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How To : Fix a lawnmower

Are you having trouble balancing the cutting deck of your small engine lawnmower? Our expert will teach you how to do this and many other things including careful removal of the engine’s cutting blade. You will also see how to sharpen the blade and reinstall it safely and effi ...more

How To : Choose the right lawn mower for your type of lawn

Lawn mowers and lawn tractors are great machines and the latest models have some features worth checking out. New, fancy zero turn mowers, and four wheel steer mowers can make mowing your lawn quicker and easier. Tim Carter of Ask the Builder takes you through some of those ne ...more

How To : Sharpen a lawn mower blade

Learn how you can sharpen your mower blade with this step by step tutorial. After time and use your lawn mower blade will dull. Watch this how to video and you can safely and easily sharpen your lawn mower blade.

How To : Sharpen riding lawn mower blades

In this how to video series, learn how to sharpen the blades of a riding lawn mower from riding lawn mower mechanic Paul Popplewell. Paul will demonstrate how to remove the deck from a riding lawn mower, how to remove riding lawn mower blades, how to sharpen riding lawn mower ...more

How To : Disable a seat switch on your riding lawn mower

This video provides a tutorial on how to disable the seat switch on your riding lawn mower. The riding lawn mower will stall if you attempt to put it in gear and no one is sitting on the seat. This video will show you how to prevent that.

How To : Prepare your lawn mower for winter

As you shove your lawn mower into the garage for the last time this year, here is some advice that will save you time and money next spring. Allen Smith takes you through the steps to prepare your lawn mower for winter.

How To : Change Lawn Mower Oil

For some people, Spring and Summer, are two of the most busiest times for a cutting grass. The best tool to use of course, the lawn mower. These useful machines make cutting so much easier and keep your yard free of any mulch. But one of the importat aspect of owning a lawn mo ...more

How To : Clean out the carburetor on a push lawn mower

If you're having a hard time with starting your lawn mower, there could be several problems. One of the main issues can be because of the vehicle's carburetor. If unattended, it can give you a hard time. So in this tutorial, you'll find out what tools you'll need to clean out ...more

News : The Lazy Man's Jerry-Rigged Lawn Mower

One rope + a little yankee ingenuity, and you've got yourself THE lazy man's lawn mower. Korey99's self-propelled mower runs on autopilot: "It's cutting most of the back yard (a large circle) by wrapping a rope around a couple of stakes. The video is played at 4x speed. Yes, ...more

How To : Buy a lawn mower

If you're in the market for a new lawn mower, there are plenty of options, and it might be hard making a decision on which one is right for you. This video breaks down what you need to consider before buying a lawn mower and how to find one that best fits your needs. Step 1: ...more

How To : Change the oil on a riding lawn mower

It is very important to change the oil on your lawn mower just as important as changing the oil in your car. The oil liberates, cools and cleans the engine. It is best to check your manufacturers information to know how often to change the oil. To change the oil you will need ...more

How To : Change the oil on a John Deere X320 lawn mower

It's important to know that, like cars, lawn mowers need constant maintenance in order for them to work properly through the years. One of the most shared aspects between cars and lawn mowers is the oil. Knowing how to change the oild is very important and not doing so can lea ...more

How To : Repair a lawn mower starter

Lawn mower repair can be easy with the right instructions from an expert. Learn how to replace a lawn mower starter in this free video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Repair a lawn mower starter. Repair a lawn mower starter - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on ex ...more

News : Remote Control Your Lawn Mower

Time to make those lazy Sunday afternoons even lazier. Instructables member johndavid400 has posted a full HowTo on modding your lawn mower to operate via remote control. " ...How to make your Arduino into an R/C interface that you can use for just about anything requiring re ...more

How To : Fix the tires on your lawn tractor

A lawn tractor is a big tool that shares many of the same attributes as a car. One of those being tires. And like a car, tires can get worn down, lose air, or eventually become flat. In this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to fix the tires on your lawn tractor. It's an ea ...more

How To : Fix brown patches on your lawn

Grass is like hair. You have bald patches where you wish it would grow and it sprouts up in places where you don't want it to grow. In this how to video, Dave shows you an inexpensive, resource-sensitive way to get rid of bare spots in your lawn. You can use the grass that spr ...more

How To : Fix a hole in a flat radial tire

If you have a hole in your radial tire or a flat tire on your wheelbarrow, lawn-mower, ATV, learn how to repair it by watching this video tutorial. Instead of buying a whole new tire, which can be costly, patch the old one. Just follow the steps in this instructional video.

How To : Fix a garden hose with a hose mender

We've all done it, whether the hose got caught under the lawn mower or if the ends got frayed. Garden hose can get slits and holes in them. This how to video shows you easy garden hose repairs that will keep you from buying a new one.

