Five Pieces of Equipment Every Home-Renovator Needs

Christy | 8:24 PM |




When preparing for renovations, there are several pieces of equipment that every person needs, and most homeowners do not own all the tools and equipment that will be needed. When this is the case, using an equipment rental service is a great option, allowing the home renovator to get whatever tools will need for the job without having to buy something they will not use often.
  • Floor Sanders

The first essential piece of equipment is a floor sander, made much like upright vacuum cleaners they can push the sandpaper back and forth across the floor. When preparing a flooring surface for new tile or other floor coverings, it's essential to smooth the surface out. Floor sanders can be found at most rental services or by doing a quick internet search in your area like, “San Francisco Rental Equipment”.
  • Shop-Vac

Wet/dry vacuum cleaners, also known as shop-vacs, are essential before and after many home renovation projects. These industrial-strength vacuums can not only pick up debris, but can also suck up water without damaging the machine. Often a good investment for the long-term.
  • Blow Dry Projects

Wind blowers can be used not only in a conventional sense but are also great for shampooing carpets or painting large areas for quick drying. Great for spills, wind blowers are a multipurpose tool needed for most home projects.
  • Tile Saw

Tile saws are also essential for renovations in a tiled area of the house. Because tile is delicate and must be cut with a special saw, renting a tile saw is a must for any renovator. Be sure to ask for a demonstration before taking it home to make sure you can use it correctly and safely.
  • Carpet Stapler

If installing carpet is on the agenda, a carpeting electric stapler can make any job quicker and easier. Laying carpet is a time-consuming job that needs to be done right the first time, and an electric stapler will help make it happen. Consider this tool for your next carpet project.

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