Winter Is Coming – Bring Solar Lights and Batteries Inside

Solar Panel For Solar Charged Lawn Mower

Consider this your friendly neighborhood annual reminder. These days you will get a lot of people who have solar patio and garden lights on their properties to access their gardens or provide lighting along pathways and driveways. You might also have people who use a solar panel or two, like us, to charge the batteries of their electric cordless lawn mower. Well, do not let the batteries freeze. Yes, we have all noticed it is cooler in the early mornings now that the fall season … [Read more...]

Top Commented Articles

I thought it would be interesting (at least to me) to see which articles published by us here at DailyHomeRenoTips.com over the past two plus years have received the most comments. Would it be one of the many, many articles on energy savings and water savings for the home? Well, no. What about some of the many articles on our home renovation or maintenance activities? Again, surprising to us, no. The five articles we have written receiving the most comments were all about our … [Read more...]

Solaris Electric Cordless Solar Charged Lawn Mower 2010

2010 Rear Solaris Grass Catcher

Editor's Note: Curious how this lawn mower is performing in its third year? You can! After reading the rest of this article simply select this link to read Solaris Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review Three Years Later. +++++++++++++++++++++++ The past two years has seen us provide detailed reviews of the electric, cordless, lawn mower from Linamar Consumer Products with the optional solar charging option. This lawn mower is sold throughout North America under the Solaris, Epic and … [Read more...]

2009 Solaris Self-Propelled Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review – 1

Solaris Packaging

Editor’s Note: Curious how this lawn mower is performing in 2011, 3 years later? You can! After reading the rest of this article simply select this link to read Solaris Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review Three Years Later. ++++++++++ Last year we were the first (or at least among the first) to write about the new collection of lawn mowers from Linamar Consumer Products which were sold under the Solaris, Epic and Utopia brand names in the United States (on a limited basis) and … [Read more...]

SaniDry Dehumidifier – Part 1 – My New Energy Savings Toy

Portable Dehumidifiers

Last year, I acquired 4 new energy conservation toys which we wrote many articles on with of course pictures, specifically: Solar Charged Electric Lawn Mower Exterior Solar Shades Retractable Screens Solar Air Heater Each of them helped to reduce the direct and indirect consumption of non-renewable energy resources in our home, reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions generated in and around our home, and reduced to varying degrees our electric, home heating and home cooling … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Lawn Mower – Solaris, Epic, Utopia – New For 2009

Solaris 2009

EDITOR'S NOTE: Curious how this lawn mower is performing in its third year? You can! After reading the rest of this article simply select this link to read Solaris Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review Three Years Later. +++++++++++++++++++++++ . ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ We were among the first, if not the first, to write about the new line of solar charged electric battery lawn mowers from Linamar Consumer Products last year. Heck, we even had to tell one of our … [Read more...]

Energy Conservation Project Listing – Solar Charged Lawn Mower

Linamar Solar Charged Mower

Editor's Note: This series of articles reviewed in detail the first year of the Solaris / Epic / Utopia brands of cordless electric self propelled lawn mower with the optional solar charging station from Linamar Consumer Products. To view the 2010 review, simply select this link to the Solaris Electric Cordless Solar Charged Lawn Mower 2010 review. We have had requests to provide pages listing all of the articles within our many series of home renovation and home energy conservation projects. … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Mower – Part 12 – Don’t Let The Batteries Freeze!

Moser Battery Charger

In Part 11 we presented several tips for maximizing the charge of the batteries when mowing the lawn for any battery charged mower, not just a solar charged mower like the one we use. Today, with the fall rapidly approaching we'd like to remind you not to let your batteries stay outside when the temperature drops below freezing. The manufacturer's instructions that came with our mower specific said that the batteries will be damaged if they freeze. So, this is the time of the … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Mower – Part 11 – Extending Battery Charge

Solaris solar charging station with bateries 1

In Part 10, we wrote about the mulching blade. Today, we wanted to provide different suggestions to extend the amount of time you can mow your lawn on a single charge of the batteries. I will be the first to tell you that from time to time this summer the juice in the batteries have run out prior to us finishing mowing our lawn. Yes, it is frustrating to me when this happens ... as the customer service department of the mower manufacturer will tell you. :-) So, we present to you our … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Mower – Part 10 – Mulching Blade

Mulching Blade

A feature that we have not yet written about regarding our new solar charged lawn mower is it's mulching ability. I have always used the mulching feature on any lawn mower I have had in the past. I like the idea of the grass being cut in to very small pieces and remaining on the lawn to provide nutrients to the roots of the grass. Yes, this can cause a thatch to be created over time if the pieces are not sufficiently small. To offset this we have the annual right of spring, that is the raking … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Lawn Mower – Part 9 – One Step Height Adjustment

Height Adjustment Handle

In Part 7 we wrote about the self-propelled feature and in Part 8 we wrote about the ergonomic handle of our new solar charged electric lawn mower from Linamar Consumer Products. There is also others brands from the one I'm reviewing here, with different sizes, colors and specs, so if you must look somewhere else, be sure you check Top9Rated top spec, so you found the best mower. Today we would like to write about the very simple one step height adjustment. In any previous mowers we … [Read more...]

Solar Charged Lawn Mower – Part 8 – Ergonomic Handle

Solar Charged Mower Left Interior Button

We have written previously about the solar charged 24V self propelled electric lawn mower with the brushless mower from Linamar Consumer Products, focusing primarily on the environmental, energy conservation and performance aspects. In Part 6, for example we wrote about the performance of our new lawn mower in long and thick grass. Today we would like to write briefly about a very nice feature concerning the handle of the lawn mower. The main handle has been designed ergonomically to allow … [Read more...]

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