Things You Should Never Do With Your Lawn Mower. You may think that your lawn mower is pretty much just a tough piece of equipment, which isn’t likely to easily get damaged or which you can treat in just about any manner you want to. We’re sorry to say this, but you couldn’t be more wrong. There are some things you may be doing that can cause grievous harm to your lawn mower and leave you in repair and replacement expense. In this article, we want to show you some of the things that you should AVOID doing to your lawn mower. Never allow your lawn mower engine to get low on oil. You may end up buying a new engine or a new lawn mower.. Never let your radiator coolant get low or else your engine will overheat and seize up.. Never suffocate your engine by letting debris like grass or dirt block your engine cooling fins. If this happens, your engine will overheat and result in other problems.. Never hit tree stumps because you may blend your blade, your crank shaft, your mower deck or break the spindles.. Never re-spool rope or barbed wire using your lawn mower. Even though this may get the job done quickly, it may end up costing you quite a bit of money for a repair.. Never use your mower if the safety equipment isn’t functional.. Never let your mower deck become clogged with grass and debris because this may restrict the movement of its belts and pulleys and may cause overheating.. Never let animals live in your mower. Little critters like mice may find your mower is a nice, cozy homes or nests for them.. Never use unsafe mower blades, like over-sharpened ones, bent ones, cracked ones, broken ones, and altered ones. Doing so may result in serious injury or death.. Never forget to maintain your lawn mower regularly. It’ll help it to last much longer.. Never let gas stay in your lawn mower for over 2 weeks. It will begin to clog up and leave gummy deposits in your engine, which can cause damage to your internal carburetor. You can come to us for even more advice. If you are looking for small engine repair services in Ottawa, mobile car battery boosting, mobile tire changes, or snow blower and lawn mower repairs then give us a call to book your mobile small engine repair today. We repair and tune-up small engines such as lawn mowers and snow blowers. The best part is that we come to you so no more waiting in line or traveling back and forth to fix your small engine equipment.