Deciding whether to own equipment or rent it, depends (for the most part) on current market conditions. If it is a buyer’s market, link then perhaps making an investment in equipment that will pay itself off over the long run is a good idea. However, if lift equipment is priced higher than average and you do not foresee a time when you will be using your AWP extensively, you may want to rent. The price of rental does change with the market, but not as much as the price of owning equipment. Somewhere between the current market conditions and your financial situation lies the answer. We are here to help you with any questions you might have.