Every year people get injured trying to hang decorations for the holiday season. Using old ladders, reaching too far, climbing ladders in slippery or snowy conditions or even simple slips and falls can make holiday decorating more dangerous than it should be. Did you know that renting a man lift can help make the holiday season safer?
While some projects to take breaks during the cold winter months, it simply isn’t feasible for all projects. Tight timelines budgets mean that some projects do, and can, continue all winter long. Learn about some of the specific challenges that come with winter construction.
Spinning cranes cause hundreds of 911 calls every year as citizens call to report unsafe construction equipment. But spinning cranes – also called Weathervaning. Learn about weathervaning and how it works.
Trying to decide what the best type of snow removal equipment rental is best for you can be difficult. With so many different machines out there for snow removal, how do you choose which is best? Here are the 6 top snow removal equipment rentals to consider for your snow season.
Handheld construction tools tend to grow legs and walk away. Whether it’s your personal tools that seem to go missing or company-owned tools, these tips and tricks will help you keep track of tools and prevent them from being lost or stolen on site.
Lower fuel and maintenance costs, environmental benefits and quieter engines are just three benefits to electric construction equipment. With the rise of electric passenger vehicles, it may not come as a surprise that electric construction equipment is not far off. Learn about electric construction equipment and the benefits.
Construction sites are noisy – that’s no secret. Sadly, education about noise pollution and exposure happens much less than other forms of safety training. Learn the basics of noise pollution and exposure, and why you should be wearing hearing protection every day.
About 20% of the entire planet is covered in grass. For something that blankets this earth we call home many of us don’t know very much about it. Learn about different grasses, popular lawn grasses in North America and other facts about grass.
DIY projects not only give people something to do during the day and offer a creative outlet, but DIY is actually a great stress reliever. During the COVID-19 pandemic, DIY has become more and more popular as people look to refresh their homes and find a sense of purpose. Learn about the rise of DIY during the COVID outbreak and how getting crafty is good for you.
The DOZR Rental Equipment Protection Program offers small contractors, homeowners and one-time-renters the equipment protection needed to keep you safe. Learn everything you need to know about the DOZR REP.
The construction industry is not just about jobs. For many contractors, construction is a community and lifestyle. During the COVID-19 pandemic, industry shutdowns and social distancing can cause a disconnect between people and their community. These tips can help keep contractors feeling connected while at home.
As construction tech grows and transforms so quickly, it easy to feel left behind. But there are many ways that small construction businesses can use tech to stay competitive in a growing technological industry.
Rising material costs, increasing labour pressures, and project extensions are all impacting the profit margins of contractors. Check out tips for taking back control of your profit margins and to regain cotrol of your budget.
Diesel engines can be hard to work with in cold temperatures. As our winters begin to bring more intense changes, diesel engines can become more and more difficult to maintain and work with. The difficulties of diesel engines in winter are explored in this blog, and DOZR shares 5 tips to protect your diesel engine in winter.
A new year can mean new resolutions. Although resolutions can be personal, companies can also set resolutions or goals to ensure a more organized and successful year. Here are the four New Year’s resolutions for construction companies in 2020 to stay on top of industry trends and changes.
Hard hats are a natural part of a construction workers uniform. But safety and functionality can work together with these hard hat accessories. Check out our top 5, and let us know what your favourites are.
Having a open line of communication between contractors and building maintenance can foster a successful working relationship and a more enjoyable environment for everyone. How do you do this? Well, we’ve got the secret.
Contractors want to have a good relationship with building managers and maintenance crews. The first step in building this relationship is to understand what a successful working relationship looks like to them. Check out the 5 ways maintenance managers build successful relationships with contractors to understand their perspective.
PPE is the best way to protect yourself, but both employers and employees don’t embrace safety equipment every day. This results in many preventable injuries and deaths every year. Choose PPE every time to get home safe every day.
The wheeled excavator is a powerful, road friendly and cheaper to maintain than a tracked excavator. They are growing in recognition for their multi-use capabilities an efficiency as a piece of heavy equipment. AS projects in urban areas become more popular, the wheeled excavator will too. The fact that it’s also called a “Rubber Duck” is just a bonus.
As DOZR continues to grow and add more suppliers to grow our list of rental equipment, we are working to make the supplier experience as enjoyable as possible. We have updated a few things for our DOZR suppliers, and you can read about supplying heavy equipment here.
Technology is so much more than smartphones and computers. The introduction of tech gadgets to the construction industry gives us new tools that can help keep workers safe. We are excited to be joining construction and technology together here at DOZR and believe that these two industries are key to the other’s success.
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The birds are singing, the temperature is rising, and it’s time to get your equipment ready for spring. From circle checks to personal protective equipment, DOZR is here to help you get ready for the spring construction season.
Winters can be harsh. Being prepared and taking the time to get your equipment ready can make all the difference. Don’t worry. If you’re not sure where to start in prepping your heavy equipment for the winter season, DOZR has a few tips for how you can start.
You’ve taken the step! You put your equipment on DOZR to rent our to DOZR customers. There are steps you can take for you to help ensure your equipment gets rented. Make the most of your supplier experience.
When people rent with DOZR, one of the first questions we hear is “what happens if something happens to the machine?” This question is important both to DOZR suppliers and DOZR customers. We answer that question here.