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Which Trencher is Right for You

Knowing which Trencher to choose is important to ensure your project is a success. Rental Magazine recently published an informative article on criteria to keep in mind when choosing a trencher. Below are some highlights: Safety Proper protective equipment to keep you safe on the job and calling 811 before you dig to determine utility line locations is essential. Versatility Maneuverability is important. What kind of space are you working in? Walk-behind trenchers are more maneuve...




Be Wise- Sanitize!

Disinfecting the workplace and our home has never been more critical than today. There is a difference between cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning is when visible dirt, dust, and debris are removed from a surface or object. More important today is eliminating germs and bacteria through the process of sanitation and disinfection. In general, a solution that contains 70% alcohol or bleach is adequate to provide enough sanitation, and right now, it is imperative to establish a sanitation rout...




Found Time: Make the Best of Social Distancing!

Social distancing giving you the blues? Almost overnight, we have become a world of temporary social introverts. How can we make the best use of time during this temporary and important moment in history? Read on for a few ideas: Get Creative – Build, fix or improve something at home. Use this time to lose yourself in that DIY project that you just have not been able to get to. Whether it’s food, art, music, or construction, everyone has their expression of creativity. This helps pass the ...




Getting Smart with Your Home Renovation Budget

Whether you are remodeling for a change of lifestyle, due to deterioration or finally have the time to turn the unfinished basement into the party room of your dreams, there are a few smart tactics to master your home renovation budget to finish on time with money in the bank. Stick to Your Budget Before you begin to work on your home, identify the dollar amount you are willing to allocate before you start to make design choices. This will help you shop for fixtures and materials before...




The Definitive Checklist for Choosing the Right Air Compressor

Do you have a job that requires the use of an air compressor and are not sure which is the right one for you? The choices can be overwhelming. Here is a checklist to consider in making the right choice for the job at hand: Air Compressor Application Determine the job application which will dictate the type of compressor needed. Will the compressor be used to power pneumatic machinery or inflate a bicycle tire? Consider this: Portable air compressors are best suited for one-person o...




Essential Ladder Safety Tips

Each year in the United States, more than 500,000 people are treated in emergency rooms and hospitals for ladder-related injuries*. Most of these incidents involve a ladder being used incorrectly or inappropriately. Workers have suffered dislocations, head injuries, and broken bones as a result. People working in construction, retail, and building maintenance are most commonly injured, but anyone using a ladder is at risk. Ignoring ladder safety not only leads to injuries, but it can also ...




Six Fall/Winter Lawn and Garden Tips for Georgia

North Georgia’s long hot summer has finally come to an end, and it’s time to turn attention to prepping the lawn and garden for Fall. Cooler temperatures and dryer air will surely make these six essential tasks rather enjoyable: Remove leaves Did you know that leaving too much debris on your lawn and garden can lead to bacteria and disease and even suffocate your grass? Now is the time to remove all organic debris from your landscaping, such as leaves, pine needles, fallen branches, e...




Why Professional Contractors Choose to Rent

According to the recent American Rental Association Customer Needs Study , 93% of professional contractors rented in the last year. While 52% of the same customers expect to increase their reliance on rental as opposed to buying equipment. According to the study, contractors rent for the following reasons: ·  Made more financial sense  – 45% ·  Needed for immediate use and did not want to buy  – 43% ·  Infrequent and short time frame usage – 43% ·  Convenient rental store location...




Silica Dust Control Products and Solutions

Construction dust is a serious hazard to health. Using equipment, like saws, grinders, drills and jackhammers as well as larger construction equipment to cut, drill and crush materials like sand, stone, concrete and brick releases silica dust into the air. To address the associated health risks the Occupational Health and Safety Administration began enforcing new respirable crystalline silica standards over the past two years. Even seemingly small amounts of exposure compounded over the c...




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