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Beat the Heat This Summer with Louie’s ACE Hardware

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

If you’re familiar with the weather of the Northern Nevada area during the summer months, then you know just how hot it can get here. Temperatures often reach the low 100’s as the summer progresses and the dry heat is exhausting. This year, we’ve experienced unusually high temperatures ranging from the low to mid 100’s. Unfortunately, it’s likely to only get hotter in the area which is not only uncomfortable but hazardous if you aren’t taking the right precautions to stay cool. 

See how you can beat the heat this summer with Louie’s ACE Hardware. From fans and air conditioning units to water slide rentals, we have all the tools you need to keep cool this summer. 

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How to Cool Off Your Home This Summer

 

Before we get into all the products available to help keep you cool, let’s take a look at some of the things you can do to your home right now to reduce your indoor temperature. 

#1 Check Your Doors and Windows 

Doors and windows are the most common part of your home to let in hot air and allow cool air to escape. The seals on doors and windows can wear quickly which is not good for maintaining proper insulation during the summer or winter. Be sure to inspect the seals around the edge of all your exterior doors and windows for cracks, breaks, or missing parts. If you do notice any damage, have the seal replaced to ensure your home stays cool.

#2 Ceiling Fans and Portable Fans 

Ceiling fans aren’t necessarily a staple in Northern Nevada homes for some reason, but if you are lucky enough to have them, use them. A continually rotating ceiling fan can help you feel significantly cooler in the summer as it pushes cool air down on you, allowing you to feel a light breeze of air on your skin. A portable fan provides a similar outcome, but they are less effective at pulling cool air down to you. However, any sort of air you can get to circulate through your home will be needed to keep cool.

#3  Keep Unused Rooms Closed

A room unused is a room wasting your cooling efforts. If you’re like many others with a spare bedroom or office that is visited sparingly, consider closing the door to the room along with its cooling vent. This will help the other rooms of the house stay cool as most of the cool air will be forced into these spaces. 

#4 Shut Off Unnecessary Lights

While it may seem like a small adjustment to make, this simple tip can make a large difference in your electricity bill. Turning off all unnecessary lights in your home can help keep your energy costs down as well as your home’s temperature. The heat that radiates from incandescent light bulbs can add to the heat you feel in your home, so be sure to keep these to a minimum, especially during the day.

#5 Cover Your Windows During the Day

By placing just a light window covering over your windows such as a window sheer, you can significantly reduce the temperature of your home. Hot outdoor temperatures are best controlled inside by blocking the heat and direct sunlight. By blocking out a majority of the hot sunlight from your home, your other cooling efforts will be much more effective. 

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While fans don’t necessarily provide cool air, they do help keep the air in your home circulating so that it doesn’t get too warm. Consistent airflow is extremely important in keeping your home cool because it helps balance the warm air with the cool air in your home. This prevents hot or cold spots from developing in your house and ensures each area of the home has a consistent temperature. Portable fans come in a variety of styles and heights so that you can put them anywhere in your home. Just remember to set up your portable fan in a position that will promote proper airflow. 

Water Slide Rentals 

One way that you can beat the heat and keep yourself and the kids entertained is with a water slide. Not only are water slides fun, but they’re a great way to quickly cool off in times of extreme temperatures. If your home is simply too hot, or you need to get outside but don’t want to overheat, this is a great option. Interested in trying out a water slide? Contact our rental department today for pricing and availability!  

Visit Louie’s ACE Hardware 

If you’re like many other homeowners in Fallon, NV trying to keep your home cool this summer, come on down to Louie’s ACE Hardware. We have all the tools you need to beat the heat from portable fans to affordable A/C solutions. We even offer water slide rentals to provide the whole family with some fun and cool entertainment. Browse our product offerings or simply make use of our ACE hardware rentals today!

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The Best ACE Hardware Rentals to Try This Summer

Thursday, June 17th, 2021

DIY and other home projects are starting to pick back up since the weather has gotten better. Now’s the perfect time to tend to your lawn, build that shelf you’ve been meaning to get around to, or upgrade your flooring. Whatever project you have going on this summer, ACE hardware rentals can help. And if you’re planning an event, we also have a variety of party rentals to choose from as well. Whether you’re painting your home, or throwing a birthday party for your little ones, our hardware tool rentals can make it easier. 

