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  1. Quality at the Conventions!

    Quality Rental is sending representatives to industry conventions this November and February. Conventions are an important part of the rental industry to learn, network, recharge and find new products. We would love to meet up with any of our peers or customers attending either event.

    While attending conventions we will often live stream on facebook, seek feedback from peers and customers on new products, and make major purchases.  Please do reach out to us with your suggestions and requests for next season!


    MATRA - The Tent Show - November 5th - Hershey, PA

    The ARA Show - February 17th - Anaheim, CA

  2. Product and Website Updates

    We have recently spent some time updating the equipment and tool section of the website to better reflect our product selection and provide easier access to information and pricing. 

    Updates include:

    • Makes and models of many items
    • Pricing listed for daily rental rates.  
    • Dropdown menus for items with multiple versions
    • Updated and matching graphics

    As of 10-11 we have finished more than half of our intended updates and will continue to add new information and features.  

  3. Fall in love with Rustic

    You might be thinking rustic, barnyard, or natural wood and country setting for your next event. You wouldn't be alone. Interesting mixes of old and new. The creations we have seen in this style of theme the past few years have produced some incredibly fabulous setups, and propelled this style into its own category. We are seeing the theme all year round, but fall is the biggest surge in wooden, antique, and natural styles. Lets revisit some of the many offerings we have added in recent years to supplement this theme.

    Translucent century tent with natural wood poles: 

    Stained to match many of our other offerings, we have a complete kit with natural wooden poles surrounding the entire perimeter, and center poles. Translucent fabric, while more heavy duty than sailcloth, carries similar attributes such as some light bleed inside and outside. Century Tents carry similar style of tall swooping peaks.

  4. Surplus Auction - Brand New and Used - Apr 25th

    Quality Rental will be hosting an auction on site / online here on Wednesday April 25. Viewing day will be Tuesday the 24th

    Details can be found at http://crgauction.com/auctions/quality_rental/details.php

    Don't worry, we are NOT going out of business......far from it!

    This auction will be a great mixed bag including some brand new never used items, used rental items, and fixer upper lots. We will have hundreds of item lots with various items including but definitely not limited to:

    • Aerial Lifts
    • Concrete Machines and Cutters
    • Ladscaping Equipment
    • Heaters
    • Lawn and Landscape Equipment
    • Saws
    • Welders
    • Massive Resale Lots - Truck and Trailer parts
    • Floor Care and Maintenance machines

    We will also have items

  5. Pantone Color of the Year - 2018

    This theme from pantone blends well with the rental industry trends we have been observing in our customer base  People are looking outside the norm and for custom accenting with personal touches. Classic items are still very prevalent, but personal touches and unique finishes are more common than ever. We think this classic purple is perfect for an elegant wedding with lots of chic touches for a unique and personable look on your big day.

    “A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us toward the future,” - Pantone

    How can you incorporate ultra-violet into your event with rental product?  We have been seeing brides mixing different shades of purple in décor and tablescapes through runners, base cloths, or drapery. Uplighting is one of the best ways to get a  splash of ultra-violet on focal points throughout

  6. The Rental Show - Product and People

    A couple of us will be heading down to New Orleans in February to explore one of the largest rental conventions in the world. Hosted by the American Rental Association, "The Rental Show" is a yearly gathering of businesses and vendors in the rental industry. We attend this show not only for networking, but education, and product scouting. We will surely be posting photos of interesting things we see.

    What products are you looking for in 2018?

  7. Valentine's Day - A Night in
    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Do you want to surprise your other half with a special dinner for two away from the crowds?
  8. DJ and Accent Lighting

    We have recently updated our selection of lighting options available for rent.  We carry a great assortment of lighting options for different styles of events, including high tempo electronic lights, accenting pieces, or effects pieces.  Here are some of the popular options available.


    Uplights

    Due to a very high demand we purchased a high end uplighting system that can transform the look of an entire room.  This system runs on high capacity recharchable batteries which adds the great benefit of a completely wireless and effortlesssetup.  Lights are simply placed around the room and turned on. They can be set for any solid color or can run one of the various programs with various effects.  We can set the lights for you prior to your event so no programming is necessary.

     

    LED Effects Lighting

     Swarm 5FX lights:  A complet

  9. Catering Equipment Explained

    Browsing through our inventory of cooking equipment can become arduous, as we have multiple pieces of equipment to accommodate any catered event. We can accommodate both on-site and off-site applications. Here is a summary breakdown of some of the options available to you.


    We have grills of all sizes and types. We offer flat-tops & gas grills with lava rocks ranging from 36 inches to 72 inches. We also have charcoal grills for the barbeque enthusiast. All of our gas grills come with a propane tank. An event consultant will help you determine the right size based upon your estimated cooking time and serving output needs.


    Food transporters are the best ways to take your culinary creations off site. Insulated transporters are the recommended option for small events, and will fit 4 food pans to 7 sheet pans. These will keep you food hot or cold for up to 6 hrs. We have insulated and non insulated heating cabinets for larger events. These units will ho

  10. Linen Sizes - Choosing the right tablecloth

    Here is a general guide to determine the appropriate size linens for your event.


    Round Cloths:

    90" - Hangs floor length on 30" table; Has a 27" overhang on a 36" table; Has a 21" overhang on a 48" table; Has a 15" overhang on a 60" table; Has a 9" overhang on a 72" table.

    96" - Hangs floor length on a 36" table; Hangs 24" on a 48" table; Has an 18" overhang on a 60" table; Has a 12" overhang on a 72" table.

    108" - Hangs floor length on a 48" table; Has a 24" overhang on a 60" table; Has an 18" overhang on a 72" table.

    120" - Hangs floor length on a 60" table; Has an 24" overhang on a 72" table

    132" - Hangs to the floor on a 72" table.


    Banquet (rectangular) Cloths:

    54" X 120" - Hangs about half way on a 6' table; Hangs less than half way on an 8' table.

    90" X 132" - Floor length on a 6' banquet table.

    90" X 156" - Floor length on an 8' banquet table. Squ

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