Whether you are a Landscaper working on projects for clients in the WNC area, a construction professional, doing the important work of building homes in the mountains of North Carolina and getting some of those hard jobs finished on time or a do it yourselfer working on that big DIY job, we at Carolina Equipment rental are here to help you get the equipment you need to make those jobs go smoothly. 
We are here to help our contractor friends as well, with their needs for parts and service as an Authorized Yanmar Construction Equipment and Industrial Engine Service & Parts Dealer.

Our Mission

The mission of Carolina Equipment is to provide all of our customers with excellent service through sales, rental, service and parts orders.

A look at our company

Carolina Equipment is located on Charlotte Highway in Fairview, south of Asheville, North Carolina. The company began doing business as Rent-It of Fairview in the middle 1990’s. Peter and Ellen Jensen bought the business in 2000. It was operating with a local manager as a small neighborhood equipment and tool rental with Peter being an absentee owner while continuing his long time business in Miami, a ship repair and management company.

In 2004 he decided to devote more time and effort to the rental business and moved to North Carolina full time. The name was then changed to Carolina Equipment Rental, Sales and Service. He determined that a more profitable future lay in the larger equipment for sale and rental as well as expanding the service and parts departments.

The company has been a YANMAR Construction Equipment dealer since 2002, and over the years the company has sold and serviced not only YANMARbut ASV, Fecon and many other brands to try to make this a “one stop shop”. The customer base has gradually shifted from small contractors and “do-it-yourselfers” to larger construction companies, excavating contractors, State, Federal and municipal agencies.

Carolina Equipment specializes in equipment dealing with environmentally friendly land clearing. We sell and service the smallest skid steer mounted mulching head to the largest 600 HP tracked mulching machine. Also the company has mulching and brush cutter attachments that will mount on track hoes from small 10,000 lb to 60,000 lb machines to rent or to purchase.

Carolina Equipment is a current member of the American Rental Association

Yanmar Authorized Dealer in Buncombe County

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