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4 Types of Air Compressors: Which is Right for Your Project?

4 Types of Air Compressors: Which is Right for Your Project?

Air compressors are some of the most necessary appliances found at construction sites, as they can be used as a power source for electric tools. There are many different types of air compressors, each with their own unique capabilities and drawbacks.
4 Types of Air Compressors: Which is Right for Your Project?

What Is a Telehandler? Definition and Uses

What Is a Telehandler? Definition and Uses

When it comes to moving loads across a work site, sometimes a forklift isn’t enough. Learn what a telehandler is and how operators use it across industries.
What Is a Telehandler? Definition and Uses

How To Operate a Scissor Lift

How To Operate a Scissor Lift

This article will cover scissor lift controls, safety procedures, precautions, and inspections, so you’ll have a good idea of how to operate a scissor lift.
How To Operate a Scissor Lift

How To Choose The Right Construction Equipment For The Job

How To Choose The Right Construction Equipment For The Job

Choosing the right construction equipment is essential when you have a big job to tackle. If you’re working on a one-time project and need a little extra power, or want to add another team member to help you catch up on your timeline, an equipment rental can give you temporary access to the vehicles you need without the expense of a permanent investment.
How To Choose The Right Construction Equipment For The Job

The Tallest Boom Lifts in the World

The Tallest Boom Lifts in the World

This article offers a look at some of the tallest boom lifts in the world, what they’re capable of, and when they’re your best option at a worksite.
The Tallest Boom Lifts in the World

Articulating vs. Telescopic Boom Lifts: What Are The Differences

Articulating vs. Telescopic Boom Lifts: What Are The Differences

When looking to rent a boom lift for your work site, you may be wondering which type works better: an articulating boom lift or a telescoping boom lift. The machine you choose depends on what you'll need it for and what type of environment you'll use it in. This guide explains the differences between the two boom lifts so you can decide which one to rent for your next construction job.
Articulating vs. Telescopic Boom Lifts: What Are The Differences

Types of Loaders: Which is Best for Your Job?

Types of Loaders: Which is Best for Your Job?

People often mix up the available types of loaders, not knowing which one to use for each particular task. Learn more about each type of loader and how you can use it for your construction project.
Types of Loaders: Which is Best for Your Job?

What is a Trencher? 6 Common Uses

What is a Trencher? 6 Common Uses

This article introduces you to the primary types of trenchers, the jobs they’re suited for, and tips for selecting the best trencher for your project.
What is a Trencher? 6 Common Uses

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?

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

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

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?

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?

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

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