Does your lawn mower need new tires in preparation for this Summer?
Spring time is here! How long have you had your tires that are currently on your lawn mower? After a few seasons of lawn maintenance, the tires on your lawn mower may show signs of wear and tear. Are the tires on your mower prepared to get you through another season of grass cutting? If you are looking for new tires for your lawn mower, look no further than our Grassmasters!
There are a few signs that tires begin to show when they are on the road to re’tire’ment. You can use the ‘penny test’ to check the depth of your tires tread. Insert a penny into the groove of your tire. If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, then you should consider replacing the tire. If your tread is lacking, your traction on ground will suffer as well. Check your tread regularly to make sure that your tires are sticking to the ground like they should be, giving you the traction you need when mowing your lawn.
Do your tires hold air pressure? Even though you only mow your grass during the warmer months of the year, you should not have to put air in your tires before every mowing. If you lose air pressure quickly in your lawn mowers tires, that could mean that you have a hole in them!
Has your lawn mower sat for a while without being moved? Check your tires for dry rot! Even if you have a lot of tread life left in your tires, they may show the cracks of dry rot if you don’t mow very often. Look for small cracks on the sidewall and the lowest part of the tread surface forming. If you have dry rot, it’s definitely safest to replace your tires before a possible blow-out happens!
Are your tires ready for the mowing season?
- Watch your tread! Perform the penny test to see if Lincoln’s head shows!
- Do you have to constantly fill your tires with air? They may need replacing!
- Watch out for dry rot! If you’ve let your mower sit for a while, check for cracks forming in the tire!
- If you are in need of new tires, check out our Grassmasters!
If you are in need of new tires, view our line of Grassmasters to find the perfect size tire for your lawn mower! The Grassmaster is designed with a high traction tread and a long wear rubber compound. The Grassmaster is available with a 2 or 4-ply rating for most sizes.
To ensure a healthy and better looking lawn, perform the regular maintenance of your equipment as stated in the owners manual of each piece. Make sure the tires are inflated correctly and enjoy mowing your lawn this season!