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Snow Blower Guide

The Reno and Tahoe region is known for its year around scenery. In the summer, the painted landscape of the high desert gives way to the dense pine greenery circling the crystal blue of the lake. The winter brings with it heavy snow, dusting the tops of the trees and leaving the harsh desert a

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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broken snow blower

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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Snow Blower Repair

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

“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

“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

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!

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

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

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

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