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5 Tips to Make Your Small Engine Last for Years

Pieces of power equipment, like snow blowers, generators, lawnmowers, and power washers, are designed and built to do specific heavy jobs. In most cases, they’re able to perform these jobs well. However, there may come a time when a piece of equipment suddenly stops working. When this happens, it impacts how efficiently and safely you’re

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Basic Parts of a Small Engine

If you can find a small engine repair shop that repairs small motors, keep their phone number handy!  A small engine shop repairs low-powered internal combustion engines. These are the types of engines that require independent power sources and are found in machines like generators, lawnmowers, concrete mixers, snowblowers, leaf blowers, hedge trimmers, saws, and

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Lawn Mower

There’s no doubt that having a well maintained, lush green lawn improves the look of your property. Ensuring that your lawn is in excellent condition requires using the right equipment. It’s important that you invest in the right lawn mower in order to make your hard work worthwhile and efficient. Are you looking for a

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Importance of Small Engine Maintenance

Small engines make our lives easier and convenient in many ways. For example, small engines power useful home tools such as snowblowers, lawn mowers, tillers, trimmers, cultivators, generators, and chainsaws. Small engines can also bring us fun and excitement as they power some of our “toys”, such as all-terrain vehicles and outboard boats. These types

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6 Tips for Troubleshooting a Small Engine that won’t Start

No matter how much we try to take good care of things, there’s one inevitable reality we need to accept – stuff breaks. Everything tangible around us has an expiration date. They will eventually stop working either naturally or forcibly. This is where the art of troubleshooting comes in. Preventative maintenance plays a crucial role

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Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist: 7 Tips for Keeping your Machine in Tip Top Shape

Lawn maintenance is important to ensure that your yard looks as lush and healthy as possible. It is also important that you maintain your lawn mower to ensure that it will last for years and function properly. When well-maintained, it could last for decades. Lack of preventive maintenance and neglect can easily break the machine.

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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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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 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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“My snow-blower broke down during our heavy Winter this year.  I was distraught and had to find someone to help me get my snow-blower working again.  I found gregsmallengine.com and talked to the owne… Read more
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