Lawn Mower Buying Guide
A lawn mower is a great investment in yard maintenance, helping you keep your grass trimmed and healthy. But with so many models on the market, how do you find the ideal match for your needs? We've created the following buying guide to help you narrow your search and find your perfect fit. If you have questions or want to explore lawn mowers for sale, head over to Texas Tractor Country. We are based in New Braunfels and Bastrop, Texas, and we also serve those in San Antonio.
1. Consider Your Property
Certain aspects of your yard are going to influence the type of lawn mower you will need. First, how large is your property? Bigger yards call for lawn mowers with a wide cutting deck, higher speeds, and high efficiency. Smaller yards can get by with a more budget-friendly smaller and slower model.
Second, are there any obstacles on your property? If your yard is littered with trees and flower beds, for example, you will want a lawn mower with the agility needed to navigate these hazards. You don't want your lawn mower tearing up your flower bed, after all!
Third, does your property have any steep inclines? Some lawn mowers are not designed to tackle sloping hills. If your yard is full of inclines, get a model with a low center of gravity and impressive traction. That way you don't have to worry about performance slowing down or accidentally overworking your mower's motor.
2. Consider Your Physical Fitness
Next, think about what you physically can (and want to) handle. Are you able to push a lawn mower? Or do you want to hop aboard a riding lawn mower and let the machine power itself? Think about how much exercise you want your lawn mowing chore to require, then shop accordingly.
You'll also want to consider your unique height and arm span. Not all lawn mowers are going to be well-suited for your body. Taller or shorter individuals especially will want to test drive models to ensure the mowing experience doesn't leave them with sore muscles and joints. You can also seek out lawn mowers with adjustable controls and seats, helping the model better suit your body.
3. Consider Your Budget
Finally, think about how much you can spend on a lawn mower. Setting a firm limit will help you get the highest quality model you can, rather than unnecessarily passing on features or specs you can afford. Remember that quality models can last many years, so invest accordingly.
Ready to shop lawn mowers for sale? Check out the selection at Texas Tractor Country. Our expert staff can help you find the best lawn mower for your budget, so stop by and visit our dealership today. We proudly serve those in San Antonio and Central Texas.