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Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy Equipment?

  What’s new: Renting equipment can be 2 to 4 times cheaper than financing it.  What’s the caveat: Financing and purchasing equipment might be the better option for you, depending on what your company does.  Why it matters: Running a […]

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Employee Spotlight: Peter Menard

Meet Peter Menard, Inside Rental Salesperson at our Broussard, LA branch! Peter is a native Louisianan. He grew up in Erath, near Broussard, and now lives near Carencro. He’s stayed close to his roots to be near his family. As […]

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An Easy Guide to Prepping Your Loading Docks for Winter

Even if you’re a fan of winter, your loading docks are not. Snow, ice, salt, and cold weather can wreak havoc on your docks and doors.  This comprehensive checklist will help get your loading docks and warehouse ready for winter.   […]

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How to Perform Preventative Maintenance on Loading Docks

If you have dock & door equipment, we’ve got two questions for you:  How often do you perform preventative maintenance on your loading docks and doors? Did you know? As of March 2023, a new, high-end dock leveler costs around $25,000 to […]

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How to Protect Your Hearing on Construction Sites

What’s new: 14% of construction workers develop hearing loss on the jobsite. Why it matters: even mild hearing loss could double your risk of dementia.   Noise levels above 85 decibels (ex. an idling motorcycle) can damage your hearing.  The […]

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Sustainability Spotlight: Renting Equipment is Greener than Buying

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably curious: is renting equipment better for the environment than purchasing it? The answer is almost always yes, but it does depend on your situation.  We’ve compiled the reasons why rental equipment is usually […]

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Sun Safety: Tips for Construction Workers

For construction workers, sun protection is an often-overlooked part of workplace safety. Sun safety gets ignored when you’re working with more immediate dangers. It makes perfect sense: it’s not easy to remember sunscreen when you’re working with dangerous equipment.  Additionally, […]

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Reduce Emissions with Skylocker: Powered by Hugg & Hall

Are you ready for a revolutionized rental experience? Meet Skylocker! What is Skylocker?  Skylocker is a solar-powered equipment locker. It’s designed to store and charge your most frequently used equipment, like scissor lifts and pallet jacks.  Skylocker isn’t just convenient. […]

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Pedestrian Safety 101: Warehouses & Jobsites

Imagine: you’re finishing up a shift in a warehouse or on a construction site. You’re tired and decide to take a shortcut across an area where equipment is running. You figure that you’ve got quicker reflexes than the equipment, so […]

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Attachment Maintenance: Extend Attachment Lifespan

Preventative maintenance is vital to keeping equipment up and running. However, it’s very easy to neglect attachment maintenance.  The best way to prolong the lifespan of construction attachments is to perform preventative maintenance. You can’t always control what they’ll face […]

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