You may have the best of the heavy equipment available in the market to get the job done but what use it is of when it does not work at the time you need them the most. The reason for this is very strong and also alarming. It is certainly not that you have bought faulty equipments but it broke down as it was not properly maintained. The heavy equipment working constantly in the construction site are prone to dust and other foreign particles that can choke the flow of oil to its important parts which can lead to the breakdown. If not taken care off at the right junction, it may become a very expensive affair to you.
As you read on, you will come across many hazards that can occur due to not taking good care of your machine.
Hazard to the project:- Big projects are given on the basis of the goodwill you carry in the construction industry and also on the type of equipments you have to get the work done. The project giver does not simply hand away projects to any newbie and are always on look of people who are experienced in this sector. They also see to the fact how maintained are the machines. If they have doubts on it, you may as well receive a negative reply from them which definitely will hurt your business. Moreover, the one that you have in hand may take a halt as you can’t move an inch ahead with your ceased to work equipments. This may take a bigger toll on your business and moreover to the goodwill that you have created in the last many years.
Cost to get the equipments repaired:- We all know how expensive are heavy equipments and it is quite obvious that the parts of the machines are no less expensive. This means that if any part of the equipment goes faulty and is needed to be repaired, you need to shell out a good sum of money to get it replaced with a new one. Now assume that you have good number of machines which needs to be repaired. This means that you need to spend a fortune on them while you are also suffering a setback in your business. This would be completely unacceptable to any businessman who has been in this sector for years.
Cost incurred on the mechanic:- The mechanic who repairs heavy equipments are very high in demand which is why they are quite expensive. They will get the machine up and running for you but will also charge hefty fee for that. You on the other hand are left with no option than paying him his charges.
All these could have been avoided if you had a team who will do nothing but look after the machine. The team can be a member of 3 people who are able and competent in their domain. They would be responsible to service the equipments are regular intervals and take due care of the machines. In this way, you can save a lot by taking good care of your machines.