Recent Blog Posts

Late Fall Lawn Care

The fall is a busy time for gardeners. Not only are you trying to clean up your gardens and flower beds to prepare them for the winter, you are also winterizing your garden so that you can hit the ground running in the spring. Often, we forget that our lawn requires the same amount of love and care...

 How to Use a Mini-Excavator

Everybody is looking for a better way to get things done these days. Contractors and homeowners just may find the answer in mini-excavators. These machines are so versatile you can do just about any type of construction work with them -- from using a hammer to break up concrete to digging holes for...

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...

Bounce House Party Planning

There are few things to make a party more memorable than having a bounce house as your centerpiece. At the end of the day, both parents and kids will no doubt leave your event having made many fond memories. Bounce houses and other inflatables have increased in popularity over the last few years. ...

How to Install Carpet

Installing carpet isn’t rocket science. Whether you’re adding carpet to a new home or replacing an old one, with the right tools and preparation you can install a carpet yourself without the help of professional contractors like Empire (cue the corny jingle). Take a dive into this article to learn...

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...

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...

Rent Our Sod & Grass Equipment

As winter begins to come to a close and the ice starts to melt it’s time to start thinking about your lawn. If you’re a veteran, then you already took the necessary steps in the fall to make sure you’re off to a great start. If not, then it is time to take action. Every homeowner has one thing in...

Renting Guide to Rototilling

While driving through upstate New York recently one thing was very clear, it was tilling season. Gardeners and farmers all around are beginning to fire up their tillers and prepare their flowers and vegetables for the warmer months to come. Tillers are used for more than just turning soil. They...

Wedding Trends of 2016

Tens of thousands of weddings happened in 2015 and each one of them was unique unto itself. However, through all these weddings you do find trends in venues, caterers, invitations, and even dress styles. The year 2016 is coming around fast and for those women who are looking to tie the knot this...