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Keeping Small Engines Clean

From lawnmowers and snowblowers to pressure washers and portable generators, there are many small engine appliances that can make life easier for residents of Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe. To increase the longevity of use of small engine appliances, Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe homeowners can keep their small engine appliances clean. Remove

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Common Small Engine Problems

Appliances with small engines are especially helpful for homeowners in Lake Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe area. But what happens when your trusty lawnmower or snow blower stops working all of a sudden? Then it is time to diagnose your small engine problem and find a solution. At Greg’s Small Engine Repair, we’d like to

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Small Engine Maintenance: A DIY Guide

Why Small Engine Maintenance? Small engine maintenance is essential for your small engine appliances because it gives you the opportunity to take preventative care. Spending time on small engine maintenance saves you time and money on larger repairs because you can catch them early or prevent them. At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair, we

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Frustrated By Snow Blower Engine Repair?

Is Your Snow Blower In Desperate Need of Repairs Forecast is for more snow and you are sitting with a snow blower needing engine repair. Your back is killing you from already shoveling more than your share of snow and there doesn’t appear to be an end in sight. One more snow fall and you

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Tools You Need To Fix a Lawn Mower Engine

Don’t Freak Out if You Need to Fix a Lawn Mower When it comes time to have to fix your lawn mower, many find dread in the mere fact that it is broken. Diagnosing the issue adds to the despair and then knowing which tools you will need to complete the job only adds to

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Ethanol Gas Wreaks Havoc on Small Engines.

Carburetor Damage From Ethanol Gas First Hand April 10, 2015 At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are constantly talking to residential and commercial clients regarding their concerns about the damaging effects of Ethanol gas on their Lawn Mowers, Snow Blowers, Portable Generators, Chipper Shredders, Rototillers, Pressure Washers and all other gasoline Small Engine

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Diagnose Your Broken Snow Blower

Do You Suddenly Have a Broken Snow Blower? It’s the dead of winter and you did all the proper pre-season care – changed the oil, fresh fuel, filters, spark plugs, checked the tires, lubricated, checked for any critter nest, started it up and made sure everything was engaging properly and made sure nothing was rattling

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How Does Ethanol Blended Gas Effect Your Small Engine Equipment?

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked about Ethanol blended Gasoline and how in effects the performance and longevity of your lawn mowers, snow blowers, and portable generators. Ethanol Blended Gas at your local Gas Pump Many consumers are unaware of how the 2013 mandated introduction of Ethanol blended gas has

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Snow Blower Service: How Often Should You Service Your Snow Blower?

At Greg’s Small Engine Service & Repair we are often asked how often you should service your snow blower when you live in Northern Nevada, Truckee, Lake Tahoe or the surrounding areas. There is not one right answer to this question, but I will give you some guidelines. Get Out Your Snow Blower Owner’s Manual

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Testimonials

Greg and son run a great business. They provided a a very good ball park estimate when I first called. They were very helpful and honest in helping determine whether the repair would be worth it. They did a great job in repairing the mower for a reasonable cost. I highly recommend them. Read more

Paul S. , Reno

Greg & James are a great father/son team who provide the BEST in customer service! They just fixed our 25 year old snowblower that had never had a full service before. They picked it up & dropped it off (all part of the price) and it’s running as if it’s brand new. Thanks guys for being so customer-service focused! Read more

Thank You!

I really appreciate Greg’s Small Engine Snow Blower Pick Up & Delivery.  Greg’s Small Engine was prompt, efficient and reasonably priced.  They took excellent care of my Snow Blower!” Read more

Roxanne M. - Stateline NV

“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 Greg.” Read more

G&M Fins - Meyers CA

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 not only drove from carson city to sparks, they went to Napa and picked up spark plugs form me. Best customer service ever! Customer for life! Thanks guys. Read more

Taylor L. - Sparks, NV

“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 owner, Greg.  He called me and let me know what was done to my machine to get it up and running again.  The cost was very reasonable and I am very happy to say it was delivered back to my house.

I am one happy customer and he is a super nice person!” Read more

Debbie R. - Stateline NV

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 forward about needed potential repairs. They said what they were going to do and followed through. The best two things in their Service was not to repair a machine that was not worth repairing and Picking Up and Delivering the Power Equipment. Their Service saved me Money & Time. I certainly would recommend them for your Small Engine Power Equipment Needs. Read more

Ken - Reno NV

My snowblower broke down and I decided to call Greg’s Small Engine Repair. Greg drove up to my house in South Lake Tahoe and picked up my snowblower and had it fixed up within a couple days and delivered back to me. His pricing was fair and he called me before doing any fixes. Thank you! Read more

John B.South Lake Tahoe, CA