Have you ever wondered what Western States’ top 10 most popular rental equipment are? If you’ve ever rented equipment from Western States odds are you probably rented one of the below. Let’s dive right in!


10) Compaction Equipmentmost popular rental #10

In 10th place is our compaction equipment. Compaction equipment includes asphalt compaction, compactor plates, compactors, pneumatic tired compactors, rammers, and soil compactors. These machines are useful for paving teams across the territory. Western States also teaches how to utilize these machines at our Paving Training seminars.

9) Large Excavators:

Our large excavators are used formost popular rental #9 numerous tasks that range from commercial construction to railroad maintenance. Large excavators have an exponentially larger digging depth and reach than mini ones. They are also very effective at moving large amounts of earth and rock, which makes the construction process more efficient.  If you’re interested in renting one for your project reach out to our rental team to get a quote!

8) Wheel Loaders:most popular rental #8

The  wheel loader inventory at Western States ranges from compact wheel loaders to large wheel loaders. Compact wheel loaders typically are used in construction sites, agricultural settings, and warehouses. Our larger wheel loaders can help on forestry, railroad, and mining sites as well. Wheel loaders help carry materials across job sites and they can add major advantages to yours.

7) Generators:most popular rental #7

Our most popular generators to rent are our electric power generators and towable generators. These have been especially important with the unexpected weather that occurs within our territory through all seasons. Our generators are reliable and are a safe option for a variety of uses. We also have a power systems support team that is here to help you with all of your generator needs. 

6) Telehandlers:most popular rental #6

Telehandlers are a type of material handling equipment. They are great for lifting loads in high or hard-to-reach areas. This machine offers versatility on job sites making it an essential part of the equipment fleet. 

5) UTVs:

Our utility task vehicles are super popular year round! They allow workers on projects to get from point A to point B in no time! Our UTV rentals include utility trailers, personal carts, dump trucks, and water trailers.

4) Booms:most popular rental #4

Booms are another type of aerial equipment that is widely popular at Western States. These include our articulated boom lifts and our compact crawler boom lifts. Our compact crawler boom lifts feature low weight, compact dimensions, and non-marking rubber tracks which allow you to go more places around your job site. We have a wide assortment of sizes and styles to fit your needs. From construction sites to painting or repairs and even installation, Western States has you covered! 

3) Scissor Lifts:

Coming in at our number 3 most popular rental, scissor lifts, another type of aerial equipment! Scissor lifts are useful when maneuvering workers vertically. Scissor lifts are used in a variety of industries including, but not limited to, construction, retail, entertainment, and manufacturing. Overall, aerial equipment is one of the most popular departments to rent from at Western States. 

2) Skid Steersmost popular rental #2

In our number 2 slot for most popular rental is our skid steer loaders! We have a variety of skid steer options that our rental team offers. Skid steers have a multitude of different functions which make them one of the most utilized heavy equipment machines. They are great for earthmoving tasks and they also have a variety of attachments such as buckets, blades, forks, and rakes.

1) Mini-Excavators

Finally, what you’ve been waiting for, our number 1 spot for our most popular rental. Mini-excavators! We offer a wide selection of mini-excavators in our rental fleet. Mini-excavators have unique benefits that are different from large excavators including; higher mobility, less ground tear up, more efficiency dodging hazards on job sites, and leaving fewer track marks on the ground. Nonetheless all excavators we rent out are high quality and designed with your job site in mind.


If you want to know what all the buzz is around mini-excavators  or any of these machines, try one out by contacting us for a rental quote. Feel free to drop us a line here or call us at (800) 852-2287.