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BigRentz is innovating the way construction equipment is rented.

A full-service online equipment rental network, BigRentz is the leader, and your "One Call Does it All" source for heavy equipment rental in over 10,000 U.S. cities.

BigRentz specializes in aerial equipment, such as scissor lifts, boom lifts and forklifts; dirt equipment, such as excavators, backhoes and skid steers; and jobsite services, including portable toilets, storage, and fencing, to meet the needs of businesses and contractors alike.

No single company can offer more equipment in more locations than BigRentz.

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The Construction Risk Management Guide

The Construction Risk Management Guide

Our construction risk management guide details the steps you’ll need to take to control hazards in your projects.
The Construction Risk Management Guide

How to Use a Pallet Jack: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Use a Pallet Jack: A Step-by-Step Guide

Pallet jacks are one of the most essential tools on a work site. Learn how to operate a pallet jack and transport small loads with our easy step-by-step animated guide.
How to Use a Pallet Jack: A Step-by-Step Guide

8 Backhoe Brands for Your Next Project

8 Backhoe Brands for Your Next Project

There are many reputable backhoe brands on the market, each with varying specifications and capabilities. Here's how to choose a trusted brand and ease the nerves that come with purchasing or renting a heavy piece of machinery.
8 Backhoe Brands for Your Next Project

Boom Lifts vs. Scissor Lifts: What Are the Differences?

Boom Lifts vs. Scissor Lifts: What Are the Differences?

Boom lifts and scissor lifts often get confused, but there are many distinct differences. For example, boom lifts attain a greater vertical reach and can also move horizontally.
Boom Lifts vs. Scissor Lifts: What Are the Differences?

Backhoe Sizes: Find the Right Fit for Your Project

Backhoe Sizes: Find the Right Fit for Your Project

From a pond to a golf course, backhoes get the job done. However, it’s important to find the right size, and our guide on backhoe sizes can help you do just that.
Backhoe Sizes: Find the Right Fit for Your Project

16 Types of Scaffolding and Their Uses (Plus 2 Alternatives)

16 Types of Scaffolding and Their Uses (Plus 2 Alternatives)

There are 17 types of scaffolding used at construction sites. They can be single frame or double frame, and either suspended or supported depending on your project’s needs.
16 Types of Scaffolding and Their Uses (Plus 2 Alternatives)

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Backhoe?

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Backhoe?

Backhoe loaders are go-to machines for earthmoving, landscaping and excavation jobs. If you need a backhoe for your next project, knowing how much they cost to rent can simplify the planning process and help keep your budget on track.
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Backhoe?

How Earthquake-Proof Buildings Are Designed

How Earthquake-Proof Buildings Are Designed

Earthquakes cause billions in damages and thousands of deaths a year. Here are the materials and technology used to design earthquake-proof buildings.
How Earthquake-Proof Buildings Are Designed

8 Types of Construction Lifts and Their Uses

8 Types of Construction Lifts and Their Uses

When you're managing the diverse needs of a construction worksite, you must choose the appropriate machinery for every task. Consider these 10 types of construction and boom lifts for your next project.
8 Types of Construction Lifts and Their Uses

3 Bulldozer Sizes + How to Choose the Right One

3 Bulldozer Sizes + How to Choose the Right One

Here, we outline the differences between bulldozer sizes and types and how to pick the right one for your job, whether you’re excavating a small area, grading, spreading out materials or doing some serious earthmoving.
3 Bulldozer Sizes + How to Choose the Right One

How To Use a Trencher: Types, Steps + FAQs

How To Use a Trencher: Types, Steps + FAQs

When you need some serious earthmoving power, a trencher is your machine. Be sure you understand how to use a trencher before you get started.
How To Use a Trencher: Types, Steps + FAQs

9 Types of Backhoe Attachments

9 Types of Backhoe Attachments

There are backhoe attachments for a variety of uses including landscaping, trenching, and forestry projects. We’ll detail nine popular attachments.
9 Types of Backhoe Attachments

Scissor Lift Sizes: How To Choose the Right Height

Scissor Lift Sizes: How To Choose the Right Height

Scissor lifts can range from a working height of 19 feet to 50 feet. We'll explain what to consider when selecting a scissor lift and the cost of one.
Scissor Lift Sizes: How To Choose the Right Height

22 Parts of an Excavator and Their Functions

22 Parts of an Excavator and Their Functions

An excavator is a great tool for any big earthmoving job. Learn the various parts of an excavator so you know what you’re working with.
22 Parts of an Excavator and Their Functions

