For most homeowners mowing the lawn is something that’s done on a weekly basis. When done right mowing increases the density of your lawn and this leads to decreased opportunity for weeds to grow. Mowing a lawn truly does keep it healthy. Since grass grows from the bottom up one of the main things you accomplish when mowing a lawn is to trim away the oldest part of the grass. … Read more..
Summer is over, and you’ve treated your lawn to prepare it for the fall and winter season, now it’s time to think about winterizing your lawn mower. No matter if it’s a riding mower, garden tractor, or a simple push mower here are some tips you can use to get your equipment stored properly. Before getting too much further down the road, I should note that since we’ll be cleaning … Read more..
The end of summer signifies that you’re nearing the end of the grass cutting season. This is the time of year well-used lawn mowers are starting to show a lot of wear and tear. It’s that time when the pull cord is most likely to need replacing. This is probably not exactly what you want to hear this late in the season or anytime. Don’t despair though because replacing your … Read more..
Your lawn plays a vital role in enhancing the overall beauty of your home, so its maintenance and care are important. Even if your lawn is already in tip top condition and beautifully landscaped keeping it this way will require a whole lot of work. This is why it might be a good idea to consider hiring a professional to take care of it for you. So at this point, … Read more..
Are you looking to turn your lawn mower into a high-speed, high performing machine? Before getting started, you should be made aware that after you turn your lawn mower into a racing mower, you’re going to need to be extra careful while you operate it. Remember that a lawn mower engine has certain safety features so riding it faster than it was originally intended to go may wear the engine … Read more..
Your lawn mower is one of the most important pieces of equipment you have. That becomes even more apparent when it stops working. The problem when that happens is you may not always have time to take it to a repair shop, or worse what if it breaks down in the middle of cutting your yard? It can be very helpful to have some basic knowledge about fixing your lawn … Read more..
Keeping your lawn mower well maintained is a good place to start if you’re looking to minimize your spending on repairs. By following a regular maintenance schedule, your mower will run a whole lot smoother, and for a much longer period of time. Here are a few tips that will help you in this effort: Do’s Remember that the best opportunity and time to clean your lawn mower is right … Read more..
Knowing you should change the oil in your lawn mower and actually doing it are two entirely different things. The good news is changing the oil in a lawn mower really isn’t very hard to do. Of course, depending on the specific model and type you have the procedures for completing the job will be different but even with that, it’s something you can learn to do. All you have … Read more..
Lots of homeowners have the same question, and that question is, are lawn mowers waterproof? Although they will usually not be mowing the lawn in the rain, it’s still something many of them wonder about. Most of the concern comes from wondering if the mowing grass that may be a little wet can or will harm their lawn mower. This is especially an issue for those who water their lawns … Read more..
Before making a new lawn mower purchase, it’s a good idea to understand what the maintenance requirements for your newly purchased tool will be. With this in mind, one of the most important aspects of lawn mower maintenance is oil. You should be aware that lawn mowers are not one size fits all when it comes to the type of oil they require. Putting the wrong kind of oil into … Read more..
The air filter is without a doubt one of the most important parts of your lawn mower. It is what prevents dust and dirt from entering into and wearing out the engine. If it is clogged or not functioning and dust gets into the carburetor it will destroy the lawn mower’s engine. There are a few different kinds of air filters, but the best kind is the type known as … Read more..