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Concrete

Concrete Saws

The phrase, “set in stone,” alludes to the permanence of materials, such as concrete. Still, when the time arrives to cut or remove concrete, renting a tough concrete saw makes the work possible. Consider these advantages of renting a concrete saw. Multiple applications.

Making sure that you rent the best concrete saw for your particular application goes a long way to ensure that you complete your project successfully. Read more about types of concrete saws available to rent. Cut-off concrete saw. Rent this handheld concrete saw for cutting overhead or through walls..

Consider Features When Renting a Concrete Saw – factors that determine which concrete saw you should rent include the power source available, the material you will cut, how deep you need to cut it, and the amount of cutting necessary. Consider which of the following features you will need on your concrete saw rental.

Wet Saw and Tile Saws

Concrete saws can cut through nearly any type of material, including flesh and bone. To prevent injuries while using a rented concrete saw, use extreme caution and follow these tips.

  • Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented concrete saw.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading rented concrete saws.
  • Properly secure a rented concrete saw when you transport it.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety head, eye, and ear protection; dust mask or respirator; protective boots; chaps and gloves.
  • Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented concrete saw during use.
  • Connect a rented electric concrete saw to a grounded outlet only.
  • Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.

Renting a Concrete Mixer

The Advantages of Renting a Concrete Mixer – by renting a concrete mixer, you can achieve the perfect mix of concrete for your next project. A concrete mixer works the concrete mix and water placed in its drum. You can then pour the mixed concrete directly into the form or into another piece of equipment to transport it to the job site.

No matter what your project’s size, you can rent a concrete mixer to fit it. The following material describes some possible concrete mixer rental options.

Differences Between Concrete Mixer Rentals – Various concrete mixers come with different features. Becoming familiar with the possible variations will help you choose the concrete mixer best for you.

Like most equipment, concrete mixers can pose a danger to you when used improperly. The following tips can help you stay safe while using a rented concrete mixer.

  • Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented concrete mixer.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading rented concrete mixer.
  • Properly secure rented concrete mixer when you transport it.
  • Follow safe practices when hooking up and towing a rented concrete mixer.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety glasses, dusk mask, gloves and hearing protection.
  • Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented concrete mixer during use.
  • Connect rented, electric-powered concrete mixers to grounded outlets only.
  • Disconnect rented, electric concrete mixers before moving or cleaning them.
  • Only operate rented, gas-powered concrete mixers in a well-ventilated area.
  • Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.
  • Rent the appropriate concrete mixer from your local ARA-affiliated rental store.

 

Construction

Skid-Steer Loaders

Skid-Steer Loaders Offer Flexibility – The skid-steer loader’s name derives from the fact that its wheels on one side work independently from the ones on the other side, causing it to move by sliding sideways. Contractors rent skid-steer loaders for a variety of construction and landscaping applications.

Skid-Steer Attachments

Attachments make rented skid-steer loaders one of the most versatile pieces of equipment of all. The list of attachments available for skid-steer loaders is nearly endless.

Can a Rented Skid-Steer Loader Lift the Load? Before renting a skid-steer loader, it is very important to make sure it can lift the load you need to move.

As the operator of a rented skid-steer loader, you bear the responsibility for the safe operation of the equipment. Do not operate the equipment until you know how to use it properly. The material below offers general instructions on how to operate a rented skid-steer loader safely.

Indian Peaks Rental offers contractors a virtual equipment fleet. Every contractor knows that equipment can equate to income. The fact that you do not own an impressive equipment fleet does not mean that you cannot start or expand your business.

 

Demolition

Demolition Begins with a Rented Breaker

Demolition Begins with a rented breaker – before you can construct something new, you often must demolish the old, especially when it comes to concrete. Rented breakers allow you to break up old concrete and asphalt for removal. They can break apart concrete driveways, sidewalks, parking lots, footings, foundations, walls, and other concrete or blacktopped surfaces.

Power Sources of Rented Breakers Vary

You can rent a breaker powered by electricity, air, gasoline, or hydraulics. The type of breaker you should rent depends upon factors such as the size of your project, where you will do the work, and what other resources you have available.

What Do You Need in a Rented Breaker?

You should consider many factors when deciding which breaker to rent. Your local, ARA-affiliated rental professional also can help you make a good rental decision.

Guidelines for Using a Rented Breaker

You likely will not find it difficult to operate a rented breaker once you obtain some experience with it. Here are some tips to help you use your rented breaker safely and correctly.

  • Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented breaker.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading rented breaker.
  • Properly secure rented breaker when you transport it.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a hard hat, dust mask, safety glasses, hearing protection, protective boots, and gloves.
  • Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented breaker during use.
  • Ensure feet stay clear of the rented breaker’s steel tool during operation.
  • Let steel tool on rented breaker cool before touching it.
  • Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.

 

Excavation

Mini-Excavator Results are Anything but Small

Rented Mini-Excavator results are anything but small. Mini-excavators — sometimes called compact excavators — may not have the digging depth of a full-sized excavator, but they excel for small digging operations in close quarters.

Mini-excavators have evolved considerably over the past 20 years. They now offer more features than ever before, making it easier to rent a mini-excavator that meets your needs.

Mini-Excavator Safety

Rented Mini-Excavator Safety Tips Rented mini-excavators may look like toys, but they can cause injury or death if operated improperly. Please review the safety and usage tips below.

 

Generators

Generators Give You the Power

We never realize how much we rely on electrical power until we have to go without it, because of either a power failure or a lack of accessibility to power. Rented generators can offer a source of power at those times.

