Transporting heavy equipment is never easy, but our inventory of furniture, push-cart and appliance hand dollies for rent make moving items such as furniture and equipment safe and efficient. Hand trucks, on the other hand, are useful for moving smaller items that can be stacked on top of one another, like paper boxes. United Rentals offers heavy-duty hand truck rentals that can lift up to 1,000 pounds. Additionally, our inventory includes stair-climbing dollies, designed to make transporting materials much more efficient. Dollies are an efficient and convenient material-handling solution for your jobsite.
See our listings below to rent a dolly near you, and learn more about dollies in our FAQ section below.
A dolly, also known as a handcart, is a material-handling tool designed to help transport heavy items. Dollies usually consist of wheels and a flat platform, and are usually used for moving material short, walkable distances. There are several different types of dollies, depending on the project or application. For example, our inventory includes platform dollies, which consist of four wheels and a flat deck, or tow dollies, small, two-wheel trailers designed to haul vehicles.
Dollies can be transported up and down stairs, but it is important to take precautions to avoid injury or strain. For safety and leverage, the operator should always be above the unit when transporting a dolly up or down stairs. Traditional hand carts can be carefully and patiently wheeled or carried up and down steps. Additionally, we offer stair dollies, with wheels that are specifically designed to climb and descend stairs or ledges.