Pump Truck Hire

If you want to lay concrete on a small drive, a concrete mixer will be enough.  For a slightly larger job, you could hire a concrete mixer truck.  But for really large areas, you need something more.  Something bigger and better.  Something that can really take on the job of concreting a huge area.  What you need is pump truck hire. 

What Is A Pump Truck?

A pump truck is a truck with a huge boom lift on its cab.  This lift is actually like a suction device that sucks out concrete from a huge industrial sized concrete mixer.  This is an incredibly precise machine that requires trained operatives to operate it, of course.  This is why most companies who need pump trucks opt for pump truck hire, which will generally come with an operative.

Where Can You Find Pump Truck Hire?

There are not many companies in the United Kingdom that offer pump truck hire because it is such a specialised piece of equipment.  However, they are of course not impossible to find.  Some of the companies you could consider include:
  • Grabtrucks, who specialise in offering a whole range of specialised trucks in many different parts of the United Kingdom including London, Hampshire, West Sussex, Berkshire and Surrey.
  • Truckmount Hire, a company that specialises specifically in large trucks and trucks that are needed to work at tremendous heights.
  • Chapel Engineering, who not only rent out large trucks such as pump trucks, but also offer a repairs service.
  • Amdec who are located in Manchester and offer free training on all of their pump truck hires.

Estimated Costs of Pump Truck Hire

The cost of pump truck hire is quite high because it is such a specialised machine.  Generally, you will be charged by the job; this may or may not include the hire of the cement mixer and the actual cement as well.  It is always advisable to seek a number of different quotations to make sure that you are getting the best possible deal.

How to Find Pump Truck Hire

If you are looking for pump truck hire, you could consider contacting some of the companies listed above.  However, it may be advisable to try and find some trusted recommendations.  This will allow you to get a better idea about what service and machine you can expect, as well as get a general idea about the price that you can expect to pay.  You may know someone who works for the local highways department, for example that could help. 

As you can see, if you require a large area to be concreted, what you need is pump truck hire.  Finding a pump truck can be slightly more difficult than finding a bog standard van, but it is not impossible of course.  It is always advisable to get at least three quotations so you are able to really compare and get an idea of what you can expect to pay and receive in terms of quality and service.

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