Generators and Related Products

Before renting a generator, make sure that you know your power requirements. You should know the proper voltage and maximum amperage needed, whether you need one- or three-phase power and how long you will need to run the generator.

Safe Power Generation Tips

All too often, news stories report of a death from the improper use of a generator. To prevent becoming such a tragic statistic, follow these tips for operating a rented generator safely.

  • Read all warnings and instructions for the rented generator before use.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading a rented portable generator.
  • Properly secure rented generator when you transport it.
  • Follow safe practices when you hook up and tow a rented generator.
  • Do not use a rented generator in an enclosed or unventilated space.
  • Rent the appropriate generator from your local ARA-affiliated rental store.

 

Lifts

Aerial Work Platforms

Let a Rented Aerial Work Platform Give You a Lift – simply put, aerial work platforms lift workers, tools and supplies for the completion of many different types of jobs overhead. Contractors of all kinds, as well as homeowners, find many occasions for renting aerial work platforms.

Aerial work platforms come in a variety of types — everything from a push-type lift that carries one person up 12 feet, to a telescopic boom lift that takes people up more than 150 feet in the air. This material discusses the advantages offered by different types of aerial work platforms to enable you to pick the best one to rent for your particular application.

Features to Look for in Rented Aerial Work Platforms – Many factors determine which aerial work platform you should rent, such as whether you will work inside or out, the availability of electricity, the type of terrain you will work on, the height you need to achieve, and if you will need to reach up and over something.

By renting an aerial work platform, you can complete high-reach work quickly and easily. Still, aerial work platforms do pose some risks. Injuries or deaths can result from accidents, such as a tip-over, collapse, collision or electrical-source contact.

Telehandlers

Telehandlers, short for telescopic handlers, have the strength and ability to lift, move, and place material, while overreaching obstacles within the worksite. Other names for telehandlers include rough-terrain variable-reach, extended-reach or shooting-boom forklifts.

Think Load Weight and Reach When Renting Telehandlers

Think Load Weight and Reach When Renting Telehandlers – before renting a telehandler, make sure you know the weight of the load you have to lift, and how high you have to lift it. The following material tells how these factors and other ones will affect your telehandler rental decision.

Federal and some state agencies require that forklift operators of all kinds receive training prior to operating the equipment to prevent injuries or deaths from accidents, such as a tip-over, collapse, collision, or electrical-source contact.

 

Outdoor Maintenance

Rental Trenchers for Quick and Easy Digging

Rental Trenchers for quick and easy digging – when you need to dig a trench quickly and easily without disturbing the surrounding ground too much, you should consider renting a trencher. Here’s why: Multiple applications. You can rent a trencher to dig a trench for landscaping purposes or for burying utility lines, drainage pipes, cable and conduit, or sprinkler and irrigation systems. Less time and effort.

Backhoe Attachment Rental

Rental trenchers come in many sizes and types. The following material describes the different types of trenchers available to rent.

Trencher Rentals

When renting a trencher, look for one that can fit where you need it to go and that can dig the needed size of trench. Read below for more details on what to look for when renting a trencher. Rental trenchers come in various sizes and configurations.

Almost everyone has heard about the dangers associated with chain saws. Picture then a chained blade — several times larger than a chainsaw blade — that cuts into the ground, and you have a trencher.

 

Tools

Rent a Power Trowel for a Nice Finish

Once poured concrete begins to set, you can use a rented power trowel to finish the surface. It will level and smooth, as well as remove screed marks from the concrete surface. Power trowel rentals also provide an outstanding finish.

You can rent several different types of power trowels depending upon your needs. The following material describes various power trowels that you can rent. Walk-behind power trowel – you can rent standard models of walk-behind power trowels for small to medium applications or for heavy-duty projects.

Possible Features on Rented Power Trowels – many factors influence the decision of which power trowel to rent, including the size and location of the concrete area you will finish, the power source available at the worksite and the particular finish you want to achieve.

Heed the following tips to help ensure that you safely operate your rented power trowel. Your ARA-affiliated rental store professional also can instruct you on the proper operation of your rented power trowel.

  • Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented power trowel.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading a rented power trowel.
  • Properly secure a rented power trowel when you transport it.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a dust mask or respirator, safety glasses, hearing protection, and protective boots.
  • Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented power trowel during use.
  • Connect rented electric power trowel to a grounded outlet only.
  • Only operate rented gas-powered power trowels in a well-ventilated area.
  • Ensure feet stay clear of the rented power trowel’s path during operation.
  • Do not put hands or feet between rings when using the rented power trowel.
  • Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.
  • Do not allow anyone to ride, other than the operator, on ride-on power trowels.

The Many Uses of a Rented Grinder

Grinders use horizontally rotating cutting discs to clean and smooth concrete surfaces. You also can use grinders on stone, tile, and other masonry surfaces, depending upon the type of cutting discs you attach to them.

Keys to Renting the Right Grinder

When you go to rent a grinder, tell the rental professionals there all about the project that you plan to complete, so that they can advise you on which grinder will best meet your needs.

A How-To on Using a Rented Grinder

Your store professional can train you on how to operate your rented grinder safely and on how to change grinder accessories properly. The following material offers some general tips on how to use a rented grinder safely.

  • Read all manufacturer warnings and instructions prior to using your rented grinder.
  • Follow safe lifting practices when loading and unloading rented grinder.
  • Properly secure rented grinder when you transport it.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), such as a dust mask or respirator, safety glasses, hearing protection and protective boots.
  • Never wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on the rented grinder during use.
  • Connect rented, electric grinder to a grounded outlet.
  • Ensure feet stay clear of the rented grinder’s path during operation.
  • Keep onlookers at an appropriate distance from the worksite.