Tips for Keeping the Work Site Clean

The synonyms for cleanliness include spotlessness, tidiness, neatness, and orderliness. I would venture to guess that these are not words you normally use to describe your work site! However, work site cleanliness is an important issue. Keeping a work site clean improves safety, reduces waste, increases efficiency, and leaves a better impression on those visiting your site. Use these tips to keep your work site clean and safe: First and foremost, cleaning the work site is way easier when it is ongoing. ... Read more

The Importance of Generators on the Jobsite | Commercial Equipment Rental

Whether your jobsite is large or small, chances are you will need electricity to power tools, technology, lights, fans, and other items. When electric outlets are not available and you need a temporary supply of power - generators come to the rescue! Choosing the right generator: How portable do you need it to be? Even a "portable" generator can be hard to maneuver if it is very heavy. Consider whether you need the generator to be on wheels for extra portability. How ... Read more

Make Demolition Easier with the Right Tools

Demolition is by far the messiest, most dangerous piece of any renovation project, but it can also be the most fun! Tearing out the old, ugly, and out of date can give such a feeling of satisfaction, especially when you can envision the "after" picture. Just as there is more than one way "to sling a sledgehammer", there is more than one way to go about demolition. Find out how having the right tools can make the job easier. SAFETY EQUIPMENT: This is ... Read more

Construction Equipment: Is it Better to Purchase or Rent?

As an Atlanta Metro business owner, you make an enormous amount of decisions for your company each and every day. One of the questions that may be keeping you up at night is whether it is better to purchase or rent the piece of important construction equipment that you have your eye on. We want to make the decision easier by offering some points for you to consider. Questions to Consider Before Purchasing Construction Equipment: Is this an item that will be ... Read more

Offering Atlanta Metro Contractors an Easier Way to Complete Projects

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 ... Read more

How to Set Up Scaffolding

Construction projects often encompass work on the ground level as well as out-of-reach areas. Sometimes, a ladder just isn’t going to cut it, and even ladder jack assemblies can only do so much for vertical projects. Before you set up scaffolding for your project, learn how to set up scaffolding properly for a safe and efficient job site. How to Set Up Scaffolding Setting up scaffolding is very straightforward, but may take some patience if it’s your first time. Recruit a friend or a ... Read more

Restaurant and Retail Buildout Equipment

Every build out is different. Some stores are single story while others have multiple floors. Some spaces have low ceilings while others have tall ceilings. The wiring in one location may be perfect, but the surrounding construction may need revisiting. The list could go on. Don't have a man lift for fitting new windows or wiring? Did a smaller project turn into something much larger, and you need supplemental equipment? Are you on a tight deadline when your trusty drill gives up ... Read more

Renting and Using a Generator

Electricity is such a normal part of our everyday lives that it’s easy to take it for granted! Sometimes, we don’t realize we need it until we are in a place where electricity isn’t readily available – or when there has been a power outage. Renting and using a generator is perfect for situations where you need a temporary supply of power. Renting and Using a Generator Parties, tailgates, film and entertainment, construction sites, camping, and home projects are just a few of the ... Read more

Top Tips for Towing a Trailer

On the open road, a straightaway ahead of you and no sharp curves ahead for miles, towing a trailer is easy. Throw in traffic, narrow streets, winding curves, and the dreaded reverse, and towing a trailer becomes something different altogether. With our top tips for towing a trailer, you’ll soon be cruising around like a pro. Top Tips for Towing a Trailer The first time you tow a trailer, you may be all nerves and worry. With practice and experience, you will be towing ... Read more

Renting a Heater for Your Worksite or Patio

Winter is in full swing, and the cold has kept many a grill in storage for the winter. Parties and get-togethers take place exclusively indoors. Patios and back decks which are centerpieces during the summer sit unused for months. Home isn’t the only place affected by the cold. At work sites, there’s no such thing as a winter break! However, cold fingers can make it a challenge to get things done. Staying on schedule can quickly become a challenge in frigid conditions. Renting ... Read more

How Long Does it Take to Build a House?

