gasoline-dependent models or manual human-powered models. The rotary lawn mowers use the protective housing to prevent the grass from shooting out at you as the rotating blade does its job. It also keeps the circulating blade itself from suddenly flying out at you should it break loose from its fastenings sometime during the mowing job. That is why the protective housing is often manufactured of hefty metal with a painted finish to prevent rust damage. The reel mowers (which are hand-operated and not automated) are perfect if you want to enjoy the physical benefits of exercise.
Along with that reel mowers do a good job of cutting grass although they have a tendency to miss tall weeds. The main drawback for a reel mower is that you must walk at a quick pace in order to realize the best cutting performance. Battery Powered Electric Lawn Mowers Again this is a good choice for those with small flat lawns although they can be used for a larger lawn than a reel mower. The benefit of this type of lawn mower is that they are quiet they are durable and they do a good job cutting the grass no matter how fast you walk. There are several key drawbacks if you choose a battery powered lawn mower.
Do not let kids operate the mower Test ride the mower before turning on the blade Do not wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in the blades Do not carry other passengers Always clean the lawn first to make sure you wont run over something that will send a dangerous item airborne Properly maintain the mower and get it serviced regularly Shut the mower off before trying to make any repairs Dont try to operate the mower if you are not in the drivers seat Dont put gas in the tank while the engine is running Shut off the blade when you are riding on sidewalks the driveway or gravel areas Riding Lawn Mowers - Conclusion Choosing the right riding lawn mower can be a very difficult decision. In the end the factors that will influence you the most will be price and safety. Bells and whistles are nice but certainly unnecessary. Always read product descriptions consumer reports and customer reviews very carefully before purchasing any riding lawn mower.