How to properly clean up grass bag ?

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Chuchart Chuchue

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David M. Murphy

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Never ever cut wet grass with any lawn mower. I simply use compressed air to blow mine clean, after every use. I also, blow the body of the mower and wipe down with wet wipes before storing. 
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I typically just shake the bag out before putting it way. I won't claim that it's "clean", but that's why it's stored in the garage.... So far I haven't had any issues with the small bit of dust/grass left inside.
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Like summetj, I just shake out the bag and hang it back onto the mower and call it good. I don't fold the mower up for storage so the bag just lives on the mower all the time unless I'm going to mulch when I mow instead of collecting the clippings.
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Since I mulch cut 95% of the time, I only clean out my bag once in "early Spring" and "late Fall."  So I too simply shakes the bag clean before storing it in my garage - that is it!
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Just to be different, in addition to shaking it out after each use, I’ve found that rinsing it out with the hose works great to restore airflow through the bag. I do this maybe once a month or so, when I notice the bag getting visually dirty.

Make sure you spray water from the outside-in or you’ll just drive debris farther into the fabric. ;-)
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Don't use my bag often, but when I do I clean the bag with my 530 blower.  Works like a charm.