Summer HowTo Guides

How to fix a no start condition on a lawnmower with no spark

Lawnmower gasoline engines are pretty basic setups so repairing them normally only takes a few basic tools and a little time and money.

When you are diagnosing a small engine with a no start condition there are three basic things that can cause this:

Air / Fuel Mixture
Electrical or Spark
Compression

The first two problems are the least expensive and easiest to fix. If you have a problem with low compression in the cylinder then this can point to physical damage or wear that may require a more expensive fix or total engine replacement.

The main way that I diagnose the difference between an Air / Fuel problem and an Electrical Problem is by first checking if there …



How To End of Summer Garden and Lawn Maintenance

As seasons change there are always new things to do and old things to take care of. The change from summer to fall is no different but it is a good time to …



How To Optimize your time to take care of your home

There are  thousands of things we do around our home every year just to keep it in good shape and whether you are young or old the time it takes seems like a …



How To Choose between Chromecast and Roku or a Media Player

If you are adding internet or file streaming services to your televisions you should be aware of all of your choices before you make an investment. There are many different offerings out there …



How To Replace your Computers UPS Battery

Computers and Home Electronics are expensive so it is important that you protect them. Although the minimum protection of a surge protector should make sure that no really high voltage gets into your …



How To Shoe Storage Options

If you are like me you have three pairs of shoes. Your good shoes, the old pair for the garden and a pair of Steel Toe Boots. Storing shoes is not a big …