What Genie Has to Offer
For more than 50 years, Genie has produced a broad range of aerial lifts to suit the needs of a variety of customers and industries, such as:
- Articulating boom lifts: These lifts from Genie are available in bi-energy, diesel, and electric, which gives you the option of using them in enclosed spaces without the worry of harmful emissions. Genie’s articulating boom lifts are incredibly versatile, with two- and four-wheel drive options; a combination of up, out, and over positioning; high ground clearance; and (on some models) rough terrain handling.
- Scissor lifts:Genie offers two types of scissor lift: rough terrain and slab. Rough terrain scissor lifts are typically used outdoors or in multi-storied construction and come with positive traction control and four-wheel drive that allows them to easily navigate rough or uneven terrain. Slab scissor lifts are used for both indoor and outdoor purposes, featuring large workspace platforms and enhanced maneuverability.
- Telescopic booms: These lifts offer more horizontal reach than any other lift type, making them ideal for construction sites with limited access as well as most industrial applications. Genie designs its telescopic boom lifts with minimal tail swing to allow for improved navigation.
- Trailer-mounted Z-booms: Designed for applications that need both high and low reach, trailer-mounted Z-booms from Genie are light enough for use on more delicate surfaces, such as gymnasium floors, lawns, and slate. These lifts can be towed behind an SUV or truck with no issue and offer working heights between 40′ and 55′.
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Features of a Genie Lift
Genie collaborates with its customers to find the best features and production practices for each and every product it designs. Some of the features of Genie lifts include:
- Comfortable operation:In certain situations or spaces, navigating and operating a lift can be difficult. This is why Genie uses a combination of efficiency and safety features to allow users to position the lift in close proximity to the work area. The company’s lifts also offer “up and over” features that make it easier to access hard to reach areas.
- Maneuverability:Genie designs its aerial lifts for a higher level of maneuverability in narrow spaces. The company puts a focus on stability, producing lifts with compact bodies that allow for no tail swing and a tight turning radius.
- Versatility:Designed for use in a range of applications and industries, such as construction, film production, and maintenance, with a lightweight construction that also makes them easy to handle and maneuver.
How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Genie Lift?
The cost to rent a Genie lift varies based on the lift’s age, carrying capacity, and power source (diesel, electric, etc.). In addition, lift type the working height affect the total price. Here is a general pricing guide to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay to rent a Genie lift:
- If you only need a lift for a few hours, rental costs average between $20 and $30 per hour.
- If you need the lift for a few days, lift rental has an average cost between $200 and $400 per day.
- Renting a lift by the week has an average cost between $800 and $1,500 per week.
- To rent a lift for a month or more, rental costs average between $2,000 and $3,500 per month.
What to Look for in a Genie Lift
Before you make a final decision on your Genie lift, there are some things you should consider. First, it is important to correctly determine the type of aerial lift you need. Boom lifts, scissor lifts, and vertical lifts all offer different features and benefits, so it is best to figure out which one works best for your needs beforehand.
You also need to consider your platform requirements, such as how many workers you expect to use the platform at one time and the type of tools that will be needed for the job. It is important that you think about this carefully, otherwise you wind up with a lift that does not have enough platform space or overpaying for one that has too much.
Once you have figure these aspects out, you can look at different model specifications to find the best fit for you. It is also important to consider your power source when looking at different models to decide what is best for your needs. If all of your lift applications are indoors, you wouldn’t want to rent a model that is diesel-powered since it releases harmful emissions.