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Supercharge Your Project: The Ins and Outs of Heavy Equipment Rentals

March 4, 2024

If you’re a large construction contractor, chances are you’re always looking for ways that will help you increase efficiency and save money. It’s not always an easy task—particularly if you do business nationally or globally—but luckily there is a simple solution that can help: heavy equipment rentals. Renting equipment is becoming a popular solution in […]

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5 Signs Your Hydraulic Pump Needs Repair

February 26, 2024

Your hydraulic pump is gives you the power to get the job done. When it’s not functioning as it should it impacts your whole operation. It can be tempting to ignore the early warning signs of a problem in favor completing a project. It’s understandable but dangerous. Continuing to work with a hydraulic pump that […]

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Don’t Let Winter Freeze Your Work

January 31, 2024

Preventive Maintenance Matters Preventive maintenance is crucial. Winter weather can be hard on the job site and on the Caterpillar equipment you trust to get tasks done expertly and efficiently. Whether you need to winterize your fleet or implement a heavy equipment preventative maintenance plan, Yancey Bros. can you protect your investment, reduce unplanned downtime […]

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Your Guide to Cat Small Excavators

Whether you work in construction, excavation, landscaping, or related industries, Cat small excavators will make your work easier and will fit your job site. With a dig depth ranging from 19.8 to 21 feet and power output ranging from 73 to 130 horsepower, this piece of heavy equipment is primed to handle a variety of […]

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Hydraulic Cylinder Maintenance: Tips for Extending Lifespan

November 28, 2023

Cat hydraulic components are engineered to deliver top performance throughout the lifespan of your equipment. Regular maintenance for your hydraulic system is the key helping your equipment operating efficiently and at peak performance, holding its value and avoiding the need for hydraulic cylinder repair. Eight Ways to Extend the Lifespan of Your Cat Equipment’s Hydraulic […]

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Trends in Heavy Equipment Attachments

November 24, 2023

Cat heavy equipment attachments can be game changers on the job site, adapting machines to easily accomplish site-specific tasks and operating requirements. Technology continues to advance the power and precision of these attachments as well as make the work safer, more efficient and more eco-friendly. Here’s a look at some of the skid street attachments, […]

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For Easy Parts Ordering, Create a Parts.Cat.Com Account

October 19, 2023

The easiest way to get genuine Caterpillar parts for your equipment is to visit parts.cat.com/yanceybros online. Here, you can research and order any Cat part you could possibly need at a time and location that’s most convenient for you. It’s even easier if you create an account on the website. Online Benefits of Cat.Parts.Com The […]

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Operation Guidelines for Minimal Wear on Rubber Tracks

October 18, 2023

The rubber tracks on your Cat Compact Track Loader are designed to be durable. These steel-embedded rubber tracks give you unparalleled traction control as well as high floatation, low ground pressure, machine stability and smooth ride. A few simple steps will minimize wear and tear on your compact track loader’s tracks and protect your investment […]

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How Renting Equipment Can Help You Launch a New Business

September 21, 2023

They say you have to spend money to make money. But if you’re starting a new business, you’re probably looking for ways to keep expenses under control while you build your clientele and reputation. This reality can put new small business owners in a catch-22.   Having the right tools makes all the difference and keeps […]

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Boost Your Business with the Cat Rental Portal

September 20, 2023

Renting heavy machinery has a ton of benefits for your workflow and your bottom line. Now, thanks to the Cat Rental Portal, the benefits just keep getting better. Now it’s easier than ever to manage your rentals and access your information right from a computer or mobile device.  The Cat Rental Portal is the latest […]

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