If you own a landscaping business or you focus making your living on mowing lawns, then you know the importance of owning a reliable and professional lawn mower. There are several commercial “walk behind” mowers that would serve you and your business well.
It is important to select one made by a company with a good reputation and also to consider any warrantees and customer service that is offered should you encounter a problem with your new mower. If you advertise your company as operating “green” or eco-friendly, you will be happy to know that there are walk behind mowers on the market that operates using electricity instead of gasoline.
Top Rated Self-Propelled Lawn Mower
According to the manufacturer (in business since 1937,) the Troy-Bilt 21-inch RWD Self-Propelled Lawn Mower TB220 is a lightweight mower with a 21 inch steel mowing deck. It is powered by a Powermore OHV engine (159cc.) User comfort and side mulch capability are controlled by a dual lever height adjustment. Good control while mowing is brought to you by wheels that are seven inches by 11 inches.
This Troy-Bilt has front wheel drive and is self propelled. The deck cutting height range is from 1-1/4 inches to 3-3/4 inches. A grass collection bag which holds 1.9 bushels is included with the mower. Manufacturer offers a two year limited warrantee on this mower with purchase.
Users say this is a very good mower and a great value for the price. One customer received the item from the shipper in damaged condition, and the manufacturer sent replacement parts to the person at no charge. After they repaired the item, the person was pleased with the operation of their new mower.
Best Mulching Commercial Mower
A 850 professional series TM engine by Briggs and Stratton powers this commercial mower by Snapper. It includes technology called “HI-VAC” in the mower deck which allows wind velocity to bag or disperse the grass clippings. The Snapper Ninja Mulching SP Commercial Mower CRP218520 has a rolled deck design and special blades that greatly increase air flow to create vacuum like suction. Nutrients are returned to your yard faster with the “Ninja” mulching system. This system has six cutting surfaces. Deck design allows the blades to cut and then re-cut grass.
The opinion of one user is that Snapper’s drive line is “second to none” when in comes to reliability. This person states that if you take care of your mowing deck and engine, they will last you longer than any other brand. They own three of this brand of mower and refuse to give them to anyone, until their grandchildren inherit the mowers. Another owner says that this is a good mower.
Best Commercial Walk Behind Mower
A feature which is exclusive to all Husqvarna products is the all wheel 4×4 drive which gives you improved maneuverability in all types of terrain or grass. Control the pace at which you mow with the self propelled “auto walk” all wheel drive system. Eight inch front and rear wheels have ball bearings.
You have the option to mulch, side discharge, or bag grass with the 21 inch three in one steel mowing deck on the Husqvarna Honda All Wheel Drive 4X4 Mower 961450020 HU700AWD. According to the manufacturer: buy a Husqvarna and you receive a machine that is reliable, durable and will deliver results that are first class.
An opinion from someone who has been in the “turf business” for 45 years is that this unit is the lightest, easiest to start and operate mower in the market. This user has been a golf course superintendent, small business owner, and parks manager. They also like that you adjust mowing height with one lever, not for each individual wheel. Other users agree that the power of this mower, its value and the ease of operation all make it an excellent product to own.
You have many choices when selecting a lawn mower for your business. Before you begin the search for the right machine, decide which features you would like to have on the mower and what kind of warranty and company reputation you are interested in.
Gas powered or electric are also choices now, as companies have answered the call to offer choices in commercial mowers that are friendly to the earth.