Before you make the leap and purchase your first robot lawn mower, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Now these may not help you with the buying decision per say but they will make sure you have the correct mind-set before buying.
There may be only a few points but all are equally important so it’s best to keep them at the back of your mind.
Point #1 – They’re More Valuable Than Manual Mowers
As you could probably already tell, robomowers can cost quite a bit more than your standard push mower. But don’t let this put you off, it just means the technology used in these mowers it that much better than anything else.
I fact they’re loads better. Unlike the comparison between robot vacums and regular vacums (which produce the exact same result so there isn’t much of a difference), robomowers actually do a signficantly better job than any regular mower. Give these mowers a couple of weeks to work and I doubt you’ll even recognise your garden – they’re just that good!
So for better piece of mind, treat this like an investment – putting money into a particular cause in order to make a return. Which in this case is a beautifully cut garden, less stress and more time to spend with family and friends.
I don’t know about you but for me saving a few hours every week to do what I want is most definitely worthwhile.
Just remember you’re investing money, not spending it!
This way you’ll begin to feel better, knowing you money has been put into a great cause – i.e. your garden and more importantly, yourself.
And that’s it really. You aren’t just investing in a robomower, you’re investing in yourself.
However that does depend a little on you and leads me nicely on to my second point…
Point #2 – Please Make Use of Your Time
In order to get the highest return on your investment, you should use your time wisely. The biggest selling point of robotic lawn mower is that you get all this extra time to do what you want instead of having to mow.
So wouldn’t it be a little bit daft if you were to waste this time just sitting around watching Game of Thrones to no end. When you would’ve been more productive mowing the lawn yourself.
I know this is a waste of your time and I’m sure you do to.
Obviously this based entirely on your opinion and won’t be the same for everyone. Whether it be catching up on work, taking time with your family or relaxing, please make sure it’s something that is more worthwhile than mowing.
I know I have joked around a few times in some of my reviews saying you can put your feet and watch TV while the robot’s away at work (which isn’t technically a lie), but I didn’t mean you should do this, I actually recommend you don’t.
So please don’t waste your knew found spare time, this isn’t what you spent your money on.
Point #3 – You’ll Have to Do A Little Work First
If you were going to invest in some shares in a company, would you just go for the first one that you see? No of course not! You would just loose money, Instead you would read books, news journals, website articles and the company’s financials before you would even consider investing in them.
And even afterwards you would still have to compare different companies and try to work out if they will produce a suitable return. Only then would you find the perfect company (or portfolio of companies) to invest in.
And finding your perfect mower is no different (well kind of, you don’t need to go into as much depth and there’s no math involved). You will need to some work but it won’t be too much trouble, just some simple comparison between the models and some simple analysis of your needs.
Once you’ve done this I have no doubt you’ll find the perfect mower (and if you’re a bit stuck, I’m always here to help so just let me know).
And this may not even be a robomower. You find out that a petrol mower is best for you, or an electric push mower or even a riding mower. It’s not my place to say a robomower is best for everyone because there is no way of knowing that.
I don’t want to do that, I just want you to find the best mower for you (although it would be great if it was a robomower- you would really be helping me out!).
As I’ve said many times, giving your maximum value for your money is my sole purpose, not just to make a sale. But this does require a little research, a bit of studying and just a tiny bit of serious thought.
Other than give you all the information, there is nothing else I can do. This decision is all yours and it’s one you don’t want to get wrong.
Point #4 – Like With Every Product, A Little Patience Is Needed
For you to fully appreciate what robomowers have to offer, you need to give them time. They have been deliberately designed to operate in a slow and steady manner, only cutting tiny little hard-to-see clippings instead of long noticeable ones.
So don’t expect your garden to transform after the first mow, it just won’t happen. In fact you might not notice that much change at all. It will be obvious the lawn has been cut but in terms of its overall appearance, there won’t be that much different.
But just be patient, it will look great in no time – and that’s a promise!
After 2 – 3 weeks have passed, you’ll be over the moon with the results. Your lawn will look fuller, greener and better than it ever before! I promise you, when you give them a chance they will be worth it. In fact I don’t think you’ll ever go back to a normal mower ever again.
That’s why I love robomowers. Not only do they give you so much more time to do what you want, they also have the power to change your garden!
So please remember you are investing your money over the long time and you will make a return on it, make use of your new found time productively and be sure to look hard for your perfect model.
These tips will be the difference between you investing your money and spending your money so please keep them in mind.
Now that you know how you should be thinking about this process, I think it’s time you visited my Robotic Lawn Mower Review page. Here you’ll find all the models I’ve reviewed where you can get all the information you need to find the perfect model.