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Snow Blower tune up

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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3 Summer Fuel Selection Tips for your Lawn Mower

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked about the damaging effects of Ethanol blended Gasoline on the performance and longevity of not just Lawn Mowers, but all other Small Engine Power Equipment, including snow blowers, portable generators, chipper shredders, rototillers, pressure washers and log splitters. Does it make a difference which

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wood chipper

Essential Wood Chipper Safety Tips

Wood chippers and shredders are great tools for cleaning up the lawn and turning downed trees and limb into usable mulch and wood chips. These are pretty powerful tools. It requires a lot of power and energy to turn a fully intact tree limb into pencil shavings. So it is important to follow proper safety

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Scotts

The Benefits of a Mobile Lawn Mower Repair Service

Not all lawn mower repair services are created equal. Some small engine repair shops cost an arm and a leg and take forever to service your small engine equipment. This isn’t always avoidable. Some repairs are costly and some take some time to be repaired right. And when the choice is between doing the job

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small engine maintenance

Pressure Washer Maintenance Tips

Spring is here! Finally. The cold weather is receding and we can now start to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Tahoe and Reno area without feeling as if we are on an arctic expedition. But springtime also brings with it spring cleaning. And spring cleaning is not an activity that is limited to the

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Lawn Mower Repair

Lawn Mower Repair and Troubleshooting Tips

It happens to the best of lawn mowers. They pop, sputter and fail. Even the most meticulous maintenance cannot prevent all the issues that come with lawn mowers and other small engine equipment. But most of these problems are not all that serious and a little DIY lawn mower repair and troubleshooting can get the

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Lawn Mower Won;t Start

Lawn Mower Won’t Start ?

Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. It’s time to put the snow blower away for the season and break out the lawn mower. After a long, cold winter sitting in storage, however, your lawn mower may be slow to start up. This is normal. Small engine equipment needs to run on

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snow blower storage

Snow Blower Storage

The warmer months are fast approaching. Winter has loosed its grip on the Reno and Lake Tahoe regions. The snow pack is slowing receding, the flowers are blooming and soon the heat of summer will be upon us. Throughout the long, harsh winter, your snow blower has been your indispensable friend. It has helped clear

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TORO

Snow Blower Guide

The Reno and Tahoe region is known for its year around scenery. In the summer, the painted landscape of the high desert gives way to the dense pine greenery circling the crystal blue of the lake. The winter brings with it heavy snow, dusting the tops of the trees and leaving the harsh desert a

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Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Maintenance

Whether it be in a lawnmower to cut that thick summer grass, or a snow blower for the dense pack that blocks your driveway, small engines help us with some of the most labor intensive home care tasks. If you own your own home, equipment powered by small engines is nearly mandatory. Without this equipment,

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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… Read more
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