3 Reasons To Plan Ahead When Renting A Crane


If you're going to be renting a crane for an upcoming project, it's a good idea to plan ahead as much as possible. This means that you'll want to start thinking about your project and contacting local equipment rental companies. These are some of the reasons why you won't want to wait until the last minute.

1. Make Sure You Rent the Right Crane for the Job

Many equipment rental companies that rent out cranes offer many different makes and models of all different sizes. Obviously, the crane that you're going to need for your project isn't going to be the same as what another business will need to rent. If you plan ahead for your upcoming crane rental, however, you will have time to really think about your project and to do your research about the different types of cranes that are available to rent. Then, you can make sure that you rent the right crane for the job.

2. Have Time to Prepare Your Work Site

You aren't just going to want to call a rental company and have them drop off a crane at the last minute. Instead, you're going to need time to make sure that you are prepared for the drop-off of the equipment. For example, you might need to move things around so that there is enough room for the crane to be used, and you may need to ensure that there is a clear path so that the driver who is delivering the equipment is able to get in and out of your construction zone quickly and easily. With a little more time, you will be able to handle these things beforehand and avoid snags later.

3. Avoid Scheduling Issues with the Rental Equipment Company

Many rental equipment companies are always busy. You don't want to call at the last minute only to find that the crane that you want to rent has already been rented. Additionally, if you are going to be using the rental company's delivery service or are hiring a crane operator through the company, you might need to book things ahead of time to ensure that someone is available.

Renting a crane for a construction job can be a great idea. However, even though you might be able to find a rental at the last minute if you find yourself in a pinch, it's usually best to try to plan ahead for these projects.


28 July 2017

Women Can Do Construction, Too

My name is Autumn, and I'm glad you are here. I am one of very few women who work in construction. Yes, I operate heavy machinery. I also use power tools and climb up on planks high in the air. I am a construction worker, and I am just as good at it as my male co-workers. In fact, I often consider myself even better. I hope this blog will help people understand that women can choose to do anything that interests them, and that it is okay for a women to pursue careers that are traditionally reserved for men.