How To : Properly mow your lawn with advice from Lowe's

One of the rituals of homeownership is regular yard work. Central to this yard maintenance is the awesome art of mowing the lawn. Just make sure you're not "scalping" your grass! Lowe's has the advice you need for mowing your landscape. Joel and Courtney share the basics on m ...more

How To : Control Running Bamboo

Most bamboo in the United States is running bamboo, because nearly all cold hardy bamboo is the running or invasive type. The tropical bamboos are mostly "clumpers" and stay in a nice, tight clump. Running bamboos spread far and wide and can be very invasive. I grow many kinds ...more

How To : Create a New Lawn From Turf or Seed

Preparation When creating a new lawn it is essential that the soil is prepared properly to ensure a satisfactory outcome when laying turf or sowing lawn seed. Whether you decide to lay turf or seed, the preparation is the same. This video shows how to prepare the soil ready f ...more

How To : properly mow your lawn and use different mowers

This video gives you several important do's and don'ts when it comes to mowing your lawn. It starts out by going through a couple different types of mowers, including a manual mower, which has blades on the bottom that are turned from the motion of pushing the mower. He then g ...more

How To : Mow a lawn using a gas powered push lawnmower

Make sure that you wear thick, close-toed shoes when you are mowing the lawn! This tutorial shows you how to use a gas-powered push lawn mower, and the most efficient way to mow your lawn. Make sure you understand how your model of mower works!

How To : Get a green lawn

Make everyone in your neighborhood green with envy over your lush lawn with these landscaping secrets. Learn how to get your lawn green with this Howcast landscaping guide. You Will Need * A soil test * Fertilizer * Water * Sharp lawn mower blades Step 1: Test your soil Test ...more

How To : Build a hand held steadicam

Don't take shaky footage? Make a homemade steadicam and use it to prevent jumpy shots. You will need two lawn mower wheels, nuts, PVC pipe, a tri pod head, a bar, wood, and zip ties. Watch this video cinematography tutorial and learn how to build a hand held steadicam from sim ...more

How To : Replace or sharpen lawnmower blades with Lowe's

Do you want to know what's the secret to a great looking lawn ? Then you have to watch this video in which Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Kraft explains how to sharpen or replace a Lawn Mower blade. Mike will share with you all the tips and the secrets of this simple and ...more

How To : Prepare your home for winter snow fall

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to winterize their home. Users should begin by cleaning the gutters on the side of their house. Scoop out all the debris and seal it with caulk. Then change the batteries of the smoke detector and clean it. It must be replaced if it is ...more

How To : Change oil in a lawnmower with Lowe's

Lowe's home improvement expert, Mike Kraft provides a step-by-step method for changing the oil on a walk-behind lawn mower. From assembling the proper tools and supplies you will need to complete the task, through disconnecting the motor for safety, through the proper drainage ...more

News : Sale Signs Drive Me Crazy & Reminds Me Of Robbery!

Do Sale Signs Bother You? My main man ran over a large rock with our lawn mower taking a chunk out of the blade. I heard it hit and the mower stopped dead in its rotation. The mower now has this grinding sound and I don't know better... but I have a feeling that a few teeth o ...more

How To : Make a garden maze

Looking to be the talk of the town? Do you love gardening and have some time to spare? Build a garden maze and make your yard the neighborhood sensation. You Will Need: • A level, open spot • A pencil • Graph paper • A lawn mower • Rope or string • Plants • A shovel • ...more

How To : Level your yard

New lawns can be lumpy and can cause damage to your lawn mover, or even worse, cause you to trip and hurt yourself. This how to video gives advice to help you level your yard. Watch this landscaping how to video and you can fix up your new lawn in no time at all.

How To : Make your lawn more environmentally friendly

Eric with Real World Green explains how to make your lawn more environmentally friendly. First, let your grass go dormant in the summer and don't water it as much. When you mow your lawn, consider using a push reel mower. A mower with a gas engine pollutes more than modern car ...more

How To : Use John Deere riding lawn equipment safely

Your John Deere mower is built for safety, for you and people around you. But it's your responsibility to understand those safety features and to use them. This video covers some of the important points for safe operation. Please watch it and share it with others who may opera ...more

How To : Fix bare spots in your backyard

Want to get rid of unsightly bare spots in your front or backyard lawn? In this video tutorial, home improvement expert Danny Lipford shows you three different solutions for fixing small dead spots of grass in your yard. For more information, and to get started reviving your o ...more

How To : Fix a dead computer fan using motor oil

Ever had a computer fan that started to sound like it was grinding flour or mowing the lawn? In lieu of purchasing a replacement fan, you might try reviving it with motor oil, any average bottle of which will last for years and thousands of fans. Learn how in this video tutorial.

How To : Charge the battery on a lawn tractor

Just like a car, a lawn tractor contains a battery that is used to help make the vehicle start and move. without it, you would have a very expensive mower that is pretty difficult to move. So if your battery were to ever die, you may need to replace it, or easily charge it up. ...more

How To : Replace the seal on a dripping outdoor faucet

If your outdoor faucet is dripping, that is not a good sign. It is important to keep your faucet functioning properly both to protect your lawn, and save on water. If you are having a problem with dripping, have a look at this tutorial, and learn how to save the money on a plu ...more

How To : Use weed eaters and push & riding lawn mowers

In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about lawnmower maintenance. You will learn how to start your lawn mower as well as clean it and keep it free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. Get tips on changing the oil and air filter on your lawnmower. Learn how to mi ...more

How To : Repair a lawnmower

Learn how to repair a lawn mower in this free DIY video instructions, including service and maintenance such as oil draining and lawn mower blade repair. Part 1 of 15 - How to Repair a lawnmower. Repair a lawnmower - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvil ...more

How To : Repair a lawnmower

In this series of expert videos, you will learn more about lawnmower maintenance. Watch these videos to see how easy do-it-yourself lawnmower maintenance can be! You will learn how to clean your lawn mowing machine, and keep it free of dirt, rust, and grass clippings. Get tips ...more

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