Lawn Mowers

Push mowers, riding mowers and zero turns. Find out how to pick the perfect mower for your yard for the perfect cut.

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    Riding Lawn Mower Reviews

    All riding lawn mowers fall into one of four classes. Use this review of features and prices to decide which is the best riding lawn mower for you.

    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...


    25 Companies with Super Useful Warranties

    Whether it’s a riding lawn mower or kitchen cutlery, any purchase for your home is an important one. That’s why...


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    Is a Robot Lawn Mower Right for You?

    Tired of pushing that old gas-powered mower around your yard? Maybe it's time for something quieter and smarter. Here's why...


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    Sharpen Your Lawn Mower Blade

    An angle grinder makes quick work of this dirty job.

    How to Repair a Lawn Mower Pull Cord

    Replace a broken starter rope in a half hour.


    Lawn Mower Won’t Start

    Learn the reasons why a lawn mower won't start after winter or during peak season, and how to fix those...


    Electric Lawn Mower Reviews: Best Cordless Lawn Mower

    Which cordless lawn mower should you buy?


    How to Know When You Need a New Lawn Mower

    A carbon-coated spark plug can make for hard starting, and so can old gas or a plugged carburetor. All are...


    Tips to Winterize Your Lawn Mower

    Learn the correct way to store your lawn mower over the cold winter months. Gasoline left in your mower during...


    13 Incredible Self Propelled Lawn Mower Options

    Self-propelled lawn mowers are ideal for steep slopes, large lawns and other mowing situations where having a little extra kick...


    Rocking Robots That Will Cut Your Lawn the Best

    How many times have you wished that you could just sit back and read a book while someone else mows...


    How to Tune Up a Lawn Mower

    Keep your mower running smoothly and efficiently.

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    Stuff We Love: Ryobi Electric Riding Lawn Mower

    See what The Family Handyman staff thinks of this high-tech electric riding mower.


    How to Sharpen Tools

    A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade....


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    Lawn Mower Grass Chute Saver

    This lawn mower hack will save you a ton of time.


    Easy-to-Check Dipstick

    This is why you need to mark up your lawn mower dipstick


    How to Drain Lawn Mower Oil Easier

    A turkey baster to drain lawn mower oil?


    Why You Need This Small Riding Lawn Mower

    If you live in suburbia and you’re thinking of buying a riding lawn mower, here’s something to consider.


    A Lawn Mower That’s Got It All

    Troy-Bilt began making steel-wheeled rototillers in Troy, NY, more than 60 years ago.


    How to Get Nonslip Mower Treads

    Retread old, bald lawn mower tires with a knobby bicycle tire for extra traction on hilly terrain.

    Tree Hugger Helper

    The sharp lower lip on the front and sides of your lawn mower can cut the bark on trees and...


    Better Lawn Mower Traction

    Climb hills better with this genius handy hint.


    Make Classic Copper Plant Markers

    See how to make classic plant markers


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    How to Sharpen a Lawn Mower Blade

    A sharp lawn mower blade will help keep your grass healthy.



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    How to Make Your Lawn Mower Last Longer

    Tune up your lawn mower in 5 simple steps.