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Caring for Your Heavy Equipment over the Winter

Caring for your heavy equipment when it’s not in use it vital to helping extend its lifespan and ensure that it is effective as long as possible. This is especially true during the winter, when it may go months without being used, sometimes in less than ideal weather conditions. Construction equipment maintenance is an important part of ownership. Before you buy [...]

2020-06-02T14:25:58-04:00December 11th, 2017|

Advantages of Buying Used Construction Equipment

Buying construction equipment is a significant expense for any business, as it requires a large amount of capital to purchase, in addition to the time spent finding the right equipment for your jobs. One option that many companies consider is to buy used heavy equipment, which can come with many advantages compared to buying new. Lower cost - The most obvious [...]

2020-06-02T14:26:29-04:00December 11th, 2017|

Replacing Heavy Equipment Parts

Some of the toughest decisions you’ll have to make in your business come when your heavy equipment parts start to break down. Do you look to buy new heavy equipment, or do you work on replacing heavy equipment parts? Your decision could have a major impact on your bottom line. You should first try to find how much replacing the part [...]

2020-06-02T14:26:50-04:00November 30th, 2017|

The Many Uses for an Excavator

One of the most valuables pieces of equipment on a construction site is an excavator, which has helped countless projects work more efficiently and effectively. But what is an excavator used for, and why is it so essential for many heavy equipment jobs? To understand what an excavator is used for, it is helpful to look at the components. An excavator [...]

2020-06-02T14:27:12-04:00November 20th, 2017|

Is it Better to Buy or Rent Heavy Equipment?

Weighing whether to buy or rent heavy equipment can be a big decision for your company, with many benefits to both options. It’s important to take the time to weigh your options before deciding what is best. Often, it comes down to exactly what you are looking for and the position your company is in. There is no right or wrong [...]

2020-06-02T14:27:31-04:00November 6th, 2017|

Tips on how to prepare heavy equipment for winter

Winter is coming faster than we would care to admit. If you are a heavy equipment owner, you know that properly maintaining your equipment is vital to extending its lifespan and keeping it running at peak condition. This is especially important as we enter winter, where the equipment might sit idle for a longer period of time than normal. One important [...]

2020-06-02T14:27:51-04:00November 6th, 2017|

How Often Should You Service Heavy Equipment?

Once you own your piece of heavy equipment, the goal becomes maintaining your equipment so it lasts as long as possible. Proper construction equipment maintenance will not only extend the lifespan of your equipment, it will also help to boost productivity while the machine is in use. Your heavy equipment should come with an operator’s manual with suggested service intervals, so [...]

2020-06-02T14:28:13-04:00October 23rd, 2017|

When to Replace Your Heavy Equipment Tires

When your car blows a tire on the road, you can simply pull off and put on the spare. When it comes to the tires of construction equipment, you have no such luxury, which is why tire care and maintenance is such an important thing. Proper tire care can extend the life and enhance the productivity of your heavy equipment, saving [...]

2020-06-02T14:28:31-04:00October 23rd, 2017|

Renting Heavy Equipment Vs Buying: Which is Right for Your Business?

Deciding whether to rent or buy heavy equipment for your next construction is a decision that can make a big difference on your bottom line. There are pros and cons when it comes to deciding if you should buy or rent heavy equipment, so there are a few things to think about before deciding which is right for your business. The [...]

2020-06-02T14:28:51-04:00October 20th, 2017|

What to Know Before Renting Heavy Equipment

Renting heavy equipment can be a great business decision for your business, as long as you can find a reputable dealer that you trust. At May Heavy Equipment, we pride ourselves on offering the best in heavy equipment for rent, diligently maintaining our fleet to ensure its quality. However, before you rent heavy equipment in NC, there are a few things [...]

2020-06-02T14:29:10-04:00October 18th, 2017|
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