Results for - Small Riding Lawn Mowers

1,799 voters participated in this survey

There is an ongoing debate in our home about whether or not to buy a riding lawn mower. We have a little over a half an acre and I would like to buy a small riding mower. But, my husband thinks it is too much trouble. He is mostly concerned about transporting it, if it breaks down.

1. Do you own or have you ever owned a riding lawn mower?

Yes, I own one or more than one now.
19%
346 votes
Yes, I used to own one
14%
244 votes
No.
54%
973 votes
n/a
13%
236 votes

2. Do you think it is a good idea for someone nearing retirement to get a riding lawn mower in order to make it easier to cut their lawn?

Yes, it makes lawn care much easier.
42%
755 votes
Maybe. If you are not handy and able to fix things, it may be more trouble than it is worth.
17%
300 votes
No, you should find another solution. In retirement get someone else to cut the lawn.
11%
197 votes
No, it would be better to move to a place that has no lawn.
5%
96 votes
n/a
25%
451 votes

3. How do you transport your lawn mower to get it repaired?

You will need to get a trailer to transport it.
13%
238 votes
You can get attachments to tow the riding lawn mower itself, without a trailer.
6%
110 votes
The things that go wrong with it are usually pretty easy to fix and you can probably teach yourself how to fix it.
16%
292 votes
n/a
63%
1,130 votes
Other (please specify)
4%
75 votes

4. Have you ever landscaped your yard to reduce the amount of lawn you have to mow?

Yes, I extended my parking area.
5%
88 votes
Yes, I extended my mulch area.
6%
111 votes
Yes, I extended the mulch area and planted bushes.
8%
139 votes
Yes, I put a year round ground cover over part of it.
3%
53 votes
No.
41%
740 votes
n/a
40%
719 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
23 votes
12/12/2015 Living 1799 30 By: gaylegarden16

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