Broken, dull, damaged, and mismatched mower blades can cause a number of easily-noticed symptoms.
Damaged mower blades can cause excessive vibration in the mower, while dull mower blades usually get noticed by the ugly, irregular patterns they make in the lawn.
Mower blades can be sharpened several times to extend their life and ensure that your grass gets a healthy cut, but they can only be filed so many times before a blade replacement is necessary.
If you need to replace a lawn mower blade, you can do so at eReplacementParts.com
Homeowners can save themselves quite a bit of money performing simple repairs like this one. New mower blades tend to be reasonably priced, and mower blade replacements usually only require the use of a wrench.
For information about matching a replacement mower blade to your mower, please read the article, Lawn Mower Blade Measurements and Types.
Steps to Replace a Lawn Mower Blade
Mower blade mounting designs vary, but the basic steps are usually the same. Most mowers have use a very simple blade mounting design like the mower we use below as an example .
Step 1: Set the Mower on its side
Make sure the gas and oil caps are screwed on tightly before tipping the mower.
Step 2: Remove the Fasteners Holding the Mower Blade on
Use one hand to steady the blade when first loosening the nut.