Sandra A. Olesen Riding Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 16:56:27
Did you know that there is a more environmentally friendly way to cut your grass than your common gas mower? Like the increasingly popular electric cars electric lawn mowers also exist and can significantly reduce your carbon footprint. Electric lawn mowers are new on the market but are growing in popularity. These new electric lawn mowers are all push mowers and are ideal for smaller yards. They are much better for the environment easy to clean and they wont cost you a fortune on gas. And though electric lawn mowers are currently not available as riding mowers these will probably be on the market in no time.
Not too long ago I was at a local hardware store and overheard another customer talking to an employee about buying a new lawnmower for her husband. That is when it hit me not everyone knows how to buy a lawn mower. So I decided I was going to write a simple-to-read buying guide that was easy to follow but still informative enough that almost anyone can buy a mower that meets their needs. The first thing that needs to be told in this buying guide is not all lawn mowers are created equal. With this being said you need to understand that a cheap model is likely going to have a hard time cutting grass in a terrain that is not flat.
Electric lawnmowers also do not require tuning or oil changes. They are also silent compared to most roaring gas mowers. Electric mowers are powered using a plug and draw their energy from an electrical outlet. In this way using an electric lawn mower is just like using a vacuum cleaner in your home. However like with a vacuum cleaner electric mowers have the problem of dragging a cord behind. Sometimes the cord is not long enough to get where you need to go so you have to stop your work and switch. This can be a hassle. The good news is there is a new brand of cordless electric mowers out now which use a rechargeable battery.
The hover mower produces a cushion of air underneath the mower which allows it to be moved across the lawn. They are lightweight compared to other types of electric or gas lawn mowers and are ideal for use on sloping lawns. Their low body design and lack of collection box for grass cuttings also means that they are great for maneuvering under plants and bushes and into awkward spaces. Four-wheeled electric type mowers use an electric motor to power a rotating blade. The four-wheel design gives them better maneuverability than a rear roller mower and makes them more lightweight for ease of use.