You might find it difficult where to start if you are planning to purchase a cordless lawn mower, especially you are used to using a corded electric lawn mower or a gas powered lawn mower. Note that there a broad similarities as well as important differences between the traditional lawn mowers and the cordless lawn mowers, that before you decide to purchase a cordless unit you have to take into account these factors, and in this article we will present briefly.
Identifying again the kind of lawn you have, like how big is it and if it is flat or slope, is your number one matter of consideration.
The battery life of the mower that you are planning to buy should be considered as you think of the size of your lawn. Be aware of the performance of a good quality cordless lawn mower which is its ability to cut up to a third of an acre from one charge, and will vary slightly depending on the length of the grass and if it is wet or dry.
There is still a cordless mower to opt for even if the size of your lawn is larger than a third of an acre. To address the above mentioned concern, your easiest solution is to buy a model with a battery that is removable and then purchase a second battery. In this manner, once the first battery of the mower has lost its charge, you can simply exchange them. Do not worry in the changing of batteries because this is an easy procedure.
Unlike gas powered lawn mowers which are self-propelled, most cordless lawn mowers are not, and so it is important to know if the lawn is flat or slope. This is because the terrain would add to the strain on the battery of a cordless mower and thus would reduce the area you will work on from one charge of battery.
In order to address this issue, you will find that cordless lawn mowers are produced to be less heavy than their counterpart gas powered mowers, with having the battery as the heaviest component of the equipment. It is pretty easy therefore to push along a cordless lawn mower, but if it you have a slope, check the weight again if think you will have a concern of the condition.
Many of the cordless lawn mowers have a feature of a 3 in1 ability, which refers to how it can dispose grass clippings which start from your choice of cutting the clippings into fine particles to make a mulch, then disperse it over the lawn, or simply dispose the clippings out from the side of the equipment to the lawn , or just collect the clippings in a bag from the rear just like the traditional method.