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(989) 448-7199 – Gaylord, MI
(231) 221-2700 – Harbor Springs, MI

Excavation Equipment Rental

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Excavation Equipment

  • 24 hour rental constitutes 8 hour run time
  • Week rental constitutes 40 hours run time
  • Rates and available equipment may change at any time
  • Equipment greater than 12,000 pounds, commercial delivery rates apply and rental is 24 hours or more

* Indicates Equipment Must Be Delivered

Excavation equipment rental is a practical and cost-effective solution for anyone in need of heavy machinery for construction, landscaping, or other excavation projects. From large-scale construction sites to residential landscaping endeavors, renting excavation equipment such as excavators, bulldozers, backhoes, and loaders offers the flexibility to access the right equipment for the job without the burden of ownership. With well-maintained and high-performance machinery available, excavation equipment rental ensures efficiency and productivity, helping to complete projects on time and within budget. Expert guidance from the rental company ensures that users can operate the equipment safely and effectively, making excavation equipment rental the go-to choice for successful and seamless project execution.

  • CAT 239D Skidsteer 
  • CAT 239D Skidsteer 
  • CAT 249D Skid Steer
  • CAT 279D Skid Steer
  • 259 HF w/Brush Head (6ft)** 
  • Mini Skidsteer 
  • CS34 Roller Compactor 
  • John Deere 2038R Tractor 
  • John Deere 3046R Tractor 
  • CAT 303E Mini Excavator
  • CAT 304.5 Excavator* 
  • CAT 305E Mini Excavator 
  • CAT 307 Excavator* 
  • CAT308 Excavator* 
  • CAT 312 Excavator* 
  • CAT 316 Excavator* 
  • John Deere 450 Dozer* 
  • John Deere 550 Dozer* 

Attachments – Implements

  • Power Broom
  • Grapples
  • Augers
  • Brushcutters
  • Box Blades
  • Pallet Forks

Excavation Equipment Gallery

CAT 239D Skidsteer

CAT 307 Excavator

CS34 Roller Compactor

John Deere 550 Dozer

John Deere 550 Dozer


What types of equipment can I rent from Smith Equipment Rental & Trailer Sales?

At Smith Equipment Rental & Trailer Sales, we offer a wide range of equipment for rental, including heavy machinery like excavators, loaders, and bulldozers, as well as landscaping equipment, aerial equipment, contractor tools, and miscellaneous tools such as power washers and tile saws.

How long can I rent the equipment for?

We provide flexible rental options to accommodate your specific project needs. Whether you need equipment for a few hours, a day, a week, or even longer, we can tailor the rental duration to suit your requirements.

Is the rental equipment well-maintained and in good condition?

Absolutely! We take great pride in maintaining our rental equipment to the highest standards. Our team of experts conducts regular inspections and maintenance to ensure that all equipment is in excellent working condition and ready to tackle your projects with efficiency and reliability.

Do you provide training on how to use the equipment?

Yes, we prioritize safety and want you to feel confident operating the rental equipment. We offer basic training on how to use the machinery and provide essential safety guidelines to ensure you can work with the equipment safely and effectively.

Can I rent trailers for transporting equipment or materials?

We don't rent trailers, but we offer a diverse selection of trailers for sale, but not rental. Some equipment, due to the weight category, requires Smith Equipment to deliver and return the equipment for rents.

How do I reserve equipment for rental?

Reserving equipment is easy! You can give us a call, visit our showroom, or contact us through our website to discuss your rental needs and make a reservation. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will assist you in selecting the right equipment and ensuring a smooth rental process.

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    Smith Equipment Rental & Trailer Sales:

    Gaylord, MI
    2349 South Otsego Avenue
    Gaylord, MI 49735

    Harbor Springs, MI
    8535 Harbor-Petoskey Rd
    Harbor Springs, MI 49740


    Gaylord, MI
    (989) 448-7199

    Harbor Springs, MI
    (231) 221-2700

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