Top 3 Benefits of Hiring an Instrument from Shawcity

There are several reasons our customers choose to hire a monitoring instrument. Sometimes they would like to try a product before committing to a purchase or may only require the instrument for a short period of time. Frequently, we have customers who send their own instrument in to us for an annual service and need an interim replacement.

If these scenarios sound familiar, consider the following benefits of hiring an instrument from Shawcity and how we can help meet your requirements.

By choosing a hire instrument from Shawcity you are guaranteed a well-maintained instrument and we can offer advice and guidance to ensure you select the right product for the job. Our manufacturer-trained technicians ensure all equipment is calibrated and set up to your requirements before dispatch, so it’s ready for you to use straight out of the box.

Here is why one of our long-standing customers uses our hire service:

“We have consistently received excellent support and advice on products and services through Shawcity. The team have helped us move with the times; correctly matching reliable products for the jobs we require them for. Shawcity staff provide an excellent service with simplified procedures”.
Gavin Craig, Erith Contractors Ltd.

Book your hire before 12 noon and, subject to stock availability, we can dispatch instruments for next-day courier delivery to multiple sites if necessary, or if you are really short of time you can arrange pick up your hire instrument directly from us at our Oxfordshire office on the same day.

Hires are available from a minimum of three working days (to allow for delivery and return) for as long as you need them and hire extensions are quick and simple to arrange if required. We offer discounts for multiple hires or duration of hire to help you maximise your budget over larger or longer-term projects.

Hires offer a cost-effective, time-saving solution for your monitoring tasks, with all the maintenance and cost of ownership taken care of by Shawcity. Our technical support team are on hand for any queries you may have before or during your hire.

All instruments are provided in a durable protective case suitable for transportation and use on site. They also come with docks, batteries and charging capability (where applicable), power leads, software, manufacturer manuals and data logging if requested. You can even request for us to download your data for you once the instrument is returned.

For further information, visit If you would like to discuss your hire requirements with a member of our friendly team, call 01367 899565 or email


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