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Trade and Contractor Equipment Rentals


From small handheld tools to large equipment capable of breaking down rock and other tough surfaces, Herc Rentals provides a comprehensive selection of trade and contractor tools for every application. Partnering with Herc Rentals ensures fast access to the best trade tools and the latest technology when and where you need it, with 24/7 assistance available for quick delivery or pickup. 


For a full list of our contractor tools and equipment options, download our guide. This handy trade and construction tools list lets you explore key features and compare the performance of different models to choose the best tool for the job. 


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Trade and Contractor Tool Applications


Our extensive catalog of trade and contractor equipment rentals covers a wide range of applications. It includes all the equipment you need to maintain an organized, comfortable job site, handle tough materials and work safely at heights. You'll also find technologically advanced solutions for demolition, ground preparation and cable installation, alongside handheld equipment for making repairs and adding finishing touches to builds. 


Whether you need general contractor tools or specialized equipment for niche applications, Herc Rentals lets you choose the most trusted brands and leverage cutting-edge technologies without purchasing equipment up-front.



Types of Trade and Contractor Equipment


Every successful project requires a safe, compliant job site, and Herc Rentals offers a comprehensive list of contractor tools and equipment to manage conditions in even the most challenging environments. Our catalog encompasses climate control solutions to maintain comfortable temperatures and lighting options to maximize visibility. On sites where power is an issue, generators for trade tools help keep your projects on track.


Herc Rentals has a broad variety of welding, plumbing, HVAC and electrical trade tools for every residential and commercial project. Options include state-of-the-art welders and welding accessories, drain snakes, sewer cameras and conduit benders. 


Our comprehensive selection of tools and trade construction solutions includes everything you need to complete challenging builds from start to finish. Herc has ground preparation equipment, such as plate compactors and rollers, trade tool air compressors and mobile elevated work platforms such as electric scissor lifts, telescopic boom lifts and atrium lifts. We also offer numerous handheld tools, from ladders, handheld sanders and other basic contractor tools to heavy-duty concrete saws.


Herc Rentals provides all the tools landscaping professionals need to deliver outstanding service, including lawn care equipment suitable for domestic projects and heavy-duty equipment for larger commercial jobs. Our inventory encompasses a range of high-quality chain saws, stump grinders, trenches and wood chippers.


If you need to react quickly to emergency situations, Herc Rentals has you covered. Our extensive selection of restoration and remediation equipment includes pumps, air scrubbers and air movers, with flexible rental options available for emergency access.


Other options include:

  • Concrete mixers
  • Core drills
  • Electric breakers
  • Rotary hammers
  • Concrete vibrators
  • Pressure washers
  • Augers
  • Pipe threaders
  • Floor sanders
  • Brush mowers
  • Post drivers
  • Air impact wrenches
  • Rivet busters
  • Diggers
  • Earthmoving solutions


We're confident we have the equipment you need to get the job done right. Search our extensive range of trade and contractor equipment rentals and jobsite solutions to explore your options. 



Services We Offer


We provide additional services to help you get the most out of your tools and trade construction equipment rentals. Our qualified instructors offer high-quality rental equipment safety training on our aerial lifts, dirt equipment and many other items in our contractor tools and solutions, alongside education on silica dust control. Your team can receive training at your local Herc Rentals branch, virtually or on your own job site for convenience while ensuring safe operation and compliance.

Our team also maintains the safety of our rental fleet by:

  • Remaining up to date with manufacturer safety campaigns
  • Purchasing only safety standard-compliant equipment from respected brands
  • Retiring equipment early compared to industry norms to provide customers with cutting-edge safety features
  • Inspecting, repairing and maintaining equipment regularly


Trade and contractor equipment rentals allow you to take advantage of the latest technology without purchasing and replacing your own fleet regularly, and our Rental Protection Plan provides extra reassurance. Adding an RPP to your reservation gives total protection against damage and theft, with no out-of-pocket costs if your equipment breaks or gets stolen. We'll even replace the damaged or stolen item to keep your project on track.


Partnering with Herc Plus simplifies renting and managing trade and contractor tools through our user-friendly online portal. Here, you can manage your rentals, make payments and receive analytics to help you maximize the benefits of renting gear through Herc Rentals. Your dedicated single-point contact provides customized support with all aspects of ordering, billing and technical support, enabling you to rent equipment flexibly to meet evolving operational needs. 



Industries We Serve


Herc Rentals has over 50 years of experience providing flexible trade and contractor equipment rentals across a broad range of industries. Our detailed understanding of our customers' challenges allows us to offer the best trade tools for multiple sectors. 


Each specialized team has extensive experience supporting partners in the utility industry, ensuring they have the tools they need to optimize day-to-day operations and react effectively to emergencies. Our expertise in the construction, remediation and restoration sectors helps our partners take advantage of the most advanced technologies and access 24/7 support, deliveries and pickups for time-sensitive jobs. 


Other industries we serve include:

  • Aerospace and airports
  • Automotive production and services
  • •Renewable energy
  • Facilities and property management
  • Manufacturing and assembly
  • Entertainment
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and municipalities
  • Rail and transit
  • Warehousing and distribution


Whatever your industry, our team of sector-specific experts are on hand to provide round-the-clock support, safety solutions and customized equipment options for every operational requirement.



Count on Herc Rentals


Whether you're managing operational challenges or expanding your business, an experienced partner like Herc Rentals can help you meet your goals. Renting trade and contractor tools from Herc Rentals ensures access to premium equipment, making it easier to deliver exceptional service and protect the safety of your workforce. Contact an equipment expert today to learn more about tools, services and solutions for your industry.