Sandra A. Olesen Riding Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 16:56:16
Not too long ago I was at a local hardware store and overheard another customer talking to an employee about buying a new lawnmower for her husband. That is when it hit me not everyone knows how to buy a lawn mower. So I decided I was going to write a simple-to-read buying guide that was easy to follow but still informative enough that almost anyone can buy a mower that meets their needs. The first thing that needs to be told in this buying guide is not all lawn mowers are created equal. With this being said you need to understand that a cheap model is likely going to have a hard time cutting grass in a terrain that is not flat.
Weve heard that mulching your lawn is one of the most effective ways to promote a healthy lush and beautifully green lawn and robotic lawn mowers are very effective mulching lawn mowers. But what is mulch? And why is it good for your lawn? Mulch is defined as any material that is laid over soil to provide a protective cover to enhance productivity. The main benefits to mulching your lawn are that mulch: holds water in the soil by preventing evaporation discourages the growth of weeds provides nutrients to the grass This means you will use less water and less fertilizer while having a healthier and better looking lawn.
The biggest benefit when comparing petrol powered mowers to electric or cordless styled mowers is range. Battery-powered cordless mowers will only run until their battery dies giving the user about forty five minutes to an hour at most. This will do the job for most lawns but you might end up with a half-shaven grass if you have a large grass area. As for electric lawn mowers they will last as long as you dont have a power outage or blow a circuit breaker but they are always connected to your home. This connection stretches about 150 feet - fine for most jobs but again any irregularly shaped or big plot of land will present some complications to anyone using an electric mower.
These engines are relatively quiet and because there is the battery chargeable engine installed they do not burn any fuel or emit any smoke. All that one will hear off of these lawn mowers is the voice of the blade cutting through the grass. However if one does not want the battery run mower one can opt for the wired mowers which - as the name suggests - draw power from the electricity mains and help it to run the mower engine. However the wire attached to the mower can be cumbersome at times and hence it is not really popular. But like its battery counterpart this mower is made up of an engine that is once again quiet and is totally efficient till it is connected to the mains.