In order to maintain the life of a lawnmower, it must be maintained. But this alone is not enough, so you should Clean lawn mower before putting it away for the winter season.
We explain step by step how to proceed.
It can often be observed that a high-pressure cleaner is used. But this, like the use of a garden hose, damages the bearings and the carburetor as well as the electronics, provided that it is an electric lawn mower.
Step 1 - remove grass residue
So when cleaning, you should first remove the grass residue with a hand broom. But please be careful with the knives, you have to be careful here, they are sharp.
Step 2 - Clean with a damp cloth
Then you should take a damp cloth and clean the lawnmower bit by bit.
Step 3 - Remove stubborn incrustations with a knife
Stubborn lawn and dirt incrustations can be removed with a knife. Never treat the electronics with water, otherwise the electrical engineer will be happy.
Step 4 - Clean the bearings with bone oil
If you want to clean the bearings, you can add bone oil, because this cleans as well as nourishes and repels moisture.
Step 4 - Rinse the grass catcher with water
Only the grass catcher can be sprayed with water, but should then also dry properly.
The lawn mower may only be cleaned and kept in a closed room during the winter so that it is fully operational again in the coming year.