Tips For Working With An Equipment Rental Company When You're A General Contractor

As a general contractor, you might find yourself needing and renting equipment for various construction jobs all the time. If this is something that you regularly do, consider these tips for success. Ask for Advice from Other Contractors First of all, as a general contractor, there is a good chance that you know a lot of people in the construction industry. If this is the case, consider asking around for advice about which equipment rental companies to use.   Read More...

Want to Really Have a Great Team of Forklift Operators? Have Them Retrain Regardless of Record

Forklift operators generally don't have to undergo retraining until something adverse happens, like an accident or other safety issue that pops up. While they do have to undergo evaluations, once they are trained, that's usually it for their training. However, it would be a good idea to have your forklift operators retrain every so often regardless of how they've been doing. This added training will benefit both your company and the safety of everyone around the forklift.   Read More...

Installing Your Own Inground Pool? Avoid These Big Mistakes When Using A Rented Backhoe

Installing an inground pool at any level is a major undertaking, but if you have some plumbing electrical, and construction experience you may feel like this is a task you could probably do on your own. To make things even easier, some inground pool manufacturers now even offer DIY pool installation kits, which come with complete instructions and a detailed list of the tools and equipment you need. One of those necessary pieces of equipment will be a small backhoe or excavator, which you can obtain at the local heavy equipment rental store.   Read More...

Steps Necessary To Hiring A Reliable Plant Relocation Service

Relocating a plant from one place of business to another is a complex process that should not be undertaken by anyone without the right equipment and experience. Even small businesses with minimal equipment may discover it is too large a project for the average moving company to accomplish. Attempting this as a DIY project can often cost more than if a professional heavy equipment moving service is hired. There are shipping fees, permits and insurance to worry about and that does not even cover the amount of work required to dismantle, package and reassemble each piece.   Read More...

What To Look For When Inspecting Your Hydraulic Cylinders

If you look up how to maintain your hydraulics, you will often get the advice to make sure that you perform a thorough inspection of the cylinders to make sure that nothing is wrong. However, you might not know exactly what to look for, resulting in your inspection being less useful than you would prefer. Here are some specifics that you should look for in order to make sure that you don't waste your time performing inspections on your hydraulics and that you can keep your cylinders in as good a shape as possible.   Read More...