It is never a bad idea or a bad time to invest in your home and capitalize on the benefits of home improvement. But sometimes DIYers have to ask themselves, "Is this really worth my time?" When is it smart to DIY and when is it time to outsource? We want to suggest a list of DIY projects that give you a great return on the investment of your time and your money.
It's DIY Time!
Painting - One of the easiest ...
National Preparedness Month is recognized in September every year. The 2018 theme is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How." Each community across the country is susceptible to its own unique types of disasters and emergencies. Georgia has a history of hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, wildfires, and ice storms. Fortunately, there are key steps that everyone can take to be better prepared.
The time to prepare for a disaster is BEFORE it strikes.
Know how to shut off utilities. Natural gas leaks and explosions are responsible ...
Summer is winding down and the countdown has begun for college dorm move-in day. Does that statement make you excited, anxious, or indifferent? If you answered anxious, hopefully we can alleviate some of those worries with some great moving tips. We want the transition to dorm life to be a smooth one!
College Bound Moving Tips
Keep it simple. Saving space is your goal when moving to college. Check to see what will be provided in your new set-up and consider the ...
We are so glad the Marcus Jewish Center in Dunwoody asked us to come "wow" their campers. I believe we had as much fun as the kids at this Touch-A-Truck event! Jamal El-Kahlil, Northside Tool Rental City Branch Supervisor for our Sandy Springs location set up the equipment and got the pleasure of spending time with this great group.
The campers were super excited about the big shiny 7' Mini-Excavator we brought. We were able to allow the kids to take turns sitting in ...
We love to solve problems for our customers! Recently, a customer came in complaining of a moldy odor in a five-bedroom house. We recommended a large ozone machine that is about the size of a desktop printer. The unit is electric, plugs in to any 110-volt outlet and over the weekend eliminated the bad odor. They were very impressed with the results. Ozone machines have been around for quite a while, but they’re still rather hard to find for rental. Fortunately, Northside Tool ...
Renting equipment gives you access to the latest and greatest technological advances while sparing the costs associated with storage and long-term maintenance. It also gives you the flexibility to say yes to more jobs. This will expand your project horizons! At Northside Tool Rental, we want to make sure you are renting with confidence. Here are some common equipment rental mistakes to avoid.
Equipment Rental Mistakes:
Are you paying too little attention to safety? Especially with rental equipment, it is everyone's responsibility to be ...
We have already talked about Ways to Prepare for a Move and Best Packing Practices. Now it is time to get down to the nitty gritty - it's moving day! Moving day can be extremely overwhelming. There are so many tiny details to keep track of.
We have the tips and tricks you need to save your sanity on moving day!
Pack an overnight bag for each member of the family with a change of clothes and personal toiletries.
Make sure everything ...
Is it here? Has warm, spring weather finally arrived? Only time will tell. However, the time to think about spring home maintenance and improvements has definitely arrived! As you are tackling your spring cleaning and decluttering lists, don't forget now is a great time to perform a little home maintenance.
We have put together a few spring home maintenance tips to help you get started.
Check all concrete and asphalt driveways, pathways, and patios for cracks. The repeated freezing and thawing of ...
Spring is a time for change and new beginnings. Some times this translates into packing up and moving to a new residence. Last time we talked about 5 Ways to Prepare Before a Big Move. Now it is time to talk about the best practices for packing. It's time to talk about all those boxes!
If you are looking for free, the most popular place to look is probably grocery stores. You may also have very good luck at office supply stores, ...
When you think of making a big move, the first thing that comes to mind is ALL the boxes! Where do you get the boxes? How many boxes do you need? Are you going to be swallowed alive by all these massive stacks of boxes? Which box did you put that important item in? BUT before you even start thinking about the boxes, we have a few other items you need to prepare before the big move.
Set up a ...
Track loaders and skid steer loaders are very popular rental choices. The reasons are quite clear to us. These loaders are efficient, hardworking tools perfect for one-time job usage. The wide range of quick change attachments, including different types and sizes of buckets, backhoes, forks, hammers, rakes, and augers make these work horses very versatile. We have found loaders to be popular for use in building, construction, landscaping, farm work, and beyond. Loaders are loved because they make quick work of manual ...
