Welcome to our Service & Parts Departments

The Homesteader’s Store has experienced certified staff that will help you get your product running. Service is the heart of our business. Our parts personnel know not only the product we sell, but other brands as well. Our service departments have certified technicians able to diagnose and repair the most difficult service issues, or service important seasonal or scheduled tune-ups. We service small engines and large; all the way to complete tear down of farm tractors and construction equipment. We also offer prompt Pickup & Delivery services. You will always find kind, understanding people that will walk you through what is needed to get you going.

Madison 608-819-6785 (click map)
6726 Seybold Rd,
Madison, WI 53719

Employees Madison Madison Store Service and Parts

Tim - Parts Manager (right)
Rick - President (center)
Jack - Lead Technician (not pictured)
Jeff - Delivery, Sales, Technician

Jack has 35 years of experience working equipment of all sizes. He is a certified technician able to diagnose the most difficult of service issues. He has both the training and the years of experience to get you up and running.

Tim has over thirty years in parts and ten years as parts manager of a major Kubota dealership in Wisconsin.

Rick holds certifications as a technician in Kubota, STIHL, Briggs and Stratton, Kohler, Honda, Boss, Meyer, Snow Dogg and Echo. Rick was former lead instructor for Waukesha Engine, where he trained service technicians, and authored over 20 manuals on engine systems. He was then promoted to Worldwide Manger of Warranty, where his job was to diagnose engine failures to the metallurgical level.

Richland Center 608-647-4100 (click map)
26425 Hwy 14 E.
Richland Center, WI 53581
Employees RC Richland Center Store Service and Parts
Connie - Administrative Assistant
Robert - Assistant Manager
Dale - Service Technician
Greg - Service Technician
Frank - Assembly Technician
Tom - Delivery Driver

Robert is an Assistant Manager and inventory specialist who insures that we get parts to our customers in a timely fashion.

Dale is a 12 year Kubota veteran with four Kubota Service Certifications. He is also an experienced skidsteer technician skilled in Bobcat, Gehl and Kubota machines. If it's broken, Dale can fix it.

Greg is an experienced technician with agricultural and automotive background. He is also proficient in repairing small engines.

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Inspection on all units
1. Change engine oil and refill, check for leaks.
2. Inspect fuel and fuel tank for cleanliness. Inspect fuel line for dryness and rot and replace any broken fuel line clamps.
3. Inspect all engine covers for mice debris.
4. Inspect recoil for proper operation and inspect for worn rope.
5. Replace spark plug and inspect spark plug boot and connections.
6. Inspect tires or wheels for wear or damage,inspect axle bushings for wear, check tracking of machine. On pneumatic tires check air pressure.
7. Inspect frame and housing for cracks or damage.
8. Grease all fittings and repair any fittings that do not take grease.
9. Remove drive cover and inspect drive system, lubricate all moving parts,
10. Check all belts for wear or damage, set correct belt tensions.
11. Inspect all operator controls for proper performance including choke and throttle cable
12. Inspect control cables and make correct adjustments
13. Inspect wiring under dash for damage
14. Inspect all safety switches for proper function, repair and adjust accordingly
15. Lube all grease zerks and lube points
16. Inspect machine for loose hardware
17.Final Inspection – Run test machine.
18. Check all safety features.
19. Re-check all fluids.
20. Wash and clean machine. May be additional charges if very dirty.
21. Check engine RPM.
Mower Specific
1. Inspect mowing deck for cracks or damage.
2. Check all deck pulleys.
3. Check all spindles.
4. Sharpen blades with our professional sharpener which does not heat up blade.
5. Balance blades and check straightness on our ball bearing balancer.
6. Replace transmission filters if applicable.
Two Stage Snow Blowers
1. Inspect skid shoes and scraper bar for wear, adjust skid shoes to proper height.
2. Inspect auger components including gear box, shafts, rakes, and fan for damage.
3. Inspect shear pins for correct application.
4. Inspect and lube the transmission.
Single Stage Snow Blowers
1. Inspect Paddles.
2. Inspect Scrapper Bar.
3. Inspect drive belt.
Units are stored in a clean dry environment in the off season. They are brought out for the service and then put back until delivery. It is not heated.