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
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
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
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
It’s typical to get bouts of arctic cold in Chicagoland, so you’ll want to know about condensation issues that can occur with machines that get stored over the winter.
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