3 Ways to Use an Air Compressor in Your Home or Business

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Industrial air compressors are something that many people consider buying. There are many different uses for industrial air compressors that you need to know about. It is important that you know what some of these uses are to determine if you should be getting an industrial air compressor or not.

Use For A Nail Gun

If you have any interest in crafts, carpentry or building furniture, you should consider getting an air compressor. The reason for this is the fact that you can use the air compressor for your nail gun which will speed everything up. Of course, there are many people who do not use an industrial air compressor for their nail gun, but these people are generally willing to spend more money than you might be able to.

A battery powered nail gun can cost between $200 and $500 which is a lot for most DIY enthusiasts. Pneumatic nail guns will only cost between $50 and $300 and will use your air compressor. There is also the additional benefit that the pneumatic nail gun is lighter and easier to move around. The air pressure on these nail guns will also last much longer than a battery powered one.

Use It For Spray-Painting

If you are going to be painting furniture, cabinet or completing a fine painting project, you need to consider an air compressor. While there is nothing wrong with using a brush, spray-painting with an air compressor is much faster and looks more professional. If you want to get smooth results you need to use an air compressor with a spray paint attachment.

When you use an air compressor spray paint attachment for your kitchen, you will be left with cabinets that look like they have come from a high-end store. You can also save time and money with this painting because you will not have to worry about getting someone to paint anything for you.

Use For DIY Auto Repairs

Any respectable auto repair shop will have an industrial air compressor and if you are interested in DIY auto repairs, you should have one too. While it is possible to complete small auto repairs without one such as changing the fuel filter or performing a tune-up, there are other tasks that require an air compressor. The most common use for air compressors is the removal of bolts in tight spaces and when the bolt has rusted.

At these times, you could find yourself struggling for hours to get the bolt loose. However, if you have an air compressor, you can use a ratchet tool to quickly and easily remove the bolts. This will make any auto repair task easier and faster for you to complete. Changing your tires will also be very easy and you can tighten the bolts correctly when you place the new tire on.

There are a number of different uses for an industrial air compressor that you need to know about. These uses are particularly important if you are going to be using the air compressor at home.

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Compressed Air Hire
1A/18 Redemptora Rd
Henderson WA 6166
(08) 9499 1557