web analytics

The Blog

Log Splitter safety tips. image of split wood

Types and Uses of Log Splitters

Chopping wood is a strenuous task. Some people, however, enjoy the manual labor and exercise of chopping wood after a long work week of staring at a computer screen. For those of you who aren’t big on strenuous and possibly injury inducing work, there is an easier, less excruciating way to prepare the firewood you

Continue Reading →
Snow Blower tune up

Winter and Snow Blower Safety

Snow blowers are those handy winter machines that save your back from the strain of shoveling snow. A good snow blower is vital to reducing the negative effects of snow accumulation during those long winter months. We often think of snow blowers in terms of convenience. Snow Blowers allow us to remove large amounts of

Continue Reading →
broken snow blower

What Types of Snow Blowers are Best for The Lake Tahoe Region?

There are many different types of snow blowers. The types of snow blowers are usually categorized by cost, size, power source and snow moving ability. The type of snow blower that you need is largely dependent upon the area in which you live and the amount of snowfall you get annually. Below we will briefly

Continue Reading →
Plamac

Portable Generator Repair Tips

A portable generator is a huge investment in terms of both cost and necessity. Making sure that your portable generator is running properly can mean the difference between convenience and comfort during a power outage caused by a winter storm, or the misery and possible safety hazards associated with long term power outages. Whatever you

Continue Reading →
Snow Blower Repair Lake Tahoe

Snow Blower Maintenance

As we move into the winter months in the Lake Tahoe and Reno areas, making sure that your snow blower is ready to take on all the seasonal snow is a necessity. Snow blower maintenance is not a difficult undertaking, but it is not easy either, and sometimes it requires the skills and experience of

Continue Reading →

Should Tahoe’s residents have their snow blower repaired for El Nino?

The debate has been raging amongst meteorologists about the 2015 El Nino weather patterns in the Pacific Ocean. Leaving many Tahoe residents with the question “Am I winter ready?”   Many of you learned long ago how to stock survival supplies like food and water, but what about mobility. “Is your snow blower repaired and

Continue Reading →
Snow Blower Repair

Snow Blower Repair Quick Tips

Are you ready for the snow season? Before winter brings fresh powder for skiing season in Lake Tahoe, make sure you are ready to clear snow out with your snow blower! Dust off your snow blower and get ready for the winter season. Before you start putting your snow blower to use, make sure your

Continue Reading →
Lawn Mower Maintenance

Lawn Mower Maintenance

Whether you mow your lawn weekly or just the day before that garden party, you will want to keep your lawn mower in tip top shape. Keep your lawn mower running well for a long time with proper lawn mower maintenance. As with all small engine appliances, the first step in improved lawn mower maintenance

Continue Reading →
portable generator maintenance

Portable Generator Maintenance Tips

Your portable generator allows you to support outdoor and emergency electrical needs, and it is imperative you take good care of your portable generator. At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair, we have come up with some important things to keep in mind for portable generator maintenance! Gasoline and Oil Requirements When going through your

Continue Reading →
pressure washer

Pressure Washer Tips

Sometimes areas of your property need a deep cleaning. The outside of your house and your driveway are two of the biggest culprits for accumulating dirt and grime, diminishing the overall appearance of your home. After using a pressure washer, your house, driveway, and patio will look like new! How to Choose a Pressure Washer

Continue Reading →

Testimonials

These guys are awesome! I was turned away from every other small engine shop in Reno/Sparks due to the type of engines I had. I need my engines for work so when these guys found out my situation they …
Taylor L. - Sparks, NV