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Boom Lifts for Rent

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Boom Lifts

With impressive reach and lifting capacities, boom lifts ensure safe and efficient access to elevated work areas. Whether you need to tackle construction tasks, perform maintenance, or handle installations, our boom lifts provide the stability, maneuverability, and reliability you need. Skyblack Rentals rents a wide range of modern boom lifts ranging from 40' to 150' and including Telescopic and Articulating models.
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What Are Scissor Lifts?

With impressive reach and lifting capacities, boom lifts ensure safe and efficient access to elevated work areas. Whether you need to tackle construction tasks, perform maintenance, or handle installations, our boom lifts provide the stability, maneuverability, and reliability you need. Skyblack Rentals rents a wide range of modern boom lifts ranging from 40' to 150' and including Telescopic and Articulating models.
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Industry Help: Boom Lifts

Boom lifts are aerial work platforms (AWPs) used to safely reach and work at heights. They consist of a platform attached to a hydraulic boom that can be extended and retracted. Different types of boom lifts are suitable for various indoor and outdoor applications. Here’re the industries that can use boom lifts: 

  • Construction: Reaching high points for building, painting, installing windows, etc.
  • Maintenance: Servicing equipment, cleaning windows, inspecting roofs, etc.
  • Tree Care: Pruning branches, trimming trees, and removing dangerous limbs.
  • Sign Installation: Placing and installing signage at high elevations.
  • Event Production: Setting up lighting, rigging equipment, and decorating venues.
  • Film and Television: Providing camera platforms for filming scenes at various heights.
boom lifts industry help

Industry Help: Boom Lifts

Boom lifts are aerial work platforms (AWPs) used to safely reach and work at heights. They consist of a platform attached to a hydraulic boom that can be extended and retracted. Different types of boom lifts are suitable for various indoor and outdoor applications. Here’re the industries that can use boom lifts: 

  • Construction: Reaching high points for building, painting, installing windows, etc.
  • Maintenance: Servicing equipment, cleaning windows, inspecting roofs, etc.
  • Tree Care: Pruning branches, trimming trees, and removing dangerous limbs.
  • Sign Installation: Placing and installing signage at high elevations.
  • Event Production: Setting up lighting, rigging equipment, and decorating venues.
  • Film and Television: Providing camera platforms for filming scenes at various heights.
  • Construction and maintenance: Installation and repair of electrical systems, plumbing, HVAC equipment, ductwork, and more.
  • Warehousing and logistics: Stock picking, inventory management, reaching high shelves, and equipment maintenance.
  • Event production: Staging setup, lighting and sound installation, decorating, and event management.
  • Window cleaning and building maintenance: Cleaning windows, facades, and other high-reach areas.
  • Landscaping: Prune trees, trim hedges, and perform other landscaping tasks safely and effectively with the aid of scissor lifts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you renting for the first time with us, or do you have questions not yet solved? Check our boom lifts FAQ for extra help!

What is the minimum cost to rent a boom lift?

The minimum cost listed on our website is $425 per day to rent a boom lift, which can be negotiated on a case-by-case basis with each contractor.

The smalles boom lift available in the market is a 40' telescopic or articulated boom lift , available for rent at Skyblack Rentals.

The smallest model we have is a 19′ electric scissor lift, which is also the smallest model in the industry. 

What is the biggest boom lift I can rent from Skyblack Rentals?

The biggest boom lift for rent available at Skyblack Rentals is a 135′ telescopic boom lift. There’re even bigger ones, though, like a 150 ft. reach unit.

What are the different types of boom lifts?
  • Articulating boom lifts: These have a flexible boom with multiple sections that can bend and reach around obstacles.
    Telescopic boom lifts: These have a straight boom that extends vertically, offering a wider working area.
What are the benefits or using boom lifts?
  • Increased Safety: Boom lifts provide a safe and secure platform for workers to access heights, eliminating the risks associated with ladders and scaffolding.
  • Improved Efficiency: They allow workers to efficiently perform tasks at heights, reducing time spent on climbing and setting up ladders or scaffolding.
  • Enhanced Reach: Booms can extend to reach greater heights and distances, enabling access to areas previously difficult or impossible to reach.
  • Versatility: Different boom lift types cater to various needs, offering flexibility for diverse work environments and tasks.
What safety precautions should I take when using boom lifts?
  • Always follow manufacturer’s instructions and safety guidelines.
  • Inspect the equipment before each use.
  • Ensure proper leveling and stabilization of the boom lift.
  • Wear appropriate safety gear, including hard hat, safety glasses, and harness.
  • Do not overload the platform.
  • Be aware of overhead hazards and power lines.
  • Never operate a boom lift under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
What are the standard platform widths of boom lifts?
  • Platform widths vary depending on the type and model of boom lift. In general, widths can range from:

    • Articulating boom lifts: 2 ft – 3.5 ft (0.6 m – 1.1 m)
    • Telescopic boom lifts: 2.5 ft – 4.5 ft (0.75 m – 1.4 m)
    • Scissor lifts: 3 ft – 8 ft (0.9 m – 2.4 m)
How do I choose the right boom lift platform width for my needs?
  • Consider the following when choosing a platform width:

    • Number of workers and equipment: Ensure the platform is wide enough to accommodate everyone and their equipment comfortably.
    • Working space: Choose a width that provides enough space for workers to move around safely and efficiently.
    • Accessibility: Consider the width of doorways and other areas the boom lift needs to navigate.
    • Stability: For taller heights, prioritize platforms with wider bases for better stability.
What are the typical platform heights of boom lifts?
  • Platform heights vary significantly depending on the type of boom lift. Generally, they can reach:

    • Articulating boom lifts: 40 ft – 150 ft (12 m – 46 m)
    • Telescopic boom lifts: 60 ft – 185 ft (18 m – 56 m)
    • Scissor lifts: 10 ft – 40 ft (3 m – 12 m)
How do I choose the right boom lift platform height for my needs?
  • When choosing a platform height, consider:

    • Working height requirement: Identify the specific height needed to access the work area.
    • Overhead hazards: Be aware of power lines, cables, or other obstacles that could pose risks at specific heights.
    • Regulations and safety: Ensure the chosen height complies with local regulations and prioritizes operator safety through proper training and fall protection measures.