Atlanta’s population continues to grow, and the housing industry keeps growing with it. New houses and complexes are built throughout the year. If you’ve ever considered building your own lakeside retreat, or if you’re a DIY enthusiast, you may have wondered: exactly how long does it take to build a house? How Long Does it Take to Build a House? The length of time to build a house varies across the US. As of 2015, the Wall Street Journal reports that the average ... Read more

Personnel Lift AKA “Man Lift” Rentals

“Personnel lifts” are known by a variety of names, including ‘boom lifts’, ‘articulating boom lifts’, ‘aerial lifts’, ‘scissor lifts’, ‘cherry pickers’, ‘basket ladders’, and most commonly, ‘man lifts’. Whichever name you know them by, they all serve the same purpose: to lift a person up to a project which a conventional ladder can’t quite reach. Northside Tool Rental offers several man lift rental options to fit your project! All About Man Lifts Man lifts were originally designed for picking fruit off the highest ... Read more

How To Operate A Bobcat Skid Steer Loader

Have you ever considered renting construction equipment for a project but didn’t because you weren't sure how to operate a Bobcat?  We can teach you how to drive a Bobcat (also referred to as a skid steer loader) in a few quick and easy steps. Is it a Bobcat Or A Skid Steer Loader? The skid steer loader can, at times, be referred to simply as a Bobcat.  In fact, Bobcat is the name of a popular skid steer loader manufacturer.  Both names ... Read more

What You Should Know About Construction Tool Rental

When it comes to choosing the best construction tool rental company, it helps to determine the quality of products and services offered. After all, you are devoting your time and money for that company, so it is only right you get the best value for your investment. At Northside Tool Rental, you can expect to receive only the finest service that you need and deserve. In fact, we have been in the business since 1953, which makes us the right people for ... Read more

Construction Equipment Rental Tips You Need to Know

Renting a construction equipment offers a much cheaper way for you to get things done without splurging on an expensive tool or machine. However, there are basic construction equipment rental tips that you should know to avoid any problems in renting. You need to keep in mind that your time, money, and quality results of the construction is at hand when you rent a piece of equipment. So, check out this guide on renting construction equipment the quick and easy way. Benefits ... Read more

How Much To Rent A Bobcat?

Northside Tool Rental is a Tool and Equipment Rental company based in Metro Atlanta, GA. Below we are going to highlight the costs that you can expect when renting a Bobcat (also known by its common name 'Skid Steer Loader'). We want to better help our customers understand the costs associated with this equipment as well as help other people that are looking for more information on the cost of renting a Bobcat. If you would like to rent a Bobcat ... Read more

What You Should Know About Renting a Forklift Truck

Whether you need to rearrange your warehouse, or you simply have some serious stocking to do, you may be considering forklift rentals. Atlanta businesses can benefit from renting a forklift in several ways, although there are a few things you should know before you rent one. Search our forklifts now Why should you rent a forklift? Forklift rentals in Atlanta can save you money and give you the flexibility you need to get things done, without having to invest in buying a large piece ... Read more

Tools And Heavy Construction Equipment Rental Atlanta

Heavy construction equipment is expensive, therefore if you don't need to use it frequently, it is probably more cost effective for you to rent what you need instead of buying. Besides, owning such heavy machinery and tools comes with additional expenses for storage and maintenance when not in use, so it's truly a bad idea to spend that much money only to use the equipment just once in a blue moon. To give you only one example, who would buy an ... Read more

Affordable Construction Equipment Rental Rates Atlanta

Many contractors find it more cost effective and less stressful to rent heavy equipment and specialized tools on a project basis instead of buying them. This decision makes sense, if we think such equipment costs money even when it is not in use, because it needs to be stored and maintained, so you can use it again whenever a new project calls for it. If you know where to look, construction equipment rental rates Atlanta are convenient for many business owners, ... Read more