A Five-Point Checklist to Help You Hire the Right Equipment Rental Company

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A Five-Point Checklist to Help You Hire the Right Equipment Rental Company

You have a huge project lined up and require a ton of new equipment, but apart from buying what you need, is there any other option? Yes, there is! Rather than spending a large amount of money on buying new equipment, you could rent it. By renting, you can easily give the slip to maintenance and operating costs, insurance as well as other fees such as government licensing.

Equipment rental, also called plant hire, is a service industry providing machinery, equipment, and tools of all kinds and sizes. In addition to rentals, equipment rental companies also provide sales, repairs, maintenance, and safety training. Moreover, rental professionals advise and provide training for general and specialized tools and equipment.

If you’re in the market for equipment on hire, here’s a list of the top five things to look for when hiring an equipment rental company.

  1. Experience.

When it comes to the construction industry, there are many things at stake and one mistake can cost you big which is why you should hire a company that has an extensive experience in operating equipment. An experienced equipment rental company will also be in better position to recognize potential mistakes that can derail your project.

  1. Education.

Not many of us know that dealing with equipment requires formal education. Having a certificate in an area related to business is mandatory as knowledge of the industry and every piece of equipment is crucial while working on a construction project.  

  1. Customer Service.

If you’re renting equipment to complete a project, it’s likely you’ll have questions or concerns that could come up at any time. Hire a company who not only has the right equipment, but also the right attitude. An equipment rental company should provide professional customer service and be available to answer questions or provide assistance in a timely, efficient manner.

  1. Ability to provide training.

With constant innovations in equipment, safety protocol, and operating procedures, hire a company that provides training to customers. While you may have general knowledge about how a piece of equipment works, different makes and models could have small differences in the way they operate best. In addition, you'll get a refresher on safety and operations, ensuring you get the most of your equipment rental.

5. Adaptability.

Every construction project is unique in its own way and will come up with new challenges as the work progresses. Ensure your prospective rental company is willing to adjust to what the situation demands.

If you’re looking for equipment rental company in Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Dunkirk, Rochester, Pennsylvania, Niagara Falls NY and the surrounding areas, contact R.B. U'Ren Equipment Inc. We provide sales, rentals, repairs, maintenance, and safety training. We also make emergency generators, scissor lifts, boom lifts, compressors and, light towers readily available. For a full list of our services, please click here. We are a family owned business providing clients with quality equipment for over seventy-five years. To learn more, get in touch with us here.