Skid steer loaders are one of the more versatile pieces of equipment available. The specific uses for a skid steer depend on the size of the machine and the attachments you equip it with. Skid steers come an array of sizes and varieties including Mini Skid Steers skid steers, and compact track loaders. Each with unique capabilities and applications depending on the task at hand.
Mini Skid Steer / Compact Utility Loader
Common Uses: landscaping, property improvement, minor demolition, moving materials, cleaning stalls, building and site development, trenching, leveling, post hole digging
Because of its compact size, the mini skid steer, AKA compact utility loader is ideal for smaller job sites where access is limited. The relatively light weight of the mini skid is also favorable for landscaping jobs because it is able to maneuver around on sensitive turf-grass with less damage to established turf. For specialized tasks, such as trenching and leveling, you will need to rent a mini skid steer system package with attachments.
Skid Steer / Compact Track Loader
Common Uses: construction, materials management, and spreading, debris removal, transportation of heavy materials, light grading and leveling, site prep or landscape installation