Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed: Robotic Lawn Mower
Think about how every weekend you run errands, do laundry, clean the house and mow the lawn. Now you can eliminate one chore on your weekend to-do list and not lift a finger. Think of the time you will save which is your most valuable asset.
How can you eliminate a dreaded weekly chore and free up some much needed leisure time? Mow over, please.
I didn't mean move over. I meant mow over with the high-tech gadget Robotic Lawn Mowers
. This is an automated lawn mower runs on battery power--yay, no more gasoline or oil to buy as if the price of gas wasn't expensive enough just for your car.
You're worried about the price. Automowers gadgets are not cheap but you must weigh in the overall savings of gas, oil, time and effort you spend on mowing the lawn. Not to mention those hot summer days you must endure with the smell of gas emanating from the mower.
Here are the upsides:
- Quiet, even your neighbors won't hear it
- Frees up your time to multitask or be with your family
- Efficient as regular lawn mowers without buying gasoline or oil
- No need to pick up the clippings
- Safer to use with automatic shut-off
Here are the downsides:
- Still fairly expensive
- Can take up to a full day to set up parameters
- Not worth owning one if you have a small lawn or a very sloped lawn
Still this amazing robotic mowing gadget is worth investigating. The Robomow
available in four models to mow areas from 2,700 feet to 17,200 ft. Turn it on and let it go! Prices range from $1,300 to $2,000.
If you want to save on electricity then take a look at the Solar Hybrid Automower. The top part of the mower is covered in solar panels. This auto mower gadget cuts grass up to half-an-acre of land, a bit pricey at $3000 and sold primarily in Europe.
Don't want the hassle of setting up parameters? Then look at the LawnBott 1200 Spyder
with six built-in sensors. Mows up to 5,500 ft but you must have a type of border separating your flower beds and swimming pool. This strange looking but amazing gadget priced around $1,400.
Which automated mower is right for you? Depends on your budget, how close you need to cut your grass, obstructions in your yard and the slope of your lawn. Take a good look at the reviews to see which robotic mower gadget best suits your family's needs.
Once you don't mow the lawn and allow the robotmower gadget to cut your grass for you, then you will ask yourself…
"How did I ever live without one?
Let me know what you think about this gadget in the comments!
Charli "Chuck" Gulley is a screenwriter, filmmaker and freelance writer who lives in Southern California. Quite the tomboy as she enjoys Rugby, Fencing and touch football. She's an alumnus of the prestigious screenwriter's workshop, "Writers Bootcamp." Her passion is Hollywood, anything and everything to do with filmmaking. If you don't find her on set you can find her at the arcade playing air hockey and eating pizza.