Liv S. Jeppesen Push Mowers June 09th, 2018 - 17:39:13
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.
Modern electric mowers are very powerful and very efficient and they are quiet. They do not require much service or repair so they make a great choice for small flat yards although they can do large lawns. The drawback of this type of mower is the fact that they have to be connected to electricity via extension cords which you must drag with you as you mow. Gasoline Powered Walk- Behind Lawn Mowers This category of mowers has the most different types of mowers in the class making the choice of a mower more difficult. All of these mowers share the fact that they are powered by a gasoline engine which will require more maintenance than the mowers we have discussed to this point.
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.