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Reasons To Rent: The Top 5 Benefits of Crane and Plant Hire

When it comes to completing your next project, you might believe that you should buy new machinery for the task. Instead, read on for 5 reasons why renting a crane for can be far more beneficial.

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Access To High-Quality Equipment

Purchasing any machinery or tools brand new can be very expensive. When you’re after the newest machines for a project, buying newly manufactured cranes can be out of your budget, and therefore out of the question. Luckily, plant hire companies can offer top-quality cranes at more reasonable rental prices, helping you save your hard-earned money.

Product Depreciation

Even if you do manage to buy a crane or other plant machinery new, resale at a later stage can be much more difficult. Similar to most products in our modern world, plant machinery depreciates with use and time. When looking to sell the machinery to purchase an upgrade, you may have to accept funds lower than you would have liked.

Specialist Jobs

For jobs that require specialist equipment, often you will need machinery that you might not have immediate access to. Purchasing the machinery can be costly and a bad investment, particularly if it is never used again and has to be resold for fewer funds. Instead, choosing to hire a crane can eradicate these problems, allowing you to get the equipment you need without the hassle.

No Storage Needed

Heavy plant machinery isn’t exactly the smallest of construction tools. Storage, therefore, can be a pain when it comes to keeping your cranes safe and clean. Finding an area large enough to store them is one challenge, with transporting being the next.


If you’re working far away from your storage location, it can be costly and inconvenient to get your equipment where it needs to be. Luckily, plant hire means you can have cranes delivered much nearer to your location, without the hassle of getting them in and out of storage.

Wider Selections of Machinery

Within the equipment you already own, you might not be able to find exactly what you need to do a specific job well, leading you to have to search elsewhere. Plant hire companies offer a range of machinery, with several of the same products on offer. This is particularly good if you’re completing a large project, and require several employees on the same type of machinery at the same time to be able to complete a job within the estimated time scale.

What We Do

At Macsalvors Plant Hire, we pride ourselves on only offering high-quality crane hire services to our customers. No matter the job, we can supply the perfect machinery for your project. Our online gallery shows off our well-maintained cranes, ready for your use. We also have an online guide, to help you understand what the hiring process will look like.


If you would like to learn more about our services, visit our website or get in touch with us today.

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