Excavators can be used for digging trenches, moving large objects, demolitions, mining, rail construction, site grading and landscaping.
There are various types of excavators suitable for various purposes. They range from mini excavators to compact ones.
Mini excavators are suitable for smaller jobs while compact excavators are suitable for handling heavy materials. The key is to hire the right equipment for the kind of job at hand.
Buying and maintaining an excavator is expensive. Renting an excavator makes more economical sense than purchasing one, especially if they are intended for use in a short time.
The cost of hiring an excavator is dependent on factors such as excavator model, size, location of use and the duration it will be used. While mini excavators are cheaper, compact excavators are more expensive to rent.
Hiring saves the renter from maintenance costs. By renting the excavator, an operator and necessary accessories from the same provider, one is likely to get a better bargain on the overall price.
Most excavator hire companies offer renters basic training on the use of the machine before hiring. This applies whether the company provides an operator or allows the renter to outsource one. It is a basic procedure that the renter gets fundamental training on the particular excavator use.
Companies renting excavators are keen to buy quality and up-to-date equipment as it gives them a competitive edge. They also work with highly qualified mechanics who maintain the equipment to keep it in pristine condition. Excavator designs and technology are constantly changing. Hiring an excavator allows project managers to get technologically advanced equipment for greater output.