10 Tips for Summer Equipment Rentals (Infographic)

Sunny, summer weather is the perfect time to get work done, from massive construction projects to smaller Do-It-Yourself home-projects. But just because you’ll need to use a piece of equipment doesn’t mean you have to buy an entire heavy-duty machine. Renting heavy equipment gives you access to the tools you need, but at a much cheaper price. Here are our tips for summer equipment rentals: Continue reading “10 Tips for Summer Equipment Rentals (Infographic)”

11 Tips for Renting Equipment During Covid-19

For months, our nation has grappled with the coronavirus pandemic. The necessary precautions to fight off the health crisis has unfortunately contributed to an economic crisis, as many businesses have had to close their doors. Much work related to heavy equipment has been deemed essential and been allowed to continue operations, while other business are gearing up to reopen as many states loosen restrictions. Yet it remains to be seen if Covid-19 will resurge and lead to a return to stay-at-home orders.

With so much economic uncertainty, the benefits of renting heavy equipment will make rentals a preferred choice for many construction firms, landscaping companies, individuals doing Do-It-Yourself home projects, and many others. To help consumers make the best decisions when renting, here are our 11 Tips for Renting EquipmentContinue reading “11 Tips for Renting Equipment During Covid-19”

Advantages of Buying Previously-Rented Equipment

Advantages of Buying Previously-Rented Equipment

When it comes time to purchase equipment, where do you look? Buyers often turn to traditional dealers who offer both new and used equipment for sale, but there’s another option that shouldn’t be overlooked: purchasing formerly rented equipment from rental companies, such as United Rentals. As these dealerships update their rental fleets with new machines, they need to move on from their used equipment, which can create great deals for consumers. A number of rental companies sell their previously rented machines on Equipment Trader – from air compressors and excavators to loaders and scissor lifts – so today we’re breaking down the advantages of buying equipment that was previously a rental unit. Continue reading “Advantages of Buying Previously-Rented Equipment”

Equipment with Benefits: 7 Big Reasons to Rent

Equipment with Benefits: 7 Big Reasons to Rent

Renting equipment is an increasingly popular trend, including on Equipment Trader, where we’re seeing more inventory being rented on our marketplace than ever before. From construction and agriculture to landscaping and technical trades, renting equipment is an appealing option across industries for business owners and workers, who receive the benefits of machine use without having to make the commitment of buying and owning. So today, we’re breaking down 7 big reasons to rent equipment. Continue reading “Equipment with Benefits: 7 Big Reasons to Rent”

9 Best Practices for Dealers Renting Out Equipment

With a growing equipment rental industry, and some great benefits for dealerships that offer equipment rentals, sales and marketing managers will have to develop and implement effective and appropriate strategies for connecting with renters and providing a high-quality rental experience. An ethical and efficient rental operation will keep customers coming back, increase your chances for referrals, and maximize the earning potential of the rental side of your business. To help accomplish this feat, today we’re breaking down 9 Best Practices for Dealers Renting Out Equipment!! Continue reading “9 Best Practices for Dealers Renting Out Equipment”

Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment

The equipment rental segment is booming. With most contractors saying they plan to grow or maintain their rental use, the American Rental Association predicts the rental industry to reach $60 billion by 2020! This makes sense; after all, there are some major benefits for consumers, for whom rentals provide the affordability, simplicity, and flexibility to accomplish more jobs and grow their business. This is all great news for equipment dealers who stand to exponentially expand profitability through rentals, in both direct and indirect ways. That’s why today we’re exploring the Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment!! Continue reading “Major Benefits for Dealers Who Rent Out Equipment”

Why Rent Equipment through Equipment Trader?

At Equipment Trader, we’re currently seeing more inventory items being rented on our website than ever before. From construction and agriculture to landscaping and technical trades, renting equipment is growing as an appealing option for business owners and workers, who receive the benefits of machine use without having to buy and maintain that equipment. If you’re wondering just how popular rentals are, and what exactly the benefits of renting equipment might be, you’re in luck, because we’re breaking down those questions right now!! Continue reading “Why Rent Equipment through Equipment Trader?”

11 Quick Tips for Renting Equipment

If you keep up with the Equipment Trader blog, then you know that there are some Big Reasons to Rent Equipment and that the Equipment Rental Business is Booming. We’ve even talked about the growing phenomena of Peer-to-Peer Rentals!! But we haven’t yet discussed what it takes to make the best equipment rental decision. Well, that changes today!! Here we’ll be breaking down 11 Quick Tips for Renting Equipment!! There’s no need to beat around the bush; let’s get to it!! Continue reading “11 Quick Tips for Renting Equipment”

Equipment Rental Trends: How Big is the Boom?

Equipment rentals are an increasingly large segment of machinery found in dealerships and on job-sites. That’s why recently on the blog we’ve been discussing popular Reasons to Rent and the growing phenomena of Peer-to-Peer rentals. But how much are rentals really growing?? Understanding the current state of the industry, and how it will continue to evolve into the future, is essential for both equipment dealers and customers who want to make the best choices in their work. So today, we’re breaking down Equipment Rental Trends and asking How Big is the Boom? Continue reading “Equipment Rental Trends: How Big is the Boom?”

What’s the Deal with Peer-to-Peer Equipment Rentals?

We ride in other people’s cars with Uber and Lyft. We stay in other people’s apartments and houses through Airbnb. It makes sense that we might also rent heavy equipment from one another. In fact, this is a growing trend, as many contractors, technicians, and other industry professionals are beginning to engage in peer-to-peer rentals. Because thousands of pieces of equipment are available to rent on Equipment Trader everyday, we thought we’d dig deeper to find out What’s the Deal with Peer-to-Peer Equipment Rentals!! Continue reading “What’s the Deal with Peer-to-Peer Equipment Rentals?”