Benefits of Equipment Hire

With each passing day more and more companies, contractors, and individuals are turning to equipment hire as the preferred option when in need of construction machinery. This comes as no surprise to those in the know because, in most cases, renting equipment offers multiple advantages over buying.

When deciding whether to rent or buy machinery, you must weigh various factors against each other, such as the use we are going to give the equipment, storage availability, the duration of work, etc. Taking into account all these factors is the only way to determine if the investment associated with equipment acquisition can be justified; as it turns out, this is rarely ever the case. Below are some of the many advantages that equipment hire has over purchasing equipment outright.


A lower initial investment 

It can be costly when you choose to buy or purchase new equipment especially when it is heavy equipment like an excavator, a dozer or rollers which can run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. By hiring you can avoid this hefty fee and pay a much smaller amount to use the equipment for as long as you need it.

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Huge and heavy equipment often requires dedicated storage to hold it long term. You need to keep your equipment safe from the elements in order to reduce wear and tear over time. By hiring you can eliminate this worry too. At Pacific Hire, we have dedicated equipment storage facilities so you can rest assured that the equipment will always be in good condition when you hire.

Avoid long-term commitment

Equipment Hire is always more suitable for short-term projects. Buying new equipment will tie you up for a long-term commitment which may not always be ideal. You need to keep and maintain it despite the fact that it could no longer be needed. Additionally, when you need to repair or maintain it you will continue to have ongoing expenses. By hiring you can rest easy knowing that you aren’t locked into anything and can simply return the equipment once you’re done.

Solve transportation issues

When you have purchased a piece of equipment, you need to transport it to where your project site is located. You need to pay additional expenses for its transportation and it will require a lot of time just to get there. Some delays may occur while transporting and this could even begin to affect your job scheduling. Hiring will solve this kind of problem and the team here at Pacific Hire will work with you to make sure your equipment gets to where it’s needed in a timely manner.

Less maintenance and repair cost

Having any type of equipment requires maintenance and repairs to ensure it’s in good condition. Its use and lifespan will be extended if given proper care and it’s well-maintained. Of course, this also means that additional expenses are necessary. By hiring you can avoid this cost and rest assured that all of our equipment has been maintained and repaired by us.


Product testing

Generally, equipment hire companies will let you test the equipment to give you the assurance that their product can satisfy your needs. This will give you an idea of how the equipment may work at your convenience. With this product testing, you can make sure that the equipment will perform to your expectations before spending any money.



Worry-free compliance

Emissions standards, registrations and other requirements to own a piece of heavy-duty equipment can be frustrating. Necessary compliance is needed to ensure that you are properly meeting the regulations and standards of the industry. After all, the last thing anybody wants is any legal trouble causing problems and delaying the completion of their project. Choosing to rent can relieve these burdens and with us, you can rest assured that all of our equipment is compliant with all Australian standards and laws completely.

Access to the latest and best equipment

When purchasing a piece of equipment you may not always be able to afford the latest and best models. Hiring eliminates this worry. At Pacific Hire, we constantly keep our inventory up to date and by hiring with us you can rest assured that any equipment we have will be up to date and of the highest quality.

The right tool for the job

Finding the right tool for the job is one of the biggest hurdles when it comes to choosing a piece of equipment. Fortunately, we’re here to help. When you choose to hire with us, you have access to our team’s vast industry knowledge which will allow you to find the perfect piece of equipment to get your job done guaranteed.

Satisfy temporary needs

For short-term projects, buying equipment may no longer necessary to avoid the above-mentioned problems. Especially for short-term use, renting equipment is usually the better way to go rather than buying. It will help save money in the long run and will save you the headache of worrying about maintenance or repairs.

Now that you know some of the benefits of choosing equipment hire rather than purchasing, why not give us a call and we can help get you started with hiring some equipment today!