Cal-West Rentals
Family Business Locally
Owned & Operated Since 1958

Rental Blog

Know Your Earth Movers? Loaders, Excavators, and Dozers

Dozer Rental

As for heavy equipment, earth mover rentals hold a special place in the heart of many a roughneck. If you conducted a poll a Tonka bulldozer would probably rank in the top 3 most gifted toys for five-year-olds. They are often referred to in general as: heavy vehicles, heavy construction equipment, heavy trucks or vehicles, […]

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Which is the right stump grinder for your job?

Hawk Hyd Stump Grinder 13HP SG13 (4)

Stump grinding is a taxing job and often the least favorite part of the tree removal process. Ensuring that you have the correct stump grinder for your job sight is a critical decision to make. Choosing the correct stump grinder can make the difference between a job well done and a job that takes forever […]

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Our Used Equipment for Sale

We have always offered used rental equipment for sale going all the way back to the our first years in the tool rental business in Petaluma, CA. In order to maintain the highest quality rental tools and equipment we often cycle in brand new equipment with the newest capabilities and technologies. In addition to the […]

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The Most Versatile Telehandler Rental, The Genie 5519

Genie Compact Reach Forklift Height Load

The Genie 5519 telehandler is the ideal workhorse to rent for your next job where you need a compact unit. This rental unit is often the first machine to arrive on the jobsite and the last to leave. The compact unit offers superior maneuverability with 4-wheel drive. The compact nature of this telehandler rental relates […]

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Cal-West Origin Story

1950 Ford Tractor

Cal-West Rentals, Inc. was founded in October of 1958 at 1300 Petaluma Boulevard North in Petaluma, California. Cal-West Rentals served many ranches and dairies in the area with various equipment rentals. Cal-West’s biggest piece of equipment at that time was a Ford tractor that rented for a mere $45.00 a day. One person ran the […]

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