You're trying to mow your lawn, but the engine on your pull-string push mower isn't turning over— why won't it power up? Well, if your lawn mower was stored outdoors for a large amount of time, chances are that the recoil has built up some corrosion or is simply sticking. This ...more
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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
This video will show you how to fix the worn adjusting levers on the wheels of your lawn mower that adjust the lawn mower deck height. When the tabs get bent in the lawn mower deck tends to slip and get lower to the ground. Video: .
This video will show you how to replace or remove your old lawn mower blade and install a new one. Video: .
This video will show you how to drain the old oil out of your lawn mower and add new oil back in. I'll also show you how to read the dipstick. Video: .
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
Winter's coming, and when it's over you'll be back to mowing your lawn in no time. To make sure your lawn mower is up for the job, Lowe's has some great maintenance tips for you to perform to completely winterize your mower. Joel and Courtney demonstrate how to properly winte ...more
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.
This is a step by step tutorial of how to change the oil & oil filter on your riding lawn mower.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
This is a step by step DIY tutorial of how to change the air filter on your riding lawn mower.
This is a step by step tutorial of how to change the spark plug on your riding lawn mower.
This is a step by step DIY tutorial of how to change the fuel filter on your riding 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
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
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
This video will show you how to clean the carbon build up on an old spark plug in your lawn mower with a wire brush. Will help to fix sputtering or back firing lawn mower. Video: .
How to keep Lawn Mower Snow blower Carburetor Running Smoothly Varnish Ethanol Gas. We' explain how, and why to add a little bit of Seafoam to the gas in your small engine to keep the carburetor free from varnish buildup with today's ethanol gas. Video: .
This vide will show you how to fix a broken spark plug wire that has pulled out of the spark plug boot on your lawn mower. Video: .
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
One of the most annoying things about summer is mowing the lawn. Depending on how big your yard is, it can mean spending hours out in the hot sun while you could be doing something a lot more fun like watching the Olympics or making giant soap bubbles. Reclaim your summer with ...more
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
Want greener and healthier grass around your home? With some care and a little work, you could have the greenest landscape in the county. Lowe's has the tips you need in this five-part video series on lawn maintenance. Mike Kraft explains the best ways to maintain the health ...more
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
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
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
Watch this video to learn how to install a low cost lawn sprinkler systerm. Steps: 1. Use long string to determine number and location of sprinkler heads. 2. Dig hole for sprinkler head, shovel topsoil onto a tarp; save sod for replacement later. 3. Hold sprinkler head in pla ...more
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
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!
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
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.
Getting in shape doesn't have to mean applying lots of pressure on your body. In this fitness how-to video SELF Magazine demonstrates a low-intensity full body workout. Watch and learn how to do the following exercises: lawn mower, booty lift, Russian set up, single leg squat, ...more
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
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.
This video will help you learn how to remove the blade from your riding lawn mower deck. The method for taking blades off of a double or triple blade deck is similar to the method shown in this movie.
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
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
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a tumbler bin composter and compost in 14 - 21 days. The materials needed for the composter are: 1 plastic drum, 6 nails or strong pins, (3) 1 square inch tubes, 3 hinges and lock, 3 yards of wire, and 1 square foot of zinc. Be ...more
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
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
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
A string trimmer is a useful tool for maintaining your lawn. Learn how to use it correctly and safely with this tutorial. Another name for this tool is a weed whacker.
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
The quickest way to get a gorgeous lawn is to lay sod, uniform patches of grass-covered soil held together by matted roots. It will go more smoothly if you know a few landscaping tricks. Learn how to lay sod for a perfect lawn with this how to video. You Will Need * A soil te ...more
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
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
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
Watch to learn how to replace the blade on a Flymo Hover Compact 330 mower. You'll remove and replace the 33cm Flymo blade on a Flymo Hover Compact 330. If your mower is not cutting properly remember you need a sharp blade for the perfect lawn. We use spacers to adjust the Fly ...more
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
Although mowing is key to keeping your lawn healthy and good looking, it isn't anything worth jumping up and down for when it comes time to doing it. As it turned out, the first time I mowed my lawn wasn't nearly as fun or exciting as Hank Hill made it out to be. Maybe it was ...more
Coconut oil can prevent grass from sticking onto your lawn mower blades and revive your old leather goods. It can also provide sunburn relief, heal cracked heels, remedy chapped lips, and remove eye makeup. For more miraculous uses for coconut oil, see my original post: 21 Mi ...more
No more hauling that bulky ladder around. A simple push of a button will do the trick. Remote Controlled ladder by Niklas Roy. Previously, Remote Control Your Lawn Mower.
Hello and welcome to my post. I would like to share a few things I have picked up along the way - while feeding my two dwarf rabbits. In this tutorial I would like to answer the question - How to choose the best food for your rabbit? Step 1: From a Tiny Baby to a Grown Up Dwa ...more
While music may not technically be a "universe language," it is the one language listened to by all. There are over 1,500 music genres today—rap, classical, rock, jazz, trap, hip-hop, house, new wave, vaperwave, charred death, nintendocore... and the list goes on. And if you'r ...more
You may or may not have known, but mowing your lawn can actually help keep it healthy and promotes root growth. It also makes your yard look great and helps it stand out from any other bad looking yards on your block. So in this next tutorial, from Sears, you'll find out othe ...more