Is It Worth Buying A Mini Digger?

   30 May 2022

If you’re thinking about undertaking some construction work that involves any form of digging or small-scale demolition, a mini digger could be the perfect tool for the job. Similarly, if you have some agricultural work to carry out, a mini digger could make light work of it.

For those who don’t have a mini digger, you’ll need to consider whether you should hire one or if you should rent one. In this blog, we’re going to explore the pros and cons of each so you can make the most informed decision for your project.


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Buying vs Hiring A Mini Digger

At JW Clark Ltd, we provide a comprehensive service to those looking to hire a mini digger. Whether you’re a trade customer or a member of the public, we can provide a compact digger for you to rent, and we also offer hired-in plant insurance if you don’t already have cover. This means if you have a one-off or short-term job and you need a digger, we offer a complete end-to-end service so you don’t have to worry about a thing.

That being said, if you’re looking at a potentially longer-term project, you may want to look into buying a mini digger instead. If you’re unsure whether you should buy or hire, keep reading as we explain more about the advantages of each.


Why May You Need A Mini Digger On Your Farm?

Diggers tend to be associated with construction work, but this isn’t their only use. In fact, farmers across the UK, including in Northamptonshire, are seeing diggers for the optimal value they can bring to make working easier.

First and foremost, farmers frequently need to clear land, whether it’s to make way for more crops or to provide additional grazing space for livestock. A digger makes light work of this.

Another handy reason to have a digger on your farm is in the event you need to dig new holes for fencing. Having a mini digger on site can make the task less hassling.

Finally, the third main reason you may find use for a digger on your farm is if you need to dig out a new trench or ditch. A mini digger is both efficient and cheaper than a full-size excavator.


Should I Hire Or Buy A Mini Digger?

Now you’re familiar with the uses of a mini digger, you’ll be wondering whether you should buy or  hire one. Generally speaking, unless you find yourself doing the above jobs several times a year, there’s not much point in buying a mini digger. Opting to hire a mini digger is far more cost-efficient and offers more flexibility.

You can choose the length of time you need it for, so you don’t have to pay for a service you don’t need. You can also hire the most modern mini diggers on the market, helping to make the job even easier.


Hiring A Mini Digger From JW Clark

JW Clark offers a completely flexible, end-to-end mini digger hire service. Whether you need a digger for a few days or a few weeks, we have a solution for you at a competitive price, and we can even include insurance where necessary. To find out more, please contact us.

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