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small engine that won't start

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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small engine repair

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 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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I asked Greg’s Small Engine Power Equipment Service & Repair to look at and repair three different Small Engine Machines – a Snow Blower, Rototiller & a Pressure Washer. They were honest and straight…
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