Lawn Fertilization: Why It Matters

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There is a lot that goes into creating a beautiful lawn for your family and friends to enjoy at your home. It all depends on the climate that you are in, but for just about everyone — lawn fertilization is just part of what it takes to have the best yard on the block. You can learn a lot more about the other aspects of lawn care from lawn fertilization experts like Turfco. However, this article will focus strictly on lawn fertilization and why it matters to your lawn. Here are a few reasons from LawnPride why you should make lawn fertilization a priority.

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What Is The Best Water Heater Cleaning Method?

Water Heater Cleaning

Water heater cleaning plays a big role in the functionality of our water heaters. Without the proper care they become unable to heat the water in the tank. Leaving you with nothing but cold water. There’s no worse way to start off the morning than with a frigid shower just before heading off to work. So what is the best way to clean out your water heater?

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Cross off the To-Do List During Quarantine

Times right now have uprooted the daily norm, but here at Mountain West Rentals & Sales we are up and running during the virus quarantine period. We have everything you need to knock out that forever growing pesky to-do list of yours. Now is the time to take advantage of the new schedules and tackle that project you’ve been putting off. Call us up and we can get you started with all the tools you could possibly need. We have locations in Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Chubbuck

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Keep Your Phone Free Of COVID-19

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The more time people spend stuck at home, the more time they are spending on their phones. In turn, this increases the number of germs that may be on your phone and the importance of keeping your devices clean. This is in addition to the extra precautions that we all need to take around our homes. This has never been more true than during this COVID-19 pandemic. What can you do to keep your phone, other devices, and home as clean as possible?

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Mini Excavator Rentals in Southeast Idaho

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Mountain West Rentals And Sales is proud to be the leading southeast Idaho mini excavator rental company. We provide mini excavators manufactured by Kubota, one of the most trusted and reliable global manufacturers of construction, dirt and concrete, and lawn and garden equipment. Having been engineering these quality products since 1969, there is a reason why Kubota continues to be an industry-standard in landscaping and construction of all kinds.

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How To Keep Your Parking Lot Looking Good With Parking Lot Stencils

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There’s very little out there that changes the appearance of a business or property quite as drastically as the condition of their parking lots. But keeping on top of that parking lot maintenance can be costly! Thankfully there’s a couple tricks to keep the costs of maintaining your parking lot down quite a bit using parking lot stencils. Follow these simple ideas and you’ll have a great looking property for many years to come.

Give The Lot A Once Over

Parking Lot Oil Slick

The very first thing we need to do is look at the condition of the lot as it is. What does it look like? Believe it or not, the current condition of your lot makes a huge difference in the cost to get it up and running again. Check the lot for oil spills, stains, and cracks or potholes that need to be repaired first thing. If your lot looks more like a jungle than a parking lot, it’s likely the damage to the lot has reached all the way through the asphalt and has reached the dirt and base beneath. In which case your lot will most likely need to be completely re-paved. Don’t despair too much though! You can still save yourself some money by following these simple steps!

Give Your Parking Lot A Bath

Yeah, We’re serious. Clean that pavement. Clean it good. Remember those stains you were looking for? Yep. All those need to be gone. Thankfully you don’t need to heavily clean your entire parking lot, but all those stains need to come out. Because oil and gas and other penetrants such as biotic residue will work their way into the pores and crevices of the pavement, overtime being absorbed by the pavement itself causing oxidation of the pavement and leaving the pavement weakened and brittle. Furthermore, leaving those oil and gas stains will prevent sealing coats and paint from clinging to your parking lot, reducing the length of time any repairs will last. It’s worth your time.

Cleaning the stains can be a pain in the but sometimes, but they just take a determined soul to get the best of them. The first thing you need to do regardless of what caused the stain is to rinse the area with a standard garden hose. Pushing away all loose residue and remnants of the stain on the surface. Then using a basic household cleaning soap and a stiff brush scrub the area until the stain is removed. You will likely have to rinse the area and scrub again many times to remove the stain. 

Apply Sealant

At this point we recommend that you reseal your parking lot to protect it from future spills and damage. Unfortunately Sealing the parking lot is not something very doable without a professional with the proper equipment. Thankfully, with smaller lots it’s not too terribly expensive with the average cost hovering around $1.59 per square foot. The sealant should last anywhere from the next 2 to 3 years protecting your lot from deteriorating throughout that time.

Stripe the Lot

Finally, it’s time to bust out the real cost savings. Whether you’ve decided to go forward with a sealant on your lot or not, the fastest and cheapest way to spruce up your parking lot comes down to giving it a fresh repaint. Paying someone to paint your lot can be expensive, and depending on the state you reside in, may require special permits to do professionally, but if you decide to handle it on your own you can save yourself a real bundle of cash.

All specialty parking lot stencils can be found at most traffic control rental companies. For the most complete selection and best prices we recommend you look at Capitol Barricade. You can order parking lot paint from amazon. You can also get a striping machine from amazon for right around $100. A fraction of the cost of paying someone else to do it! With an evening, and just over $100 you can get your parking lot back to looking brand new. Once you have your parking lot stencils and paint, draw up a plan for your lot and go make it happen!

Specialty Stockton Equipment Rentals

Automotive Equipment Rentals

So, You’re in Stockton, and you’re wondering where to look for the specialty equipment you need to get the job done. No worries, we’ve put together our best list of specialty Stockton equipment rentals to keep you on track. Some of the hardest categories of rentals to track down in my experience has been 1st, Specialty traffic control equipment. 2nd, tree removal equipment. And 3rd, Automotive equipment rentals. All these specialty tools have proven to be impossibly difficult to track down, but are incredibly useful! So let us do the hard work for you and let you know right off the bat the best places to find them in Stockton California.

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Why Do We Use Equipment Rentals In Stockton California?

Equipment Rentals

Maybe You’re like me and have wondered why anyone bothers with equipment rentals in Stockton, or anywhere else for that matter! It doesn’t take a mathematician to figure out how businesses make money renting equipment. So why do we let ourselves get hustled like that? Why not just buy the equipment once and be done with it? As it turns out, Equipment Rentals aren’t all about the equipment you’re using.

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