Check out the list of hardware sales and rentals below and see how we can help you through your next project!

ACE Hardware Tool Rentals

Our rentals are some of the best available. With daily, weekly, and monthly rentals, you can use the tool for as long as you need. Our industrial grade rentals are durable and made to last, ensuring that you get the job done right and that the process goes smoothly. 

We have a vast variety of hardware tool rentals to choose from, including:  

Flooring and Interior Tools

Hand Tools

Landscaping Tools

Ladders and Lifts

Party and Event Rentals

Painting Equipment

Power Tool Rentals

Benefits of Renting Tools vs. Buying

If you’re getting ready to tackle a new DIY project or home renovation, you’re going to need tools and hardware to get the job done. Fortunately, hardware rentals are readily available to anyone who needs a specific tool but isn’t ready to purchase their own yet. There are several benefits to ACE hardware rentals that will make your next project a piece of cake. 

#1 Save Your Money

Hardware tool rentals can save you up to hundreds of dollars on any given project. Rather than purchasing a tool or piece of equipment that you may only end up using a couple of times, you can rent the same tool for a fraction of the cost. Remember, hardware can be expensive and the pieces aren’t always versatile, limiting your use of them.

#2 Learn About the Tool

Renting hardware allows you to talk to the rental staff about how the equipment works and how one should properly operate it. They are very knowledgeable about all of the products we rent out and are happy to show you how they work and give you some helpful tips for best use. 

#3 Try Before Buying

As stated above, some hardware can be very expensive and difficult to return. Many hardware stores in Reno may refuse your request for a refund if the tool has been used, but it’s not always so easy to tell if you’re going to like it or not. So what do you do? 

Rentals gives you the opportunity to try out a tool before you buy it. This can help prevent you from getting stuck with a tool you really dislike. 

#4 No Maintenance Required

Most tools will require some sort of upkeep and maintenance. Fortunately, our rentals always come complete and in perfectly working condition. And while it is expected that renters will use the equipment with care to prevent damage, there are no maintenance requirements to renting the hardware or tools. 

How to Rent Equipment from Louie’s 

Renting tools and hardware from ACE is an easy and convenient process. Just give us a call and our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you choose the right equipment and tools from all of our Nevada ACE hardware rentals. You will have the option to rent the tool for the day, week, or month. Upon picking up your rental equipment, you will need to provide a current ID. And before you drop off the rental equipment, we just ask that you clean it prior to returning.

Easy and Convenient ACE Hardware Rentals 

At Louie’s ACE Home Center, we offer a variety of hardware sales/rentals that are available for daily, weekly, or monthly use. Our knowledgeable staff is always happy to help you determine which tool will be the most useful and effective for you to use. Contact our ACE hardware rental department today!

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Lawn and Garden Care 101

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s time to spruce up your yard again. Imagine hosting spring cookouts and family get-togethers outdoors with a lush, green lawn to enjoy it all on. In Fallon, NV, keeping a nice lawn can take a lot of work. Hot temperatures and problematic pests can wreak havoc on your lawn and garden, so it’s important that you take the appropriate steps to prepare and maintain your yard. Things like fertilizer, pesticides, and sprinkler systems are just a few of the supplies needed to keep your lawn and garden looking their best. 

For a complete list of our lawn and garden care tips, keep reading below! If you’re interested in lawn care advice or even gardening rentals, connect with the experts at ACE Hardware. 

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Lawn Care

Lawn care starts with an effective treatment plan and a bit of preparation. Now is the perfect time to do so considering the Fallon weather and temperatures are quite moderate. There are several factors that may affect how healthy your lawn is throughout the growing season. Follow these steps to ensure your lawn stays green and thick all spring and summer long.

