The Benefits of Renting Construction Equipment

Investing in big equipment is expensive. Not only does it require you to pay a lot for the main purchase, but you also have maintenance and storage costs. Depending on how often you use big equipment, renting it may be the wiser option. So, why choose Quicklifts, LLC for your construction needs? We Rent Out Different Types of Equipment Our list of rental equipment includes: Mini excavators Backhoes Dozers Man lift units Forklifts Scissor lifts Telehandlers Skidsteers Regular lifts At Quicklifts, LLC, we rent out construction equipment like electric scissor lifts, straight boom lifts and telehandlers in different sizes. This
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How to Know When My Construction Equipment Needs Repairing

When Should You Repair Your Construction Equipment? Construction equipment needs repairing as soon as you notice leaks, strange noises or lack of power, or when the equipment is no longer cost-effective. Performing regular maintenance is vital to keeping your construction equipment in top working order. Transmission, power steering and brake fluid should be checked once a month. Monitoring battery cables, hoses and belts for signs of wear and tear, servicing engine cooling systems, and checking the accelerator controls should be done regularly as well. Preventative maintenance is the best safeguard against paying for costly repairs and downtime. When Should You
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What is a Man Lift?

When faced with difficult aerial tasks, it is a good idea to invest in a device that is more stable and versatile than your average ladder. For top-notch performance, you need a man lift, sometimes referred to as an aerial work platform (AWP). What’s a Man Lift? Although a man lift can come in different types of styles, such as a boom and scissor lift, here we are discussing the single man lift apparatus. This piece of equipment gives people the ability to perform their work at high aptitudes while lowering the risk of falling. It features a protected platform
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How to Know When your Construction Equipment Needs Repairs

Construction equipment does not come cheap and therefore, knowing when to repair rather than replace it is critical for your business and profitability as well. A machine needs to retire at one point in its service time, but before making this decision, ensure that you have done your homework well. This will save you not only in new equipment purchase costs but also increase the machine’s utilization. Here are a few determining factors to look into. Downtime Costs Equipment failure that causes downtime results in job delays. It also causes your construction crew to sit idle and increases costs in
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Types of Construction Equipment for Dirt

If you’ve ever tried to tackle a big landscaping project or even a small scale construction job, chances are good that you either learned about and rented the earth moving equipment you would need ahead of time or started without it and gave up entirely. Stalling out on a project that turned out to be overwhelming is frustrating and can leave you with a half finished job that is discouraging every time you see it. Luckily, at QuickLifts, LLC, we have the solution to your problem. Find the Right Machine for the Job A lot of small construction projects that
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What Are Boom Lifts?

The four different types of construction lifts are scissor lifts, boom, lifts, forklifts, and single man lifts. Among all of these possibly the most versatile variety of lift is the boom lift. What is a Boom Lift? A boom lift enables technicians to access high and remote areas to work on telephone lines, outdoor electrical lines, manipulate materials in high warehouse storage locations and much more. It is composed of a vertical boom or crane with a cage or open bucket with contains a control interface which the worker uses to operate the machine. It is composed of a hydraulic
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How to Know if I Should Repair or Replace My Construction Equipment

Every contractor must know when their equipment simply needs a repair and when to get new ones. Even the best equipment cannot maintain proper functioning forever. There comes a point when you need to replace it. Replacing your construction equipment depend on a lot a lot of things. Maintenance Costs If your equipment needs repair, consider the costs of maintenance as opposed to replacement. If you have older equipment, they may require a lot of money in maintenance and repairs. If the cost of repairing equipment is more than or close to the cost of replacement, replacement is the better
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What Are Skid Steers For?

Skid steers are also sometimes referred to as a skid steer loader or a skid loader. They look similar to a small bulldozer or what people often call a Bobcat, but the difference is that a lot of different types of attachments can be put on the front. In other words, they don’t “just” have a bucket, some type of digging device, forklift arms, or another kind of attachment. Instead, they have a way to change out these things and use what’s necessary at the time. That makes them a highly versatile option for construction sites, certain types of companies,
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The Power of a Mini Excavator

Are you a homeowner or a contractor planning to work on a construction project that requires a lot of digging? A mini excavator is a machine you are looking for. Mini excavators are small tracked or wheeled vehicles with a slew of uses in construction. A typical mini excavator weighs up to 20,000 lbs, which falls well within the realm of machines that are considered compact. However, some definitions insist that a mini excavator should weigh no more than 10,000 pounds. Ideal Uses Mini excavators have a variety of uses, mostly in construction. Their popularity is attributable to their versatility.
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Benefits of Buying Used Equipment

Buying new construction equipment is costly for businesses and this high ticket expense can rapidly eat into its profits. To help cut back on operating expenses and boost bottom lines, many construction companies opt to purchase used equipment as an alternative to new. There are many benefits to buying used equipment, here are some of the top reasons: Far Less Costly Buying new construction equipment is very costly. You’ll also need to consider how much new equipment depletes your cash flow and ties up your credit line. Since well-maintained equipment gets the job done with generally equal performance as a new piece
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