Things To Know Before Buying Lawn Mower Parts
There are many things to be considered when buying lawn mower parts, and its always helpful to have some advice about the do's and don'ts that need to be considered, with this in mind lets begin.
Always make sure that any mower parts, or even mowers that are purchased have a warranty, I can not stress this enough, if you have no warranty you have no leg to stand on when it comes to faulty merchandise, if you have no problem with paying out good money for parts that are most probably going to be faulty, and no use to you anyway- that's fine, otherwise always enquire into the warranty of a product before purchasing.
Never buy second hand parts, sure they are cheaper but it is likely they will not be of the quality you desire or will not be covered by a warranty, besides if you buy a part that has been used before, that just means someone has had the best run out of it already. Avoid second hand, pay a little extra for quality.
Seek advice and parts from an approved dealer, it may seem a little more expensive to go through a registered dealer, but they stock the correct parts for your mower and are familiar with the different parts and mowers that they sell. They have had specialist training in their field, you know you can trust their word, it is backed by a huge company.
Never use non-brand name parts for your mower, once again they are cheaper, but they aren't always good quality, if you use a non brand part it is likely that you will void your warranty of your mower, if there is a defect arising from using un-approved parts. It's not worth the hassle to save a few dollars.
Be wary of companies, that seem non-professional and are offering parts at 'ridiculously' low prices, these will either be a scam or the parts will most likely be defective. Think to your self, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you deal through a large company, or directly through the company you bought your mower from, you know they aren't going to scam you, then jump up and run away, they have built a product and company name for many years to be where they are now - in the position to offer stability and reliability.
Never buy the first part that you see, research, look around see if any reputable companies are offering a good deal for that month, make sure it is an approved dealership, that is one way you can save a few bucks safely, just make sure that the bargain you are buying is exactly what you need, and has a warranty attached to it!
There are many choices available online, when finding parts for your lawn mower, and with proper research and a little know how you can get the best product for your money, and have the information at your fingertips. Keep in mind the do's and don'ts of buying lawn mower parts when researching and you can't go wrong!