How to Troubleshoot Used Yard EquipmentMost common power lawn tools work much the same. You can check the spark plug and replace it, if necessary. Also, it’s a good idea to empty out the fuel and replace it with fresh gas. Remove the air filter and replace it, as well.
When you’re staring at a yard full of grass that desperately needed cutting two weeks ago, the last thing you want is a lawn mower engine that won’t fire up. Most of the time when a lawn mower, snow blower or any small engine won’t start the cause is a problem with the gas or the carburetor. —Family Handyman.comYou should also take the time to check the carburetor. It could be clogged, so fix that. Additionally, check the fuel pump and replace it, if needed. By doing these things, the engine should start. (You can also have the mower blades sharpened if it’s been a while or if this hasn’t been do thus far.)
Used Yard Equipment Disposal Options for Fort White Residents and BeyondSo, now that you’re faced with used yard equipment disposal, what do you do? How can you get rid of that stuff with as little hassle as possible? Well, there are some options available to you, like the following:
- Give it away. You can always place it on the curb with a “Free” sign attached. Or, if it’s salvageable and can be repaired, give it away to a handy neighbor or friend. Perhaps there’s a coworker who could use it.
- Recycle it. Run a simple online search for lawnmower recycling or lawn equipment recycling and see what pops up. While this might be a viable option, you should know that there are usually restrictions.
- Donate it. If the yard equipment is in good, usable condition but you just don’t need it or want to upgrade, you can donate it to a local church, school, shelter, or other organization.
- Give it away. You can also just give it away to anyone who is willing to take it off your hands. There are small machine hobbyists and others who might want it.