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
Wondering What Motor Oil to Use in My Lawn Mower?
Much like your car engine, your lawn mower engine requires important tune ups and maintenance. This will keep your mower running well and save you a lot of the headaches that come from delayed maintenance. One key maintenance requirement for any combustion engine is regular oil changes, but it’s important to know what motor oil to use in your lawn mower.Read More
Where is the Carburetor on a Lawn Mower? (every mower)
Do you need to do some troubleshooting or maintenance with your lawn mower? If so, you’ve probably wondered where the carburetor is on a lawn mower. The location of this component of your mower’s engine can vary depending on the type of lawnmower you have.Read More
Riding Mower Attachments (what to own, what to avoid)
If you have a riding mower you probably either own attachments or are considering purchasing some. In today’s article I’ll talk about some of the most common riding mower attachments and I’ll discuss which ones are worth owning.
The reality is that some equipment is essential and well worth the investment and the space it will occupy in your garage or storage shed, but other riding mower add-ons simply won’t be used often enough to justify the purchase (you can spend that money better elsewhere).Read More
How to Put Oil in a Lawn Mower (Step-by-Step)
Putting new oil in your lawn mower is an essential task. If you’re a new homeowner or just have never had to do this before, then you are probably feeling a little confused. Every lawn mower can be different and it’s important to read the instructions that come with your model. In this article, we will talk about how to put oil in a lawn mower.Read More
Wondering How Often to Change Lawn Mower Oil?
Many new homeowners may not consider the maintenance requirements of a gas-powered lawn mower. However, their engine – much like a car engine – does require tune-ups and regular light maintenance to run in optimal condition. That being said, your commuting car runs every day, but your lawn mower? It might sit idle for a week or two at a time, and you might only use it for 6 months out of the year. So you may be wondering how often to change lawn mower oil to properly maintain your mower. I’ll explain in this article.Read More
Do Brand New Lawn Mower Blades Need to be Sharpened?
Have you recently purchased a lawn mower? If so, you may be wondering if you can start mowing your grass immediately, or do brand new lawn mower blades need to be sharpened before you mow?
In this article I’ll answer that question, and I’ll also discuss things to look for when mowing that may mean that the blades are dull. I’ll also briefly explain how to sharpen the blades of your mower (including whether you should do it yourself or hire a pro).Read More
Tips for Starting a Lawn Mower with Old Gas
When you think of things that get old and start to go bad, you tend to think about food products. One thing that probably does not come to mind is gasoline. But over time gas breaks down, and when left in machinery such as lawn mowers it can cause reduced performance or even difficulty starting. If you have old gas in your lawn mower, don’t fret. Here are some tips for starting a lawn mower with old gas that will get your mower out of the garage and purring like a kitten this Spring.Read More
Spring Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist
As a new season of lawn maintenance begins, there are certain spring lawn mower maintenance projects everyone can undertake.
You don’t need a background in small-engine maintenance to do these projects, and even if you’re inexperienced you’ll probably love how inexpensive and easy these mower maintenance projects are to complete. I’ll walk you through my spring lawn mower maintenance projects in this article.Read More
How to Change Oil in Lawnmower
Changing oil is like changing diapers. It’s messy, smelly, but it’s a job that has to be done sooner rather than later or you’ll have a disaster on your hands.
If you’re wondering how to change oil in lawnmower engines then I’ll explain everything you need to know in this article.Read More