Hire Survey and Safety Equipment from JB Survey Limited

Hiring equipment can often be a more advantageous option compared to buying it, depending on the specific needs and circumstances of the surveying project. Here are some reasons why hiring may be a better choice:

Survey and Safety Hire From JB Survey Limited

No maintenance costs:

Survey equipment requires regular maintenance to ensure accurate results. When you rent, the responsibility for maintenance falls on the rental company. This not only saves money but also reduces downtime, ensuring that your surveying operations can continue uninterrupted.


Purchasing survey equipment can be a significant upfront expense.  For smaller projects or those with limited budgets, renting equipment is a cost-effective solution. Renting allows you to pay only for the equipment's actual usage, avoiding large capital investments and ongoing maintenance costs.

Up-to-date technology:

Surveying equipment evolves rapidly, with new technologies and features being introduced regularly. By renting, you have access to the latest and most advanced equipment without the need to frequently update your own inventory. This ensures your surveys are conducted using state-of-the-art tools, potentially leading to more accurate and efficient results.

Flexibility and scalability:

Renting equipment provides flexibility in adjusting the quantity and type of equipment based on the project's scale and requirements. You can easily scale up or down as needed, avoiding the limitations of owning a fixed set of equipment.

Storage and transportation:

Surveying equipment can be bulky and sensitive, requiring proper storage and transportation. When you hire equipment, you don't have to worry about storage space or the logistics of moving the equipment from one site to another.

Expert support:

Rental companies often provide technical support and training on how to use the equipment properly. This can be particularly beneficial if you have a less experienced team or if you are dealing with complex surveying tasks.


Project-specific needs:

Different surveying projects may require specialized equipment that you might not use frequently. Rather than investing in a piece of equipment that may become obsolete or underutilised, renting allows you to tailor your equipment selection to the specific needs of each project.

Of course, there are instances where buying survey equipment might make more sense, especially for large-scale projects with continuous surveying needs. However, for many surveyors and companies, the flexibility, cost-effectiveness, and access to the latest technology offered by hiring survey equipment can make it a more attractive option.

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Short and long term hires at competitive rates, no servicing costs, all maintenance and subscription licenses are included.
Call or email us to arrange your next hire.
Collection available from either of our offices during normal working hours. Same day delivery available in certain locations, next day delivery as standard.
Our hire fleet is regularly replenished and will always have the newest models available.
Training on site can be delivered at point of hire, or just a quick refresher if its a new instrument. All of our staff are competent users and receive full manufacturer training.
If you are interested in purchasing any of our ex hire items please contact us with your requirements.