These days, there are more and more contractors who recognize the benefits of renting equipment instead of buying it. Part of this stems from cost concerns: power equipment rental can, on average, be cheaper than owning tools and heavy machinery. Another part is the maintenance aspect because heavy equipment repair can be costly and time-consuming.
How does owning stack up to using construction equipment rental companies to supply your machinery? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each.
Owning Your Heavy Equipment
One advantage of owning construction equipment is that you will always have it at your disposal. However, that’s only true if these parts don’t need to be sent out for heavy equipment repair. Once you own something, you’ve spent money on it — and you’