web analytics

The Blog

tips for buying a portable generator

5 Questions to Answer Before Buying a Portable Generator

Portable power is a real issue for Reno residents, as it is for everyone who lives in the Truckee Meadows. The area is famous for camping, whether for out-of-towners escaping the big city or locals, where the outdoors is part of our lifestyle. Tourists might need a generator to preserve at least a few of

Continue Reading →
selling a used lawn mower

7 Tips for Selling Your Used Riding Lawn Mower

An easy way to make extra cash is by selling your old riding lawn mower. While you might see the old machine as a scrap, there is someone out there who sees it as an upgrade. There are several options to dispose of your used lawn mower. But, your goal shouldn’t be to just get

Continue Reading →

Lawn Mower Maintenance Guide

Are you a lawn mower owner who only services their machine when something brakes or won’t start? You’re not alone. Most lawn mower owners assume their lawn mower will continue to run well without proper maintenance. This may cost you more money in the long run and will ultimately shorten the lifespan of the lawn

Continue Reading →
mow the lawn | Greg's Small Engine

What Is The Best Time Of Day To Mow Your Lawn?

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked about the best time of Day to mow your Lawn. The general rules are: Don’t use your lawn mower when the grass is wet or damp or during the heat of the day. Mowing your Lawn when it is wet or damp makes your

Continue Reading →
best fuel type for small engines

How to Figure Out Which Gas Your Small Engine Needs

Filling vehicles with gas can become a habit. We have our usual fuel grade and often our favorite fuel station . Yet, when filling up the container for your small engine and yard work tools. You’ll want to pay close attention and get the right stuff. Ethanol Risks Ethanol is a gasoline additive that is

Continue Reading →

How to Maintain Your Winter Equipment During the Summer

With Spring officially here, the warm weather is slowly emerging. Although it may be time to roll out your BBQ and pool gear, it’s also time to start storing away your winter equipment for the summer. Here are the top tips on properly storing your winter equipment. These tips will minimize damage throughout the warmer

Continue Reading →
summer lawn care | Greg's Small Engine

11 Early Summer Lawn Care Tips

Lawn experts like to say that spring is the time when a homeowner works to make their lawn green and healthy, and summer is the time when the homeowner strives to keep it so. This may be a challenge as the weather turns unbearably hot and summer parties and countless kids’ games are hosted on

Continue Reading →
outdoor spring cleaning | Greg's Small Engine Repair & Service

Spring Outdoor Cleaning Tips

Now that spring is here, getting the outside of your home looking its best is probably a top priority on to-do your list. With a lawn mower, pressure washer, and a few other simple supplies, enhancing your outdoor space is simple. It is important that you use these lawn care tips after a long, hard

Continue Reading →

It’s Stress Awareness Month – 7 Ways to Relieve your Stress

If you feel like stress is constantly overwhelming your life, you are not alone. Tension is a way of life for most people in the 21st century. Human beings simply were not designed for the level of stimulation that we are routinely exposed to in the modern world. We are all constantly on the go,

Continue Reading →
lawn mower | Greg's Small Engine Repair

11 Tips to Get your Lawn Mower Ready for Spring

Your lawn mower has a big job in the months ahead. A lawn mower maintenance checklist will help you make sure your machine is doing what it’s supposed to and not spending time in a mechanic’s shop. Follow the lawn mower maintenance tips below to bring your machine in shape for the season. Obviously, there’s

Continue Reading →

Testimonials

“We can’t say enough great things about Greg’s Small Engine Service and Repair. Personalized service, quick turn-around, during this crazy 2016-2017 Tahoe winter. Unbelievable! Thanks to James and Gre…
G&M Fins - Meyers CA