You may want to consider renting an air compressor as opposed to purchasing one. When it comes to making the decision between the two, you'll want to be aware of some of the reasons why some companies opt to go the route of renting instead of purchasing. Here are some of the good things about going with an air compressor rental.
Save on your expenses
A lot of your decisions regarding the inner workings of your business will deal with making the best financial decisions. If you don't put serious thought into things, you may expect purchasing an air compressor to be the best financial thing to do. However, when you go over the numbers, you might be surprised to learn the opposite is actually true. New air compressors are big expenses. When taking on such an expense, you need to consider things like just how often you are going to be using it. Also, you'll need to consider that you will take on all of the maintenance and repairing of an air compressor that you own. Also, once the time comes to replace it, you will take on that entire expense as well. When you rent a compressor, it is on the company you rent it from to keep it working properly and to swap it with another one if it gets to the point of replacement.
If you are going to need to use air compressors for tasks that are quite different from one another, then renting compressors for each type of task you need them for at that time may be best. Renting air compressors as needed allows you to get ones that work for the different jobs without needing to invest in separate ones for your different departments or jobs in order to have the right compressed air quality and pressure levels.
You may not have much use for an air compressor most of the time. However, you may have some seasonal type of work that needs to be done each year. Rather than buying and storing an air compressor for the small duration you may need it each year, you would do best by simply renting it for that small period of time. Not storing it means not wasting the precious storage space and not risking something happening to it, such as it being damaged or stolen, while it is being stored for the year.