Archive for May, 2012

Inspiration, Oh Where Art Thou?

Posted: May 30, 2012 by Bunce Rental in Uncategorized

On our new “More DIY Inspiration” page. We’ve added a new page to our blog highlighting websites and blogs with more DIY ideas and advice. Here’s a list of the blogs and website for you to check out.

The Ugly Duckling House – Learn more about Sarah’s experience fixing up a project house she purchased and the lessons she learned when it comes to tackling those home improvement projects herself.

One Project Closer – The crew at One Project closer follows professionals on the job and brings the tips and advice for the do-it-yourself projects to you.

DIY Advice – Brought to you by the Better Homes & Gardens Network, DIY Advice brings you how-to guides on those home improvement projects from installing crown molding to laying tile.

Home How-Tos – Popular Mechanic’s Home How-To section tackles a range of home improvement projects with all kinds of hints, tips, and tricks for the job.

HGTV – Are you a fan of HGTV shows such as “Design Star” or  “Color Splash”? Head on over to the HGTV website for inspiration on decorating and remodeling ideas for your yard and home. Aside from information on their shows, they provide plenty of Do-It-Yourself inspiration and ideas.

DIY Network – Are you a fan of “House Crashers” or “Man Caves”? The DIY Network also provides plenty of do-it-yourself tips, ideas, and inspiration for tackling your home improvement projects.

RentalHQ – With a focus on helping you rent the right equipment for the job, RentalHQ provides advice and tips on operating the equipment you use for your DIY projects.

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Seminar Recap

Posted: May 16, 2012 by Bunce Rental in equipment rental, hardwood floors, Home Improvement, tool rentals

Thank you to everyone who attended our Hardwood Floor Sanding Seminar earlier this month.  We hope that you found Jim Wolfe’s information and advice helpful in completing your own project. If  you didn’t have a chance to attend the seminar, we’ve provided links to a number of resources Essex Silverline has on their website for refinishing and installing hardwood floors. Or if you stop by our Tacoma store (4516 South Tacoma Way), we can provide of a copy of  a “How-To” DVD from Essex Silverline covering the same topics as the seminar.

Essex Silverline Rep., Jim Wolfe discusses the purpose of using a Floor Edger to sand a hardwood floor.

Thank you to Jim Wolfe for spending the day with us and providing his assistance expertise to put on the seminars. He not only made sure that we had a host of How-To materials to hand out to attendees and others, he built the floor used for the demonstration.

Jim Wolfe demonstrates the use of the drum sander.

Having the floor to demonstrate on also gave attendees the opportunity to try out the different sanding machines for themselves.

The attendees weren’t the only ones who learned something new. Some of our employees were able to learn a few things as well by attending the seminar.

Jim Wolfe gives assistant manager, Jason Riley, a few pointers on using the Floor Edger.

Given the positive response our first seminar has received, we are thrilled to announce that we are planning another seminar for the fall. As yet the topic is to be determined. We are currently seeking ideas on topic to feature at the next seminar as well as ideas for seminars in 2013. We’ve provided a three question to survey in which you can let us know what topics you would be interested in attending a seminar on.

Click here to take survey

From all of us here at Bunce Rental, have a wonderful week and enjoy the gorgeous weather that has finally arrived.

Hardwood Floor Sanding Resources

Posted: May 2, 2012 by Bunce Rental in Uncategorized

In honor of our hardwood floor sanding seminar this Saturday, we’ve provided some links to resources on Essex Silverline’s website with tips on those hardwood floor projects.

Refinish your hardwood floor from start to finish

Selecting Equipment for your hardwood floor project

Applying Finishes

Using Sandpaper

Floor Q & A

To learn more, attend our free seminar, hosted by Jim Wolfe of Essex Silverline, this Saturday March 22 at 10 am  in downtown Puyallup. For more information check out our website.