Bucket Size: A Game-Changer

While some people have a bucket list, we have a list of buckets. That’s right: it’s important to have a lot of options, because when it comes to your project and its site-specific conditions, bucket size matters. It defines the productivity and efficiency of your operations. Remember, having the right tools will always save you time and money. For this, you need to know the type of material you’re working with and the precise utilization of your machinery. Don’t worry; we’re here to help.

Since all buckets have different features and sizes, three questions must be asked when choosing excavation buckets: what type of soil are we working with, what type of work are we doing, and what type of hauler truck do we need? A dense soil will require a bucket that’s sturdy enough to lift the load. Digging trenches, making slopes, and moving snow are all tasks that require specific buckets. Plan accordingly! And don’t forget to match the bucket with an appropriate hauler truck to minimize fuel costs, general wear and tear, and potential downtime.

You can find all kinds of buckets for rent on RentAll Construction’s website. For most excavating jobs such as moving dirt, sand, or gravel, you’ll be safe with the standard general-purpose bucket. To smooth out soft soils and edges, you’d need a grading bucket or a tilted bucket for some precise 45-degree rotation action. For high-precision jobs like digging for pipes and narrow cables, use a trenching bucket. Browse our wide range of heavy-duty buckets to help you handle heavy material. Finally, many specialty buckets are also available, such as riddle buckets to sift rocks out from sand, v-buckets for angular trenches, rock buckets to easily break down hard rocks, or hard-pan buckets to loosen soil, thanks to its ripper teeth.

Don’t forget that you can also customize most buckets with extra features! Change the type of teeth located at the front of the bucket, choose their spacing, or simply configure the edges of your bucket to suit to the materials you’re working with. More options are also available: choose from a variety of side cutters, couplers to switch out accessories quickly, and excavator thumbs to firmly pinch material.

So yes; size matters. Figure out what type of bucket you need now and guarantee optimal efficiency for your worksite.

RentAll Construction is a true leader of the renting equipment industry. Operating North America’s largest equipment rental network, we offer contractors a seamless procurement strategy through our GAD-certified services. Yes, we rent equipment and tools but more importantly, we provide a solid reliability and time-saving opportunities to do more with your business. We allow contractors to get out n’ get it