Liv S. Jeppesen Push Mowers June 09th, 2018 - 17:34:17
Gas powered mowers are more efficient than electric mowers. Gas mowers also expend less energy. Gas mowers handle wet conditions much better than electric mowers. Gas mowers are much less expensive. Each type of mower has its advantages and disadvantages. When trying to determine which type of mower to purchase you must weigh the environmental advantage against the efficiency advantage. Bells & Whistles Riding lawn mowers for sale have kept pace with the automobile as far as bells and whistles are concerned. Riding mowers can come equipped with accessories such as cup holders cruise control sun shades and even CD players.
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.
The engine size and torque specifications of your mower need to be sufficient to handle what you will be cutting. The types of clippings need to be factored in when you decide how you will manage the discharge of newly cut grass. Basically you will determine whether you wish to mulch or bag the clippings. If you decide to bag then you need to choose between side-discharge and rear-bagging. Some mowers offer a 3-in-1 discharge option allowing flexibility between bagging side discharge and mulching. Types of Engines Consider the types and features of the engine when selecting a lawn mower.
There are a few disadvantages to reel mowers. The most obvious being that you have to push them! This in itself is not a drawback if you cut your lawn about once weekly. However if you let your lawn grow longer you may find it quite hard to push your mower through the tall grass. Reel mowers cannot cut up or mulch small twigs so you will need to either check or rake your lawn prior to cutting or know that you will need to manually remove them from the blades. A small twig will catch in the blades and stop the reel dead. You may need to make several passes over some areas and reel mowers dont always get the tall stalky weeds the first time around. Because of this reason the cut will not be as exact as a gas mower. If you have a significant number of weeds in your lawn this may cause frustration especially if you would like a perfect cut first time around.