Your Equipment Rental Partner

COVID-19 Response

Carter Machinery Company Inc., is continuously monitoring the status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we’re working hard to maintain controlled environments between our facilities and our offices to ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers and business partners all while providing the highest level of service to all that depend on us.

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Big or Small. We Rent It All.


At Carter Rental, our core values ensure we'll do whatever it takes to support your operations. We commit our comprehensive equipment services to our industry partners across the Mid-Atlantic region, including those in construction, roadwork, landscaping, aggregate, forestry and many more applications.

When you're considering an equipment rental, you can access your Carter Rental dealer's inventory through The Cat® Rental Store. Whether you’re looking to rent a generator or a 44,000-pound excavator, Carter Rental offers a full range of machines, tools, equipment and supplies to meet all of your jobsite needs.

Heavy Equipment Rentals in Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia

The biggest projects often require the hardest-working equipment. When you demand superior power, efficiency and safety, we have the right heavy equipment, guaranteed ready to serve in your fleet.

We can provide wheel and track-type loaders, excavators, pavers, graders, compactors and dozers. Our selection gives you multiple options in equipment models, maximum capacities and operating configurations so that you can acquire the most capable or familiar unit to you.

Our rental equipment is a perfect opportunity to try out the latest technology and engineering innovations from Caterpillar. Our selection also features heavy earthmoving equipment from other trusted manufacturers and brands. Whatever you choose, your investment secures you the highest quality and performance, which we back with our skilled shop and field technicians.

Contractor Equipment Rentals

Carter Rental specializes in renting contracting equipment and helping all industry trades achieve the best possible results. Some of our most widely utilized options include:

  • Aerial equipment: If it's a boom lift, scissor lift or vertical manlift you're searching for, our aerial solutions are all highly reliable and maneuverable.
  • Trenching and shoring equipment: Our rental inventory includes essential safety equipment for digging, including aluminum shield walls, bedding boxes and hydraulic shoring rails.
  • Work tools and attachments: Optimize your material handling or landscaping equipment with an array of attachments such as auger drill bits, buckets and saws.
  • Portable contracting equipment: We offer solutions for your mobile projects like air compressors, pressure washers, diesel generators and welders so you arrive at the job site equipped to succeed.

The Carter Rental Advantage for Equipment Rental

Rental equipment allows your company to fulfill an emergency need or boost the capabilities of your fleet. There's no better team in the Mid-Atlantic region with the flexibility to support your growth. When you rent from Carter Rental, you’re guaranteed to receive:

  • The largest, best-maintained equipment rental inventory in Virginia and the surrounding Mid-Atlantic
  • Quality Cat machines and more from over 70 other leading manufacturers
  • Affordable daily, weekly and monthly rental rates
  • On-time delivery to your business or worksite
  • Fast and reliable rental service support backed by 700 technicians

We're there 24/7 for our business partners to keep them productive and profitable year-round. With over a dozen convenient locations across Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC and West Virginia, Carter Rental's rental services are positioned to get you well-maintained equipment and tools exactly when you need them.

Browse The Cat® Rental Store and Request a Quote Today

Rent whatever you need from the people who do whatever it takes. If you're unsure what will be the right equipment or tool for the job, we can help. Our experienced rental consultants will share their advice and best recommendations.

Submit a request online today, and we'll answer you shortly with more information about arranging your rental.

Check Out Our Limited Time Special Offers & Promotions

We are making it easy for you to tackle all of your fall construction, landscape, and facility projects with this special offer on weekly rentals!

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Meet Your New Equipment Rental Mission Control

The Cat Rental Store customer portal is an accessible, easy, convenient way for you to manage the equipment you have on rent anytime, from anywhere.


Make The Best Buying Decision. Try Renting Heavy Equipment First.

Investing in heavy equipment is a major commitment, and you don’t want to take the plunge unless you’re sure of your purchase.

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Need Technical Support? Don't Forget to TethrIt Now!

Get instant access to Carter support to quickly diagnose and troubleshoot issues while in the field directly from a mobile device.

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