Bring Your Machine In for Service and Get 25% OFF a Replacement Rental

Orland Park’s Rental Department (Cathy Lewis & Bob Novak)

How many machines do you have out in the field that you KNOW need maintenance? It happens all the time – when a job comes up you just can’t afford to be down a machine.  It’s understandable, but you know in the back of your mind you’re pushing your luck by skipping scheduled maintenance, or worse, obvious repair needs. That’s why our Rental and Service Departments have teamed up to offer a 25% discount on a replacement rental while your machine is in our shop! Continue reading

Ready, Check, Maintenance!

Now’s a good time to check and maintain your equipment after a long season out there. And bonus: if you bring your equipment in now, you can take advantage of special financing and extended parts warranties from our service department. That’s because of the Ready Check Maintenance Event, going on now.  Continue reading

Get Your Machine Ready with a $99 Maintenance Inspection

We get the question “what’s included in your $99 customized inspection?” from customers a lot, so instead of listing everything off, we thought we’d show you instead:

Once we do a complete rundown of your machine we’ll give you a checklist of things that need attention. Think of it as a report card for your equipment! We run inspections on all types and brands, from skid steers to excavators to riding mowers. If your machine needs maintenance this is the cheapest, most effective way to address those issues because you’ll know exactly what needs attention and YOU decide what you want fixed.

To book a $99 inspection give our service team a call at any of our locations. Get it booked and get your machine ready to roll! Continue reading

Preventative Maintenance Tips for Equipment Fleets

Skid Steer Loader Oil Change

Preventative maintenance is the key to running an efficient fleet

There are two types of maintenance repairs in the equipment business – preventative and reactive – and the difference between the two is the difference between a profitable shop and a money drain.  According to a Construction Equipment study if your maintenance/repair costs are 15% or more of the replacement value of your fleet you’re losing money!  Preventative maintenance helps keep a shop efficient by reducing emergency breakdowns (and the labor costs associated with it) and by giving you the ability to plan ahead for major repairs.  Whether you’ve got one machine or one hundred you should be following a maintenance schedule, plain and simple – whether it’s in house or with your local dealer.  Here’s are a few key tips we’ve gathered over the years running our own shop: Continue reading

Ready Check Maintenance Event and Giveaway!

New Holland's ready check maintenance event

Get your equipment ready for winter and keep your cash flow strong with New Holland’s Ready Check Maintenance event

Have you gotten your hands on the New Holland parts catalog yet? If you have then you could be a winner! This year New Holland is giving away 10 first place prizes and one grand prize to anyone with a winning code in the Winter 2013 catalog. All you have to do is bring in the catalog to any of our stores to find out if your code is a winner. Continue reading

Tech Tip: Keep Water Out of Your Fuel System

Be sure to check fuel filters for water after winter storage

Two weeks ago we ran an article about proper fuel storage over the winter.  That got one of our service managers thinking about condensation issues with machines that get stored over the winter. Continue reading

Ask the Experts: Answers to Your Questions Straight from our Shop

We’re excited to announce the launch of our “Ask the Experts” feature on our website.  It’s been on the site just a few short weeks and we’re already getting some great questions. Continue reading