Push mowers are normally used to trim grass on an even height. They are commonly used to trim lawns and the surrounding lawns of a garden. They usually work best on a flat terrain and involve high physical activity. There are various types of push mowers including;
Walk-behind push mower
The walk-behind push mower has a small engine and one simply trims the lawn by pushing it. It works great for individuals with relatively small land plots to trim while its engine reduces the work load by self-propelling it.
Reel Push Mower
The Reel push mower is preferred by most people based on safety since its doesn’t have an engine. It is quite an ideal mower for achieving a close trim on a lawn. It also trims in a great meticulous fashion and is environmentally-friendly.
Electric Push mowers
Electric push mowers are best used in small lawn areas and they have to be electrically plugged before use. They are suited for quick lawn trims and are very efficient. Cordless electric push mowers are much safer since one does not have to be cautious on tripping over the cord when pushing the mower.
Self-Propelled Push Mowers
Self-propelled push mowers have an automatic feature that recognizes the areas of land which need trimming. They have en engine and one operates the mowers by pushing it. The person should make sure the mower has a grip feature for safety concerns.
Gas Push Mowers
Gasoline-powered push mowers offer great power and a long cutting time due to their unrestricted nature. They are offered in various models including; front wheel drive, rear wheel drive and all wheel drive. All the gas models are self-propelled and have larger wheels for better maneuverability around the landscape.
Push mowers have different features including;
Push mowers normally weigh from 15-100 pounds. Reel push mowers are the lightest due to their non-mechanical features. The heavier push mowers are those that have an engine. The best push mowers are those that can be easily controlled with minimum pushing force.
Type of Mower Deck
The type of mower deck is very important since large mower decks are able to cover extensive lawn areas. Reel push mowers typically have a 20-30 inches mower deck while other types of push mowers have a 42-50 inches mower deck.
The cutting width of a push mowers is determined by the size of the deck. Mowers with large decks are more efficient since one does not have to go over the same grass section. This greatly reduces the time an effort
For flat terrains, common wheel dimensions sizes are used when trimming grass. Push mowers with large wheels are commonly used for hilly or vast pieces of land. They also reduce the effort required and cut the grass in an easier fashion.
Direction of Grass Disposal
Push mowers usually discharge grass via the front, side or behind part of the mower. Front discharge mowers are more popular since one is shielded from the trimmed grass.