With the ability to hook up to an array of attachments and far more horsepower than the average vehicle, tractors have long been one of the most useful pieces of equipment for business owners and residential homeowners. If you are a homeowner, owning a tractor definitely has its advantages. However, most homeowners will not use a tractor enough to deem buying a tractor as a logical investment. Thankfully, if you have an equipment rental store nearby, you do usually have the option to rent a tractor and the attachments you need for certain jobs.
17 September 2017
Even though concrete is generally considered to be quite strong, the truth is that taking reinforcement steps when installing it can go a long way toward making it last longer. One of the common options for reinforcing concrete is to use rebar or wire mesh, but in some cases, post-tension -- which is actually done after the concrete has been poured -- is a better choice. Here are a few scenarios in which you might want to choose post-tension for your concrete pouring project.
28 July 2017
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.
28 July 2017
Industrial transformers are used in a number of industries for a variety of reasons. While transformers are a very useful pieces of equipment, proper maintenance is absolutely essential to prevent damage or dangerous explosions. Understanding the basics of transformer maintenance can help ensure that the transformers at your facility operate properly for as long as possible. Continue reading to learn more about industrial transformer maintenance: Cleaning Components Transformers are not constructed with a number of moving parts, so there are not a large number of components that need to be inspected and cleaned compared to other type of electrical machinery.
29 June 2017
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