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We Tried It: Worx Landroid Robotic Lawn Mower

Tired of mowing the lawn every week? Me, too. What if there was an easier way? The Worx Landroid promises to make lawn mowing the easiest task you never have to do.

Should You Rake Leaves or Just Leave Them?

Is raking up your leaves and taking them to the dump really the best course of action?


8 Lawn Mower Brands To Consider

Here are some of the most trusted brands of lawnmowers for DIYers, whether you have your first home with a...


5 Best Lawn Mower Attachments

Your lawn mower can do so much more. These attachments will add new functionality to this already useful tool.


22 Common Household Items Turned Into Useful Yard Tools

Bet you’ve never thought to use a cereal box for lawn mower maintenance. Learn about this and other ways to...

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Self-Propelled Lawn Mowers: What to Know Before You Buy

What are the key features to look for in a self-propelled mower, and how do you know if these mowers...


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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...

10 Signs Your Lawn Mower Blade Needs Sharpening

Notice your lawn looking a little uneven? That could be a sign it's time to sharpen your lawn mower blade.


15 Things Your Neighbors Want You to Stop Doing

It's not big deal to you, but your neighbors are rolling their eyes!


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When Should You Start Mowing Your Lawn in the Spring?

Keep these things in mind before mowing your lawn for the first time this spring.


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Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.

20 Things to Consider When Buying a Lawn Mower

There's lots to consider when it comes time to buy a lawn mower


12 Tricked-Out Lawn Mowers You Need to See

Whether you want your machine to go faster or have more style, these tips for tricking out your lawn mower...


How to Get Started in Welding

Whether you’d like to build custom cars or just fix a cracked lawn mower deck, learning to weld gives your...


How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Carburetor

Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...


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How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

It's easy when you know what you're doing!

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A Homeowner’s Guide to Buying a Lawn Mower

How to pick the perfect lawn mower match for your property and your comfort level.


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Best Zero-Turn Lawn Mowers

If you've got multiple acres or tight, winding landscapes, a zero-turn mower can trim your mowing time as effectively as...


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What Type of Lawn Mower Oil Should I Use

Your lawn mower needs the right kind of engine oil used in the right way. Read on to learn about...


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Zero Turn Mower Buying Guide

A zero turn mower allows you to move faster and navigate impossibly tight turns. If you've got a demanding yard,...


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Lawn Mower Parts You Can Replace Yourself

Lawn mower letting you down? A little repair know-how can go a long way. Learn which lawn mower parts you...


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Guide to Riding Lawn Mowers

A riding lawn mower is a major time saver, but also a significant investment! Learn about riding mower tech, features...


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The Homeowner’s Guide to Buying a Push Mower

Thinking of buying a push mower? Here's an overview of options, cost and features.


How to Get Rid of Gasoline Smell

To get rid of that smell, you'll need to do much more than mask it with a sweetly-scented spray.

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20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...


22 Yard Tools You Should Get Your Hands On This Fall

Fall yard work can be a pain in the...everything! Make your outdoor chores much easier with these incredibly handy tools.


Yes, You Need to Winterize Your Lawn Mower. Here’s How.

Now’s the time to put your lawn mower away before the ground is covered with a foot of snow. We'll...


How and When to Change Oil in a Lawn Mower

The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change lawn mower oil.


Tips for Buying a Walk-Behind Lawn Mower

Whether you're buying your first mower or replacing an old one, navigating the maze of models and features can be...


Why is My Lawn Mower Smoking?

Leaking oil from the exhaust is the usual cause of blue, white or black smoke from a lawn mower. Learn...