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Renovate Your Lawn This Spring

Think about renovating your lawn if it's looking dead or overrun with weeds and there's no hope in sight. Lawn renovation can be done in a day with hard work and a few rental tools. This time make sure that you take care of your lawn carefully so you won't be needing to do this again soon! ...

Spring Tune Ups for Equipment

Spring is arriving everywhere, which means it’s time to start all preparations for the warm weather to come. During the colder months, a lot of the tools and equipment that’s used during the spring and summer is neglected for a long period of time.  However, the beginning of spring is the perfect...

 Sandpaper and Sanding Disks

For an average-sized room (10 x 15 feet), get 10 sheets of each grit for the drum sander and 10 disks for the edger.Use the Highest Grit that Will Do the Job!The first pass should remove at least 90% of the old finish and leave the floor level. If not, try the next lower grit. Follow each drum...

Going from Wallpaper to Paint

When renovating a room in their home, many people make the choice to go from paint to wallpaper. Generally, the only preparation needed is to fill holes or damage to the wall and then simply hang the wallpaper. There is however, a little more involved when the choice is to go from a wallpapered...

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...