With winter approaching, it's almost time to store your yard equipment for the colder months. Before your machines go into storage, remember to properly maintain each of them to ensure their performance in the spring. These end-of-season equipment maintenance tips will help you get started.
on September 21, 2020
on January 08, 2020
Snow in Utah can be a major problem during the winter months. In order to remove snow from roads, parking lots, and job sites, it's important that you have the right equipment to handle the job quickly and efficiently. These are some of the best machines for snow removal, along with a few attachments that will help make things even easier!
Best Machines for Snow Removal
A high-performing skid steer loader is one of the most popular machines for snow removal — and for good reason. This type of machine is flexible, allowing you to maneuver through tight spaces. With the right attachments, a skid steer rental will allow you to clear heavy snow in no time.
There are a few different kinds of skid steer loaders available. A traditional skid steer has rubber wheels, while other models are produced with tracks. If you decide to go with a tracked
on December 14, 2019
With winter weather in full swing in Utah, it's important for contractors to know what's available to protect their jobsite from snow and ice along with keeping their workers warm and safe if working outside this season.
Making sure you and your crew are outfitted with proper gear and safety equipment is essential. Plan to invest in the right tools and protection to comply with safety regulations and weather changes. At Diamond Rental, you can quickly outfit your jobsite by renting lights, heaters and generators while also keeping overhead low. By renting equipment you can ensure it works when you need it and save cost when you don't.
After ensuring that your crew has everything they need, turn to the jobsite itself. After all, seasonal fluctuations in temperature — as well as varying precipitation — will affect your jobsite from October through April.
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on November 21, 2019
Gutter cleaning is one of those home or commercial building maintenance chores most people hate to do — but it can't be ignored. Clogs of leaves, dirt, bird nests and other debris will eventually block the water running through the gutter and cause it to overflow, leading to roof leaks and structural damage. Cleaning gutters twice a year — typically in late spring and early fall — will keep them clear and prevent water from backing up.
Professional gutter cleaning services are available, although you can save money by handling the task yourself. If you choose the latter option, the following useful gutter cleaning tips can make the job easier and safer.
Remove leaves and other debris from the roof before cleaning the gutters. Otherwise, the next rain will wash it into the gutters and begin to clog them again. Debris left on the roof can also create water dams that damage HVAC units or lead to roof leaks. Use a rake or power wa
on November 19, 2019
Summer can take a toll on the trees around your property. Extreme heat can weaken trees and increase their vulnerability to storm and insect damage. Fall is a good time to perform some tree maintenance to protect them from the harsh winter that's just around the corner.
When it comes to fall tree care equipment, Diamond Rental has what you need, when you need it. We've assembled a few useful tree maintenance tips to help prepare your trees for the cold months ahead.
Trimming Dead Branches
Most people think of trimming as a way to improve the appearance of a tree, but it also provides essential tree health benefits. By removing dead branches, trimming pr