New Payment Processing

Today’s blog post is inspired by Elavon When I opened my own shop 7 years ago I knew taking electronic payment like credit and debit was a major requirement. At that time I choose to partner with Moneris, already with Royal Bank it was a no brainer. But failing to …

Aspen Fuel – It’s what your Snow Blower wants!

Yes, I know it’s only October and trees still haven’t completely changed, you probably cut grass this weekend. I get it, yes I’m that guy who will talk about Winter before it comes only because soooooo many people are not prepared or don’t even bother, and to be honest I’m …

Vernal Equinox

In the Canada, the Vernal (Spring) Equinox marks the first day of astronomical spring and this year will take place on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:29 am. Now you make think this is a crazy time to start talking about spring, but it’s going to be here before you …

Continued Website updates

Over the last week I have started updating our website, this is the first time in 6 years I have chosen to add pricing for equipment publicly, however it not only seems to be the norm with OEM’s on national websites, but as well as Big Box stores like Home …

Getting ready for a long and cold winter

As our season is changing we are not only preparing ourselves for this coming winter, but getting the shop changed around and changing gears and focus from mowers to blowers. We have bring in some portable generators to show off, come in and get the feel for them, have a …

Some long over due updates…

Wow, it’s been over a year since I have put up a post with some updates, it’s not that I have forgotten but this past year has been by far the busiest for Barr’s Small Engines. There have been many changes, although we are still settling into our new location, …

The best community

A huge thank you to everyone who has been supporting our food drive for the Georgetown Bread Basket┬áso far we have delivered over 250 lbs. of much needed food toprobably one of the best local charities we could stand behind. Running through to September 20th we are hoping to provide …

Busy Busy

Its been a while since we have had a few spare minutes to update our website or make any new entries. This of course due to the exorbitant amount of equipment in for repair. Every year we plea with our customers to check and test run their equipment long before …

Late entry

Been a while since we have made a blog entry, between getting the final touches on the new shop done (who says it will ever be done) and transitioning from snow to grass product sales and service we haven’t had a lot of time for actual web updates and posts. …

Mowing in reverse

This is a picture of a Reverse Implement Option. It works in conjunction with the reverse safety switch and your mower engagement switch to allow you to safely mow in reverse with your riding lawn mower. For years now riding mowers have had an interlock that would either shut down …