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Time to Buy Power Tools During Tax Free Weekend – North Attleboro, MA

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 09, 2013

Massachusetts tax-free weekend for 2013 is here this weekend, August 10-11. Here in Massachusetts we have one of the biggest savings during a state-wide tax-free weekend. The limit is $2,500 on almost any item.  Start Christmas shopping for dad, buy his upcoming birthday present or better yet, buy him new power tools for no reason at all.

If the your spouse has been coveting a new lawn mower, snow blower, or chain saw, we have new power tools and the power tool parts he needs if DIY outdoor power equipment repair is on the agenda.

Massachusetts has a few exemptions for the tax free weekend, but you can get anything from a power washer, lawn mower, chain saw, or trimmer; just about any item you can think of under $2,500 without paying sales tax on it this weekend only.

Here is a little more information on the sales tax holiday:

Exemptions: Exemptions are vehicles, motor boats, tobacco, meals, utilities and anything with a price tag over $2,500.

Layaway: Layaway items don't qualify for this tax-free holiday.

Coupons, discounts and coupon codes: They are allowed and will be applied before the tax exemption is applied, which means if an item is over $2,500 and your discount or coupon brings the price below the $2,500, then the item is eligible for the tax-free purchase.

Bundled items: If you buy a lawn mower, trimmer as a package deal and it comes to over the $2,500 for the bundle package, it does not qualify as a tax-free purchase, even though it is two items, not one.

Exchanges: Any items exchanged after the tax-free weekend will maintain the tax-free price.

At J&J Small Engine Clinic in North Attleboro, we have stocked up on some of our most popular power tools so you can take advantage of the tax-free shopping. For more information contact us.

Maintaining Power Tools

Joseph Coupal - Friday, March 01, 2013

We invest a lot into our power tools. Not just money, but peace-of-mind, a way to relax. No matter how rugged or durable our power tools are, they still need regular maintenance.

To ensure that your power tools run safely and efficiently, here are some tips for power tool maintenance:

1. Keep your power tools clean and dry
Don't let your tools get wet or expose them to extreme temperatures. Wipe them off after each use to eliminate dust and debris.

2. Keep blades clean and sharp
Dull blades don’t perform well. They also make your machine work harder, which can cause them to overheat.  

3. Oil
Without oil as a lubricant the moving components will break. Make sure your power tools have the right amount and the right kind of oil. Oil allows all the moving parts to move without friction. Too much oil results in sludge, too little oil can cause them to overheat or seize.

4. Replace parts when needed
Power tools suffer from heat, friction and wear-and-tear. Over time the components wear out. Replace power tool parts when they've become too worn or damaged. This will give your power tools better performance and a longer life.

For power tool parts and service, contact J&J Small Engine Clinic.

Power Tool Maintenance and Service

Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 15, 2013

It is frustrating when you begin a project only to find that your power tools are not working. The best way to avoid this is to have your regularly scheduled maintenance on your power tools.

Many people with power tools are do-it-youselfers. So many power tool owners attempt to maintain or “fix” their tools on their own. But small engines are a different animal. Too many times we see people spend money on new tools because they can’t fix it themselves.

If you have a tool or piece of equipment with a small engine which is not running properly (or not running at all), seek professional assistance. Sometimes a problem is bigger than you can handle, but easy enough to be fixed more economically than buying a new tool.

So if you're trying to resolve an issue with your power tools, lawnmower, or snow blower, contact J&J Small Engine Clinic for small engine parts, service and regular maintenance.

Power Tools for Valentines Day

Joseph Coupal - Friday, February 01, 2013

Are you looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? If so, J&J Small Engine Clinic has it. Every man in your life (and many women) love their power tools.  They may have quite a few or they may not have any, but there is at least one power tool that they are dreaming about.

Keep in mind that not only do we sell new power tools, we also provide power tool service and parts for his used favorites. So if their favorite tool isn’t running exactly right, getting it serviced could be the perfect gift too.

If you really want to please the man in your life, contact J & J Small Engine Clinic. We have a great selection of power tools, including lawn mowers, chain saws, wet vacs, generators and leaf blowers.

But best of all, we have the customer service you can only find in a locally owned and operated business.

Local Shopping for Small Engine Parts and Repair

Joseph Coupal - Friday, May 04, 2012

J&J Small Engine Clinic is an independently owned and operated business that specializes in parts and service for power tools and small engines. We also sell new power equipment. Why should you shop local? Shopping locally promotes your communities small businesses and helps keep dollars in the local economy.

J&J Small Engine Clinic is a part of Independent We Stand, a movement of independently-owned local businesses interested in educating their communities about the importance and the benefits of 'buying local.'

Did you know that locally owned businesses keep more of their revenue in the local economy than big box, e-commerce and chain stores? Additionally, supporting small businesses also supports local jobs and keeps business in the community.

You can support small, independent businesses and help your local economy by shopping at J&J Small Engine Clinic, a locally owned business in North Attleboro. Buy our products. Use our services. And we promise to put your hard-earned money back into the local economy by way of taxes, payroll and purchases.

Do you need parts or service for your yard equipment or small engine? Contact J&J Small Engine Clinic.


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