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ForkliftsForklifts are a staple of many commercial and industrial activities, and are renowned for their maneuverability, load-bearing capabilities, and reliability. Because of the relative ease of use and simplicity of design, many businesses find that their work is simplified greatly through the use of a forklift. While care must be taken whenever operating heavy machinery of any type, here are a few ideas on how a forklift might simplify your next project.

  • Construction – Heavy building materials of many types are far more easily transported via forklifts than by almost any other method. This can be especially useful over greater distances and rough terrain, as well as outdoors. These uses can also apply to landscaping and other equipment that may need to be moved for a residential, commercial, or industrial purpose.
  • Dockyards – Forklifts have been an essential part of shipping for nearly a century, and the ease with which one of these machines can move goods is practically unparalleled. Shipments of steel or wood are also easily moved by forklifts across dockyards after coming off of a cargo vessel.
  • Warehousing – The construction of many modern warehouses basically requires the use of forklifts in order to safely store, access, or retrieve some sections of the warehouse.
  • Residential – A forklift can help in many aspects of the home, especially during construction, renovation, landscaping, and other uses that would require you to frequently move up and down a ladder or move a significant amount of heavy material more than a short distance.

For all of your forklift needs, let our team at Eagle Rentals in Statesville or Troutman help you today!