Equipment Transportation & Load Securement Guide

When you need to transport a piece of equipment to a job site, whether it’s just down the street or across the state, it’s important to consider the details. It’s easy for the focus in construction to be mostly on job site safety. Jobsite safety is very important, but loading, securing and unloading your construction […]

Signs Your Equipment Operators Need Training

Your entire business is in the hands of your equipment operators. Do you trust them? Sometimes it can be tough to know if the training you have in place is good enough. If it’s not, there could be big implications when it comes to legal and financial risks for your business. It’s tempting to take […]

Track vs Wheeled Equipment: Which Type of Machine Should I Rent?

If you’re renting construction machinery, you’ll be faced with the choice of tracks vs. wheeled equipment. Don’t be alarmed. The debate over tires vs. tracks is ongoing. Industry experts agree that there’s no definite line deciding which propulsion system works best. All have opinions about where and when to use tires vs. tracks. Your decision […]

Equipment Rental Liability: 10 Tips About Insurance and Protection

If you work in an industry that uses heavy equipment, you’re aware that accidents occasionally happen. Any mishaps with big machines hold the potential to be dangerous and expensive. That makes it important to understand the liabilities and insurance obligations that come along with the capabilities of heavy machines. MacAllister Rentals can gladly share information […]

Choosing the Right Material Handling Lift

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a material handling lift, you want the most cost-effective option. There are several lifts to choose from, ranging in size, capacity and lift height. There are other factors to consider as well, such as environment (indoor vs. outdoor) and surface texture (level vs. rough terrain). In this guide, […]

Make a Great Match: Scissor Lift Uses, Information and Industry Applications

Scissor lift operators and site managers at corporations large and small take on jobs that can be handled more efficiently and safely with a mechanical lift that is properly matched to the task at hand. Operators and site managers use them to increase productivity, improve safety and save money, but they will only succeed when […]

Aerial Lift Operator Safety

There are several deaths and serious injuries each year that come as a result of neglecting aerial lift operator safety, many of which are preventable. In this post, we will give you tips on scissor lift safety procedures and boom lift safety. We will also give you a brief explanation and some background to help […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Running a Successful Landscape Business

Mistakes are inevitable in every landscaping business, and they are part of business development and growth. Whether you have operated your landscaping business for a year or for decades, you will experience the odd error or goof-up that will set you back. Setbacks occur in even the most successful landscaping companies, but the trick to […]

Construction Equipment Rental Guide

If you’re working in a project-based business like the construction industry, you learn to keep a close eye on your bottom line. There are times when making a decision for construction equipment rental makes more sense than tying up cash in buying the same item. You can get the equipment you need without committing yourself […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Forklift for the Job

Knowing how to choose the right forklift for the job requires specialized insight if you hope to find the most productive, cost-effective machine. Beyond the size and power source, when choosing a forklift you need to evaluate a variety of factors that impact your long-term cost, including how much and how high the machine can […]

Rental Equipment That Will Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck

The bigger the job, the bigger the tool. If you’re a contractor, regardless of what kind of work you do, you know that as you grow and tackle bigger jobs, you will need to invest in heavier and more expensive equipment. Luckily, for those looking to maximize their investment while reducing costs and maintaining financial […]

What Type of Aerial Lift Is Right for the Job?

Renting a boom or aerial lift equipment can make your job significantly easier. Whether you need an elevated work platform or the ability to reach a tall workspace, there’s an aerial lift that’s designed for the job. But getting the right aerial lift for your needs can be tricky. What is the job site like? […]