If you're thinking about starting up a construction business, the first thing you'll need is the right equipment. Things like forklifts, electric saws and scaffolding materials can be quite pricey, but they are the very tools of the trade that can help you launch your new enterprise. You have a bit of capital that you know you need to invest wisely and you're trying to weigh your options. Although it might not have occurred to you, renting the equipment could prove to be the best option.
24 May 2017
If you are the owner and operator of a construction company and you and your crew will be completing a large job out of town and plan to stay overnight on the worksite for several days, the following tips will assist with providing your crew with the materials needed to complete the job, a comfortable area to relax and unwind at the end of each day, and the creature comforts that they are accustomed to.
2 May 2017
Simple mistakes on a forklift can have serious consequences for the operator and others near the vehicle. Therefore, it is important that all operators be trained on safety rules they must obey while on and near the forklift. As equally important as knowing the ABCs of safely using a forklift is knowing which mistakes to avoid. Wearing the Wrong Clothes While operating the forklift, it is important that the operators wear the appropriate clothing.
11 April 2017
A forklift is an amazing piece of equipment that can be used for several different projects. If you are someone who needs to use a forklift, you need to choose between purchasing one or renting one. This article is going to discuss 3 excellent reasons to purchase a forklift instead of renting one. Save Money in the Long Run While you may initially think that you are going to save money by renting a forklift, instead of purchasing one, this likely isn't going to be the case.
3 March 2017
Making metal products is a great business to get into, whether you are selling your own or fabricating them for other people. However, you must pay attention to the quality of your metal products if you expect your business to be around for a long time. For instance, if you will be creating products that are made from steel, you might want to consider getting them galvanized. Iron is another type of metal that can benefit from being galvanized during the manufacturing process.
3 March 2017
If you own and operate heavy construction equipment, then you likely have a large scale air compressor in your storage area or business facility that helps you refill the tires of your skid-steers and bulldozers. If your equipment seems like it is a little beat up, then this same compressor can be utilized with a spray gun to add new paint to your equipment. Since painting is a pretty labor intensive activity, you do want to do it right the first time.
1 June 2016
If you are the construction manager for a commercial building site, then you may be responsible for renting certain types of equipment for use on the site. If you need to rent a telescopic or truck-mounted crane for material lifting purposes, then it is wise to arrange for the crane as well as a licensed operator. You also will need to choose the types of attachments that will connect to the main hook of the crane.
20 May 2016