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Seven Ways to Maintain your Snow Blower

To ensure peak performance, maintaining your snow blower is an important part of winter preparations. Maintenance of this machine is relatively simple and involves steps similar to those taken for cars. Precise knowledge of the oil, lubricants, and replacement parts for your model is essential.  Locate your owner’s manual.  It contains information about the best

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11 Signs It’s Time for Lawnmower Engine Repair Service

Do you suspect that there’s something wrong with your lawnmower engine? Many people often miss or ignore the signs that it’s time to go in for repairs. They are either unaware of what sounds their lawnmower mean.  If you hear noises and suspect there is something wrong, you should head to your local engine repair

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Sharing & Caring During the Holiday Season

Winter is coming, and that means that the holidays are on their way. It’s the perfect time to feel the holiday spirit and try to help your fellow man. There are a lot of different ways to do that, so it’s easy to find something that can make a difference for a small part of

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DIY Pressure Washer Repair

Having a pressure washer is a great convenience.  However, if you do not know how to maintain it and check for possible problems, you might not be able to maximize its use.  You have to know how to assess your equipment and determine if you can fix it yourself or if you need to make

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Generators

Portable Generators & Wattage Reference Guide

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked a variety of questions about Portable Generators & Generators in general. Some of these questions concern the Generator Wattage needed for a particular application. The following Generator Wattage Work Sheet is a relatively convenient way to determine the size of Generator needed to adequately

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Handy Mobile Generator Repair Tips

A mobile generator is an enormous investment. Making sure that it is functioning properly will ensure that it will truly serve the purpose for which you bought it. Otherwise, you can end up having a big headache when you need the equipment during emergencies. As proper maintenance is a must, these generator repair tips can

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Pressure Washer Pump Maintenance Checklist

Before temperatures cool, you should perform pressure washer pump maintenance in order to prepare and protect your machine from the winter weather. You should sustain your washer as best as you can so that you don’t end up with damaged components.   There are several steps to insure your washer holds up well during storage.

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11 Yearly Lawn Mower Maintenance Tasks to Avoid Costly Repairs

For some, lawn maintenance is a passion, allowing you to exercise your creative side. For others, you dread the chore every week. Regardless of your take on it, it is necessary to do regular maintenance on your mower, like what is done during mobile lawn mower repair. Thankfully, lawn mowers are very simple machines, not

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Log Splitter Safety

When working with small engine equipment of any type, it is important to practice good safety habits. There are many things that can go wrong and a lot of sharp edges to watch out for. Chipper shredders can be especially dangerous if not properly respected. And if you are getting ready for the winter by

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Time for a Snow Blower Tune up

The summer is almost  over, fall is right around the corner and the bitter cold of winter is not far behind.If you live in the Reno, Tahoe and Incline Village  areas, its time to start thinking about making preparations for winter weather. Though beautiful, our winters are long and can be very cold. And they

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Greg and son run a great business. They provided a a very good ball park estimate when I first called. They were very helpful and honest in helping determine whether the repair would be worth it. They…
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