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What You Need To Know About Small Engine Repair

Small engine repair can be one of the easiest — and cheapest — mechanical tasks you can perform yourself. Yet many people are intimidated by the idea, and not without good reason. People often assume that small engine repair is the same as auto repair, which can entail a complex system of gaskets, pistons and

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portable generator

How Portable Generators Work

When handled properly, your portable generator isn’t just an investment. It can be a lifesaver. But have you ever stopped to consider how they actually work? It isn’t quite rocket science. It doesn’t require extensive technical knowledge. And while you may owe it to yourself to know the basic nuts and bolts of how to

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portable generator

Portable Generator Safety Rules To Live By

Your portable generator. In times of emergency, it can be your life line. However, if used improperly, it can be a safety hazard. A fatal safety hazard. According to a report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, a total of 880 deaths were caused by portable generators between 2005 and 2017. Deaths which could

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Holiday Recipe Ideas for National Pear Month

Holiday Recipe Ideas for National Pear Month

While many would agree that pear should be celebrated all year long, there is one particular month when we have all the reasons to celebrate this fruit – December! That’s right! December is National Pear Month!

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National Preparedness Month tips for families

Ways to Prepare Yourself and your Family this National Preparedness Month

We are once again in September and it’s National Preparedness Month. If you are not aware, September is the month dedicated to preparing and educating people on disasters. Natural disasters like wildfires, earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes can occur without notice. That is why being ready for anything is important. The first thing to have when

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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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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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Generators

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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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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