Sandra A. Olesen Push Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 17:03:55
Maintaining Your Mower Regardless of if you purchase a gas or electric mower you will always want to keep it well maintained. The most important thing you will need to do is keep the blades sharpened. Your lawn will look much nicer with a sharper blade. Dull blades will give your lawn a raggedy uneven look. Similar to a car low tire pressure can negatively affect the performance of riding lawn mower. Low tire pressure will cause the mower to use more gas or battery power while in use. However you do not want to over-inflate your tires either. Over-inflated tires could burst when running over something sharp such as glass or a sharp stone.
For most of the country lawn-mowing season is upon us leaving many homeowners with the age-old question "which type of lawn mower is best for my yard?" This question comes about because there are so many different types of yards and so many different types of mowers. We will discuss different types of lawn mowers and what types of lawns each of them fit the best. Manual Reel Lawn Mowers Manual reel mowers are great for very small lawns that are flat and relatively smooth. If you have a small flat lawn this could be the best type of mower for you. Reel mowers are lightweight because they do not have an engine there are few moving parts so they last a long time without the need for many repairs and they are quiet.
If it seems impossible choose a four cycle OHV-overhead-valve engine because it is more fuel efficient and can last longer than any two cycle mower engine. Gas Powered Push Mowers Highly suggestive for lawns up to one third of an acre push lawn mowers require more physical exercise. They need lesser amount of repairs than any self-propelled mower yet they do not last for long. They can easily bag clippings. Experts recommend them for side discharging mode or mulching. Corded Electric Mowers They offer easy starting and have lower noise levels. They are light weight and reported with lesser emissions than any gas mower.
Removable Batteries For cordless electric lawn mower models that offer a removable battery you should have the option of purchasing additional batteries so you can simply replace a flat battery with a fully charged one to allow you to continue mowing. A removable battery is also handy if you dont have a power supply in your shed or wherever you store your mower - you can simply take the battery unit out and charge it somewhere more convenient. Watt Hours Rating Each cordless electric lawn mower will have a voltage rating such as 24 Volt or 36 Volt and the size of the mowers fuel tank is measured in watt hours - the higher the watt hours the longer you can mow for. To calculate the watt hours rating for a mower simply multiply the battery voltage rating by the amp hour rating - this will tell you how much power the mower battery can deliver over time.