Liv S. Jeppesen Push Mowers June 09th, 2018 - 17:33:31
Landscape companies around the country have made it common practice to use riding lawn mowers in their businesses. Riding mowers are also becoming more popular for residential home owners as well. Compared to manual push mowers riding lawn mowers have made it easier for home owners to take care of their yard. The question is what are the best riding lawn mowers? If your lawn is larger than a half-acre a riding lawn mower would be your optimal choice. When choosing the right riding mower what you should pay attention to the most is the front cutting deck. The front cutting deck is a covering that houses the cutting blade.
The reel cannot throw small objects such as rocks or sticks like a gas or electric powered mower can. This means you can mow with peace of mind even while your children or pets are playing around the lawn. You are also highly unlikely to catch a finger or toe in the reel and cause any severe injury like you would with the gas or electric mowers. Reel mowers provide a nicer cut than rotary mowers as the grass blades are cut like scissors instead of being torn. This means your lawn will be more even the grass blades will be healthier and you will avoid brown tips. All of this combines to a greener healthier looking lawn. People generally also choose these types of mowers to get some exercise. Getting out in the fresh air and pushing the mower around is a great way to reconnect with nature while getting some light and exercise. owners report that using a reel mower actually doesnt take any more time than when they were using their gas mower mainly because of the lighter weight of the reel mower.
The push mower will probably cover any garden size in-between. The second thing to look at is the lay of your land. Is the terrain flat sloped or steep? Lawn mowers with larger rear wheels or even rear-wheel drive are better for sloped and irregular lawns. The other choice to consider is a front-wheel drive self-propelled mower which is perhaps best for expansive flat acreage. The final consideration is landscaping ornamentation and obstacles. If you have numerous trees bushes or perhaps a pond look for a lawn mower with ease in maneuverability. Clippings and Cuttings Other things to consider when selecting a mower are the type and height of the grass the amount of moisture in your grass if you are in a low-lying area and any other organic material you may encounter such as twigs or pine cones.
The latest information from Consumer Research reveals there is little difference in the performance of major engine brands. Also in selecting a mower the amount of horsepower is not a major factor. Rather it is the engine size and specifications that determine the quality of performance. Versatility In selecting a mower if your research leads you to the decision that a riding mower best meets your needs then consider adding accessories to make your lawn mower into an all-season helper. With the right additions you can maximize your lawn tractor and use it for snow blowing grading gravel dethatching hauling shredding plowing and more. Making the Chore Enjoyable Considering the factors discussed in this article when selecting a lawn mower should help you choose the right machine for your lawn care needs. With the right tools maintaining your lawn can easy and enjoyable. Who knows you just might have to get up early to beat your family to the job! Selecting your next lawn mower need not be a chore so long as you stop and consider your needs and requirements before purchasing.