Equipment Tips

Road Rollers: The Lesser Known Construction Equipment

Road Rollers: The Lesser Known Construction Equipment

Rollers are a valuable machine for many construction projects. Compaction is important to ensure a stable foundation and base for many road and building projects. Learn about rollers, how they work and why they’re important in the construction industry.

The Anatomy of an Excavator

The Anatomy of an Excavator

An excavator is one of the most popular types of construction equipment. Learn about the basic makeup of an excavator and how each part supports and helps the others.

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6 Top Snow Removal Equipment to Rent

6 Top Snow Removal Equipment to Rent

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.

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7 Popular Types of Forklifts

7 Popular Types of Forklifts

Did you know that there are multiple different types of forklifts? Learn about the 7 most popular types of forklifts and what they are used for.

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The Best Mini Excavator for 2020

The Best Mini Excavator for 2020

Many people ask what the best mini excavator is. It may sound like a simple question but it really isn’t. Learn what the best mini excavator is in this blog.

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The Forklift: Everything You Need To Know

The Forklift: Everything You Need To Know

The forklift is a lifting machine like no other. Growing our of the First World War, today the forklift is synonymous with material moving. They are seen everywhere from shipping yards and warehouses to construction sites. Learn all about the forklift.

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Choosing Between a Backhoe VS Mini Excavator

Choosing Between a Backhoe VS Mini Excavator

Backhoes and mini excavators are similar but very different. Because of the digging capabilities of each machine, many people struggle when choosing which one to rent for a project. Get some tips on how to choose between a backhoe and a mini ex.

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The Versatility of the Telehandler

The telehandler is a lifting, moving and maneuvering power machine. No matter the season, from summer to winter, the telehandler can handle any job. Learn about the versatility of the telehandler.

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes: Everything You Need To Know

Cranes have been around for over 2000 years. One of the f equipment that hasn’t really changed since it’s invention, the crane is a mighty machine which can take credit for all the amazing buildings we build today. Allowing us to touch the skies and build to new heights, the crane is a pretty awesome piece of equipment.

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The Truck: Everything You Need To Know

The Truck: Everything You Need To Know

Trucks of all sizes and capacities are beneficial on construction sites. From moving materials to transporting employees, trucks have many uses on site. Learn everything about trucks, including popular models and the history of the truck, here.

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The Tractor: Everything You Need To Know

The Tractor: Everything You Need To Know

The tractor was a great invention that revolutionized farming in many ways. From safe operations to the history of the tractor, learn everything you need to know about the tractor here.

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The Excavator: Everything You Need To Know

The Excavator: Everything You Need To Know

Excavators are one of the most well-known construction equipment. Their long arms and digging buckets are easily recognizable. But there are many different kinds of excavators, they have different attachments and come in all different sizes. Learn everything you could want to know about the excavator here.

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The Backhoe: Everything You Need To Know

The Backhoe: Everything You Need To Know

Often referred to as the swiss army knife of heavy equipment, the backhoe is great for excavation and digging projects of all sizes – one end to dig up dirt and the other end to move it around. Learn everything about the backhoe here.

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The Boom Lift: Everything You Need To Know

The Boom Lift: Everything You Need To Know

Reach new heights with a boom lift! Did you know that the longest-reaching boom lift has a height capacity of 185 feet? Learn everything you need to know about the boom lift here!

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The Scissor Lift: Everything You Need To Know

The Scissor Lift: Everything You Need To Know

Scissor lifts are better suited for certain jobs over boom lifts or any other type of aerial platform. A lightweight and easy-to-move equipment, scissor lifts are ideal for indoor projects, more so if the project only requires up-and-down mobility. Learn more about the scissor lift here!

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The Dozer: Everything You Need To Know

The Dozer: Everything You Need To Know

Bulldozers are popular pieces of equipment for road building, clearing a worksite of rubble and debris. Dozers are also great for other forms of heavy-duty maintenance like snow plowing and tearing up asphalt. Learn all about the dozer here!

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The Telehandler: Everything You Need To Know

The Telehandler: Everything You Need To Know

The telehandler is growing in popularity as it becomes known for its versatility, power, and functionality. Everything you need to know about the telehandler is explained.

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The Skid Steer: Everything You Need To Know

The Skid Steer: Everything You Need To Know

The skid steer is powerful piece of heavy equipment capable of lifting, digging, moving, and clearing. From the history of the machine to FAQ’s, learn everything you need to know about the skid steer here.

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The Mini Excavator: Everything You Need To Know

The Mini Excavator: Everything You Need To Know

The mini excavator is a small and mighty type of heavy equipment. From the history of the machine to FAQ’s, learn everything you need to know about the mini excavator here.

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Tracked VS Wheeled Excavators: 6 Considerations

Tracked VS Wheeled Excavators: 6 Considerations

While wheeled excavators are becoming more popular, it is still important to choose your equipment based on the nature of a project and what the equipment needs to do. Here are 6 things to consider when choosing between a tracked and wheeled excavator.

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Wheeled Excavator: The Secret Weapon for Urban Construction

Wheeled Excavator: The Secret Weapon for Urban Construction

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.

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8 Reasons to Rent Equipment

8 Reasons to Rent Equipment

Deciding to buy a piece of heavy equipment is a big decision. If you are debating between renting and purchasing equipment, DOZR has 8 reasons why renting might be better for you.

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