CASE Buckets – the Varied, the Plentiful

Cheer up – winter will be over before you know it, and construction season will start again! One of the best things about CASE buckets is their versatility; we stock buckets designed for a huge range of tasks, so any equipment from CASE can function in a variety of ways.

Today, we want to highlight some of our favorite buckets and their uses in the construction world. No two buckets are created equal, so it’s important to know the main differences between them. Continue reading

Cold Weather Safety for Heavy Equipment Operators

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we talk a lot about keeping your equipment safe in the cold winter months. Today, however, we want to talk about an even more important topic – keeping your workers safe in the cold!

Even when it’s cold, the construction projects roll on. This means long hours of being exposed to cold air, wind chills, freezing precipitation, and other hazards. We want to take some time to discuss the risks of operating equipment in the winter, and health hazards to be aware of. Continue reading

Why Rent Equipment? Here’s Why!

We live in a world in which construction is everywhere, and we mean everywhere. How do you know what equipment you need and what you don’t? Even if you know what you need for your project, how do you know the most cost-effective method of acquiring it? How long will you even use a piece of equipment once it’s bought?

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we’re here to help silence the questions rolling through your mind. We want to offer another solution beyond purchasing new or even used equipment – renting! At one time, renting heavy equipment had a bad rap, but we’ve perfected our rental process to make it streamlined and cost-efficient. Continue reading

Skid Steers and Their Attachments

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we love a strong, durable skid steer to perform a variety of odd jobs. Since 1969, CASE skid steers have helped a range of customers with a variety of needs perform their tasks quickly and effectively. What can a CASE skid steer do for you?

No matter what sort of business or project you need a skid steer for, there’s an attachment to make the job easier. Today, we want to talk about some of the most beneficial skid steer attachments and what each one can help achieve. Continue reading

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Keep Your Equipment Cool This Summer!

This heat wave is no joke – welcome to summertime! Summer heat is not often thought of as an equipment killer, but hot weather can cause just as much damage as cold weather and snow. Fortunately, at Eagle Power and Equipment we have plenty of experience in protecting equipment from harsh conditions.

Today, we want to give you some tips and tricks to save your equipment from damaging weather this summer. It can be simple to keep your machinery safe, but certain precautions and inspections should be followed to ensure a quick startup every time. Continue reading

Renting Equipment: How Does It Work?

When it comes to renting equipment, there are a lot of factors to keep in mind. How long will you need the equipment? What sort of project will you be completing? Which pieces of equipment are best suited to your job? So many questions, such a short project timeline and small budget!

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we want to make sure you can find the best equipment for your job at the most reasonable rental rates. We understand that it isn’t always the right time to buy heavy equipment, so our rentals are always clean, well-maintained, and ready to use immediately for a day, a week, or even a month. No matter what type of equipment you need, we have it ready for you! Continue reading

Types of Rollers Used in Compaction Work

Construction season is beginning, and the beginning of most construction jobs is compaction. Creating a strong, sturdy base is crucial for a successful construction project, and the best tool for the job is a roller. The question becomes, which roller is right for your project?

There are several different styles of rollers that work best for different types of compaction. Today, we’re going to dive into four of those types and list the projects best suited to each type. Continue reading

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Myths vs. Facts About Rental Equipment

When you think of rental equipment, what do you envision? Old, beat-up equipment that hasn’t been maintained? Expensive rates that make your job too pricey to complete?

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we’re here to put an end to common rental equipment myths. While some companies may prove those myths to be true, our goal is simple: provide the highest quality equipment at low operation costs. Today, we want to highlight some of the biggest rental equipment myths, and then tell you the truth. The truth about why rental equipment is sometimes the best way to go! Continue reading

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Used Equipment Market Value: What’s Fair?

Buying used equipment can be great for your business; often, the equipment is in great shape, but someone else soaked up the depreciation for you. However, one can never be too cautious. How do you know what fair market value is when there’s no documented system or pricing resource?

Some companies, such as, have recently emerged for comparing the sale prices of new and used vehicles to determine if you’re getting the best value for that particular car based on ratings and customer reviews.

Now that system is great for standard vehicles, but how do you do the same for heavy equipment? Fortunately, at Eagle Power & Equipment we have a few options for you! We did some research and combined our own experience to bring you some of the best ways to determine fair market value to purchase your used equipment. Continue reading

Tips for Buying a Used Excavator

When it comes to buying used equipment, there are lots of important factors to consider. What sort of treatment was the machine given before? How much use did it really endure? Did the previous owners stay up-to-date on maintenance?

At Eagle Power & Equipment, we understand the value that comes with peace of mind. That’s why we thoroughly inspect every piece of equipment that comes across our lot for any imperfections or potential defects to be fixed before the equipment is posted for sale. Today we want to focus on excavators; specifically, the important components to inspect before purchasing one used. Continue reading