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Sometimes renting and using equipment requires specialized knowledge. Here is your resource for choosing the right type of equipment, comparing sizes, and learning how to use various pieces.

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What Size Dumpster Do I Need?

What Size Dumpster Do I Need?

Dumpsters come in 10, 20, 30 and 40 yard options, and each one is designed to handle different types and amounts of waste. To help make choosing a dumpster easier, we’ve created a list of the most common types of cleanup projects and recommended which dumpster size is best suited for each one.

The Parts of a Forklift & Their Functions

The Parts of a Forklift & Their Functions

What Is a Genset and How Is It Used?

What Is a Genset and How Is It Used?

Mini Excavator Rental Cost By City

Mini Excavator Rental Cost By City

The Cost to Rent a Scissor Lift by City

The Cost to Rent a Scissor Lift by City

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Boom Lift Rental Cost by City

Boom Lift Rental Cost by City

The cost to rent a boom lift may vary depending on the rental duration, the type of boom lift, how high your boom lift is, and the availability of boom lifts.
Boom Lift Rental Cost by City

How Many Porta Potties Do You Need Per Person?

How Many Porta Potties Do You Need Per Person?

This guide will discuss the ideal number of porta potties you will need for either an outdoor event or construction work, what factors you need to consider before renting, and how much rentals will cost.
How Many Porta Potties Do You Need Per Person?

Cultivator vs. Tiller: Which Tool Do You Need?

Cultivator vs. Tiller: Which Tool Do You Need?

When it comes to a cultivator vs. a tiller, what tool do you need? Learn the differences as well as what tool is best suited for different projects.
Cultivator vs. Tiller: Which Tool Do You Need?

Types of Demolition Machinery for Your Next Job

Types of Demolition Machinery for Your Next Job

Demolition projects include everything from hauling debris to breaking up asphalt. This guide helps understand what demolition machinery you’ll need.
Types of Demolition Machinery for Your Next Job

9 Types of Tractors and Their Uses In Different Industries

9 Types of Tractors and Their Uses In Different Industries

Modern tractors are used for more than just agricultural work. Here’s a run-down of 9 types of tractors and how they’re used in different industries.
9 Types of Tractors and Their Uses In Different Industries

How to Determine the Load Center on a Forklift

How to Determine the Load Center on a Forklift

Before using a forklift, you should determine the load center on the forklift in order to assure you are handling a safe load capacity.
How to Determine the Load Center on a Forklift

Bulldozer vs. Wheel Loader: What Are the Differences?

Bulldozer vs. Wheel Loader: What Are the Differences?

Bulldozers are used to push, dig, excavate, and level materials. Wheel Loaders are used to load and carry materials across a job site.
Bulldozer vs. Wheel Loader: What Are the Differences?

What Are Pneumatic Tires And How Are They Used?

What Are Pneumatic Tires And How Are They Used?

Choosing the right forklift tires is very important—some types of tires work better indoors, while others are better for outdoor applications.
What Are Pneumatic Tires And How Are They Used?

Types of Earthmoving Equipment for Your Job

Types of Earthmoving Equipment for Your Job

If you need a lot of earth moved, you can rent several types of earthmoving equipment to get the job done. We'll help you choose the right equipment.
Types of Earthmoving Equipment for Your Job

Backhoe vs. Mini Excavator: Which Is Best for Your Project?

Backhoe vs. Mini Excavator: Which Is Best for Your Project?

Choosing between a backhoe and a mini excavator can be tricky. Learn about the differences between the two so you can make the right choice for your project.
Backhoe vs. Mini Excavator: Which Is Best for Your Project?

Backhoe vs. Excavator: Which Machine Is Best for Your Project?

Backhoe vs. Excavator: Which Machine Is Best for Your Project?

We go over the main differences between a backhoe and excavator, including their size, versatility, and rotation and which one is more suited for your project.
Backhoe vs. Excavator: Which Machine Is Best for Your Project?

How Much Does A Scissor Lift Weigh?

How Much Does A Scissor Lift Weigh?

Scissor lift weights range from 1,600 lbs to 17,000 lbs depending on the machine. Read on to learn more about why scissor lift weight matters.
How Much Does A Scissor Lift Weigh?

The Best Equipment for Grading

The Best Equipment for Grading

Grading is the process of leveling and flattening out land in preparation for a new building or area. We'll explain the best equipment for grading.
The Best Equipment for Grading

What is a Scraper and How Does It Work?

What is a Scraper and How Does It Work?

Scrapers, known as wheel tractor scrapers, are heavy-duty earthmoving machines that are used for hauling materials.
What is a Scraper and How Does It Work?

24 Types of Construction Vehicles and How They Are Used

24 Types of Construction Vehicles and How They Are Used

We’ll explain the types of construction vehicles commonly found on construction sites, what tasks they perform, how they work, and their key features.
24 Types of Construction Vehicles and How They Are Used

13 Types of Generators and Their Uses

13 Types of Generators and Their Uses

Different types of generators work best for different needs. From at-home use to industrial operations, here are 13 generators to fit your power needs.
13 Types of Generators and Their Uses

What Size Air Compressor Do I Need? How To Choose the Right Size for Your Job

What Size Air Compressor Do I Need? How To Choose the Right Size for Your Job

Learn the factors influencing air compressor performance and find out what size air compressor you need for your next project.
What Size Air Compressor Do I Need? How To Choose the Right Size for Your Job

What Do Tractors Do? Uses in Construction & Agriculture

What Do Tractors Do? Uses in Construction & Agriculture

What does a tractor do? While often considered to be farm equipment, using a tractor can benefit your construction job. Read on to learn more.
What Do Tractors Do? Uses in Construction & Agriculture

How To Operate a Mini Excavator

How To Operate a Mini Excavator

Mini excavators are compact tracked machines that perform the same task as excavators but on a smaller scale. We'll explain how to operate them.
How To Operate a Mini Excavator

How Much It Costs To Rent a Crane

How Much It Costs To Rent a Crane

Crane rental prices depend on the type of crane, duration of rental and availability of equipment.
How Much It Costs To Rent a Crane

The Parts of a Crane and Their Purpose

The Parts of a Crane and Their Purpose

This article details what the parts of a crane look like and how they function so you can choose the best type of crane for your next project.
The Parts of a Crane and Their Purpose

Storage Container Sizes 101: Dimensions, Types and Cost

Storage Container Sizes 101: Dimensions, Types and Cost

Learn about the different types of storage containers, each model's average size and how much they cost.
Storage Container Sizes 101: Dimensions, Types and Cost

Excavator Bucket Size Chart: How To Choose the Right Type

Excavator Bucket Size Chart: How To Choose the Right Type

Our excavator bucket size chart shows all the different sizes and types of buckets for excavators, as well as the jobs for which they are best suited.
Excavator Bucket Size Chart: How To Choose the Right Type

How Much Does a Forklift Weigh?

How Much Does a Forklift Weigh?

When choosing equipment for your jobs, it’s important to know the machinery’s weight. Here’s how to tell how much a forklift weighs and why it matters.
How Much Does a Forklift Weigh?

25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers

25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers

The world's leading forklift manufacturer is Toyota Industries Corporation. We’ll explain the top forklift brands and the types of forklifts they offer.
25 Popular Forklift Manufacturers
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