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07-08-2024 |

Top Tips for Mower Performance (Plus a Secret Ingredient!)

OUR SECRETS TO ENHANCING YOUR ZERO-TURN’S PERFORMANCE THIS SUMMER At the peak of summer heat, it gets harder and harder to achieve the same impressive cut in your yard. Luckily for you, a Bobcat® zero-turn mower has the potential to beat out the competition and tackle the worst weather conditions. We’re sharing Bobcat of Houston’s [...]
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07-08-2024 |

How to Protect Your Tractor Against Summer Wear and Tear

How to Protect Your Tractor Against Summer Wear and Tear Don’t let summer wear and tear get you down! With just a couple extra steps, you can maximize your yard time and protect your state-of-the-art Bobcat® compact tractor from damage. Follow Bobcat of Houston’s personal guide to keep your tractor operating smoothly all season long! [...]
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07-08-2024 |

Our Top 5 ECHO Products for Your Summer Landscaping Needs

5 ECHO LANDSCAPING PRODUCTS YOU NEED THIS SUMMER Are you tired of settling for heavy and inefficient outdoor power equipment? Sit back and relax because we’ve got you covered! We consulted our top equipment specialists, and we’re finally releasing a comprehensive list of the top five ECHO products that will transform your next project. Check […]

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07-03-2024 |

4 Ways to Extend The Life of Your Bobcat Compact Excavator

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR EXCAVATOR WITH THESE 4 MAINTENANCE TIPS A compact excavator doesn’t usually sit around on the job. As the industry’s hardest working and most versatile digging machines, Bobcat® excavators rise to meet the unique challenges of each job site. Take a look at Bobcat of Houston’s top four ways to […]

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07-03-2024 |

How to Spot A/C Issues in Your Bobcat Skid-Steer Loader

COMPACT TRACK AND SKID-STEER LOADERS’ MOST COMMON A/C ISSUES Your work doesn’t slow down for a little heat. Neither should your Bobcat® loader’s A/C unit. At Bobcat of Houston, we have the A/C parts and service you need! Learn more about identifying potential issues with your machine’s air conditioning system below. ARE THE DRAIN VALVES […]

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07-03-2024 |

Everything You Need to Know About Bobcat Loader Air Filters

IDENTIFY AND REPLACE THE AIR FILTERS IN YOUR COMPACT LOADER Your cab and engine should stay as cool as you look in that Bobcat® skid-steer loader. By investing in genuine Bobcat air filters, you prolong the life of your machine, keeping your expenses low and your productivity high during peak work season. Take a look […]

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03-21-2024 |

Maximize Your Rental with Bobcat of Houston

HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR BOBCAT COMPACT EQUIPMENT RENTAL EXPERIENCE Your rental experience doesn’t start when you walk through our door. It begins the moment the pile is too heavy, the brush can’t be tamed, and the grade is too steep. Don’t worry—the right Bobcat skid-steer loader, compact track loader, mini track loader, or compact excavator […]

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12-21-2023 |

Wrapping Up Strong: Bobcat of Houston’s 2023 Rewind

Welcome to our first-ever Year in Review blog post! As we step into a promising new year, let’s take a moment to look back on some of Bobcat of Houston’s 2023 highlights. BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER The Bobcat of Houston family continued to grow this year with the addition of our La Marque location. […]

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12-05-2023 |

Save More on Your Next 2023 Purchase

The IRS wants you to succeed almost as much as we do. Section 179 tax savings can help you purchase the high-quality Bobcat® compact construction equipment your business needs. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) created Section 179 so that small businesses could have extra income to buy the equipment and technology that would help them […]

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03-15-2023 |

UTV vs. ATV

If you’re in the market for a do-it-all machine, a utility vehicle (UTV) might be the best option for you. A balance of comfort, power and maneuverability make utility vehicles the superior choice. While it’s possible to get around your jobsite or property with an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), utility vehicles offer benefits that give them […]

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03-15-2023 |

Ten Tips for Boosting Compact Excavator Uptime

Your compact excavator can be one of your most important investments. By making a commitment to a manufacturer’s routine excavator maintenance plan, they can generate revenue more hours of the day and more days of the year while staying on schedule. 1. Read the compact excavator’s manual. An operator’s first task is to review the [...]
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03-15-2023 |

Best Bobcat Attachments to Rent

Don’t have the right attachment for the job? Consider renting. For tasks you only do a few times a year, Bobcat attachment rentals eliminate the need for storage and let you explore whether purchasing an attachment down the road makes sense for your operation. Renting compact track loader and skid-steer attachments is often more cost-effective [...]
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03-15-2023 |

6 Tips to Maintain Compact Loaders

Ongoing improvements to compact track loaders – including increased digging and lifting performance, maneuverability, and attachment capabilities – have made them more versatile and productive for you and your crew.  However, these advancements require special care that cannot be overlooked. Start with the equipment maintenance manual The first thing you and your equipment operators should […]

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03-15-2023 |

Avoid Costly Downtime with a Preventive Maintenance Checklist

We all know the revenue needle stops moving during unexpected downtime. That’s why preventive maintenance is so important to your business. Although wear issues develop with all equipment over time, you must answer one simple question about your maintenance plan: Do you want to be proactive or reactive? If you’ve had a machine break down or […]

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03-15-2023 |

Telehandlers and Their Uses: Hay Moving Equipment and More

Telehandlers, like Bobcat® VersaHANDLER telescopic tool carriers, are popular hay-moving equipment in agriculture because of their versatility, exceptional reach and lift capacity. For these same reasons, telehandlers are also becoming popular in construction, landscaping and snow removal applications.While telehandlers deliver many of the same functions as wheel loaders, attachment carriers and rough-terrain forklifts, they also […]

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03-15-2023 |

How to Choose the Right Compact Track Loader Tracks

The reason for the growing demand for compact track loaders is clear. These durable, versatile and cost-effective loaders have continued their reign in the compact equipment industry because of their tracks and track patterns. The right tracks can improve your machine’s performance, minimize ground disturbance and extend your working season in wetter months. Tracks can [...]
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03-15-2023 |

Get More Working Days with a Bobcat Compact Track Loader

Get More Working Days with a Bobcat Compact Track Loader What if you could extend your working season and make more money? While you can’t control the weather or change the seasons, you can control how you work despite what Mother Nature delivers. Few pieces of compact equipment can help you stay productive more months [...]
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03-15-2023 |

Stay Agile with a Properly Balanced Skid-Steer Loader

Having a properly balanced skid-steer loader is the key to quickness and productivity. It leads to improved turning, reduces engine power requirements, slows tire wear and extends drivetrain life. Here’s a simple illustration: Stand up and put most of your weight on one foot. When you stand flat-footed, with your weight distributed equally between your […]

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03-15-2023 |

How to Find the Best UTV for You

A utility vehicle (UTV) just might be the most productive and versatile vehicle you ever own. To choose the best utility vehicle for your job application, it’s important to evaluate the machine’s comfort, ease of use, safety and overall capabilities. To help you make the most of your next purchase, we broke down what to […]

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03-15-2023 |

4 Considerations Before Using Compact Excavators in Small Spaces

Today’s compact excavators are designed to overcome challenges when working in confined spaces where larger equipment cannot fit. Before bidding on a project and working in confined areas, evaluate these 4 considerations. With some jobsites getting tighter, it’s important to rely on compact equipment, specifically Bobcat® compact excavators, that can access confined spaces and still [...]
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