Small Engine Repairs Blog

5 Common Riding Mower Mistakes

It's time to learn the truth about riding lawn mowers and some amazing grass-cutting strategies to reduce your effort and produce a stellar yard every time. The most important thing to understand is that not all grass is created equal. We’re going to uncover the most...

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Why Your Push Lawn Mower is Losing Power

You would expect your push mower to work as intended everytime and you may find that occasionally it is running sluggish or losing power. If you find your push lawn mower losing power it can be frustrating and make your lawn cutting a tremendously difficult task....

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Five Essential Lawn Care Tools You Must Have

Regardless of the size of your lawn, yard or outdoor oasis, there is likely some yard work that you will find yourself doing over the summer and it will make your life a lot easier if you have the right tools to get the job done with the least amount of effort...

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Lawn Mower Blade Maintenance

Maintaining your lawn mower blades is just as important as the maintenance of your lawn mower engine. If you are looking to improve the performance of your lawn mower and ensure the lifespan of your small engine lasts as long as possible then you will want to ensure...

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Leaf Blower Buying Guide for Summer Lawn Maintenance

There are few greater feelings than enjoying the front yard with your family or doing some gardening when the weather is nice. Part of your ultimate enjoyment comes from having a clean yard that is magazine-worthy. This means getting out the lawn mower and getting a...

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Time to Get Your Garden Tiller Running In Tip Top Shape

A tiller is a helpful small engine gardening tool that can make maintaining and setting up your garden a breeze. Garden tillers operate with a series of blades called tines that help to work in fertilizer while loosening and aerating compacted soil. This process makes...

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Common Small Engine Problems You Can DIY

Most of the time when you go to start your small engine you just pull the cord and you're off to the races however there are times when you pull the cord and sadly, nothing happens or it just sputters and refuses to stop no matter what you do. So you let it sit for a...

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Signs Your Small Engine Fuel is Bad

Your small engine needs fuel to function and while this may be something everyone is aware of, many people don't know that your fuel can actually go stale. In fact, your fuel can become bad in as little as 30 days. Fresh fuel is needed to operate your small engine...

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Store Your Snowblower Easily in Five Steps

We are experiencing one last winter blast as the real spring approaches and that means your snowblower is still an active companion of yours to help remove the last remnants of winter from your drive way and walkways. As the seasons begin to change you will start...

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Three Must Have Snow Blower Maintenance Parts

We are all familiar with the wild Ottawa winters and the last thing that any of us want is to wake up first thing in the morning ready to clear the driveway and pathways of snow only to find out that our snowblower won't start or isn't working properly. The first...

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