Why Doesn’t My Chainsaw Start?

Our machines may be reliable, but they do breakdown sometimes. Take the chainsaw, for example. An issue that appears to plague chainsaw users from time to time is its inability to start. This could be due to the user simply forgetting to fill the tank with gasoline. Or it may be because a particular part has worn out. If you should ever be confronted with a chainsaw that won’t start, here is how to troubleshoot the problem. - Continue Reading

Should You Use Ethanol to Fuel Your Lawn Mower or other Outdoor Equipment?

If you have visited your neighborhood gas station to obtain fuel for your power lawn equipment, you have probably seen pumps that release ethanol-blended gasoline. The blend contains 15 percent ethanol 85 percent gasoline. Perhaps you have been tempted to use the blend rather than pure gasoline to fuel your snow blower or other power equipment. Experts like Kris Kiser, president of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute advise that you DON’T use the ethanol blend. - Continue Reading

Preparing The Snow Blower For Spring Break

Although it is still freezing cold in some sections of the United, States, spring is just around the corner. So it is just about time to prepare your snow blower for its spring/summer break. - Continue Reading

Rough Running Engine?

We have received many questions concerning rough running engines. There are a number of problems that could cause a snow blower engine to run rough. Some times some problems can be long term and can result in damage to the engine. Other times the issues could be a momentary glitch that can be fixed quickly. - Continue Reading

How To Salvage Accidentally Adding Oil To The Fuel Tank Of A Snow blower

After all is said and done, we are all human. That means that mistakes will be made. If one of those mistakes you have made is accidentally pouring oil into your snow blower’s fuel tank, don’t fret. The mistake can be remedied. - Continue Reading

2018-2019 Winter Forecast

Every year the residents of the U.S. are psyched to know the long-range winter forecast. Many rely on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, many seek the information from the Farmer’s Almanac and still others favor the research of the Old Farmers Almanac. All of these sources and more provide a good yearly forecast on what to expect of the winter season. So what should we expect from the winter of 2018-19? - Continue Reading