Borrow tools you need to finish that project!

Have a home project you need to get done but don’t have the tools? We have now added winter tools to help with snow removal such as shovels, snow blowers and ice picks. Tools are available for free on first-come, first-serve basis (residents only).

Hand Tools

16 Ft. Ladder
16 Ft. Ladder
For reaching high surfaces
21 ft. Ladder
21 ft. Ladder
For reaching high surfaces
6 ft. Ladder
6 ft. Ladder
For reaching high surfaces
Dolly
Dolly
Used to move large, heavy, or
otherwise unwieldy objects.
Fan Rake
Fan Rake
Rake for leaves and grass
(plastic).
Fertilizer Spreader
Fertilizer Spreader
Used to spread a variety of
materials including fertilizer and
seed.
Floor Jack
Floor Jack
Provide a sturdier base and
support the weight of your
vehicle easily.
ice Chipper
ice Chipper
Helps with breaking ice
Landscape Rake
Landscape Rake
Sturdy metal rake for moving or grading soil.
Lawn Edger
Lawn Edger
Manually cut or trim the grass
and weeds in your yard
Level
Level
Shows when its frame is exactly
horizontal with the earth’s
surface.
Loppers
Loppers
Pruning twigs and small
branches.
Manual Aerator
Manual Aerator
Manually perforates the soil with
small holes to allow air, water
and nutrients to penetrate the
grass roots.
Pickaxe
Pickaxe
Used for digging and loosening dirt.
pipe wrench
pipe wrench
Turn threaded pipe and pipe
fittings for assembly or
disassembly.
Post Hole Auger
Post Hole Auger
Managing gardens and placing
fence posts (manual).
Pry Bar
Pry Bar
Used as a lever to manually force
things apart.
Push Lawn Mower
Push Lawn Mower
Trim grass.
Saw Horse
Saw Horse
SHears
SHears
Pruning hard branches of trees
and shrubs.
sledge Hammer
sledge Hammer
Demolition or when additional force (weight) is required.
Snow Shovel
Snow Shovel
Snow Removal.
Socket Set
Socket Set
A number of detachable sockets
of different sizes for use with a
socket wrench.
Sod Roller
Sod Roller
Cylindrical “mini steam rollers”
with added weight (usually water
or sand) that help flatten the
ground.
Spade Shovel
Spade Shovel
Dig or loosen ground, or to break
up lumps in the soil.
Square sHOVEL
Square sHOVEL
Loose garden material, sand, top
soil or debris.
sTAPLE guN
sTAPLE guN
A hand-held machine used to drive heavy metal staples into wood, plastic, or masonry. 
sTEP lADDER
sTEP lADDER
For reaching high surfaces
tAMPER
tAMPER
Pack and level soil.
tRENCHER
tRENCHER
Digging narrow flat-bottomed
trenches.
wHEEL BARROW
wHEEL BARROW
Typically for carrying loads in
building-work or gardening.

Power Tools

Cordless Brad nAIL GUN
Cordless Brad nAIL GUN
 The RYOBI P320 AirStrike Brad Nailer drives 18-Gauge nails from 5/8 in. to 2 in. long. No compressors, hoses or gas cartridges required
cAR bOOSTER pACK
cAR bOOSTER pACK
The battery inside the jumper
pack provides the boost to the
dead battery at a safe voltage.
cIRCULAR sAW
cIRCULAR sAW
A power-saw using a toothed or abrasive disc or blade to cut different materials using a rotary motion spinning around an arbor.
Dethatcher/power rake
Dethatcher/power rake
Removes thatch from lawns. Electric and comes with a 50 foot extension cord.
dRILL SET
dRILL SET
Drill: has a low speed used for
driving screws and other fasteners
and a higher speed for drilling.
Impact: an impact driver is more
compact and lightweight than a
standard drill-driver and usually has
more torque or twisting force.
gRASS eDGER
gRASS eDGER
A garden tool with a motorized spinning length of plastic string designed for trimming grass edges, especially along fences or around trees.
HEDGE TRIMMER
HEDGE TRIMMER
Used for trimming hedges.
jIGSAW
jIGSAW
Uses a reciprocating blade to cut
irregular curves, such as stenciled
designs, in wood, metal, or other
materials.
lASER lEVEL
lASER lEVEL
A rotating precision laser beam projector that can be affixed to a tripod.
LEAF BLOWER
LEAF BLOWER
Propels air out of a nozzle to move
debris such as leaves and grass
cuttings.
MITRE SAW
MITRE SAW
A miter saw is a specialized tool that
lets you make cuts at a variety of
angles. The saw has a blade
mounted on a swing arm that pivots
left or right to produce angled cuts.
PRESSURE WASHER
PRESSURE WASHER
Use of high-pressure water spray to
remove dirt from surfaces.
Reciprocating Saw
Reciprocating Saw
A machine-powered saw in which the cutting action is achieved through a push-and-pull motion of the blade.
rOTOTILLER
rOTOTILLER
Motor-driven machine with rotating
blades for breaking up or tilling the
soil.
sHOP vACUUM
sHOP vACUUM
High-powered motor and suction
unit which sucks up dirt and
debris
sTUD FINDER
sTUD FINDER
Locates framing studs located
behind the final walling surface
tABLE sAW
tABLE sAW
A mechanical saw powered by an
electric motor and secured to the
underside of a table so that the
cutting edge protrudes above the
surface and can be adjusted to
change the cutting depth and angle.
tILE CUTTER
tILE CUTTER
A tool specifically designed for cutting ceramic tiles. This is a dry tile cutter.
VIBRATING SANDER
VIBRATING SANDER
A sander that uses a section of
sandpaper clamped to a metal pad
that moves at high speed in a very
narrow orbit, driven by an electric
motor.