Sandra A. Olesen Riding Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 17:00:40
There is a large variety of lawn mowers on the market today. When making a decision to purchase a mower it doesnt hurt to research the different brands and types of mowers provided. For those who wish to minimize their carbon footprint cordless battery-powered mowers are a good way to go. Another option is to look into electric mowers which are somewhat limited in range like the cordless mower but are nevertheless effective for smaller lawns. On the other hand if its power and versatility youre looking for petrol lawn mowers offer a wide range of options.
Traditionally the main method of mowing your lawn has been with a gas powered lawn mower. It is a machine that has served the test of time and performs the job well. There have been corded electric lawn mowers around for a while of course but gas mowers have remained the most popular. More recently though cordless lawn mowers have come onto the market and have been growing in popularity. But overall which is best? One of the attractions of gas powered mowers is that their range and how much lawn you can cut is limited only by how much gasoline you have in your can. Therefore for large lawns this is clearly an attraction.
However there are significant difference between the various brands and models even down to which is more eco-friendly. If you have been thinking about investing in one of these lawn-friendly/time-friendly automatic mowers or are just encountering them for the first time we encourage you to do some research to see if a robotic lawn mower is right for you. Reading reviews of the various makes and models will be very helpful in deciding which one is right for your particular type and size of lawn and for your own personal philosophy.
The starting mechanism varies but normally requires no more than the pulling of a handle to start. There are none of the reliability problems that have come to be associated with starting gas mowers. Another issue relates to emissions. Although the engines of gas powered lawn mowers may be relatively small compared with those of cars they are responsible for significant pollution. In fact some studies suggest that using a gas powered mower for an hour is equivalent to driving for 100 miles in terms of the emissions produced. Cordless lawn mowers do not produce any emissions directly but of course cannot be considered to emission free as the power station producing the electricity to charge it will produce some emissions. Overall however the net contribution to pollution is smaller. Overall unless you have a very large area to mow I think that cordless lawn mowers offer considerable advantages over their gas powered counterparts and should be a consideration for anyone in the market for a new mower.