//How Well Do Electric Lawn Mowers Work – 3 Things You Need to Consider

How Well Do Electric Lawn Mowers Work – 3 Things You Need to Consider

The performance of an electric lawn mower will vary depending on the brand you purchase. There are a few downfalls to owning an electric lawn mower for some people. This article is going to help many people answer the one question, everyone wants answered. How well do electric lawn mowers work? Before you can even begin looking into how well they work, it is important that you first consider your lawn and its needs.

Asking people you know, how well do electric lawn mowers work, is a great way to get first hand knowledge that you know you can trust. For an ever better idea, you might want to ask someone you know to borrow their lawn mower for a little while so you can get first hand experience with the performance of them. Here are a few things you should consider before you buy your electric lawn mower.

1. What size is your yard?

On average, an electric mower that is corded can only mow about 1/3 of an acre of land with the cord. If you have more land to be mowed you will need to get an approved extension cord or opt for a cordless mower.

2. Is your grass usually on the high size when you decide to mow it?

If you prolong the time between cutting your lawn and the grass is high, an electric mower might not be the best choice for you. Although these mowers are powerful they do not have the drive force of a gas powered mower. The taller grass also makes the mower work harder, so if you have a cordless mower it might need to be recharged sooner than if the grass was mowed regularly.

3. Do you really know how much money you are spending per year on your gas powered lawn mower?

Gas prices are on the rise, yet again and many people are trying to skimp on the amount of gas they need to buy in every way possible. On average, between maintenance, gas, oil, tune ups and blade sharpening the average gas mower requires about $ 700 a year to keep it in optimal condition and mowing lawns. 

Electric mowers do not require nearly as much maintenance as a gas mower. Instead, they require an outlet to plug in the mower, minor repairs occasionally, and regular blade sharpening. You can literally save yourself a decent amount of money.

Do you still want to know;  how well do electric lawn mowers work? You will have to ask around or get your hands on one for yourself to determine that. They are not gas powered mowers, so you have to have realistic expectations as far as power, though. Electric mowers are going to be making gas mowers a thing of the past.

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By roger_mommaerts on 2007-12-24 01:01:47
tags{amazon|100|campaign}2017 Ryobi 40V Self-Propelled Electric Lawn Mower Unboxing and Review

Video unboxing and review of the new Ryobi 40v 20″ cordless mower. My first video.

By |2017-12-21T17:48:46-08:00December 21st, 2017|Categories: Gardening - Landscaping|17 Comments

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  1. The Control Geek 2017-12-21 at 5:55 PM - Reply

    Thanks to all for the 1000 views! Trying to decide what my next video will be.

  2. mlconley 2017-12-21 at 5:58 PM - Reply

    Nice job for a first time video!

  3. Mikephx 2017-12-21 at 6:00 PM - Reply

    I watched this because I really wanted to learn about this mower and was blown away by the professional quality of your video. There are big budget pro videos which don’t come close to this in terms of video quality and presentation of information. This was really helpful. Thanks!

  4. Jason Madrigal 2017-12-21 at 6:01 PM - Reply

    Good video bro, could do without the music though. Thanks for review

  5. The Control Geek 2017-12-21 at 6:03 PM - Reply

    I will be posting a follow-up video in a few weeks to show how the mower is still performing

  6. Abundant Life Church Burleson, TX 2017-12-21 at 6:07 PM - Reply

    does it take oil

  7. noclssgt 2017-12-21 at 6:12 PM - Reply

    I have th 16" ryobi. Not happy. I can barely get my back yard mowed in one charge. It’s not a large backyard due to pool, shed, play set, deck, etc. Maybe 5500 sq ft.

  8. Geri Thorn 2017-12-21 at 6:16 PM - Reply

    All in all a good video. You have a good voice and video was good.   You skipped a step as we could not get the handle bars to come up.  After calling Ryobi found out that the yellow T bars on each side had to be pulled out.  Also putting in the mulch attachment was much harder than you explained, again after calling Roybi was able to get it in after many tries.  Would have been nice if you had show the notches in the attachment that had to lock in place and then push down on the handle to lock it into place.   Thanks for the video.

  9. Drackkor 2017-12-21 at 6:24 PM - Reply

    If you are hell bent on electric and have to snow removal as well the ego has a good snow removal blower but very expensive.

  10. Jason schmidt 2017-12-21 at 6:25 PM - Reply

    is this music from sonic the hedgehog?

  11. Will M 2017-12-21 at 6:25 PM - Reply

    just got the old one on sale for $100 off. was wondering if somehting new was coming out. looks cool!

  12. Robert Sturgeon 2017-12-21 at 6:28 PM - Reply

    Thanks for a great video! I was curious what the new self propelled Ryobi mower was like. I purchased the previous model, not self propelled. I can confirm the battery charge times are very long and the mower has trouble with any damp or tallish grass. I think I am going to switch to the EGO lineup in the next year or so. The EGOs are more expensive but after dealing with the long charge times and a frustrated/pissed off wife the extra cost will be worth it! 🙂 The EGO has a lot of well thought out features that differentiate themselves from all the other cordless mowers. I had a couple of the old lead acid battery mowers so Ryobi was a real breath of fresh air so if you have a smaller yard or area to mow the Ryobi will do you just fine. I just have a little larger, spread out area to mow. I only use the cordless mower for trimming and mowing tight areas or cutting in around rock gardens and bushes and trees. I mow the rest of the acre of my plot with a rider. I didn’t but the cordless mower for mowing my entire yard, that would be silly but I hoped it would go farther on a charge that it does. I bought 2 more batteries and chargers for each so I always have a ready battery but there are times when the usage time is shorter than the charge times and I end up with work left to do and waiting on the batteries to charge up. But, that’s the life of a battery powered yard device. Great video though! Very well done and smoothly presented. Thanks

  13. Don E Gee 2017-12-21 at 6:37 PM - Reply

    Good job! I may have to spring for the Ryobi instead of the E GO

  14. Spiff 2017-12-21 at 6:39 PM - Reply

    Thanks for the review, really helped.

  15. stitch16261 2017-12-21 at 6:42 PM - Reply

    what is the cost?

  16. mav2knight 2017-12-21 at 6:47 PM - Reply

    Great job. Comprehensive and detailed. I actually just bought this Model #40190 self propelled and love it. This and the EGO are the only lithium mowers worth a damned and this one has the brushless motor for gas like power. Love it and keep up the good work. Your vid was very good…….

  17. Randy R 2017-12-21 at 6:47 PM - Reply

    Good video I went with greenworks this one to cost to much.

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