As a frequent DIYer, I have picked up a lot of tips and tricks along the way. Some tips save time and some save money, while others may do the opposite, but increase overall quality of the project itself. Altogether, tackling any project can be hard and stressful. The good news is there are always going to be ways or options to help make it a little easier. The biggest way to make your next project less stressful is by renting the tools and equipment required to complete the project.
You may be wondering how is renting equipment less stressful than buying or owning it? In this article I will breakdown the how and why renting can reduce stress while also helping you save time and money. First, renting is more affordable than owning a specific piece of equipment. Buying can cost thousands of dollars while renting even the most expensive piece of equipment can cost less than a hundred at the right rental dealer. A good example of something many homeowners should rent and not own is a log splitter. Log splitters are great for chopping tons of wood, but if you’re only chopping a few trees from your backyard, then all you really need is an axe and a chopping block. Also, consider the maintenance and storage costs of some equipment. Your garage or shed only has so much space and you don’t want to clog it up with a piece of equipment that was only used once on a project long ago. Save your money and rent the piece of equipment instead. The second reason why renting is so great is because it offers flexibility. Renting grants DIYers on demand accessibility to approach projects whenever it’s convenient for them. Maybe you only need the piece of equipment for 3 days out of the whole week and then again one day the following week – renting can support your schedule. What if the piece of equipment you own breaks and you are trying to meet a deadline? Renting gives you the option of finding a replacement and finishing the job. It’s also customizable offering you options and solutions beyond what you own. It permits DIYers to explore new equipment and try new things.
Finally, renting makes doing projects less stressful by making them more convenient. Convenience is to stress like Advil is to pain. Simply put, renting makes everything easier because hits on so many little points that we as people consider when we live through our days. Factors such as time, money, accessibility, and customization all play a huge part in completing any project. By making your project more convenient, you are making it less stressful to do. Renting grants people the simplicity to focus on more of what they want to do. If you haven’t done so yet, take the high road and talk to your local rental dealer about how they can meet your needs.