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Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

The Amazon Prime Early Access Sale is here! We found the deepest discounts on Dremel, Greenworks and Coleman. You have 48 hours to shop!

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How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Lawn Mower Carburetor

Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...


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What Type of Lawn Mower Oil Should I Use

Your lawn mower needs the right kind of engine oil used in the right way. Read on to learn about...


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How to Loosen Nuts, Bolts and Screws

Torches, screw extractors, oil and other tricks to help you free stuck fasteners. These tips work on any fasteners in...


Do You Really Need to Winterize Your Lawn Mower?

Here's why you need to get your lawn mower ready for winter.

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How and When to Change Oil in a Lawn Mower

The Family Handyman automotive expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how to change lawn mower oil.


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Why is My Lawn Mower Smoking?

Leaking oil from the exhaust is the usual cause of blue, white or black smoke from a lawn mower. Learn...

What You Need to Know About Lawn Mower Oil

There are still some drivers who check their oil levels every time they gas up, but most mowers of lawns...


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How to Sharpen a Lawn Mower Blade

A sharp lawn mower blade will help keep your grass healthy.