Category Archives : Heavy Equipment

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Balanced Growth Expected in Construction Industry in 2015

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 10 years since the housing market crash that led to one of the worst recessions in our country’s history first made national headlines. The crash left millions of Americans upside down on their mortgage, led to hundreds of thousands of foreclosures, and crushed the construction industry. Over […]

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New York Set to be Pounded by Biggest Blizzard Ever

If you live in the northeast you better be set on food and entertainment. Wind-driven snow will be falling as fast as 4 inches per hour, likely bringing travel and commerce to an icy crawl from New York to Boston. New York is looking at 24 inches of snow and  Boston might get the worst […]


Keene Machinery & Export Offers Heavy Equipment Rentals

Rent It Today would like to welcome Keene Machinery & Export to our rental family. Keene Machinery is a supplier of heavy equipment for the construction industry. Their inventory and consignment list includes heavy equipment and attachments from respected brands in the industry such as: Komatsu, Kawasaki, John Deere, Caterpillar, Hitachi and more. They supply […]

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Rental Construction Shows No Signs of Slowing

Although it’s been roughly six years or so since the U.S. economy tanked, recovery has been slow, unemployment numbers remain high, and wage growth has been modest. As a result, more Americans are choosing (or left with no other option but) to rent rather than buy their homes. An increased demand for rental units has led to a boom […]


How To Winterize Your House This Fall

Although we’ve had a pretty mild summer here in the Midwest, the current heat wave has almost everyone in this part of the country ready for fall. Before the temperatures drop and cooler weather creeps in, however, it’s a good idea to make sure the exterior of your home is in tip-top shape. To effectively […]

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Simple Tips to Plant a Tree This Fall

If you’re a DIY-type, you probably know that fall is great time to prepare your yard and garden for the following spring season. It’s also an ideal time to plant trees and shrubs around your home. Below, we’ve shared a few tips to help you get the tree in the ground before the first frost. […]


How to Maintain Your Lawn This Fall

Although it may be pretty tempting to throw in the towel after a long summer of yard work, that might not be such a good idea. In fact, fall is actually the best time to prepare your lawn for the following spring thanks in part to its cooler temperatures and occasional rainfall. So what should […]

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U.S. equipment rental revenue is expected to grow over next five years.

U.S. Equipment Rental Revenues Expected to Rise

With reports coming out over the past several months that the U.S. construction industry appears to be on the rebound, it only makes sense that the equipment rental sector would follow suit. In a recent analysis by the American Rental Association (ARA), total equipment rental in America is expected to increase 7.6 percent in 2014, […]


Job Numbers in Construction Industry Continue to Climb

Riding a wave of momentum, the construction industry celebrated more good news recently when the Associated General Contractors of America released their latest job report earlier this month. According to the report, the industry added a total of 6,000 jobs nationwide in the month of June and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.2 percent, the […]

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Where to learn about heavy equipment rental contracts

Tips to Consider Before Signing Rental Agreement

Construction companies and contractors are continually seeking the most cost-effective methods of completing their projects. As construction businesses are currently experiencing a slight boom period, renting equipment continues to offer benefits that appeal to both budget and performance. Most contractors opt to avoid the headaches associated with owning heavy equipment and rent instead. The cost […]