If you are making major renovations around the property of your business or home and you need to get a crane to help with moving heavy rocks or boulders, you will need to find an equipment rental option. There are many companies that offer crane rental, and some will rent to you even if you aren't an operator yourself.
Call around to get different costs for rentals. Here are a few of the things you'll want to ask as well so you can plan accordingly.
Bare Rental Options
If no one that will be running the crane is certified to do so, this will be called a bare rental. A higher price will be charged because there is more of a risk that the crane will get damaged or that you are going to do damage to other things. You will want to check the liability coverage wherever the crane is being used to be sure that you will have coverage if something gets damaged or if someone gets injured.
Delivery With Rental
You will want to have the delivery arranged at the time of the rental to be sure it's at the right location at the right time. Find out if this cost is included or what you will be charged. This can affect the amount of time you have the machine if it has to be dropped off and picked up by the company.
If you have someone who can work the crane, you don't have anything to worry about. If you do not, it's worth paying someone who is certified for a few hours of their time to do the work for you. This can be more affordable than paying a company to come in and do the work. Ask the employees who they know that can operate a crane.
There are different sizes of cranes available for rent. Talk with the crane services company about what you are hauling and lifting, and they can help you figure out the best size crane for your needs. There are a lot of different options, be sure that you get a machine that you feel comfortable having on the property and that you will be able to use without putting anyone or anything in danger. The sooner you call around and get rental costs, the sooner you can get your project started and make the renovations that are needed.