Liv S. Jeppesen Push Mowers June 09th, 2018 - 17:34:58
For many home owners reel lawn mowers also known as push mowers are making a comeback as their first choice for cutting their lawns. There are a number of good reasons for this. Probably the first consideration for people is the low environmental impact reel lawn mowers have compared to gas powered or even electric mowers. Gas mowers cause a surprising amount of pollutants in terms of noise as well as gas and oil used and spilled. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a new gas powered lawn mower produces as many volatile organic compounds and nitrogen oxides emissions in one hour of operation as 11 new cars each being driven for one hour! They estimate that over 17 million gallons of fuel mostly gasoline are spilled each year while refueling lawn equipment.
Alternatively you can purchase reel mowers which have revolving blades that will flash over a fixed blade as they do the cutting. You can select these two kinds of mowers as either gasoline-dependent models or manual human-powered models. The rotary lawn mowers use the protective housing to prevent the grass from shooting out at you as the rotating blade does its job. It also keeps the circulating blade itself from suddenly flying out at you should it break loose from its fastenings sometime during the mowing job. That is why the protective housing is often manufactured of hefty metal with a painted finish to prevent rust damage. The reel mowers (which are hand-operated and not automated) are perfect if you want to enjoy the physical benefits of exercise.
Depending on the lawn size and type of mower the average tank may get 3 to 4 mowed lawns before needing more fuel. Summary Petrol lawn mowers are efficient and one of the most flexible mowers to choose from. The gardener can choose whether they want a rotary blade or a cylinder or reel blade and they wont have to worry about the distance they can go whether extension cords might be required in order to mow the entire lawn or whether they are going to run over the trailing cable. Efficiency of time and fuel or key when looking at total cost of ownership and petrol lawn mowers can pay both of these back in spades.
If you enjoy the idea of having a beautiful lawn in front of your dwelling to gaze on to walk on occasionally and for the whole community to admire then you also probably realize that all lawns call for one thing - a lawn mower to keep all that grass looking tidy. But lawn mowers dont come in only one common size design or type. There are many lawn mowers for the many types of grass-trimming needs a lawn owner will have. You can choose lawn mowers called rotary mowers which rely on a circulating blade to trim and slash at the tall grass; the blade is shielded by a protective cover.