New Albany, MS, January 19, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Summit Lawn Mower Company - With all of the technological advancements with the cell phone industry we have witnessed since the birth of the internet, it is no surprise to see companies selling remote control lawn mowers. A rather new niche market for slope mowers has been catching the attention of professional lawn care providers over the last several years and The Summit Lawn Mower Company has an interesting concept for mowing steep hills.
Electric mowers have been around for a while, and are very environmentally friendly. There are some really impressive robotic units that are fully automatic with sensors for this, that, and the other. However, most consumers look for products that benefit them, and not just the environment. Electric mowers are only practical on small lawns without slopes. One generally has to bury wires in the yard similar to the invisible dog fence systems and fool with charging batteries or extension cords. Remote control lawn mowers from The Summit Lawn Mower Company utilize a self-charging power system while remaining practical on any lawn. And, of course the most environmentally friendly mower is still the push reel from the good old days of Beaver Cleaver. But then again, it boils down to the practicality of the mower. If not many people use it, it is not doing the environment any good.
Slope mowing capabilities up to 50 degrees is where the Summit Lawn Mower Company line of remote control lawn mowers really become practical, and not just fun. Lawn care professionals are benefiting from increased productivity. A lawn care professional generally resorts to 6 or 8 men, equipped with time consuming weed eaters, for slopes over 30 degrees. Now they use one man, equipped with a remote control lawn mower, to take on the slopes and ditches. Their other crew members are out focusing on productivity by keeping the wheels spinning on their fleet of zero-turn mowers.
On the residential side of the spectrum, these remote control lawn mowers are very elderly and disabled friendly with the simple, one finger joystick control. Believe it or not, many senior citizens actually enjoy lawn maintenance, but are no longer able to enjoy the satisfaction of maintaining their own lawn due to the physical demands of traditional lawn mowing equipment. Mowing the lawn is no longer a chore and, with a remote control lawn mower, is actually kind of fun.
There are several companies overseas that are also taking part in the concept of remote control lawn mowers. Besides The Summit Lawn Mower Company here in the States, Lynex, RoboFlail, and Dvorak are paving the way for the more established lawn mower manufacturers in the lawn mower industry to follow suit. There have been reports of the big boys in the industry working with some of the overseas slope mower manufacturers. How long will it be before the Corporate Giants in the lawn mower manufacturing industry put their logo on one of these machines or start manufacturing their own designs?