by April Reinhardt
(last updated April 27, 2015)
It's important to clean your lawn mower at least at the end of each mowing season to prevent grass buildup on the underside of the mowing deck. Some people go so far as to clean their mower monthly, during the cutting season. Grass buildup retains moisture and can cause the metal mowing deck to corrode, rendering the lawn mower useless. Why pay top dollar for a push mower, only to allow it to corrode and rust away? Follow these guidelines to clean your push mower and keep it in good condition for many mowing seasons:
Before storing your lawn mower for winter, protect the surface with a good rust prevention product. You can find rust prevention products for your mower at your local home improvement store.
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