Winter can be harsh on your home, but there are ways to help make sure it’s protected throughout the cold winter months.
Winter can be especially hard on your roof, but by taking the proper precautions, you can save yourself some of the headache (and money) this season. A backed up or clogged gutter can cause ice dams, roof damage, and broken gutter systems. Before winter strikes, be sure and check out your gutters yourself! If you want to save the added expense of paying someone to clean out your gutters, you can do that as well!
Freezing or backed up pipes can be a real issue in the wintertime. If a pipe becomes too clogged or frozen during the winter, your home could suffer some serious damages. Clogged pipes can bust faster if they become frozen and clogged pipes can also become backed up quickly. In order to insure clogged pipes don’t get backed up or freeze, it is best to clean them out before the weather gets too bad. Using an electric drain cleaner is best before winter to insure the best results. Utilizing a drain camera may also help to locate clogs and better help you to remove them. If your pipes do become frozen, however, you will need to thaw them before trying to use water. A frozen pipe will need to be thawed out with a hair dryer, heating pad, or, for best results, a pipe thawer.
While preparing for winter, remember to stop by Action Rentals and get all the tools you’ll need. Action has all the ladders that can get you up there to inspect your gutters and roofing, without costing you a fortune. Acton also offers a variety of pluming equipment, including electric drain cleaners, drain cameras, and pipe thawers!
Picking a wedding theme can be a hard decision to make, but picking the right decorations can be an even harder decision. One of the most popular and breathtaking wedding themes to focus on is the Rustic Theme. A Rustic Theme can be utilized in almost any season, making it an extremely versatile option for any bride. This theme can allude to a sense of intimacy and romance that most brides covet on their special day.
Rustic themes are all about the details. But what details should you include? A few large pieces can really help establish your theme, such as wooden arches for the ceremony and whiskey barrels for the cocktail hour. During the ceremony be sure to include aged wooden chairs for the guests, a burlap or moss-covered pillow for the ring bearer, and lace and baby’s breath aisle decorations.
Table decorations for dinner could include burlap accents and table runners, as well as jars and vases with a rustic touch for the centerpieces. A rustic hutch or cabinet could make a perfect beverage station or dessert area. For the smaller details, be sure to include some wooden accents, birdcages, or even some chalkboard signs directing your guests to the reception.
Whatever decorations your rustic themed wedding needs, Action Party Rentals can handle. Action also has the widest selection of quality wedding decorations, for any theme!
Winter cold is always harsh, but what if your house isn’t insulated correctly? That could mean big problems for you and your family.
Before the harshest part of winter arrives, you may need to consider reinsulating your home. Over half of a home’s heat can escape if it’s not insulated correctly, which wont just keep your family cold all winter, it will cost you hundreds of dollars per month, too.
Most houses, except those made for energy efficiency, can benefit from new or additional insulation. To find out how much insulation you have, how effective it is, and where the insulation is located, you can get a home energy assessment by a qualified home energy auditor. These professionals will also tell you which areas of your home are not air-sealed, so that you can prevent even further heat and energy loss.
After your home has been assessed, it’s time to add insulation to your home! If you need to first remove old insulation that is destroyed, moldy, or wet, be sure and use an insulation removal vacuum before installing new insulation. After old, unusable insulation has been removed, it’s time to install the new insulation! An insulation blower is going to provide more coverage than using rolled sheets of insulation. Insulation blowing also has the ability to cover difficult or unusual areas of your home, for a more thorough and effective seal. Insulation blowers allow you to also pick which kind of insulation you wish to use, such as standard fiberglass, stone wool, or cellulose. This allows you to select the insulation that is right for your needs, while also saving your family hundreds on electric and heating costs.
For all your insulation and removal needs, Action Rentals has what you need! Renting insulation equipment from the professionals at Action will save you even more time and money on your big project!
Upcoming wedding or special event? You’ll need music!
Music can make any event more fun, but deciding what kind of music can be challenging. Some people choose to use live music or a band, and some choose to have a DJ, but providing your own music can be an even better option!
Often, people don’t consider providing their own music at events because they think it would be too much of a hassle, but providing your own music can have some pretty impressive benefits.
When planning your special event, choosing your own music allows you more input into what’s being played, takes the stress out of finding an available DJ or band, and is more cost-efficient!
Renting the needed equipment to provide your own music is easy and hassle-free with Action Rentals. At Action you can rent wireless mic systems, sound systems and speakers, and even a laptop to play your music from! Action has all the audiovisual tools you’ll need to provide your own event music and entertainment!
Now that the cold weather is gone, it’s time to focus on what you need to get ready for spring!
Springtime means its time to freshen up your lawn, garden, and property exterior.
The winter months can take a hard toll on the appearance and upkeep of your lawn and garden, but Action Rentals can help! Action Rentals has just what you need for all those spring projects. We have everything from leaf blowers and lawn mowers to shovels and pruners to get your yard looking its best this spring!
What about your property exterior?
Winter’s harsh weather can really make your siding and gutters appear run-down. In order to clean out your gutters and reach those hard-to-paint spots, you’ll definitely need a ladder. Power washing your home to make it really stand out? When you rent your power washers from Action, don’t forget a ladder, too! At Action Rentals we have a ladder for every job on your spring to-do list.