You might have the occasional need for an air compressor to make a job go a lot easier so renting one is an ideal option. Knowing some good uses for the air compressor will allow you to make sure that you are getting the most out of your rental while you have possession of it.
You Can Use a Nail Gun
Hammering nails in manually with a old fashioned hammer is okay when you just have to drive a few nails into something. However, if you have a lot of nails to put into something, you might want to use a nail gun. The driving force behind the nail gun is bursts of air that come from an air compressor. Without the air compressor the nail gun will not function.
You Can Spray Paint Quickly
Instead of spraying painting things using the individual cans, you can get the job done much quicker and will likely end up with a much more even coat of paint if you use a paint sprayer. However, you will need the air compressor to hook up to the sprayer in order to get it to work. It might seem like a lot to go through just to do some painting, but it is fairly simple, and it will save you an incredible amount of time.
You Can Do Some Quick Cleanups
The forced air that will come out of the air compressor can be used to clear the driveway, patio, deck, and garage floor of any small debris or fine dust particles that might be hard to get up with a simple broom. Not only will using the air compressor for the clean up be more effective, but it will save you from a lot of wasted time and back pain since you will not have to sweep with a broom for a long time.
You Can Do Some Auto Repair
Using an air ratchet tool attached to an air compressor will help you get rusted or stripped nuts and bolts off of your vehicle when you are trying to make a few repairs. Instead of spending countless hours struggling to get the old nuts and bolts off, you can have it done in a matter of minutes.
As you can see, there are many uses for an air compressor. Therefore, you will want to make sure that you are getting the best use out of it while you are renting it.