Small Engine Repairs Blog

Snowblower Repair, Maintenance and Seasonal Tips

Winter is in full swing here in Ottawa and the temperatures are dropping along with those beautiful little white fluffy snowflakes. This also means that it is time to start clearing your pathways and driveway each snowfall to make sure that you can make it to work on...

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What to Do If Your Snowblower Clogs

One of the most common injuries to people handling snowblowers is damage to their fingertips. This leads to amputation. As such, preventing these injuries should be your top priority. Grievances occur mostly when the snow is wet, heavy or has accumulated several...

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Ottawa Tornado and Tree Removal

As many residents of Ottawa know, 6 tornadoes hit the Ottawa-Gatineau region Friday the 21st of September. Our hearts go out to the families who suffered injuries, lost their homes and belongings as well as had their properties damaged. The devastation is extensive...

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Proper Equipment and Fuel Storage for Small Engines

Preparation of equipment for seasonal storage involves procedures that include storage over the summer and winter seasons. It is important to understand proper storage methods to ensure the equipment lasts longer and can be of use over the coming season without...

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Preparing Your Snowblower for Winter

It’s that time of year again where summer is winding down and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. The good news is that also means it is time to put away the lawn cutting equipment so you can take a much deserved break from grass cutting. The other side...

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Important Steps for Winter Weather Safety

Summer is winding down and we can already feel the nights getting colder and the sunny days slipping away. This means that the winter months are fast approaching and having a good plan for winter emergencies is crucial. In fact, just preparing for winter in general is...

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Pressure Washing Tips for Summer

We all love the summer months (well most of us anyway) and with the summer time comes beautiful sunny days, relaxing vacations with the family and some great memories are made. Aside from all of the fun side of summer, there are some downsides with the warmer months...

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Is it Too Late to Aerate My Lawn?

Summer is in full swing in Ottawa and with that comes a lot of yard work and putting your small engines to work. In addition to maintaining your small engines with tuneups and repairs you will also need to maintain your lawn. With summer here it is likely that you are...

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Beat the Heat and Protect Your Small Engine

After such a cold winter we can all appreciate some nice hot summer days, however the heat recently in Ottawa (and across many parts of Canada) has been a little too much for many to handle. If you plan on doing some yard work then make sure to stay hydrated and dress...

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