All you have to do is take a look around to see that Atlanta is still in a growth mindset. There seems to be no end in sight to the development boom around Metro Atlanta. So the question for all you general contractors is, who do you call on when you need heavy equipment to complete your job? Who do you call on when you need that equipment fast and in good working order? Locally owned and operated Northside Tool Rental is the answer ...
We know, life gets busy and sometimes your home repair to-do list becomes a to-do-later list! While it is okay to put off certain repairs, there are a few areas of your home repair list that need to be addressed right away. Roof repair is one of the items that should always be a top priority.
There is an argument to be made for stating that your roof is the most important element of your home. You need a secure and sturdy roof ...
Just like you wouldn't attempt to clean your driveway with a toothbrush, you shouldn't attempt to complete a BIG landscaping job with only a shovel and wheelbarrow! Big landscaping jobs often mean moving around a lot of materials. Without the right equipment, this can be time-consuming, exhausting, and back breaking. Let's talk about machines that can save your time and your back!
This is a small and compact excavator that is suitable for residential landscaping projects. They are easy to maneuver around smaller areas, which ...
Whether you need an elevated work platform, the ability to reach a tall work space, or you have heavy materials and supplies to move around, our lift equipment rental can make your job significantly easier.
Having the resourcefulness a lift provides can also put you in a better place to meet the needs of your customers. To choose a lift equipment rental that will work best for your project, there are a few questions you need to ask:
What are the conditions of the job site? ...
Do you enjoy the blissful feeling of accomplishment and the sweet, satisfying feeling that comes after a successful spring cleaning frenzy? The objective of spring cleaning is not just decluttering, dusting and cleaning, it is also to accomplish projects that will have a lasting impact on the value and appearance of your home or business.
Learn how a pressure washer rental from Northside Tool Rental can help you achieve spring cleaning success.
Siding: Whether the exterior of your home or business is ...
To put it plain and simple, using scaffold is the best way to get your workers where they need to be, when they need to be there, to complete the project. Scaffolding is a popular construction tool used for jobs of all types, sizes, and durations. Find out how scaffold rentals can help get your projects completed quickly and efficiently:
Increased Access: Scaffolding improves access to otherwise hard to reach areas, providing workers with the necessary height needed to get the ...
The rental of equipment, tools and machinery offers many advantages to Atlanta Metro contractors. Equipment rental is an integral component of your budgeting and planning process that can save your business time and money. However, there are 4 common mistakes contractors need to avoid to ensure you will actually get to keep that time and money.
Avoid crucial mistakes in these areas when considering your equipment rental needs:
The Contract - Always read the contract thoroughly. Ask questions about additional costs ...
Possibility & Profitability for Atlanta Contractors
Atlanta Metro contractors know that having the right tools can be essential to completing a project. And while it is possible to own every single piece of equipment you will ever need - is it profitable? Let’s talk about a better, easier way to complete the wide range of projects in your repertoire. Here are three great advantages of equipment rental from Northside Tool Rental:
Money - Let’s face it, owning every piece of equipment that you ...
Do you enjoy saving money? Do you want your home to feel unique and special? Do you value learning new skills? Do you crave the feeling of satisfaction from completing a project on your own? If you answered yes to some or all those questions, it is very likely that you are part of the growing number of home improvement DIYers. Now the question is, as a DIYer why should you choose Northside Tool Rental?
Weekend Special - With our weekend ...
General contractors, who do you call when you need heavy equipment rental done faster? Who do you turn to when you need it done better? In Metro Atlanta, the answer has been Northside Tool Rental since 1953.
Many contractors struggle with the upfront costs and the logistics of purchasing, storing, and maintaining heavy equipment and specialized tools; therefore, heavy equipment rental is their best option. We believe you will find it more cost effective and less stressful to rent these items as ...
Local, Personable, Competitive Equipment Rental Solutions
Locally owned and operated, Northside Tool Rental has been servicing the commercial equipment rental needs of contractors in the Atlanta area since 1953. We know tool and equipment rental and we know Atlanta contractors!
There are a few reasons we believe it’s time you reconsider your equipment rental program:
Relationships - We are not in the business of transactions; we are in the business of relationships. At Northside Tool Rental, you will have the opportunity to know the people behind ...