Summer Landscaping Projects Start Here

We’ve got the machines and attachments you need to be successful, all in one convenient place. Summer is the season for tackling landscaping projects large and small. Whether you’re in the planning stages or have already broken ground, Carter Machinery’s landscaping equipment, attachments, and machine service can help ensure your project’s success. From clearing land…


Bucket Ground Engaging Tools: Selection, Changeouts, and Maintenance

Bucket ground engaging tools (GET) have a significant impact on equipment longevity, productivity, fuel consumption, and maintenance costs, which makes choosing the right GET and properly maintaining them two of the most important machine-related decisions owners and operators face. While bucket GET include base edges, adapters, edges, and sidebars, tips are among the most popular…


Wheel Loader in Winter

Be Wary Of Winter’s Hold On Your Machinery

Get a jump on winterizing your equipment so you don’t get left out in the cold. Take the proper precautions and your equipment will persist through the most frigid conditions. Get Things Started If your fleet sits in the cold all night your machinery will need time to get warmed up. Fluids need to circulate,…


Carter Machinery Apprentice

Get To Work on a New Construction Career

With October’s designation as Careers in Construction Month, now is the perfect time to consider how a construction career can take you to new heights. Carter Machinery knows the importance of spreading the word about the demand for construction jobs. According to Build Your Future – an advocacy group for the construction industry – there…


Dozer Pins & Bushings Turn

Benefits of ‘Wet’ Pin and Bushing Turns

Carter Machinery has a preventative maintenance program to fight that degradation process of pin and bushings, extending your machine’s life and saving you money both now and in the future. The Problem The steel components of a track-type machine’s undercarriage are constantly wearing down, slowly threatening your projects and bottom line. Over time, pins and…


Carter Employee at Desk

Equipping Your Fleet Through Financing or Leasing

Having a capable, reliable fleet is at the foundation of any successful business utilizing heavy equipment. Contractors – both new and well-established ones – need machinery they can depend on to effectively handle the jobs they’re hired to perform. Knowing how to pay for this crucial investment in the business is of the utmost importance….


Rental Skid Steers

Five Things to Consider When Selecting A Skid Steer

Versatility is king on many job sites, with contractors needing machines that perform a variety of tasks on a project. Enter the skid steer loader – one of the most versatile and maneuverable machines on any site. To maximize the return on your investment, you’ll want to make some important considerations into your business before…


Excavators Demolition

The Best Equipment For Demolition or Deconstruction

When it comes to demolishing or deconstructing materials, there are a number of specific pieces of equipment that help get the job done efficiently and effectively. These machines will typically use the following hydraulic tool attachments: rippers, brushcutters, augers, buckets, trenchers and saws. Selecting the appropriate equipment comes down to three simple steps: A thorough understanding…


Next Gen Cat Excavators

Next Generation Cat® Equipment Sets New Standard In Productivity

The next generation of Cat® equipment is here, ready to boost job site productivity levels everywhere. Innovative technology is redefining what you, the customer, should expect from dozers, motor graders, excavators, mini excavators, and more. You should expect technology that provides better fuel efficiency on machines with significantly fewer rotating parts, which results in less…


Cat Excavator w/ Operator Landscaping

Trained Equipment Operators Are Good For Business

Having properly trained equipment operators not only benefits your employees – it benefits your entire company in many respects. Operators with adequate training on the machinery they operate are not only safer – accounting for more efficient shifts and less time and money lost – they help your bottom line through increased productivity and machine…


Payment Calculator

Payments calculated using this tool are estimates only and do not include applicable taxes, insurance, and other fees. Actual prices, interest rate, and payments may be different. Financing payment calculations are based on APR and term. Actual payment and terms are subject to approved credit with Cat Financial Services Corporation or other funding sources. Not all customers will qualify.