Find a lawn mower repair service in Palatine, IL

Find lawn mower repair services in Palatine, IL

Find lawn mower repair services in Palatine, IL

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Find lawn mower repair services in Palatine, IL

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Top 10 lawn mower repair services in Palatine, IL

Clients agree: these Palatine lawn mower repair services are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Equipment Repair Specialists

Equipment Repair Specialists

Top Pro
11 hires on HomeGuide
7+ years in business
Serves Palatine, IL
Mike S. says, "Convenient, polite and efficient." Read more


23 hires on HomeGuide
13+ years in business
Serves Palatine, IL
Arthur C. says, "Call Him the Lawn mower Whisperer. Patrick repaired my Huskie lawn tractor that was idle from use about 3 years. I donated repair cost to some lawn repair imposter and Patrick save the situation and my tractor runs like new. Great customer service providing pickup and drop off at your home for equipment. Patrick even installed a shut off valve to the fuel tank to prevent future issues that had caused my equipment to malfunction. Great service – Great Price” Did I say Great Service. Patrick’s very knowledgeable of equipment and over explains the issue, concerns and repairs needed. I will keep him on Speed dial for all my small engine repairs. " Read more
AAM'S Small Engine Repair

AAM'S Small Engine Repair

12 hires on HomeGuide
43+ years in business
Serves Palatine, IL
Fred K. says, "They arrived at the time they said they would and repaired my mower in a short time. " Read more
Tittle Construction, LLC

Tittle Construction, LLC

New on HomeGuide
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves Palatine, IL
When I see the smile on my customers face when I complete a job.
Mendoza’s Handymen

Mendoza’s Handymen

New on HomeGuide
23+ years in business
Serves Palatine, IL
Stands out for the best service and garanty for everything that i do !! I love to do my job and help my costumers

Your lawn mower repair questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does lawn mower repair cost near me?

Lawn mower repair service costs $40 to $90 for a walk-behind mower and $75 to $170 for a riding mower for typical repairs or a tune-up. Most lawn mower mechanics have a price list for common repairs and charge $45 to $100 per hour for larger repairs.

Is it worth it to repair a lawn mower?

Lawn mower repair specialists recommend replacing if the repair costs will exceed 50 percent of the replacement cost or a mower has surpassed half it's expected life. A push-behind lawn mower lasts 8 to 10 years, while a riding mower lasts 15 to 20 years with regular maintenance.

What are signs I need a lawn mower repair service?

Common signs your lawnmower needs service includes:

  • Mower won't start
  • Mower won't stay running or starts then stalls
  • Battery keeps dying
  • There are knocking, sputtering, screeching, or rattling sounds
  • Mower is consuming too much or leaking oil or gas
  • Mower has unusual and excessive vibration
  • Smoke is coming out of the exhaust
  • Mower is bagging or discharging improperly
  • Mower is no longer self-propelling
  • Mower is not cutting well or shuddering on heavy or dense grass

What are common lawn mower repairs and issues?

Common walk-behind and riding lawn mowers repairs and issues that mechanics can fix are:

  • Oil change
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Battery replacement
  • Blade sharpening
  • Belt replacement
  • Clean or replace the air filter
  • Tire repair and replacement
  • Carburetor cleaning or replacement

How long should a lawn mower last?

The average walk-behind lawnmower lasts 8 to 10 years with regular maintenance, and 4 to 5 years with poor maintenance. A riding mower should last 500 to 1500+ hours or 15 to 20 years with proper care.

Who repairs or services lawn mowers?

Lawn mower repair shops, small engine mechanics, lawn and garden equipment stores, and home improvement stores like Home Depot repair lawnmowers.

Do lawn mower repair shops offer free estimates?

Most lawn mower repair services will diagnose the problem and offer a free estimate to repair and fix the issues. Some local shops offer in-home repairs or free pick up and delivery of mowers their fixing.

How often should a lawn mower be serviced?

Lawnmowers require a tune-up and servicing every 50 hours or once a season. A typical lawnmower tune-up includes:

  • Changing the oil
  • Cleaning or changing the oil filter
  • Replacing the spark plug
  • Replacing the fuel filter

How to find a lawn mower repair shop in my area?

Start by searching our list of local mower repair services in your area, then compare reviews and costs. After finding and contacting potential pros:

  • Compare at least three free estimates.
  • Ask for recommendations from family, friends, and neighbors.
  • Select companies that are licensed, insured, and certified.
  • Verify their insurance, worker’s compensation, and bond guarantees.
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask for a price list of standard repair services.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a written contract, warranty, and detailed estimate.

After asking questions and verifying their credentials, hire the best lawn mower repair service in your area.

What questions to ask local lawn mower repair services?

When hiring a lawn mower mechanic, ask them the following questions:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • What mower brands do you repair?
  • Do you do in-home repairs, or do I need to bring my mower to your shop?
  • Do you offer free estimates?
  • How much will the repair cost?
  • Do you have a price list for common services?
  • How likely is it that you can fix my mower?
  • Should I repair or replace my mower?
  • How long will it take to repair my mower?
  • Are there any potential complications you foresee?
  • Do you offer a guarantee?
  • What payment options do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

Reviews for Palatine lawn mower repair services

Recent success stories from people in the Palatine area.
Len H.
He took the time to see exactly what I needed, was honest and provided a great service.
Equipment Repair Specialists
Pamela D.
Very friendly and explained everything he needed to do. Good work and reasonable prices
Richard M.
The repair was quick at a fair price.
AAM'S Small Engine Repair
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