Reliable Tool Rental Headquarters. Handy Andy Rent-A-Tool is your headquarters for all types of tools and equipment rentals in the Seattle, WA area. We are a family-owned business and have been providing quality rentals for over 60 years. If you need a special tool for your current project, don't buy something you'll only use once, chances are, we have what you need available for rent. Rentals we have available: Power tools Painting equipment Landscaping equipment Pressure washers Heaters Concrete drilling Bobcats Truck rental Handy Andy also has one of the largest fleets of rental trucks in the area. When you need to haul something, see us first for dump trucks, pick-up trucks, flat beds and cargo vans. Call Hand Andy Rent-A-Tool today to get your project started!
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cjanet
cjanet

09/06/2011

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This is a perfect place for re...

This is a perfect place for rent at cheaper rates.

Jim Owen
Jim Owen

05/28/2011

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Junk equipment and surly service. STAY AWAY!

I rented a pressure washer from Handy Andy's and burned myself very badly on a rusty and fully exposed box at about 18"" height. When I returned the equipment, I was given a bad attitude about it by three members of their staff simultaneously, telling me that I should have known better, and I wouldn't touch a hot stove, would I? The equipment was EXTREMELY dangerous, and they not only did they not stand behind it, they tried to make me feel stupid for not knowing not to touch it. (No warning on the rusty box of course).

Walking into the place you can see how poorly maintained it is, it looks like a junk shop (which it sort of is), and don't make the mistake of thinking it's just a quaint mom & pop. These people should be SHUT DOWN.

By the way, the prices are exactly the same as Home Depot, 6 blocks north on Aurora, and Aurora Rentals, on 88th & Aurora. PLEASE go there instead!

magic b
magic b

02/08/2010

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Fire the mouthy son

Pops is a nice guy but the taller son what a mouthy punk. He is lucky i value my freedom. If dad has any common sense he will leave the business to the nicer son.

Faye Holtz
Faye Holtz

10/23/2009

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Unmaintained equipment & NO insurance coverage

In 09/2007 Handy Andy's rented an unmaintained Bobcat to my ex-husband. They were even so helpful as to deliver the equipment to his front door. This piece of equipment should never have been rented to the public since none of the safetly devices were working properly which resulted in his DEATH.

If that isn't bad enough, Handy Andy's claimed no responsiblity in the matter and stated they were self insured with little to no money. I guess you can't get blood out of a turnip. How is it that the state allows a company of this nature to run a business without a bond or proof of proper insurance coverage?!

Needless to say, they are still in business, renting equipment that is unmaintained no double, and I am quite sure they don't have the insurance to cover the loss of a life. I guess some companies just don't care.

If you value your life, I certainly would not be renting anything from this company...just ask our son.

Keith5
Keith5

04/30/2009

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I'll never go back

I have been taking abuse from Handy Andy for years. Why you ask? Because they are you only place in North
Seattle that has U-haul concrete. They have yelled at me like i was a private in boot camp. Just because I didn't understand their demands. Their equipment is poorly maintained and unsafe. The last straw was when they shorted me on a load of concrete and then called me a liar when I complained. I'll never go back. I'll mix concrete by hand from now on.

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Reliable Tool Rental Headquarters.

BBB Rating
A+
BBB Rating and Accreditation information may be delayed up to a week.
Hours
Regular Hours
Mon - Sat:
SunClosed
Services/Products
  • Moving Equipment Rental
  • Local Rentals
  • Pickup Truck Rentals
  • Short Term Rentals
  • Residential Rental Stores
  • Individual Rentals
  • Equipment Rental
  • Contractor Rentals
  • Commercial Rental Stores
  • Phone Reservations
  • Wallpaper Steamers
  • Power Tools
  • Big Screen Televisions
  • Jack Hammers
  • Furniture
  • Van Rentals
  • Polishing Equipment & Supplies
  • Trailer Hitch Rental
  • Concrete Equipment
  • Cement, Mortar & Masonry Tools
  • Boat Trailers
  • Airless Paint Sprayers
  • Cutters
  • Commercial & Industrial Vehicles
  • Light Towers
  • Air Compressors
  • Skid & Track Loaders
  • Abrasive Cutting Tools
  • Trash Compactors
  • Tractors
  • Floor Machines
  • Utility Trailers
  • Moving & Towing Equipment
  • Engravers
  • Propane
  • Tool Trailers
  • Tow Dolly Rental
  • Trenchers
  • Airless & Texture Sprayers
  • Automotive Tools
  • Video Equipment
  • Tools
  • Saws
  • Leaf Blowers
  • Lawn & Garden Equipment
  • Sewing Machines
  • Carpentry Equipment
  • Heaters
  • Hoists
  • Heavy Duty Trucks
  • Drain Cleaning Equipment
  • Micro Tools
  • Off Road Vehicles
  • Electronics
  • Home Use Tools
  • Power Hammers & Air Nailers
  • Refrigerated Trucks
  • Washing Equipment
  • Insulation Blowers
  • Sewer Rods
  • Rug Machines
  • Moving Accessories
  • Wood Chippers
  • Hand Tools
  • PA Systems
  • Core Drill Machines
  • Generators
  • Electrical Tools
  • Cement Mixers
  • Cleaning Equipment & Supplies
  • Scaffolding
  • Compacting Equipment
  • Pressure Washers
  • Carpet Kickers, Stretchers & Tackers
  • Hoses
  • Rivets & Rivet Tools
  • Drain Augers
  • Four Wheel Trailers
  • Convalescence Equipment
  • Automatic Shift Vehicles
  • Pipe Cutters
  • Moving Trucks & Vans
  • Light Weight Trailers
  • Welding Equipment
  • Chain Saws
  • Tool Boxes
  • Safety Equipment
  • Construction Trailers
  • Ladders
  • Roofing Equipment
  • Bounce Houses
  • Tillers
  • Hydraulic Jacks
  • Aerial Equipment
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Dump Trucks
  • Plumbing Supplies
  • Demolition Tools
  • Pumps
  • Log Splitters
  • Air Conditioners
Brands
Black & Decker, DeWalt, Makita, Snapper
Payment method
discover, visa, amex, cash, master card
Neighborhoods
Bitter Lake, Northwest Seattle
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Categories
Truck Rental, Building Materials, Cabinet Makers, Cabinets, Construction & Building Equipment, Excavating Equipment, Home Improvements, Home Repair & Maintenance, Industrial Equipment & Supplies, Lumber, Lumber-Wholesale, Movers, Movers & Full Service Storage, Rental Service Stores & Yards, Self Storage, Tool Rental, Tools, Trailer Renting & Leasing, Wood Products
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Parking: Street

Bike Parking: Yes

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Price Range : Below Average

Services: Moving Equipment Rental, Local Rentals, Pickup Truck Rentals, Short Term Rentals, Residential Rental Stores, Individual Rentals, Equipment Rental, Contractor Rentals, Commercial Rental Stores, Phone Reservations

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