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January 21, 2021
A Great Team Makes The Difference!

So today I was out of the store for a medical procedure. Fun right? While in the recovery room and still mildly sedated, I receive a text from the crew at West Ashley Tool & Rental; something to the effect of "never a dull moment". Given the fact that 2020 is still visible in the […]

December 30, 2020
Old Home Repair Tips Everyone Should Know About

Roughly 71% of homeowners in the United States have some home improvement projects planned for this year. From kitchen remodels installing hot tubs, there are countless ways to make a home more enjoyable and valuable. However, home improvements can also be complicated, especially when it comes to renovating historic homes. Old home repair is an […]

December 29, 2020
4 Common Home Repair Projects - Thirlestane

First-time homebuyers often make the mistake of thinking that the only cost associated with owning a home is the mortgage. While owning a home has many advantages over renting, there are additional maintenance costs that are associated with home ownership. In order to be prepared for unexpected costs, it’s helpful to know some common home […]

December 29, 2020
I Thought You Were A "Rinky Dink" Operation

As a new business, we are starting to see some "regulars" here at the store. Always nice to be able to greet your customers by name when they walk in the door. Granted, I generally can't remember what I had for dinner the night before...but that is another story for another day. So last week […]

December 22, 2020
Planning a Remodel in 2021? 4 Hardwood Flooring Trends You Should Know About

As the new year brings new resolutions, many of us have put home renovations high on our list. Maybe you're pledging to fix up your home in preparation for selling it in 2021. Or perhaps you're looking to enliven the place in which you've spent many, many hours of the day while sheltering in place […]

December 4, 2020
Why Should I Rent Tools & Equipment?

If it's not something that will be used frequently, or if it's a specialty piece of equipment, then rental is the way to go. What are 3 advantages of renting? First and foremost, cost! The cost of most equipment, if not used regularly, does not justify a purchase for a one off application. Generally, you […]

November 29, 2020
My Chainsaw Will Not Stay Running

The most common problems why a chainsaw does not stay running are: Spark Switch/Plugs Bad Fuel Blocked Carburetor If your chainsaw runs for a few minutes and stops working, it shows there is an underlying problem that must be fixed. You should understand the issues and know how to fix the chainsaw as it helps […]

November 27, 2020
How About An Oyster Roast?

A traditional Charleston-style roast takes place outside, and a large table (or extra-large, for quarantine shucking) should be adorned with the necessities: oyster knives, gloves, towels and a trash can to dispose of the spent shells. There are multiple techniques to cook your clusters — including wet burlap sacks to capture steam, cast-iron flat tops […]

November 2, 2020
Host your own DIY drive-in movie screening

Drive-in movies became a popular pandemic-chic pastime, with locals jockeying for space at screenings in area parking lots and getting crafty with DIY set-ups. Lesley Stordahl and her husband, Mike Smith, even set up a projector and screen in their Carroll Gardens driveway so their kids would have a safe, socially distanced activity that’s “turned […]

November 1, 2020
DIY Pet Stairs

DIY Pet Stairs After checking out all the commercially pet steps available, the hubby decided to go all DIY and make them a custom set of stairs. I’m sure if you search you can find some free online plans, but be sure you take into account your own pup’s size and shape and change them […]

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