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National Hobby Month

Get to Know Your Co-Workers By Sharing a Hobby During the National Hobby Month

Love to knit or do you prefer whitewater rafting? Maybe you love to sell your jewelry on Etsy or you give scrapbooks to your family as gifts each Christmas. Whatever it is that you – and your co-workers – love to do on your time off, one of the most surprising ways to learn more

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How to Give Back to the Community on National Re-Gifting Day

National re-gifting day is celebrated each year on the Thursday before Christmas. The date was chosen, because that’s when many companies hold their Christmas parties. Interestingly, what was once thought of as “tacky” has now become popularized by such shows as the Seinfeld episode, The Label Maker. But comedy aside, while re-gifting is no longer

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9 Tips for Buying a Snow-Blower for the First Time

Buying a snow blower is a very good decision to make when the weatherman is forecasting a heavy snow. Clearing your driveways, walkways, and steps may even become a daily routine for a few months at a time – so it makes sense to look into the tools that can help ease the stress of

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Prepare Your House for Winter With These 5 Steps

With winter right around the corner, it’s important that you prepare your house for winter. From inspecting the exterior of your home to checking your plumbing, as well as changing over smoke detector batteries. There’s plenty for you to do to prepare for the upcoming cold weather. Follow our winter home maintenance tips to get

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Top 5 Ways to Find the Best Snow Blower Replacement Parts

With the onset of winter fast approaching, the time is now to get prepared for the season’s snowfall. Why wait until you’re knee deep in snow to make sure that your snow blower is operating the right way? Preventive maintenance can sometimes uncover issues with your snow blower. Often, you’ll need to buy a few

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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