The Keys To A Healthy Lawn

Trying to start your lawn mower after a long winter can be very frustrating. Performing a few routine maintenance tasks before you store your lawn mower for the winter can save you time in the spring, prolong the life of your lawn mower, and save you money over the long run. Even if you have already put your lawn mower into storage for the winter, a few simple maintenance tasks performed before starting your lawn mower in the spring can be very beneficial.

First off, robot Robotic lawn mower mowers are the future and they have become very popular lately. OK, I understand you when you object that the hype may be unsubstantiated and the gadget probably does not even work properly. That may very well be true, however there have been many reports of people being very pleased with the results of their robot lawn mower.

Throughout the year as you mow your lawn, dirt and debris can dull the mower blades and get into the machine’s oil. As you start your routine lawn mower maintenance, the first step is to change the oil. That’s right, every year the oil should be changed before the start of the season. The particles of dirt and debris can shorten the life of your mower’s motor, so clean oil is a must for keeping your mower in tip-top shape. Simply drain out the old oil. Replace the oil with quality engine oil, usually SAE 30. Your owner’s manual will state the proper oil for your particular mower.

By having an automatic Battery mower, the garden really can be a much less time and energy consuming activity. Older people are probably happy with the size of the house; after all the family need bedrooms when they come to stay, but the garden, and particularly the lawn is often too much to cope with. An afternoon mowing is sometimes the last straw which prompts the idea of downsizing. If they knew of a way to get the lawn cut automatically the spectre of a move might never crop up.

You really only have to flip the blade over in the middle of the season. It has 8 sharp edges, 4 on each side. The blade on my LB3250 is about 12″ in diameter and about as thick as the cardboard on a cereal box. You’ll have to replace the wheel motor brushes after about 4 years or so, but that isn’t hard or expensive. Everything mechanical needs some type of maintenance. You just won’t be changing oil, adding gas, getting tune ups, etc.

If you use the same grade of gasoline in your car, transfer the content to the car tank, it is much safer that way, or transfer it to winter heating system if that is possible instead of storing gasoline in a can.

With that out of the way You can finally get to that overgrown grass. Hopefully you’ll have enough random facts about lawn mowers to keep your mind occupied during those long hot summer mowing days!