Brillion, WI -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/07/2014 -- You braved the tough winter and just about tackled that last pile of snow standing between you, greener grass and warmer weather. Melting puddles and blue skies mean only one thing: it’s time for the semi-annual ‘changing of the guard,’ from blower to mower. Soon you will retire your trusty snow blower to storage and begin preparing your lawn mower and your mentality for hotter days and longer grass. Whether you have a push lawn mower or riding mower, performing a few basic tasks to bring your machine back to life means optimal performance throughout the summer months. And as for your Sno Thro, give it a good checkup and a much-needed six-month break to recharge for some more winter fun next year.
Homeowners can use this checklist to aid in proper snow blower storage and step-by-step suggestions for lawn mower maintenance and preparation. The machine's oil should be changed, its blades sharpened and its bolts tightened. In this piece, Ariens gives tips on preparing equipment for spring.
Click here to obtain the equipment maintenance checklist for homeowners.
Ariens is a fourth-generation family business and manufactures outdoor power equipment, including snow removal equipment, residential mowing equipment, commercial mowing equipment, and chore products.