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Guide to Wedding Rentals

Weddings can be a real hassle to plan and execute. You have to send invitations, book venues, and you’re constantly making changes to adapt or plan for the unexpected. The best way to overcome the odds and please the crowd is to rent the equipment and items you need to pull it off. Renting offers...

When You Should Aerate Your Lawn

Aerating your lawn loosens compacted soil and allows air and water to reach the roots of your lawn. It’s one of the best ways to dethatch your lawn since it puts less stress on it. The best time to aerate your lawn is during the growing season when the grass can heal and fill in the open area left...

 Landscape Like a Pro

A sod cutter (shown) is a great landscaping tool that can easily turn a homeowner into a landscape designer. Sod cutters can be used for a variety of landscaping applications including sidewalks, stepping stones, flower beds and ponds. You'll discover that using a sod cutter is much more productive...

Wedding Trends for 2015

For the happy couples who have decided to make 2015 the year of their wedding, there are many exciting new trends underway. As Debra Witt of Bridal Guide says, “there’s a strong spirit of individualism in the air this new year, with couples keen on infusing their ceremonies and receptions with...

Rent A Carpet Cleaner

Carpets are an extremely popular type of flooring for good reason. They are comfortable, warm to walk on, and they provide a welcoming, cozy feeling for your family and pets. Sometimes however, routine vacuuming is not enough. Carpeting must be properly cleaned to preserve its appearance and...

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...

Renting Storm Cleanup Equipment

When it comes to the changing weather, we learn to take the good with the bad. Sometimes though, Mother Nature tends to get a bit too cranky. Whether she throws us a typical storm or even hits us a little harder, it’s best to know what to do. Below, we share some before and after tips, as well as...

Graduation Party Planning

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, it is about that time of year to start thinking about planning graduation parties. Celebrate the hard work and determination that your child displayed in his or her scholarly career and throw a party that shows your joy for his or her...

Top 5 Wedding Trends of 2014

Planning a wedding in 2014? Choosing a theme, and all of the necessities to go along with it, can be a big decision for a bride! Here are 5 top wedding trends for 2014 to help ease the pain: 1. Blush Shades With 2014 officially underway, you will start to see a return to very romantic shades. It’s...

Planning For Your Fall Wedding

While fall weddings are not as conventional as spring or summer weddings, they can still have the beauty of those earlier months. Using the elements of season is what will truly make your wedding a celebration you will remember:DressesYour gown is obviously your choice but you may decide that...