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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Spring has Sprung!

Spring has finally sprung and it sure is getting busy around here. Families are celebrating marriages, births, graduations and anniversaries; schools are planning moving up ceremonies and end of year parties; civic groups are busy with carnivals and fund raisers. Local cities, towns and villages are encouraging community spirit by organizing street fairs and history lessons. Join the party! Call us today 914-592-1200

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Rent vs. Buy?

Rental Equipment Can Help With More Than Just Getting the Job Completed Rent vs. Buy? Renting equipment is an attractive option. It provides more benefits than outright purchase and provides the widest variety of equipment for added job versatility. Some of the costs that are avoided by renting instead of purchasing are:

  • Warranties;
  • Insurance;
  • Regular maintenance and repairs;
  • Storage; and Transportation.

Renting not only helps to reduce costs, it also allows you to take advantage of the expertise of staffed professionals that will:

  • Assess and secure the right equipment for the job.
  • Offer a wide-variety of specialized and modern equipment.

Renting transfers the burden of ownership:

  • Ownership requires a capital investment to cover the direct costs of equipment.
  • Ownership also requires additional costs for a maintenance shop, maintenance staff, training, fuel, etc.
  • Renting keeps the burden of buying, maintaining and selling the equipment on the rental center.
  • National rental companies make significant annual investments in the newest, most advanced equipment on the market.
  • Rental companies invest in maintenance staff to keep all equipment in top condition.

By renting all the advantages of these investments are realized without the burden of ownership. Renting provides flexibility:

  • Renting provides the ability to take on a wide variety of jobs and projects that may require equipment that you don't have the capital to purchase.
  • Seasonal and large jobs require specialized equipment that can be obtained via renting.
  • Renting allows for equipment to be available when and where needed.
  • The availability and access to equipment saves time and money.
  • Rental companies invest in maintenance staff to keep all equipment in top condition.

Renting provides access to expert knowledge and training:

  • Learn how to use the most up-to-date equipment through the experts within the rental companies.
  • Some rental companies offer groups that have experience with specialized equipment applications, such as scaffolding services, aerial specialists, pump & power, and more.

Reprinted with permisson from the General Services Administration