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Excavators for Rent in California

Industries such as heavy construction, farming and agriculture, commercial landscaping and others depend on having access to hard-working machinery to get the job done right. When you need a piece of earthmoving equipment and purchasing new simply doesn’t fit the plan, the excavator rental market is often the most effective and efficient solution. Holt of California is a local construction equipment dealership offering the support you need with a comprehensive selection of genuine Cat® excavators for rent. Browse Our Excavator Rental Sizes:


As an authorized dealer for the region, we’re the most reliable place to rent Cat excavators in California and beyond. From our experienced and knowledgeable team to our exclusive selection of mini, small, medium and large excavators, Holt of California offers the broad capabilities to support your temporary equipment needs. We’ll help you choose the right Cat excavator rentals for your specific applications and environments.

  • SMALL EXCAVATORS: Our small excavator rentals are highly efficient within confined and hard-to-reach areas and are often used to install water lines, work indoors and repair sewers.
  • MEDIUM EXCAVATORS: Known for their versatility, medium excavators will provide your team with exceptional handling and access to countless useful attachments for your construction, utility and landscaping applications. 
  • LARGE EXCAVATORS: We have many large excavators available to rent that are ready to supply you with exceptional power to tackle your toughest jobs.

An Extensive Array of Cat Excavator Rentals

Excavators manufactured by Caterpillar® represent the power, durability and productivity you’ve come to expect from a worldwide leader. Whether you’re a local residential contractor, do-it-yourselfer or manage large construction projects across the region, we have all the models of excavators you’re looking for. All our excavators for rent in California are well maintained to deliver optimal performance in the most rugged and challenging work environments. 

Holt of California calls on years of industry experience to help you identify the rental products that make the most sense for your business. We carry everything from the small and versatile Cat 301.8C mini hydraulic excavator to the powerful yet fuel-efficient Cat 349E large excavator. Whether you need a single piece of equipment for a day or a small fleet for a long-term project, our solutions fit your needs as well as your budget.

Excavator Rental Locations:

Holt of California is a proud supplier of equipment that offers the ideal balance of productivity, functionality and fuel efficiency. We provide various excavator machines for rent that are available at our locations in California, including: 

Why Use Excavators for Rent in California?

Just because you need a piece of construction equipment doesn’t mean you have to absorb the large capital expense of purchasing new or used. When you rent Cat excavators from Holt of California, you get the exact model you require on a temporary basis. Renting equipment makes sense when you’re:

  • Growing your business
  • Experiencing a busy season
  • Lacking storage and transportation capabilities
  • Temporarily replacing equipment
  • Facing a unique one-time application

Request a Free Quote Today

At Holt of California, we focus on supplying your team with cutting-edge tools and providing dependable customer support you can count on. We have what you need to keep your operations on track, whether you're in the middle of a busy season or supplementing a damaged machine. Also, our flexible terms and competitive pricing ensure you can rent a high-performance Cat excavator regardless of your budget. 

Learn more about renting a Cat excavator from Holt of California. Give us a call at 800-452-5888 or contact us online or visit one of our convenient locations for a free quote today.