- Shop Equipment
When you are looking for the right equipment for your shop, here are some things to consider:
Whether you are operating a commercial shop or home shop, you will need to make sure all of your equipment is in order. Consider all of the tasks you will be performing in order to ensure that you have an optimal set up. Not all equipment is cheap, sso start by making an inventory of what you have and what you need.
Focus on acquiring the most vital shop tools first to ensure you can make use of the space you have designated for your shop. Take into consideration the main purpose of this area. Will you be working on large vehicle like trucks, smaller cars, motorcycle, atv's, riding mowers. etc.? What service will you be performing? Will you be doing repairs, maintenance, customization, auto detailing, painting, restoration, etc.?
A must have for almost any shop is going to be an air compressor. They are not only used to air up tires. There are a variety of pneumatic tool that require air pressure to operate. Don't forget about hoses. Be sure you have sufficient hose length to reach everywhere.
Be sure you have the proper equipment to change tires as well. Additionally, if you intend to balance tires, there is equipment you will need for that.
Jacks, lifts, and stands can be very useful for getting underneath vehicles and motorcycles. Oil changes require some equipment as well which includes an oil pan or oil drain, an oil meter can come in handy as well.
Be sure to look through the shop equipment offered on our site and if you have any questions or can't find what you are looking for, contact us and we would be happy to help you out!