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Hiring Heavy Construction Equipment: Tips, Ideas and Money-Saving Advice

After years in the construction industry, I went on hiatus last year to start my own company doing interior painting. But I decided to take my experience from construction work and start a blog. I hope that if you are hiring construction equipment, my posts provide you with the guidance you need. I love writing and hope that passion shows in these posts. When I'm not writing on this blog, I like to design kites and work on model railroads, and I just started dabbling with watercolours on canvas.


Bobcat Hire Tips: Is All-Wheel Steering Better For Landscaping?

Bobcats may be best known for their skid-steer mechanism, but it is possible to hire ones with all-wheel steering systems instead. If you need a bobcat for a landscaping project, then an all-wheel model may be better. Why? What's the Difference Between Skid Steer and All-Wheel Bobcats? Skid-steer bobcats don't have traditional steering. When you operate this kind of bobcat, you turn the wheels on each side of the machine at different speeds to make it change position. Read More 

Practical Tips for Avoiding Common Issues Resulting in Hydraulic Equipment Failure

If the hydraulic system in your heavy construction machinery fails, you will experience significant financial losses. In general, you will need to hire skilled labour for the hydraulic equipment repair work, and you might have to replace some critical internal components. Also, you should remember that your equipment will be unusable for a certain period before restoration. Therefore, you must protect your hydraulic equipment to minimise the losses and inconveniences from letting them wear out. Read More 

5 Mistakes Experienced Buyers of Used Forklifts Avoid (And So Should You)

When can you tell that you got a good deal when you purchased a used forklift for sale for your facility? The care that you invest in avoiding some of the mistakes that inexperienced people make when purchasing used lift vehicles can make the difference between a good deal and a bad one. This article discusses some of the mistakes that savvy used equipment shoppers avoid. Mistake 1: Not Checking the Warranty Read More 

The Various Types of Heavy Machinery Used in Big Demolitions

Construction contractors use heavy construction machinery to make light work of construction jobs. Demolition contractors, on the other hand, rely on the same equipment to bring down buildings that can collapse at any time and injure people and/or cause damage to adjacent structures. Heavy construction equipment can also be used to pull down buildings that are still in good structural condition, but need to be removed to pave way for the construction of new structures. Read More