Tips For Hiring Plant Equipment

Tips For Hiring Plant Equipment

May 16, 2019 Off By Admin

Hiring plant equipment is a practical way to make sure you have the equipment on hand if you have a large project coming up, and it’s also typically less costly to rent than buy. And you won’t have the problem of having to find long term storage for the equipment. These tips can make hiring plant equipment as easy as possible.

Check Availability

Knowing how much advance notice a dealer needs and whether you need to reserve your equipment ahead of time are good things to know. And of course, you’ll also need to know if a plant equipment rental company also has the equipment and tools you will need on those dates or whether they need to order it.

Verify Age and Condition Of Equipment

In general, the older the equipment, the more likely it is to malfunction or have problems when you need to use it and what you don’t need is equipment that doesn’t work when you have a deadline to meet.

The best plant equipment companies make a point of replacing old equipment with newer, maybe every couple of years or so. A reputable supplier would be able to answer your questions about service history and the age and condition of equipment, and knowing you are hiring up to date and reliable equipment means peace of mind and being able to complete your project on time.


Always use an equipment supplier that provides good customer service, will answer your questions when you have them and provides some training at no cost to make sure you know how to use the equipment safely and efficiently. While using the equipment, you may have questions or concerns and you need them addressed quickly.


Same day delivery may be something you are looking for if you are short of time or need equipment at the last minute. At the very least, get an idea of the company’s delivery schedule and when you can expect to have equipment on the site and ready to use. There may be an extra charge for delivery of your equipment and before you proceed with the order, you should find out whether you can expect to pay an additional cost or whether delivery is included.

We are FGS Plant and we can support you with your construction project from start to finish. For all your plant hire in kent needs, visit FGS Plant. We have become one of the UK’s leading plant equipment hire companies, with friendly staff, great support and plenty of inventory.