Here at Gaston Rentals, we place a high value on frugality (after all, our entire business is providing rental landscaping tools, event furnishings, and machinery to budget-savvy homeowners.) But there’s one time of the year that we switch over to the motto “Go hard or go home”: Christmas. Yes,...

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The office Christmas party. For some, it’s the most dreaded event of the year: a potential place to end up inebriated and embarrass oneself in front of one’s supervisors and coworkers. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. An office Christmas party is also a chance to boost morale, strengthen...

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Loaders, excavators, skid steers, trucks, lifts, generators, power supplies, and other pieces of equipment are essential to many businesses. However, in many circumstances, it’s less expensive and less of a hassle to simply rent what you need for the length of time that you need it. Below are some...

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Most power equipment can be rented for two hour periods, four hour periods, or by the day. As soon as the ink dries on the rental form, the clock starts ticking—and to maximize your profits, you need to make the most of every second. Below are some ways to ensure that you use your rental time as...

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In previous blogs, we’ve discussed ways to plan your construction project ahead of time to ensure your rental experience is as inexpensive and successful as possible. Today, our Gastonia rental experts share some more tips on how to take care of your rental equipment.   Determine Whether...

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We don’t call it “fall” for nothing. If lots of leaves have fallen in your yard, why not put them to good use right at home? Below are six ideas on recycling your fall leaves. Make (Free!) Compost or Mulch Did you know that the leaves from one large, shady tree can pack as many...

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Fall is finally here, and so are the leaves! They’re in the gutters, on the porch, in the yard, and everything in between. If you’ve got your leaf blower fired up and ready to go, here are some tips and tricks for using it effectively. If you don’t yet have a leaf blower, remember you can rent...

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Now that fall is on its way, you’re probably gearing up to tackle your yard before it becomes a mess of twigs and leaves. While lawn mowers and string trimmers get a lot of use, however, there are some specialized outdoor lawn tools which are only needed a couple times a year—or just one time only....

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Summer was made for beaches, BBQs, and bare feet. And for homeowners, it’s also the perfect time to tackle projects that can’t be undertaken when there’s risk of wind, snow, or rain. Here are some things you can update, upgrade, and repair while the sun shines. Pressure Wash Pressure washing...

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When you think of a slushie, you probably think of popular flavors like blue raspberry and cherry. But there are actually tons of exciting icy treats you can make with a slushie machine—like a Mountain Dew slushie, or a strawberry lemonade cooler! If you’re planning a summer party or wedding, here are...

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