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Bed Edger Takes Care of Our Own Front Yard

Have you been by the shop recently?  The area in front of our rental yard was looking a little neglected so we decided to do a little landscaping.  Fortunately we have some great rental equipment to get the job done.  We started by removing some bushes with our John Deere Excavator E35G.  Watch us take out the last bush here.

Next we brought in our Trenchmaster Bed Edger to really define the bed up front.  Check out the video above to see the edger in action.  Then check out the before and after pics at right to see what we started with and what it looks like after the pine straw was added.

Have a similar need or project?  Let our professional staff help you figure out which tools or equipment is right for the job.

Paver Saw Helps with Veteran Memorial

In Liberty, it’s finally happening.  Since 2012, the LVMG (Liberty Veterans Memorial and Gardens, Inc) have been raising funds to build a memorial to all veterans from any branch of service.  Its a beautiful and unique design.  But it required some interesting shaped pavers which is where our paver saw came in.

To learn more about the LVMG, please visit their website at https://libertyvmg.org

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Our Customer Chooses DIY – and Wow!

We have a lot of great customers who rent from us on a regular basis. Some are contractors, some are landscape companies, but we’re always happy to help the DIY-ers who come in with a project!

Recently, we had a customer come in to rent a floor sander. He wanted to have a floor refinished, and got quotes to have the work done. When he heard what it would cost, he decided to use his DIY skills. We helped him rent a floor sander, he did the work himself, and wow!

What do you think? Looks great!

Stay cool with the Portacool Jetstream 2400

Welcome Summer! Ah, summer, a time for enjoying the great outdoors, but also a time to endure the heat that comes with it. With all the extra daylight hours available to get projects done outside, summer can be the perfect time to get a lot of odds and ends tasks completed. However, did you know that according to the National Weather Service heat is a leading cause of weather-related fatalities each year in the USA. Therefore, it is important to take precautionary steps to protect you and your family this summer.

Not sure what to do? One very convenient way to keep an area that is traditionally difficult to cool would be to rent the Portacool Jetstream 2400 from True Value Rental. This unit is an easy and effective way to cool patios, shops, and garages, just to name a few. This unit has a cooling capacity of 2000sf, with low operational costs, and it’s environmentally friendly.

Don’t overheat in your garage when you’re working on your latest project when it can be so easy to stay cool and be more productive at the same time. Remember, it’s important to stay cool during this hot season and the Portacool Jetstream 2400 can help you achieve your goals in a really cool way.

Easy Patio Upgrades to Enjoy this Summer

Rent the tools needed to spruce up your outdoor living spaceDo you have plans to take your patio to the next level this season, but don’t know where to start? Making some simple DIY improvements to your outdoor living space is like adding a whole new room to your home, one you can enjoy almost year-round.

Bring the Indoors Out with Cozy Furniture

Many of the elements that make your other living areas comfortable can be used outdoors in your patio space. There is a wider variety than ever of weatherproof furniture, complete with plush cushions, that can stand up to anything Mother Nature dishes out. The same goes for rugs and other homey accents. These pieces give the illusion of blending your indoor and outdoor spaces into one. Just decide how your space will be used – for dining or lounging – and plan out your space accordingly. If space is tight, there are clever fold-up table and chair options that can be stowed away when not in use.

Let there be Light
The market has exploded in recent years with a vast array of solar-powered lighting options that allow you to bring instant drama to your backyard living space without having to worry about electrical outlets or unsightly wiring. Use solar path lighting to illuminate walkways or borders, and hang decorative solar-powered lanterns as beautiful accents near seating areas. Stringed lights now come in a variety of solar styles and bulb sizes, and add drama to shrubs and trees with their soft, twinkling glow.

Spruce up the Landscape
Add some natural elements with simple, but eye-catching landscaping. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, some simple flowerbeds or artfully placed potted plants can add colorful texture to your outdoor space. If you’re feeling a little more ambitious, consider adding a water feature, such as a fountain or waterfall. All the tools and know-how you’ll need can be found at your local equipment rental store.

Turn up the Heat

Adding an element of warmth will allow you to enjoy your patio during all four seasons. You can build a simple fire pit, or add a chimenea for enticing ambiance regardless of the weather. Finish off your space with a grill and now you truly have an additional multi-use space that will get you out of the house and into the great outdoors when it’s time to kick back and relax.