Top Mini Excavator Brands To Know for 2022

Top Mini Excavator Brands To Know for 2022

Looking for the best mini excavator brands for your next project? We’ve found the top brands in the market to know when shopping for compact machinery.
Top Mini Excavator Brands To Know for 2022

Comparing the Best Mini Excavators on the Market

Comparing the Best Mini Excavators on the Market

If you’re in the market for a new mini excavator, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. To help you decide, we’ll cover the top-rated mini excavators on the market and go over their key advantages.
Comparing the Best Mini Excavators on the Market

10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

Forklifts are one of the most powerful vehicles for builders. Our guide covers the different forklift types, the benefits of each equipment, and popular forklift models to help choose the right forklift for your next construction project.
10 Common Forklift Types, Classifications and Uses

How To Operate a Skid Steer: A Step-by-Step Guide

How To Operate a Skid Steer: A Step-by-Step Guide

If you need to learn how to operate a skid steer, this step-by-step guide will get you up and running quickly.
How To Operate a Skid Steer: A Step-by-Step Guide

Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Guide for Contractors

Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Guide for Contractors

Our guide to veteran-owned small businesses (VOSB) and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) has all the info you need to get started.
Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) Guide for Contractors

Skid Steer Size Charts: Choosing the Best Fit For Your Site

Skid Steer Size Charts: Choosing the Best Fit For Your Site

The first step to choosing a skid steer size for your project is knowing what’s available. To help you decide, we’ve created three skid steer size charts highlighting the most common product offerings from well-known equipment manufacturers.
Skid Steer Size Charts: Choosing the Best Fit For Your Site

What Is an RFI in Construction?

What Is an RFI in Construction?

Learn how a request for information (RFI) helps clarify plans, designs and specifications during construction.
What Is an RFI in Construction?

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Skid Steer?

How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Skid Steer?

The best way to find accurate pricing information is to contact a local retailer or online equipment rental network that can connect you with suppliers in your area. Quotes from these sources are generally the most reliable, but even a general estimate can be helpful when planning a new project.
How Much Does It Cost to Rent a Skid Steer?

Modular Construction: Reinventing the Building Process

Modular Construction: Reinventing the Building Process

Learn more about how modular buildings can help reduce waste and emissions in the construction industry.
Modular Construction: Reinventing the Building Process

Skid Steer vs. Compact Track Loader: Which is Best?

Skid Steer vs. Compact Track Loader: Which is Best?

Skid steers and compact track loaders generally perform the same functions and can be interchangeable. The biggest difference? Skid steers have wheels, while track loaders run on tracks. The type you choose can significantly impact the success of your project, so it’s important to understand which tasks each one is best suited for.
Skid Steer vs. Compact Track Loader: Which is Best?

How To Construct and Prepare Buildings in Wildfire Zones

How To Construct and Prepare Buildings in Wildfire Zones

If you’re building in a fire zone, it’s important to take precautions. We’ll explain fire-resistant materials to use and how to create a defensible space.
How To Construct and Prepare Buildings in Wildfire Zones

5 Biggest Bulldozers in the World & Their Specs

5 Biggest Bulldozers in the World & Their Specs

ACCO’s super bulldozer is the biggest bulldozer in the world. However, due to the ACCO being non-operational, the Komatsu D575A-3 SD dozer is presently the biggest in operation.
5 Biggest Bulldozers in the World & Their Specs

Diesel Generator Fuel Consumption Chart

Diesel Generator Fuel Consumption Chart

Here is an approximate diesel fuel consumption chart based on the size of the generator in kilowatts (kW) and the load levels.
Diesel Generator Fuel Consumption Chart

Generator Amperage Chart: kVA and kW to Amps Conversion

Generator Amperage Chart: kVA and kW to Amps Conversion

This chart provides only an estimate of how many amps your generator produces while it’s operating, and does not constitute an exact representation; various factors can raise or lower the value.
Generator Amperage Chart: kVA and kW to Amps Conversion

The State of Mental Health in the Construction Industry

The State of Mental Health in the Construction Industry

With suicide rates continuing to increase, more companies need to make an effort to increase awareness and decrease the stigma around mental health in the construction industry.
The State of Mental Health in the Construction Industry

7 Types of Excavators and Their Uses on the Construction Site

7 Types of Excavators and Their Uses on the Construction Site

Excavators come in a variety of types and tools. We cover the six excavator types and what each one is best used for.
7 Types of Excavators and Their Uses on the Construction Site
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