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Renting Portable Heaters

A portable heater might seem like something that you may not need very often-but when the situation calls for one, nothing else will do.  Whether these situations are planned or unplanned, renting one is the perfect solution. Below are some examples of when renting a portable heater can come in...

'Tis the Season to Dethatch...

We are quickly approaching the dethatching season, which is a great time to rent a power rake and aerator. Check your local rental store for deals they may offer on these items. Here are a few tips regarding dethatching and aerating so you know what you're getting into before you start. Thatch is...

Prepare for Winter with Firewood

Tis the season to burn firewood! Whether it’s your main source of heat or simply added for that cozy feeling several evenings out of the month, we rent the equipment to make it easy. Typically, if you are having firewood delivered or if you cut the trees down yourself, you will want to get it all...

Chimney Cleaning for the DIYer

Chimney Sweeps are just as important now as they were back in their heyday. The old-fashioned, tried and true method of cleaning out your chimney hasn’t changed much since that time. Inspecting your chimney annually and keeping it free of soot and creosote are crucial for preventing chimney fires –...

 Proper Use of a Power Auger

Sometimes, after years of buildup of hair, garbage and other gunk that goes down your drains, all the pipes in the house become backed up. The culprit is most likely your main drain going out of the house, or the drain between the house and the sewer (or your septic tank) being clogged.If you have...

Tips On Edging Your Lawn

Renting a lawn edger is a great way to give your lawn a manicured look. Here are some ideas on giving your lawn a professional look and better yet, make your neighbor jealous: As its name suggests, edgers are meant to create separation on the edge of your driveway, sidewalks and your lawn. Grass...

 Repair Concrete Surfaces

The first step in repairing and resurfacing concrete floors and other paved areas is to prepare the surfaces properly so that new overlays or coatings can bond securely. All grinding disks use friction either to cut away surface irregularities much like a saw blade or to scrape the surface using an...

 Contractor Tip Sheet

If you're a contractor and wondering when to rent or when to buy your merchandise here's a few tips to help you make the decision. If your equipment isn't being used 60 to 70 percent of the time, consider renting rather than owning, especially during peak periods to meet demands. In this case,...

 Install Ceramic Wall Tile

Ceramic tiling looks great behind stoves, framing sinks, surrounding bathtubs and lining shower walls. It's a great decorative accent that is also durable, easy to clean and very practical for surfaces the are exposed to water. There is an array of different tiles available for specific needs so...

 Installing Drywall

Artwork hangs from them. Painted ones enhance the decor. They even help insulate a room. Obviously, walls are a key element of a home. So now that you are ready to complete the addition to your home, or you've finally decided to finish the basement, it's time to install the drywall. Here are some...