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Saving Money, Saving Lives: Tips for Renting Industrial Equipment

Industrial equipment isn’t the easiest thing to shop for, especially if you’re constrained by a budget or worried about meeting deadlines or other project specifications. You’ll need to be careful about your purchases, including rental purchases, to ensure that you’re making a smart decision for your work site. Here are just a couple of tips that can help.

Know What You Need

This might sound obvious, but if you know in advance that you’re only going to be looking at, say, floor scrubber rentals, it can keep you from getting distracted by other pieces of equipment that will tempt you. It can also help you narrow down your options when you’re in the market for something like lift truck rental that can come in many different varieties. If you figure out all of the necessary details in advance, you can stay focused as you shop.

Mind Your Finances

It’s always a good idea to keep your budget in mind when you’re looking at industrial equipment. You should also consider the fact that renting isn’t always cheaper than buying. If you’ll need the machine long term, for example, it might be a better investment of funds to buy it, especially if you can find it used or refurbished. Otherwise, make sure that you’re renting something at a good rate, and double-check that there aren’t any hidden fees or charges in your contract.

For more information, including how to get started with things like lift truck rentals and floor scrubber rentals, contact Russell Equipment, Inc.

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