Lawn Mowers

Lawn Mower articles

Choosing a Lawn Mower
Choosing the right lawn mower can be the difference between having a visually stunning lawn and a lawn that appears inadequately maintained. What factors do we need to look at when choosing a lawn mower? This article aims to give you the information you need to be able to make a sensible choice.

Lawn Mower safety
Lawn mower safety should be on the top of everyones agenda when they are cutting the lawn. In 1990 in America there were over 87,000 people treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries that were sustained from using a lawn mower.

Mower types

Cylinder Lawn Mowers
The classic luxury grade lawns are on the whole cut with cylinder mowers as they can potentially give an excellent even cut. Cylinder mowers have a cylinder that has a number of blades that spiral around it...

Rotary Lawn Mowers
Rotary lawn mowers have a long blade that spins around its central point so that the area that it covers is a circle. The rapidly spinning blade cuts the grass with a scythe like motiion that slashes the grass. Sharpening the blades of a rotary mower...

Petrol Lawn Mowers
Petrol lawn mowers tend to be a good deal heavier then electric models and are also more expensive. Petrol mowers will often need a strong arm to start them as they often use a ‘pull cord’ to get them going...

Electric Lawn Mowers
In today’s market the electric lawn mower is the most popular type of powered mower. The main driving forces behind the popularity of the electric lawn mower are the fact that they tend to be considerably lighter than petrol mowers and that they are also a good deal cheaper...

Hand driven Lawn Mowers
The first hand driven lawn mowers were around before the availability of electricity and petrol (never mind the petrol engine). These lawn mowers were powered by hand. In this modern motorised and technical world it is maybe surprising that hand driven mowers still have a place in the market but they obviously have characteristics that continue to make them a viable and attractive item.