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How to Properly Maintain Your Heavy Equipment

By: Hannah Comeau
March 8, 2024

Are you interested in learning how to get the most out of your equipment? Properly maintaining your equipment may seem like a tedious chore, but it’s the most important investment you can make in your equipment. At Cleveland Brothers, we understand the importance of equipment maintenance and are here to assist you and your equipment needs. Whether you are dealing with new or used equipment, regular maintenance is a necessity to help prevent costly repairs, minimize downtime, and protect the value of your equipment over time.

Ready to kickstart your heavy equipment maintenance journey? Here are some of the most important maintenance tips you should include in your maintenance journey:

Establish a Consistent Maintenance Routine:

  • Consistency is key when it comes to equipment upkeep. Implement a regular inspection schedule to catch any issues early on and to keep your machines operating safely and efficiently.

Document Equipment Maintenance Records:

  • Track every service and inspection diligently. Accurate records not only help you stay on top of maintenance needs but also provide valuable insights into the health of your equipment over time.

Comply with Manufacturer Guidelines:

  • Manufacturer guidelines are a great tool when it comes to properly maintaining your heavy equipment. Those guidelines offer valuable insights on proper usage, servicing, and repair procedures tailored to your specific machinery.

Protect Your Investment in Storage:

  • Protect your investment by storing your equipment in a secure and sheltered environment. Shielding machines from moisture and sunlight help prevent corrosion and extend their lifespan.

Invest in Employee Training:

  • Empower your team with comprehensive training in equipment operation and maintenance. Knowledgeable operators can spot issues early, reduce wear and tear, and ensure safe and efficient usage.

Cleveland Brothers has over 580 trained technicians located throughout our 28 locations who are here to help you and your equipment needs. From inspections to repairs, our skilled technicians are here to assist you, so you can focus on what matters most – getting the job done. Whether you are a new equipment owner or looking for a better maintenance routine on your older equipment, Cleveland Brothers is here to keep you and your operations running smoothly.  Call us today at 844-720-4CAT to see how we can support your equipment maintenance needs.