Deciding Whether To Buy, Rent, Or Lease Construction Cranes: Know Your Options
29 October 2016
When you are a construction contractor, there are many business decisions that you have to make as you take on new clients and grow and expand your business. However, when your business begins to outgrow the current construction equipment you have and you need larger pieces like larger cranes or crawler cranes, or you simply need to replace the cranes you have that have suffered damage over the years, you are faced with a big decision.
How To Clean Galvanized Metal
5 August 2016
If you are have any pieces of machinery that are exposed to the elements, they are likely made out of galvanized metal. Galvanized metal is metal that is specifically made to be more weather resistant, meaning that it will take longer for it to corrode or oxidize. This is due to a layer of zinc oxide that is protecting the metal. Even though galvanized metal is extremely resistant to water damage or other sources of damage, it will still need to be cleaned regularly in order to keep it looking great.
3 Things To Look At When Renting A Crane
17 February 2016
Construction professionals are constantly having to use one type of machinery or another. For some, they don't have the resources to be able to purchase every type of equipment out there. That's when they turn to rental equipment to get the job done without having to pay for the expense of purchasing a piece of equipment outright. If you are looking to rent a crane but aren't sure what to look for, here are three things you need to consider before making a final decision.
Backhoe Vs. Mini Excavator
10 February 2016
When you have to dig a foundation, you need to think carefully about the machine that you will use. For years, the machine of choice has been a backhoe. On the other hand, there are advantages to using a smaller machine such as a mini excavator, or mini ex.
If you are out in a rural locations, then size might not be much of a consideration. On the other hand, if you need to work in the confined spaces of a city, then you have to consider how to get into a fenced off yard or into other tight spaces.