#1 Thatching

After the long winter, thatch can build up and prevent your grass from looking its best. If you’re not too sure about what thatch is, it’s described as a loose, intermingled organic layer of dead and living roots. When this dead grass that gets stuck between living grass and the soil is not able to receive proper air, water, and nutrients, your lawn can end up looking rough. At Louie’s Ace Hardware, we carry all the hardware and garden supplies you need such as dethatchers to restore your lawn to its prime. 

#2 Aerating

Aerating should be an important part of your lawn care process as it allows air, water, and nutrients to get to the grassroots. If your lawn is looking a little dead and colorless, it might be due to a compaction issue. Soil compaction causes the lawn to harden up and prevents new grass from growing. Water, sunlight, air, and nutrients are unable to reach the soil below the surface, which leads to several problems with your lawn. If you notice any of the following issues, then it’s probably time to aerate your lawn:

To remedy this, an aerating lawn care tool is used to remove plugs from the lawn, creating holes that let in water, air, and nutrients. 

#3 Fertilizing

Regular feeding with a good fertilizer is essential for proper growth and lush, green color. There are many types of fertilizers to choose from and to choose the best one for your lawn, it’s recommended to first perform a pH test on the soil. If the acidity levels are high, then you’re going to need to fix this before you fertilize. You can then choose from a weed-and-feed type of fertilizer, an organic mixture, and much more. Ask your local Fallon ACE Hardware store for help determining the best fertilizer to use for your lawn. 

It’s commonly recommended for homeowners to use slow-release fertilizers, as they release nutrients more efficiently and can be applied less frequently. It’s best to fertilize in the early morning or evening, then water thoroughly. 

#4 Pest and Grub Control

Grubs are the larvae of beetles that hatch and thrive below the surface of lawns. They feed on the roots of your grass, killing it from underneath. They also attract animals like birds and moles who tend to dig and rip up grass from the top. Essentially, these little bugs ruin your lawn from top to bottom and they can be very difficult to notice directly since they live underground. If you notice any of the following changes in your lawn, then you may have a grub infestation:

Other pests, like ants, centipedes, earwigs, fleas, millipedes, spiders, and ticks can run rampant in your yard. By applying a perimeter pest control around the area of your home and lawn every 4-6 weeks, you can avoid these types of problems. 

#5 Watering

Water is a precious resource, and too often around Fallon, we see people’s sprinklers watering everything but their lawn! Invest in a decent adjustable sprinkler that suits your lawn shape and size. This will save you money and ensure that the water is being directed where it’s needed.  

Garden Care

If you’re like many of us who just don’t have a green-thumb for gardening, you’re not alone. The great thing about gardening is that you can always try again. While it may be disappointing and off-putting at first, seeing the results of your hard work are well worth the effort. Here are some garden care tips to help your garden thrive this spring and summer. 

Clean Out the Area

To start your garden journey, you first need to clear out any debris in the area to prepare it for new life. Be sure to cut, prune, and dispose of any dead branches, leaves, or plants. Also, give your garden area some new soil and grab a bag of fertilizer while you’re at it. Lastly, mulch your borders with compost or manure and stop any young weeds in their tracks. All your hard work will pay off when it’s time to sow seeds and start the most fun part of gardening – planting!

Tend to Surviving Plants 

If you were lucky enough to keep some of your plants alive through the winter, first give yourself a pat on the back, and then see that they get some much needed attention. Start by pruning leaves and dead foliage on the plants, give them some fertilizer, and give them a good watering. Also be sure to pack down their roots if you noticed them pop up during the frigid temperatures. All of this will help give your plants a fighting chance of survival!

Plant Trees, Shrubs, and Other Plants 

After all that hard work tidying up and removing unwanted plants, it’s time to get planting. If you didn’t manage to plant trees and shrubs during the fall, the ground should now be free from frost and therefore soft enough for you to get planting now. That way, your new plants will be fully established by the time winter hits again.

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Louie’s ACE Hardware has all the ACE garden tools, supplies, and advice you need to get your yard looking its best this year. Check out our spring specials and stop by today to get started!

