When should my mower be serviced?
Leaves will be falling soon and with dryer weather comes more dust need to check air filters for being plugged with debris. Always check the oil before starting engine before each use. Blade should be sharpened.
When should my snow blower be serviced?
Now is a very good time before the snow flies if gas was left in unit from last year the fuel has done
damage to the fuel system carburetor will need to be cleaned or replaced a lot of snowblower have not
been run for the last two years. Remove fuel cap smell the fuel would you put the fuel in your car?
Probably not needs to be disposed of and fuel system cleaned fresh fuel but not just now, fuel goes
stale in about 30 day. Goes for all gas powered tools.
What fuel should I be using?
91 octane is the best fuel to use (with out ethanol) Or caned fuel (caned fuel can last up to 2 years
and still be good most caned fuel is 93 octane). Pump fuel is good for about 30 days. Important thing
keep your fuel fresh and empty any piece of equipment not being used regularly. This will help
make the fuel system happy and keep equipment start better.
When should my equipment be serviced?
Best time is when you are done with that piece of equipment. Have service work done and stored
with out fuel best way if possible (tractors are a little hard to drain all fuel ) You could wait till
you need the equipment and bring it in then and wait for it to be done.
Can I run my mower all year with out needing to do any more service?
Oil should be checked before you start the engine and be up to the full mark. Oil may need to be
changed more than once a year about 30hr of use for walk mowers and 100hr for most tractors.
Air filters will need cleaned or replaced depending on how dusty the conditions.
Blades should be sharpened more than once a year as to not beat the grass off, but to cut it off.
When should I have a chain sharpened on a chain saw?
When you have to push on the saw to make it cut and all you get is power not chips of wood
and the chain is smoking you went too far. The weight of most saw will lit the saw cut with a sharp