While zero-turn mowers offer some incredible benefits, there definitely are some drawbacks that you should be aware of prior to making a purchase. Understanding these disadvantages may help you decide whether or not the benefits are worth the investment. Scroll down to learn all about this kind of mower, including the disadvantages of zero turn mowers.Read More
Do Lawn Mowers Take Regular Gas? (what I use instead)
Like most engine-powered vehicles, lawn mowers need gas in order to run properly. However, lawn mower engines and car engines work a little differently. Keep scrolling to find out my answer to the question, do lawn mowers take regular gas?Read More
Best American Made Lawn Mowers (actually made in USA)
With so many lawn mower manufacturers in the world, it can be hard for homeowners to choose the best brand to purchase from. One thing that might factor into your decision is where the lawn mowers are made. Today, I’ll reveal the best American made lawn mowers.Read More
Where is the Air Filter on a Lawn Mower?
One of the best things about lawnmowers is their simplicity. You can probably remember your grandfather or father having the same old mower for years that always started up on the first pull. Well, regular maintenance was what kept it working. The air filter is a fundamental part of the lawnmower and regular cleaning and replacement helps keep it running. If you arrived here to find out where the air filter is on a lawn mower, I’ve got you covered.Read More
How to Clean an Air Filter on a Lawn Mower
Most lawn mowers are rugged machines that can run for years. But don’t make the mistake of thinking just because a mower is running, that means it’s performing well. Often, that’s not the case. Maintenance is crucial to keeping your mower running optimally, and I recommend that most homeowners complete annual maintenance twice a year – in the spring to get your mower ready for the season, and in the late fall to winterize your mower and prepare it for storage. Today, I’ll explain how to clean an air filter on a lawn mower, and why you absolutely need to do it regularly.Read More
How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades with a File
As you get your lawn equipment ready for another season, it’s a great time to sharpen your mower blades. We all like to fertilize, water, and edge our lawns, but your lawn mower is the most essential tool in our garage, and whether you use a gas-powered mower, or you’ve gone electric, your mower still uses blades to mow your lawn. That means a regular part of mower maintenance for all of us includes sharpening the blades. In today’s article, I’ll explain how to sharpen lawn mower blades with a file.Read More
Are Robot Lawn Mowers Any Good?
Robot lawnmowers are becoming increasingly popular as homeowners realize their convenience and cost savings. If you’ve ever thought about how much time you spend mowing your lawn and grimaced, and would like to get your weekends back, then buying a robot lawn mower might be a good idea (if you have the right type of lawn). But are robot lawn mowers any good, or is it just going to get stuck under the deck repeatedly or worse, scalp your lawn and ruin your grass?Read More
Why is My Lawn Mower Blowing Blue Smoke?
The most important piece of equipment you own to take care of your lawn is your mower. Mowing your grass regularly at the right height and at the right interval will keep it healthy and looking its best. So if you notice your mower smoking, it’s easy to be concerned. Mowers can be expensive to repair or replace. The good news is that usually blue smoke isn’t as bad as it looks. Lawn mower blowing blue smoke?
Let’s identify the problem and tell you what you need to know to fix it.Read More
Lawn Mower Pull Cord Not Catching (How to Fix)
Nothing happens if your lawn mower pull cord isn’t catching. If your mower has a pull cord, there’s usually no way to get your mower to start, which ruins your mowing mission. It’s incredibly frustrating to do other troubleshooting to find out why your mower won’t start and realize that it’s not just that your mower needs some extra gas, but that the pull cord is faulty. In this article I’ll explain how the lawn mower pull cord mechanism works, possible causes for your lawn mower pull cord not catching, and how to fix the issue.Read More
Your 5 Best Reel Mower Options (one for every budget)
When it comes to lawn care, there are a variety of tools and products available on the market which allow homeowners to take care of their property. Each one has different strengths and weaknesses, and what works for one person may not work for the next. While there are a number of choices when it comes to fertilizers, weed killers, and other products to use on your lawn, nothing is more important than your mower. So today I’ll be digging into everything you need to know to choose the best reel mower for your property.Read More