Black & Decker CM1836 18-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower Review

Black & Decker CM1836 Lawn Mower

Here are some of the other features...With so many companies bringing cordless mowers on the market, it’s hard to differentiate the good from the bad. Well, with the Black & Decker Cordless Electric Lawn Mower, you can count on it being near the top of the high performance and quality list.

Unparalleled in convenience and power, this mower allows you to maintain and create beautiful manicured lawns minus the expenses, hassles and even emissions that come from gas-powered mowers.

The Black & Decker CM 1836 18-inch 36 Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower saves you time with its incredibly powerful and highly efficient motor.

Its blade design has been improved for longer runtimes and better cuts. In fact, the CM1836 battery can cut a 1/3rd acre lawn with just one charge.

In addition to that, this machine is so wonderfully easy to use due in part to its features that shows that Black & Decker’s research and development team has listened to the wants and needs of cordless mower owners. Its instant start comes with a key and simple pull of the handle.

Its quiet operation, far more quieter than gas powered mowers, so you can mow in peace without worrying about causing disruption to your neighbors.

For adjustments, you use the one-touch height adjustment so that each wheel moves at the same time. And whether you have the space or not, you will find that this ideally folds upright and compact so it can go in tight spaces in your shed or garage.

On top of it all, this machine creates zero emissions during operation. You don’t have to worry about harmful gasses going into the atmosphere each time you turn it on.

Since its inception over 100 years ago, Black & Decker has seen its market share around the world increase due to its immense focus on customer needs and satisfaction. That’s how they’ve been able to build valuable, quality products that help people utilize their tools worldwide.

Black & Decker is the world’s leading brand in home products that consists of yard care, power tools and smaller appliances.

The Black & Decker CM1836 18-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower comes included with the mower itself, one charger, a mulching plate, a safety key and a rear bag with frame. It weighs 64 pounds and has an 18-inch deck size. It comes with a Black & Decker standard two-year limited warranty.

Here are some of the other features of the Black & Decker CM1836 18-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower

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    Integrated 36V battery for cutting up to 1/3a acre per charge
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    Cordless operation
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    18-inch deck size and weighs only 64 pounds
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    Produces zero emissions and has an charger that is Energy Star rated

Here are some of the pros and cons of the Black & Decker CM1836 18-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower

Much quieter than previous version – even though it’s more powerful, it’s still quieter during operation.

Better handle and easy grip –ergonomic handle makes it easier to hold. No slip grip.

Stores easily- the fold down handle makes it a snap to store and is small enough to fit in tight spaces. This greatly reduces clutter in your garage r shed.

Easy start mechanism-it seems easier and looks more elegant.

Safety key is a whole lot better than previous model-safer from toddlers than the previous model.

Smaller bag – so you can’t hold as much when you are mulching.

Actual cutting width is a tad bit shorter than 18 inches – maybe an inch shorter than the swath. 18-inches is on the shorter side with models out here that have 20 inch cutting ranges, so it leaves a bit to be desired.

Black & Decker CM1836 Electric Lawn Mower


If you’re looking to switch from gas to electric mowers, then you’ll find that this is a good introduction that will keep you satisfied. It also carries a number of bells and whistles that will allow you to remain intrigued.

If you’re already an electric mower user, you may find others that may pack a little bit more of a punch than this, but this is definitely stands its ground against some of the best. Therefore we look at this a very solid buy.

RATING: 3.5 out of 5

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