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Easily Pickup Leaves

Updated on May 17, 2013


Learn some quick and easy tips for raking the leaves up in your yard and a few other tips.

Fall is the pretties time of the year. The leaves in the trees are so many beautiful colors.
Fall is also the season when the trees shed their leaves. So that means you need to get some maintenance done on your lawn mower.

Whether you have a push mower or riding mower. You can use this useful tip to make your lawn mower run sufficiently and perform better.

These tips will add more life to both your lawn mower and lawn mower blade. You will also save time and money.

Grass Buildup Under Lawn Mower


You will need:

  • Plastic Fan Rake (Recommend)
  • Tarp or Sheet
  • Garbage Can
  • Garbage Bag
  • Clean Deck Graphite

How to Stop Grass Buildup Under Your Lawn Mower Deck

First you will have to turn your lawn mower on its side. Use a garden hose with a nozzle that works like a pressure cleaner.

If you have a riding mower. Make sure you wash all your pulleys that your belt is on to remove debris. This helps stop your pet from getting thrown off.

To clean the upper deck. Clean under the deck of riding mower. Turn over your push mower to its side and wash the under carriage.

Next take spark plug out for safety. You may have to do a little sanding under your lawn mower to remove any rust.

You will want to purchase CLEAN DECK Graphite. Believe me this is the best way to keep grass buildup from building up under any lawn mower.
You will be so glad you did but CLEAN DECK Graphite because your lawn mower will stop stalling.

You will see starting your lawn mower is a lot easier. I find it's a lot easier to push your push mower when it's not clogged with grass.

I recommend adding two coats and allow to dry for 24 hours before mowing your yard.

Cleaned Deck with Graphite


Basic Lawn Mower Maintenance

You will need to check and change your oil and drain old gas out then put fresh gas in your lawn mower.

You need to check gas filter and air filter to make sure they are clean.

Area to Collect the Leaves


The Quickest and Easiest Way to Rake and Dispose Leaves

Lets be honest! We love fall, but fall definitely has a down fall. The down fall is the tons of leaves that must be raked.

Raking leaves can be a real pain in the ass. Have you ever tried raking the leaves in a garbage can? Well if you have. You know it doesn't work so good.

Have you ever tried raking the leave in a pile and putting the leave in a big garbage bag by yourself? Raking the leaves is not the problem. The problem is getting the leaves in a bag or garbage can. I hate it! Its a lot of unnessicary work.

So since I am so lazy. I have to be smart and devise away to make raking leaves easier and quicker.

When I tell you the easiest way to rake leaves and dispose of your leaves. You will say to yourself.

What an idiot? Why didn't I think of that? I have been doing it the hard way for years.

Rake Leaves on Top of Sheet


How to Rake Leaves

Pick an area to pile your leaves.

Determine where you will put your leave,whether in compost,curb ect...

Put sheet in the area where there is the most leave.

Lay sheet or tarp down on the ground.

Rake leave toward and on top of the sheet or top until the sheet is full of leaves.

Pile as many leave as possible on sheet or tarp

Grabe each corner and join the corners together.

You could tie the corners if your leaf load is heavy.

If you are putting leaves in a bag:

Tie the corners of sheet/tarp so you can set the leaves down and open the bag.

Slip bag under you sheet/tarp with leave.

Pull bag up until the sheet/tarp is in the bag.

Once the leaves are is the bag. Untie the Sheet/tarp then simply pull sheet slowly out of the bag.

Now all your leaves should be in the bag. Tie Bag. Your done. Repeat if necessary!

Rake Leaves Toward Sheet



Stop Grass Buildup Under Any Lawn Mower Deck

You can find out more on grass buildup and removal of grass under your lawn more so your lawn mower will run for years to come.


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