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Advantages of Hardware Rentals

Monday, June 8th, 2020

If you’re getting ready to tackle a new DIY project or home renovation, you’re going to need tools and hardware to get the job done. While some tools such as hammers, screw drivers, and tape measures are commonly found in most homes, other, more complex tools such as jack hammers and tractors are much less common. Fortunately, hardware rentals are readily available to anyone who needs a specific tool but isn’t ready to purchase their own yet. Take a look below at some of the advantages of renting hardware from our Louie’s Ace Hardware Store as opposed to purchasing them!

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One of the biggest advantages of renting a piece of equipment before you run out and purchase it is that you’re able to test different products to ascertain which is most suitable for you and your project. Most hardware rentals offer a variety of brands and tool types so you can see which product you like best. Some tool brands may perform better than others and the best way to figure that out is to test it for yourself. Rather than purchasing hardware based on superficial facts you may have found online, you can now test out your favorite products first-hand. With ACE hardware rentals, you can rent bigger equipment like a lawn mower. This is the most accurate way to determine whether or not you like a product and it could help save you money in the long run.  

Save Money

Renting hardware equipment that you may not use very often can help you save money you may need for other supplies. If you’re anticipating using a certain tool for just one or a few projects, then it probably doesn’t make much sense for you to purchase an expensive tool. Therefore, ACE hardware rentals may be your best option. If you do find an increased need for a certain tool, you can always purchase it when that time comes. For now, the ACE home center makes it easy for you to get your project done without spending a ton of money on a product you rarely use. 

Free Up Storage Space

While some tools are compact and can be easily hidden away until you’re ready to use them, others are much larger and tend to take up more space. Paying for additional storage can be costly. So, for those of you who have limited storage space, the ACE home center may provide the solution you’re looking for. They allow you to get your project done properly while also helping you keep your home clutter free.  

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Hassle-Free Hardware Sales/Rentals

At Louie’s ACE Home Center, we offer a variety of ACE hardware sales/rentals that are available for daily, weekly, or monthly use. Whether you’re looking to rent a tool for a simple one day project, or need the equipment for an extended amount of time, we can help. Our knowledgeable staff is always happy to help you determine which tool will be the most useful and effective for you to use. Contact our ACE hardware rental department today and let us help you with your DIY project!

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Ace Hardware Party Rentals

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019

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At Louie’s ACE Home Center, we do more than just supply you with all of your hardware needs, we also provide ACE Hardware party rentals for special events. Are you planning a party and want to liven it up with an ACE bounce house or cotton candy machines? Well, let us help you with that. We make the process easy and painless, allowing you to enjoy your special event!

Party Rentals

You may know that Louie’s provides several types of ACE Hardware rentals in their store, but did you know about their party rentals? Elevate your special event with any of these items provided by ACE Hardware:

Tents

Party tents are perfect for big outdoor events that could use a little extra coverage. Don’t let your party guests sit outside in the hot sun while they fight off bugs and wind, give them some protection. A tent can be a nice area for guests to escape the sun, cool down for a bit, or just get away from the party commotion.

ACE Bounce House

Planning a party for your little one? Or just want to plan a nonconventional adult party? Don’t miss out on the chance to enhance the fun with inflatable party rentals! The addition of ACE bounce house rentals will give any party the extra pizazz it needs to make your special event stand out from the rest.

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Cotton candy is a kid classic, and even some adults can’t contain their sweet tooth when this treat comes around. Make your party unique with freshly made cotton candy right at your fingertips.

Tables and Chairs

Are you low on seating for your guests? Don’t make them stand, just call Louie’s Home Center. We have tables and chairs available for rent so all of your guests can feel comfortable.

Stop by Louie’s ACE Hardware

Louie’s ACE Hardware Home Center has always been there for you when you needed to make a home repair or had a question about which gardening tools are best. Not only do we provide ACE Hardware rentals but let us help you with your party planning too!

We are open Monday through Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm, meaning you have access to rentals 7 days a week! And don’t feel stressed about having to pick up equipment and set it up alone because ACE has that covered too. You can either pick up in store or schedule delivery and set up at your desired location. Call and ask about our competitive pricing which includes all sales tax and has no additional fees. If you’re looking to enhance your special event, give Louie’s ACE Hardware Home Center a call at (775) 423-7008!

