Your mower is an expensive product. You may have a zero turn mower, a cordless mower, or even a little robotic mower. Whichever item you own, it is no hyperbole to say that your product is probably pretty expensive. Because of this fact, you probably want to preserve your product for a long of a period as possible. So how exactly do you keep your mower for breaking up over time? How can you ensure that your unit lasts as long as possible?
Over time, the little things matter
Think about your car. If you were to not change the oil or breaks, it would not be a big issue for the foreseeable future. However, if you tried to avoid all basic maintenance at all costs, eventually the car would break down and become un-drivable. The same can be said of your mower – if you are to avoid cleaning it, keeping it sheltered, and tending to its basic maintenance, over time it will deteriorate. It’s just a matter of time.
Knowing this fact, it is imperative that we pay attention to the little things when it comes to our mowers. If you take care of it at a satisfactory level each time you use, you can expect it to last a long period of time.
All problems should be addressed ASAP
Sometimes, issues come no matter how well you take care of your mower. When this is the case, you need to make sure that you tend to these issues as soon as possible. Most longterm problems are totally preventable earlier on in the lifespan of the mower. If you notice anything that is ‘off’ about your unit, be sure to have someone take a look at it.
Always store or keep indoors
Obviously this is not always a choice for everybody. We always say that if you can, you should keep your mower indoors or at the very least keep it covered with a tarp of some sort. This keeps mowers away from moisture and humidity which is almost always the culprit of major technical issues.
We understand. Sometimes, keeping your mower completely free of issues is impossible and there’s nothing you can do about it. We offer many intensive reviews to help buyers avoid the products which tend to break down over time. There is no mower that is completely prone to having issues and you should not expect your mower to be ironman.