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How to change lawn mower blades?

Lawn mowers are great machines which neatly trim grass to maintain a premium façade for your lawn, business or home. Despite the stainless steel blades of a lawn mower, they naturally become blunt over time and do not perform at their optimum level. To fix this problem your choices are as follows

  • Take the blades of your mower to a professional to get harped
  • Visit a consultant to replace the old blades with new blades
  • Hire an expert serviceman to do the job for you; or
  • Do the job yourself

This following article outlines the money saving option for changing lawn mower blades easily on your own.

Lawn mowers are comprised of sharp objects and are gas operated machines, therefore EXERCISE CAUTION AT ALL TIMES as one is at risk during any related process or procedure.

Easy 7-step guide to changing your own blades

The first challenge is gaining access to the blades of the mower that normally remain hidden from one’s view. One has to lift the body of the machine-upto see the blades to be able to unscrew the nuts and bolts and remove the blades.

Action the following step-by-step guide prior to unscrewing your blades:

  1. Remove spark plug from the body of the lawn mower.
    This disables the machine from starting-up during the process
  2. Empty the fuel tank.
    This avoids spillage during the changing of lawn mower blades
  3. Try lifting the body of the lawn mower using the limb of a tree and a rope.
    This enables the machine to be at a height suitable for you to work beneath, enabling easier access to your blades
  4. Wedge a piece of wood in between the blade and the body so as to safeguard and fasten your work area.
    This avoids the risk of blades moving in the opposite direction when applying force. This will fix the blade you are working on to stay in a particular position.
  5. Use a wrench.

Turn the nuts anticlockwise to remove the blades

  1. Once you have opened the blades, replace them with new blades
    Tighten the screws through clockwise movement of the wrench. Do not forget to use the wood-tip once again to allow you to tighten the blades.

Tighten the screws A SECOND TIME
This will avoid any vibration during use and will ensure a smoother and more efficient mowing action.

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How to change the oil in your lawn mower?

The main reason why engines do not start easily is due to the failure of simply changing the oil on time. To avoid the continual yanking-of-the-rope of the engine to start it, make sure to change the engine oil of your lawn mower as routine maintenance. Changing the oil from the engine of your gas operated lawn mower periodically is recommended by all manufacturers and is crucial for smooth and efficient engine operation.

One need not go to a service center or hire the services of a mechanic for the job as changing the oil of a lawn mower can be performed at home easily. Read on to save your hard earned money.



  • Changing oil is prudent when the fuel tank is almost empty. This is because you need to warm up the engine so that the oil heats up and flows smoothly.

  • Ensure you remove the spark plug once the engine has stopped.This guarantees the machine willnot start automatically during the process.

  • Buy the right oil. The kind of oil you require for your lawnmower is integral to this procedure;research what your mower requires otherwise you will jeopardize the performance of your machine.

The oil from any engine must be drained from the hole at the bottom of the body of the oil tank. There is a cap that is screwed-on to prevent any leakage of the oil from the tank. You have to unscrew this cap to let all the oil drain-out. Make sure you place a container underneath the oil tank to allow it to take up all the old oil. Once ALL the dirty oilhas been successfully drained, place the cap back on and screw it by rotating it in clockwise direction.

NOW unscrew the cap at the top of the oil tank and pour the new oil to the level that is recommended. This completes the periodic oil change that isrequiredfor continuous smooth operation of the engine of your lawn mower.