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Lawn Mower Buying Guide

Those with large yards know that a riding lawn mower is an essential tool for keeping the grass neat and manageable. A good riding lawn mower provides a comfortable and ergonomic ride while cutting the grass efficiently. There are many features to consider among the different lawn mower makes and models, including cutting and mulching features, horsepower, transmission type, and turning radius. Choose and buy best cheap lawn mowers.

  1. Earthwise 60420 20-Inch 40-Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric Lawn Mower
  2. Great States 415-16 16-Inch Reel Mower Standard Full Feature Lawn Mower With T-Style Handle And Heat Treated Blades
  3. Earthwise 50518 18-Inch Corded Electric Lawn Mower
  4. Great States 815-18 18-Inch 5-Blade Push Reel Lawn Mower
  5. American Lawn Mower 1204-14 14-Inch 4-Blade Push Reel Lawn Mower
  6. Earthwise 60617 17-Inch 24-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower
  7. Earthwise 50214 14-Inch 8-Amp Side Discharge/Mulching Corded Electric Lawn Mower
  8. Earthwise 1715-16EW 16 Inch 7-Blade Push Reel Mower
  9. Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower
  10. Great States 304-14 14-Inch 5-Blade Push Reel Lawnmower
  11. American Lawn Mower 1304-14 14-Inch 5-Blade Push Reel Lawn Mower

Lawn Mower Power Options

Electric lawnmowers

Most lawnmowers are powered by mains electricity. This is the best choice for small and medium-sized gardens. The mowers are smaller, cheaper to buy and easy to store.

Check that the cable will allow you to mow to the end of your garden before you buy.

You should expect to pay £100 to £200 for an electric mower. Hover lawnmowers are cheaper, starting at around £50.

Cordless lawnmowers

Cordless battery-powered lawn mowers are a hassle-free garden mower. They have all the benefits of an electric mower but you don’t need to worry about a cable.

However, they can be more expensive than mains electric models because of the battery. Modern lithium ion batteries are lighter and last much longer than traditional nickel-cadmium versions, but they are more costly.

You should expect to pay £300 to £500 for a cordless lawnmower.

Petrol lawnmowers

Petrol-powered lawn mowers are the best choice for large gardens where a mains cable would be unsuitable. They are bit more expensive but much more powerful and faster at cutting. They are also easier to manoeuvre around large objects.

However, bear in mind that petrol lawnmowers will need servicing like car engines, and you will need to check and top-up the oil.

You should expect to pay £150 to £500 for a petrol lawnmower, depending on your power requirements.

Push lawnmowers

These are generally small cylinder lawnmowers that you simply push along with your muscle power. They are best for small gardens and don’t use electricity or produce noise and emissions.

However, push lawnmowers are not suitable for larger or sloping gardens or people who have difficulty pushing.

You should expect to pay £40 to £100 for a push lawnmower.

Lawn Mowers for Different Garden Sizes

Think of your lawn as a tennis court. A full-size court would be a medium lawn, half the court or less would be a small lawn. Anything bigger is a large lawn.

Here’s the mower maths:

  • Small lawn (up to 100 sq m): electric and cordless lawn mowers.
  • Medium lawn (100 – 250 sq m): electric, cordless and petrol lawn mowers.
  • Large lawn (250+ sq m): petrol lawn mowers.

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