California’s New Law Could Change the Way You Shop for Lawn Equipment
The Golden State is set to ban gas-powered lawn equipment by 2024. Here's what it means for you.
How To Winterize Your Boat and Trailer
Learn how to winterize a boat in a freshwater environment with a moderate winter climate.
How to Test a Spark Plug to See If It’s Working
Every small gasoline engine has a spark plug, and this key component requires periodic inspection and testing. Learn how to...
How to Lubricate a Chainsaw With Oil
Unless you understand both types of chainsaw oil and how to use them, your chainsaw won't work properly for long....
8 Most Common Lawn Tractor Repairs
If you own a lawn tractor, a.k.a. a riding lawn mower, knowing how to make these eight common repairs can...
Why Is There Oil On My Spark Plugs?
Got a two-stroke engine running rough or not at all? Oil could be the problem. If you're wondering why there's...
How to Repair Small Engines: Cleaning the Carburetor
Don't Google "small engine repair near me" the next time your lawnmower sputters. Learn how to do it yourself. Small...
What Type of Lawn Mower Oil Should I Use
Your lawn mower needs the right kind of engine oil used in the right way. Read on to learn about...
Safety Basics to Prep Power Yard Equipment for Spring
It's springtime! Time to get outside and do yard work. Here are 10 tips to keep your outdoor power equipment...
Why is My Lawn Mower Smoking?
Leaking oil from the exhaust is the usual cause of blue, white or black smoke from a lawn mower. Learn...
Lawn Mower Won’t Start
Learn the reasons why a lawn mower won't start after winter or during peak season, and how to fix those...
How to Replace Spark Plugs in Your Car
Save big on car maintenance costs by changing spark plugs yourself!
What You Need to Know to Adjust a Spark Plug Gap
Be sure to set and adjust the spark plug gap for your particular engine!
Replace Bad Spark Plug Wires Before They Wear Out
Change the wires now to prevent big problems later
How to Test an Ignition Coil
Test the ignition coil quickly and easily with a simple ignition system tester
Keep Your Automotive Tools at Your Fingertips
I really like my trusty rolling mechanic’s stool because it saves my knees when I work on cars and small...
Stale Gas Could Be Killing Your Small Engine
Small-engine mechanics tell us that stale gas is what keeps them employed and busy.