Best Equipment To Rent Out In the Busy Season

April 19, 2017
DOZR Hub Home 9 Working with DOZR 9 Best Equipment To Rent Out In the Busy Season

The Best Equipment To Rent Out Changes With The Seasons

The ground is thawing and the weather is warming up – it’s the start of the busy season for contractors all over North America.

It’s also going to be a busy season for DOZR as more businesses look to save money on the equipment they need.

Below are some of the machines that will be in highest demand through the warmer months, and the different types of work they can do for renters depending on compatible attachments. Many contractors looking to rent equipment may already have the attachments they need for a specific job, and simply need an engine to power their tools.

We’ve also given some examples of how DOZR renters might use different attachments, in case you’ve got a tool that could help complete a job you’re not accustomed to. Listing attachments for rent along with your machine can help you make a little extra, and can help your renters simplify their work by using one machine for multiple tasks on their jobsite.

The Best Equipment To Rent Out In The Spring

Compact Excavators

These versatile machines can be used for road repairs, demolition, residential construction and even some farming and forestry applications.

As the weather clears, you’ll probably see compact excavators with buckets, breakers and grapples used for demolition or on residential projects.

Contractors may also use breaker or auger attachments for road repairs. These projects will shift into high gear in the coming weeks as local and state governments try to fix weather damage to roadways in preparation for the summer travel season.


Another compact piece of equipment, skidsteers are perfect earth-moving machines for smaller projects or close-quarters work like home building, renovations or street or highway lane repairs.

On construction sites, especially residential sites, skidsteers are perfect for clearing and rough-grading land before building. Once a home starts going up, skidsteers can use fork attachments to lift and move materials around the jobsite, too.

Skidsteers can also pull double-duty for landscapers, who can use their earthmoving power for some cut-and-fill work and attach mowers or even tillers for maintenance and smaller agricultural pursuits.


Tractors as we know them have been around since 1901, and there are countless attachments for all sorts of specialized jobs on farms, residential and nonresidential construction sites, roadways and more.

Planting season means tractors on farms running tills, planters and fertilizers, or one-pass systems to do it all at once.

Even if you’re a farmer getting the season started, you might be able to draw extra revenue during planting season, too. This guide from the USDA shows the busiest weeks for planting different types of crops, and could help you plan ahead to rent planting attachments once you’re finished with your own fields.

Front- and back-end loaders are probably the most recognizable off-farm use for tractors because they’re equally useful in residential building, commercial building and on roadways.

Trailers, Tools and Outdoor Power

More construction activity means contractors need to get themselves, their equipment and materials to jobsites. If you’re between jobs or won’t need a trailer for the summer, renting your trailer could be a good way to create some unexpected revenue.

Increasing residential building and springtime renovations means power tools are in higher demand. Contractors need tools like saws and drills to frame new homes or office buildings, and other tools like power washers and chippers can help get homes and yards cleaned up for backyard barbecues.

Finally, jobsites need power. Generators are universal on construction sites, especially for road work that’s often done during off-peak traffic hours. Other useful power implements like light towers are particularly helpful for road crews, and could net you more as they’re a somewhat specialized piece of power equipment.

While these are the machines and tools we expect to get the most use through spring and summer, it’s important to remember that you and other contractors like you solve problems for a living. If someone can save money and find a way to do their job with your machine, they’ll make it happen.

Do you have any of these best machines to rent out this season? Are they sitting idle in your lot? Give us a call and list with DOZR today and start earning extra money.

Kevin Forestell

Kevin Forestell is CEO of DOZR and one of the co-founders. Kevin first got started as an entrepreneur when he founded Forestell Landscaping right after graduating from University. His love and passion for the industry and desire to help solve an equipment problem that contractors faced every day is what brought the founding team to start DOZR. Kevin is proud of the level of efficiency brought to the industry through DOZR and hopes that DOZR will help change the standard way equipment is rented.


  1. Diving Cyprus

    I hope that you won’t stop writing such interesting articles. I’m waiting for more of your content. It’s so good that i’m going follow you!

    • Julie

      Hi! Thanks so much for your feedback! So glad to hear you enjoy our content here. We enjoy creating it!

  2. Site Preparation Kerikeri

    Usually, I never comment on any type of article but there is something different in it that I can’t stop myself to say something about it. Your blog about The Best Equipment To Rent Out Changes With The Seasons is very informative. You’re doing a great job. Keep it up Do it well.

  3. excavation auckland

    I like your post and I am happy to share this post to my friends. It’s very nice to see about The content you have shared is very elaborative and informative. They offer same information here, one must check them also.

  4. residential builders Auckland

    I never comment on a blog but I am surprised after reading it your content is marvelous equipments play a major role in a busy season your blog really solved my issue that how I can rent out thanks for the content u r great. They offer same information here, one must check them also.

  5. Michael Walker

    This post about the best equipment used in the construction during busy season is very important. It will really helps a lot to everyone. After seeing this post, I become happy to know about these best equipment. I was searching for the same information from last few days. Keep posting and keep sharing.

  6. basement excavation

    Here in this blog we get to know about the best equipment to rent out in the busy season. It helps us to decide that which one is best among its types. I enjoyed reading this article and would suggest others it as well. Thank you for this article! This is really very informative for us.

  7. Demolition North Shore

    Thanks a lot to you for sharing about best equipment to rent out in the busy season here, these kind of ideas are were much needed. I really appreciate that you have provided the data too, really appreciative and useful blog for us. Looking for more!! When you look for same type of great content, like here then check out this also.

  8. Decking Auckland

    All the best information regarding the best equipment to rent out in the busy season in detail. I loved reading this article. Such articles are not only knowledge enhancers but also very interesting to read and to learn to compare from.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Posts