Mower Care Tips

General Information:

  • Consult your owners manual for proper maintenance schedule, cleaning tips and safety precautions
  • Equipment should be serviced yearly for optimum performance and lifespan
  • Most walk behind lawnmowers are typically serviced every 25 hours of use
  • Use fuel that is less than one month old
  • Frequently check the oil level to avoid engine damage
  • Keep fuel in sealed can in a safe, temperate location
  • Treat fuel upon purchase with a stabilizing product that can also help deal with ethanol in our fuel

How to clean under your walk behind lawnmower:

  1. Turn off your mower
  2. Remove spark plug wire from spark plug to prevent mower from accidentally starting
  3. Tip mower so the air filter is up
  4. Be careful, parts can be sharp under the mower
  5. Scrape grass out
  6. Tip back up and reconnect spark plug wire
  7. For best results, keep mower tipped for as short of time as possible and clean before grass has a chance to dry under the deck

How to clean your riding lawnmower deck:

  1. Shut off rider
  2. Remove key from switch
  3. Scrape under deck with scraper
  4. Equipment lifts are available to make cleaning easier

How to winterize your mower:

  • Treat fuel with a stabilizing product that can also help deal with ethanol in our fuel
  • Start mower and run for several minutes
  • Follow steps above to clean under mower
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