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Can a Robot mower save you money!

Sometimes yes and sometimes no.
For a small garden a robot mower is a luxury , in money terms it will cost more than a petrol, battery or electric alternative.
For medium to large gardens a robot mower will in many cases, help you save money compared to your previous mower.
Savings are greatest when replacing a petrol-powered ride on mower with an Automower or Imow.  The initial cost and running costs can be cheaper than a ride on. No trips to the […]

What is the life expectancy of a Robot Mower

A common question we are asked is how long should we expect a robot mower to last.
All parts are replaceable so theoretically they can last for 20 years plus.
In practice 10 years plus is what we generally expect as long as the Robot mower is serviced annually and not damaged.
The most certain future expense is you will need to replace the batteries. Robot Mower batteries last between 3-6 years as rough guide.

Worried about Theft of your Robot Mower.

What happens if someone wants to steal your shiny new robot mower???

Of course security is important especially when you are not always home to monitor your robot Mower. Their are many security features on the robot mowers the main one being that they all have a pin code lock screen similar to a mobile phone. So with no pin number the machine will not operate. Lots of the models also have an alarm so if someone incorrectly enters the […]

Customise your Robot Mower

You may want to add a few unique features to you robot mower, here’s an example of some stickers being used. We are looking into custom wraps so keep an eye out on our website.  Husqvarna do also provide replaceable top covers in white or orange for particular models .


Do I need to prepare my Garden for a Robot Mower?

No generally a robot mower can be installed without you needing to do any modifications.
We would however recommend that you do think ahead.
Making small changes will help reduce your future workload, the main task is that you will need to maintain the edges of lawn where the Robot mower is unable to cut due to a physical barrier or the edge of a flower bed or pond etc.

Automowers for Commercial Use? Parks, Hotels , Playing Fields

New for 2018
Husqvarna have developed to commercial Automowers. 520 and the 550, Both models are specially for commercial applications. Offering the most efficient and sustainable way to consistently maintain areas of green space. Ideal for professionals and private or public enterprises who seek new ways to maintain grassed areas whilst enabling the redeployment of resources onto more important tasks.
The 500 Series robotic mowers all come with Husqvarna Fleet Services Built In, enabling fleet management and mower control from anywhere. […]