Lawn Mower Maintenance Schedule
Tools And Garden

Lawn Mower Maintenance Schedule

If you’ve used your hard-earned cash to buy a lawnmower it is only right that you give the mower the maintenance, it deserves. Manufacturers of these machines always advise users to keep their mowers maintained.

They recommend that owners follow the mower maintenance schedule. This way, the lawn tool will last for long. Here is a general maintenance plan for mowers. Refer to your manual for a more specific or detailed schedule.

Every 5 Hours of Operation Routine

  • Apply new engine oil.

Before Every Use Routine

  • Examine the blades of your mower for signs of damage or wear
  • Clean the beneath area of the mower

After Every 25 Hours of Use Routine

  • Inspect the fasteners of the engine and blades. Make sure to harden them if they are loose.

Every 50 Hours of Use Routine

  • Make sure that the blade of your mower stops after at most 3 seconds of activating the blade control bar.
  • Apply oil to the wheels.
  • The spark plug should be cleaned or replaced
  • Clean the mower’s air filter, especially when everywhere is dusty.
  • Change the engine oil,
  • Examine the fuel system for leaks and check whether the fuel hose is depreciating.
  • Change or sharpen the mower’s blades. You can have them sharpened for you if you don’t know how to.

Do These After Every 100 Hours of Operation

  • Clean the cooling system. You can check your manual if you don’t know how to.
  • Go through the owner’s manual to see further maintenance procedures.

Finally, if you have done all the things properly but still your lawn mower isn’t performing the way you desire. Either you can send it to a repair shop or buy a new one.

Decide what type of lawn mower you need, what your lawn size is. If you are an armature gardener having a small yard. A lawn mower that is suitable for small yard will be more than enough. Here you can find some of the best small lawn mowers in UK (a helpful guide on choosing the best one). For big size lawn a petrol or a ride on lawn mower can be suggested.

That’s all about how you can maintain your lawn the proper way. If you have any question regarding the maintenance of your mower feel free to ask.

How To Cut A 22 5 Degree Angle
Tools And Garden

How To Cut A 22.5-Degree Angle?

Are you installing a baseboard or molding in your house? Then, you might want to know how to make 22.5-degree angles, because it’s common for a wall to turn at 45 degrees.

To make the right connection between the two joints at a corner, you need to cut the woods at an angle of 22.5 degrees. To get effective results, you can use a mitre box or mitre by following the given steps.

Using A Mitre Box

Step 1: Choose the wooden piece and mark it along the cutting line. Place the piece inside a mitre box and align it with the 22.5-degree angle. You will find the 22.5-degree slot to the left and right of its 90-degree bracket.

Step 2: You will see a couple of clamps inside the mitre box. Tighten them and make sure that the baseboard is secure. Follow the instruction manual to use the clamps.

Step 3: Now you have to use a hand saw and cut the baseboard along the mark of 22.5 degrees. So, insert the saw and cut the wooden piece with even strokes.

Using A Mitre Saw

Using a miter saw

Make sure you have the safety gear before you operate a mitre saw. Wear safety glass, hearing protection and do not wear loose clothing or jewelry while using the power tool.

Step 1: Measure a baseboard and use a pencil to mark the cutting location.

Step 2: Pull the lever of your miter saw and rotate it left or right to adjust the blades at an angle of 22.5 degrees. If you face any difficulty as a first time user, follow the instructions manual.

Step 3: Place the cutting material on the saw table and secure it against the fence. Use the clamps to make the wooden piece stable.

Step 4: Lower down the blade to check its properly aligned according to the cutting line. Once you see everything is fine, then power on the saw. Pull its trigger, lower down the blade and cut the material. Leave the trigger once the cut is complete. Move the blade to its original position once it stops spinning.


We hope you have a better idea about how to cut a 22.5-degree angle using a mitre saw or mitre box. Try the steps with your power tool and practice with other angles to be an expert.