Should I Hire or Buy Professional Cleaning Equipment?

From cars to properties, paying for expensive purchases in full rather than renting them has long been considered a financially sensible option. However, when it comes to gaining access to costly business assets such as professional cleaning equipment, hiring can often be a wise move.

Here are three business benefits associated with hiring cleaning equipment rather than buying it.


Access the tools you need in a cost effective way

When you purchase a piece of industrial cleaning equipment, the value of your asset will constantly depreciate. After regular use, not only will the machine not be worth as much as you initially paid for it, it might also be less effective, particularly if you don’t have the skills to maintain the equipment yourself.

Equipment hire can be much more cost effective. You won’t have to pay for an expensive machine outright and you won’t be left with a depreciated asset within a year or two of purchasing it. If the equipment breaks or becomes less effective, you won’t need to pay for it to be repaired.

You’ll also be able to factor affordable hire costs into your budget, free up capital to be used elsewhere in your company and boost cash flow in the process. In addition, monthly hire costs are often tax deductible.


Benefit from a reliable service and reduce downtime

When you hire a piece of equipment from Clean Sweep, rather than buying it outright, you’ll benefit from our extensive repair and replacement service.

Should you encounter any issues with your hire, we can send someone to your premises to inspect the equipment and repair it. If the machine cannot be fixed, we’ll ship a replacement to you as soon as possible.

We understand how frustrating downtime can be, particularly when you run a fast paced business. So we’ll do everything we can to get your equipment up and running with as little disruption as possible.


Improve flexibility across your business

Whether you’ve chosen a mini road sweeper only to discover a scrubber dryer would be more suitable or you’d like to upgrade a tool you’ve used for years to a newer model, cleaning equipment hire can give you a level of flexibility that purchasing a tool in full cannot.  

If you ever decide that a certain piece of equipment isn’t right for you, you can exchange it for something else. Unsure which tool is best for your business? Don’t be afraid to ask a member of the Clean Sweep team for guidance. They’ll be able to use their expertise to offer you advice and help you find the right piece of equipment for your company’s needs.


To learn more, please get in touch with our team of experts.

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We pride ourselves on being able to offer the following to all our valued customers:

– Next Day Delivery anywhere in the UK (subject to location & availability)
– Free site visits and advice, ensuring you hire the right machine for the application
– Flexible hire periods, from 2 days to 5 years
– Maintenance included as standard
– Full training on delivery of your equipment
– Quality, modern fleet, maintained to ISO9001:2008 standards
– Breakdown response

With a fleet of equipment growing daily, we’re ready to take your hire. Call us on 0345 222 8000 or fill out a simple enquiry form.

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