Grass that builds up on the underside of your walk-behind lawn mower deck disrupts airflow needed to lift the grass for a clean, even cut. It also can lead to rust and corrosion of the mower deck. This video gives 3 tips on how to prevent the grass from clumping under your mower deck.
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The following tips can help avoid grass buildup under a lawn mower deck. Caked-on clippings disrupt the airflow and encourage rust and corrosion.
Use a spray lubricant
MO-DECK keeps grass from sticking and prevents rust.
Mow only when it's dry
Grass is sticky when wet.
Keep clippings short
Cut no more than 1/3 of the grass height. Shorter clippings blow away easier—and a trim is less of a shock for the grass than a crewcut.
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