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Stop by Louie’s for Your Spring Lawn Care Rentals

Monday, May 1st, 2017

Imagine spring cookouts, breezy air, and a lush, green lawn to enjoy it all on. In Fallon, NV, keeping a nice lawn can take a lot of work. Unlike other climates, it takes the use of sprinklers and regular upkeep to keep your grass bright and vibrant. With that comes regular maintenance, especially after the winter season. Luckily, at Louie’s Ace Home Center we have all of the hardware and garden supplies you may need to have the yard that you’ve been dreaming of.

Thatching

After the long winter, thatch can build up and prevent your grass from looking its best. When the dead grass that gets stuck between living grass and the soil is not able to receive proper air, water, and nutrients, your lawn can look less than stellar. We carry all the lawn care hardware rentals you need to remove thatch and restore your lawn to its prime.

lawn care rentals, lawn mower rentalsAerating

It’s that time of the year again! Time to aerate your lawn to allow air, water, and nutrients to get to get to the grassroots. If you’re lawn is looking dead and colorless, this is a great way to alleviate soil compaction. In dryer climates like Nevada, aerating can save your lawn. Stop by our ACE Home Center for quality ACE Hardware garden tools that you’ll need to get your lawn looking in tip-top shape!

Rototiller

Wedding or digging a garden by hand can be tedious and time consuming. That’s where a rototiller comes in hand. These handy tools can make gardening a breeze. We carry them as a rental item, so that you can have the added convenience without the pressure to store them throughout the year.

Lawn Roller

A lawn roller can be great for erasing damage caused to your lawn throughout the winter. You can flatten ant and mole hills quickly, and make your lawn look flawless.

ACE Hardware Lawn & Garden Tools

There’s nothing that says spring more than a lush lawn. So what are you waiting for? Stop by to rent an ACE hardware lawn mower or other ACE garden tools. We make lawn care easy and affordable, and our knowledgeable and friendly staff are ready to assist you. Want to inquire about our ACE hardware rentals? Give us a call at (775) 423-7008. We hope to see you soon!

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Louie’s Tips: Creative Uses for Party Rentals

Friday, September 16th, 2016

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Whether you are looking for a bounce house or cotton candy machine for your child’s birthday party, or tables and chairs for your next big family gathering, the last place you may think to look is your local ACE Home Center. Although we do offer ACE hardware rentals, we offer ACE hardware party rentals as well.

But, there is a little known secret to throwing any kind of party in and around Fallon. Louie’s ACE Home Center is more than a hardware store. We offer ACE hardware rentals and ACE hardware party rentals. It has tents, bounce houses, tables, chairs, and even cotton candy machines to rent. Locals know Louie’s as the best place to get rentals in Fallon.

You can plan a party on budget when you go to Louie’s ACE Home Center for your party rental needs. Here are just a few creative ways you can use party rentals to add happiness to any type of gathering.

ACE Hardware Bounce House Rentals

Bounce Houses are lots of fun. But, did you know adults can enjoy them too? Consider adding a bounce house to your company event and giving adults permission to jump. At Louie’s ACE Home Center, you can find bounce houses that are rated for all ages fun.

Tents for Chillier Days

The temperature is dropping, but that doesn’t end your ability to have an outdoor event. Tents with walls hold heat well. Or, place the tent against a structure during the day for shade and residual warmth.

Sit Comfortably with Our Tables and Chairs

Tables and chairs can be used year-round. Expand your indoor space by adding tables and chairs in your living room for Thanksgiving dinner. Or, pair up tables and chairs with one of our tents for a comfortable fall outdoor luncheon.

Cotton Candy Machines: Cotton candy machines make great party additions. They are also good for fundraisers. School is back in session and your fall fundraiser could include delicious cotton candy with one of the machine rentals from Louie’s ACE Home Center.

So, you see, there are many creative uses for ACE hardware party rentals and you can get all of them at Louie’s ACE Home Center in Fallon. We have also expanded our party department to include balloons, pinatas, tablecloths, napkins, plates, and much more!

Let our party team help you plan your next event!

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