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Myths About Renting Construction Equipment and the Reasons Why You Should

If you're in the construction business, you should know that the equipment rental industry is growing rapidly. While it's no secret that there are many positive aspects to renting construction equipment, there are also a lot of myths and misconceptions about the process. Let's talk about the most common myths of renting construction equipment and show you why it's not as bad as you may think. One of the biggest myths about renting is that it's not an efficient use of resources. The truth is ...




Most Rented Construction Equipment During Winter

Whether you're in the construction industry, or you enjoy cold weather activities, you may want to consider renting winter equipment. Purchasing winter equipment can be costly. Renting allows you to try before you buy! You can also avoid storage costs, and you can keep your business running during the winter. There are many different types of equipment, and your choices will depend on your location and needs. Heavy equipment rental includes things like excavators, track loaders, and more. ...




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...




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