When the temperatures drop, heaters are an essential part of any job site for various reasons. While many assume that construction companies mainly use heaters to keep their workers warm during cold weather, these devices perform many critical functions, from thawing ground to preventing frost to ensuring optimal temperatures for concrete curing.
Whether you need a heater for one or all of these reasons, choosing a rental over purchasing one outright gives you the flexibility to select the most efficient and productive model for each job you undertake. Learn more about the factors you should consider before committing to a particular brand or style.
The first step in choosing the most effective heater for your work site is knowing the primary functions you need the device to perform. Although they operate similarly, most outdoor heaters are entirely different than indoor heaters. Many power options exist for commercial heaters, from natural gas and diesel to propane and electricity. While fuel-powered units are better suited for outdoor use, many models running on electricity or propane meet emission standards for indoor use.
Either way, the amount of space you need to heat should be one of the primary considerations when determining the size of the rental unit.
For commercial construction projects, some applications benefit from using a high-powered outdoor heater and directing the air indoors through unfinished walls, doors or windows.
Once you have determined your exact heating needs, you can begin narrowing down your choices. Besides size, some of the most important factors to consider are:
At The Cat Rental Store, we provide superior heating solutions to meet your needs, including high-output models for indoor or outdoor job sites. Our knowledgeable and experienced team can help you calculate your operating requirements, whether you need a device for ground thawing, a large-scale model to keep your workers warm or a flameless system in potentially volatile applications.
We carry rental options from some of the industry's most recognized manufacturers, including Allmand, Wacker Neuson, Kroll, Desa and many more. We can walk you through the most cost-effective options that deliver the productivity and safety your work site requires.
The Cat Rental Store offers some of the market's most competitive prices, world-class customer service and industry-best technical support from more than 1,300 locations around the world. Contact us online for a quote or call 1-800-RENT-CAT to learn more about how our rental solutions can benefit your operation.Find The Cat Rental Store Near You