Since 1968, United Hoist has been providing personnel and material hoisting service to midrise and hi-rise construction developments.
We only invest in the finest equipment and software to guarantee premium service to our valued clients.
The more difficult your project is, the better suited United Hoist is to provide a turnkey hoist solution.
What We Do
There is a hoist or chute equipment/services for you regardless of size and type of construction project.
Nationwide Rental Services
Our trusted equipment solutions are available nationwide even reaching as far as the Caribbean and parts of the Americas.
With a lower carbon footprint, we use equipment that is duty efficient and supports our company culture of eco-consciousness.
Construction Hoist Rentals
Transporting your workforce and construction materials from any height won’t be an issue anymore with our hoist construction equipment rental and sales.
We specialize in “weird” projects. These include buildings that aren’t straight up, or need a build out with scaffolding with an attached hoist and ramps that lead back to the building. The more difficult the job, the better suited we are to provide a solution! Back structure is another area where our solutions shine. We also tailor-fit our services even if there is limited space between the building and the edge of property line through the Side Door/C-Door configuration.
Construction Hoists For Sale
Hoist equipment is also available for purchase for those in the construction industry who wish to engage in the long term application of hoist construction service. Our team of experts can guide you throughout the selection and acquisition process.
Turnkey Solutions For Your Hoisting Construction Needs
- Personnel / Material Hoist Rental
- Vertical Surface Hoist Setup
- Horizontal Floor Slab Hoist Setup
- Platforms and Back Structures
- Industrial Applications
- Hoist for Maritime Projects
- Engineered/Layout Drawings
- Equipment Inspections
- Jumps and Platforms
- Diverse Fleet Scalable in Weight and Size
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Frequently Asked Questions
We've collected some of the most popular questions asked and created a list of FAQs to better serve you. If your question is not listed, feel free to get in touch with one of our team members so we can help.
What size do hoists come in?
- 5x12 (Actually 5 x 13)
How do they attach to the building?
With a series of structural tie backs that are anchored to the structure.
Who operates them?
UHEI will orientate GC appointed "competent" operators. We can also provide operators at an additional cost.
Are the hoists insured?
General Contractors are required to supply property damage insurance for job-specific equipment.
UHEI can supply needed insurance for equipment at an additional cost.
Are the operators insured?
Operators provided by UHEI are covered under our GL and WC policies.
Operators provided by the General Contractor should be covered under their GL and WC policies.
What happens if the hoist breaks?
UHEI will provide an invoice, or if the General contractor participates in an online program, like Procure or Textura, we will submit Pay Applications using those programs. UHEI accepts Checks and Wire Transfers for payment.
Is there a deposit?
Yes. UHEI requires a Non Refundable Deposit of $10K per hoist car, and 50% of the optional items.
Is there any retainage?
UHEI does not allow retainage to be held from their payments.
Is there a minimal rental?
The minimal rental is established within the rental agreement.
Do I have to clean the hoist?
We understand the hoist is used on a construction site and will become dirty. However, excessive concrete splatter, blowouts, and dumping of concrete must be cleared off. UHEI at the end of the contract, and upon receiving the equipment at our yard, will generate an invoice of what it will cost to return the equipment to rentable condition. It will be deducted from the Non-Refundable Deposit.
Do I have to do any maintenance on the hoist?
The General Contractor