If your project requires a lot of earth digging or ground removal, there's every chance you'll decide to take a closer look at bobcat hire. This handy piece of equipment has a range of uses and can speed up even the most complex of tasks.

Bobcats are often described as versatile pieces of equipment that are also both agile and reliable. This is why they're a piece of machinery that people rely on time and time again to make sure their workmanship is a success.

These are just some of the reasons why bobcat hire should be on your list the next time you need to hire diggers.

Excavating land to lay pipes, wires and other service connections

There are times when tradespeople will have to put down new service connections to your home, which is when a digger will come in useful.

Bobcats are designed to be easy to manoeuvre and operate.

Central Highlands Water, for instance, points out that there are three situations in which a new water connection may need to be made to a property. The property (or properties) could be hooked up to an existing water or sewer service, or the network might need to be extended.

In either case, some level of excavation is going to be necessary. Bobcat hire can speed up the process and make sure people's homes have all the utilities they require in as short a time frame as possible.

Clearing land

Have you recently moved into a property and want to get to work on the outdoor areas? Bobcat hire can help you do just that. Whether the area is covered in weeds or you simply want to level it off, a digger is the right choice to allow you to complete the project.

Bobcats are designed to be easy to manoeuvre and operate, making tasks such as DIY paving that little bit easier to achieve.

Carrying out garden landscaping

Another reason why bobcat hire could be right for you is if you're carrying out some garden landscaping. Taking on the work manually can be both time consuming and potentially dangerous, which is where a digger comes into play.

A report from the Australia Institute shows that 52 per cent of Australians are growing at least some of their own food, with a further 13 per cent planning to do so in the next 12 months. If you're creating raised beds and other specific areas for growing your own fruit and vegetables, then having the right equipment will be essential.

Bobcats can help dig the ducts needed to supply utilities to your home.Bobcats can help dig the ducts needed to supply utilities to your home.