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How to Choose the Right Stihl Lawn Mower for Your Lawn: Factors to Consider

Are you in the market for a new lawn mower? With various options available, it’s important to choose the right one that suits your lawn’s specific needs. As a trusted provider of Stihl lawn mowers in Australia, Valley Motors Gloucester is here to help. In this blog post, we will discuss the factors to consider when choosing the right Stihl lawn mower for your Australian lawn.

Lawn Size and Terrain

The first factor to consider when choosing a Stihl lawn mower is the size and terrain of your lawn. For small to medium-sized lawns, a walk-behind mower may be suitable. Stihl offers a range of walk-behind mowers with various cutting widths, engine sizes, and features to choose from.

Grass Type

grass to be trimmed by Stihl lawn mower

The type of grass in your lawn is another crucial factor to consider. Different grass types have varying growth patterns, thickness, and height requirements. Stihl lawn mowers come with different cutting height adjustments, cutting techniques, and blade options to suit different grass types. For example, warm-season grasses commonly found in Australia, such as Buffalo, Couch, and Kikuyu, may require different cutting techniques compared to cool-season grasses like Fescue or Ryegrass. Consider the grass type in your lawn and choose a Stihl lawn mower that can effectively and efficiently cut your specific grass type.

Mower Features

Stihl lawn mower

Stihl lawn mowers come with various features designed to enhance performance, convenience, and user comfort. Some common features to consider include:

  • Mulching: Stihl lawn mowers with mulching capabilities can cut grass into fine clippings that are distributed back into the lawn as natural fertilizer, promoting a healthier lawn.
  • Self-propelled: Stihl self-propelled lawn mowers are equipped with drive systems that make mowing easier, especially on larger lawns or uneven terrains.
  • Cutting width: Consider the cutting width of the lawn mower, which determines how much grass is cut in one pass. A wider cutting width can save time and effort on larger lawns.
  • Grass catcher: Stihl lawn mowers come with different grass catcher options, such as bagging or side discharge, to suit your preference and lawn care routine.
  • Engine type: Stihl offers lawn mowers with both petrol and electric engines, each with its own advantages and considerations in terms of power, maintenance, and environmental impact.

Budget and Maintenance

Your budget and the maintenance requirements of the lawn mower are also important factors to consider. Stihl offers a range of lawn mower models at different price points, allowing you to choose one that fits your budget. Additionally, consider the ongoing maintenance requirements, such as oil changes, air filter replacements, and blade sharpening, and factor in the associated costs and time commitment.

Choosing the right Stihl lawn mower for your Australian lawn involves considering factors such as lawn size, grass type, mower features, budget, and maintenance requirements. Valley Motors Gloucester offers a wide range of Stihl lawn mowers to suit different needs and preferences. By carefully considering these factors, you can make an informed decision and invest in a Stihl lawn mower that will help you achieve a well-maintained and healthy lawn for years to come.

Contact us today to learn more about our Stihl range or drop by our showroom which is conveniently located at 38-40 Denison Street, Gloucester. Our friendly sales team look forward to showing our latest Stihl mowers and discussing your mowing, gardening and landscaping needs. You can also check out our website for more details.

Did you know, Valley Motors can also service your Stihl mower? As an Authorised Stihl Dealer & Repairer, we can service and repair your Stihl mower, along with other brand mowers. We’ll make sure it’s running safely and efficiently. Call us on 65581105 to book your mower in for a service or repair before the Summer season is here.

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