Boom lifts, also frequently referred to as "cherry pickers", is a very versatile aerial work platform providing workers the ability to safely work at levels of height. Consisting of a platform or bucket attached to a hydraulic arm, it can be extended vertically and horizontally to reach various positions on a jobsite. Most commonly used in construction, maintenance, repair work, and contractors of all industries, boom lifts are designed to provide a stable and secure platform for workers.
As a full-service equipment provider, we carry a fleet of boom lifts available for rent or purchase, here are some common questions we are asked:
Boom Lift FAQ's
How Does All Access Equipment Handle Extensions?
There are a variety of boom lift extensions available , here are various options available. If you have further questions our customer support team is always available to help!
Telescopic boom extension: The handle extension has a series of nested tubes that can be extended and retracted to reach varying heights. Mostly used in a situation where a precise positioning of the platform is required.
Articulating boom extension: An articulating boom extension features a series of joints that can be bent to allow the platform to reach up and over obstacles, examples include buildings or trees. Mostly used in situations where access to hard-to-reach areas is necessary.
Straight boom extension: This extension is ridgid and can be attached to the end of the boom for additional reach. Again, mostly used in situations where a simple extension of the boom is all that's needed.
Jib extension: A jib is a special type of extension, usually referred to as an attachment, that is attached to the end of the boom to provide a secondary arm which can reach around obstacles or difficult places. Sought after where flexibility is important.
What Makes Renting from All Access Equipment Different?
As a family owned and operated business, All Access provides superior customer service to our clients throughout Southern California. With 3 convenient locations in San Diego, Riverside, and Orange County, we work with businesses in a variety of industries for their heavy equipment needs. Our team provides affordable rates to rent our equipment and flexibility in delivering the equipment to your location and picking it up. We have grown tremendously over the past 10 years because of our dedication to be the best equipment rental provider in the industry and provide exceptional customer-service to our clients.
What are Boom Lifts Used for?
Boom lifts are used to lift workers, materials, and tools to levels of height that are difficult to reach so they can complete the needed jobsite tasks. It is the alternative to a scissor lift because of its ability to maneuver up and over obstacles, whereas a scissor lift is mainly used to move workers up and down. You can also learn more about the Differences Between a Boom Lift and Scissor Lift.
What Size Boom Lift Do I Need?
This answer varies across jobsites, it depends on the height the platform needs to reach. It should be measured from the ground to the area of height + 2 feet to give workers plenty of room to get the job done. If you are unsure, the team at All Access can help you make sure you get the right size for your jobsite requirements.
How Can I Rent a Boom Lift For?
With All Access Services, our boom lifts are available for rent on a short-term and long-term basis. They can be rented daily or for multiple months (as is the case on most construction long-term projects). The answer is, as long as you need the equipment for!
How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Boom Lift?
The price to rent a boom lift depends on how long you will be needing the equipment for, what type of boom lift you need (articulating or straight), and what size boom lift you will need. We have a variety of options available and our team will provide a free estimate!
We offer a free quote for all equipment rentals, please fill out our "Request Estimate" form or give us a call to speak with a representative!