Simone A. Thorsen Push Mowers June 11th, 2018 - 13:20:05
Users with electrics that run on battery power eventually run out of power and need to be recharged which could take several hours. Imagine this: A beautiful sunny day with a weather forecast that says the rest of the week will be rainy. Its time to mow the lawn but wait whoever mowed the lawn last time realized the battery had run out and forgot to recharge it. Recharging a 12 volt battery takes a bit of time as opposed to just pulling the starter cord of your powered mower. If the petrol runs out all one needs to do is make a quick trip to the fuel station to get a refill and the blades of grass can once more quiver in fear.
If you have a small or regular sized yard (say up to 5000 square feet) then a regular electric mower is probably going to be suitable for your needs. If you have acreage or a large yard then a riding lawn mower or a cordless electric lawn mower with additional batteries might be a better option. If you opt for a corded mower you will be restricted by the length of the electric cord and the availability of power outlets around your yard. Unless you do have a small yard battery operated mowers are a much more flexible option as you dont have to worry about dragging along an electric cord while mowing.
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.
One of the more popular equipment people use for keeping up with the care of their property are petrol lawn mowers. There are several kinds of lawn mowers that people can choose from such as an electric lawn mower or push mower. Others are powered by petrol or gasoline and for those with the most expansive lawns there are ride-on lawn mowers. The Problems with Electric Lawn Mowers These come in two forms one with a cord and one that is cordless. Corded versions might not be feasible for people with a medium or large sized lawn because of the limited range that the cord will extend: usually around 100 to 150 feet.