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Purple Crane: Experts in Crane Rental Services, Since 1983, Costa Mesa, CA

Purple Crane has been dedicated to meeting the heavy lifting and transportation needs of Costa Mesa for the past 30 years. We are a family-owned business that rents heavy-duty cranes, heavy- and light-duty boom trucks, heavy-duty trucks, and high capacity trailers with highly experienced crane operators. We have lifted more than 75,000 items, including:

  • Air Conditioning and Heating Units
  • Construction and Building Materials
  • Industrial Equipment
  • Generators
  • Palm Trees, Pine Trees, etc.
  • Utility Vault
  • Street Lamps & Poles
  • Commercial Water Tanks
  • Septic Tanks
  • Shipping Containers
  • Landscaping Boulders
  • Gazebos
  • Spas
  • Swim Spas
  • Barbecue Islands
  • Large Machinery
  • & More

Purple Crane has designed its crane services to give its Costa Mesa clients the best value in Southern California. We ask the questions that need to be asked to ensure that you get the right crane for your project, the first time, every time. You are welcome to call us any time of day. We have a live phone operator available to take your call 24 hours a day, capable of dispatching a crane for emergency requests.

Large, Diverse Mobile Crane Inventory Available for Rent, Costa Mesa, CA

Purple Crane's mobile crane inventory includes light-duty boom trucks, heavy-duty hydraulic boom trucks, and hydraulic cranes made by the industry's most trusted manufacturers: Grove, Link-Belt, Manitowoc, Terex, Garland and Dynalift. These mobile cranes are frequently used by those in the utilities, transportation, construction, landscaping, manufacturing, and HVAC industries. The capacity of our lift equipment ranges from 3 tons to 75 tons, and our largest crane extends to 165 feet. Our inventory also includes trucks, trailers with up to a 15,000-lb capacity, and man baskets that can lift one or two service workers. All of our lift equipment is routinely inspected and serviced by our crane maintenance experts to ensure that your lift will proceed smoothly, even at a moment's notice.

Expert Mobile Crane Drivers & Operators Serving Costa Mesa, CA

Our tens of thousands of satisfied customers would all attest to Purple Crane's high quality of service. Our high rate of return customers and referrals is due in equal parts to our exceptional lifting and moving equipment, our stellar staff, and our great rates. Most importantly, we know how to ask the questions necessary to determine the best crane for your job. Our team of CCO-certified crane operators are all highly trained and experienced, with between 9 and 40 years of experience. You can trust that your crane will arrive on time, ready to do your lift once balanced, stabilized and assembled.

Purple Crane is completely compliant with OSHA requirements, and stays on top of changing regulations and best practices through its membership with SC&RA (Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association). Additionally, Purple Crane is capable of obtaining a certificate of insurance within a day. Light duty cranes can be rented for as little as 2 hours, and heavy duty cranes for as little as 4 hours.

As a whole, we are responsible for ensuring your service crane will successfully get the job done efficiently and within budget. We have been serving the Costa Mesa area for 30 years, and are confident we can get your lift and/or move done to your complete satisfaction. Call us now to learn more about our crane services. We can provide our crane services anytime, day or night, anywhere in Costa Mesa.

Boom Trucks & Cranes for Moving Large Items for Remodels in Costa Mesa, California

If you are looking to remodel the outdoor area of your Costa Mesa home or business, Purple Crane can assist you with the removal, transport or installation of any heavy or oversized item. We can move gazebos, spas, swim spas, hot tubs, sculptures, barbecues, and more over homes, into side yards or backyards, and on top of buildings, up to 12 stories high. Call us today for a quote.

Cranes, Trucks & Trailers to Facilitate Building & Construction Lifts, Costa Mesa, California

Selecting the right crane for your construction project in Costa Mesa is a key factor in controlling your costs. To ensure that you get the precise crane for your needs, call Purple Crane. We frequently work with contractors in the construction industry to handle their lifting and hauling needs. Our cranes are used to lift:

  • Rebar
  • Steel beams
  • Wood beams
  • Columns
  • Cinder block
  • Concrete
  • Roofing materials
  • Lumber
  • Metal trusses
  • & So much more!

Additionally, our crane operators have years of experience working on building sites, so you can trust that your items will get moved quickly and cost-efficiently.

Purple Crane: Serving the Utility Industry's Mobile Crane Needs in Costa Mesa, CA

Purple Crane is dedicated to serving the crane-related needs of the electric-utilities industry in Costa Mesa. We have safely lifted and moved street lights, emergency generators, power generators, light poles, solar equipment, water tanks, septic tanks, transformers, and more. We also rent man baskets that can be attached to one of our boom trucks or cranes. These man baskets are available for one worker (up to 300 pounds) or two workers (up to 500 pounds).

Cranes Rentals for Lifting & Moving Rooftop Air Conditioners or Heaters in Costa Mesa

Purple Crane works with HVAC contractors across Southern California whenever they need help installing or removing an air conditioner or furnace in Costa Mesa. Just speak with one of our crane experts about the dimensions and weight of the unit to be moved, and where it is going; and we'll reserve the best crane to get the job done at the lowest possible price. We can even accommodate last minute and emergency requests with our 24-hour services. No matter the size of the equipment, we can safely and efficiently place units in backyards, side yards, or rooftops. We even have cranes that can move air conditioners over another house. As an added convenience for our HVAC customers who use our lifting services for their installations, Purple Crane will haul away the old HVAC unit to an approved recycler for free.

We'll Move Your Swim Spa, Gazebo, or Shed, Costa Mesa, CA

If you are looking to remove or install a barbecue, barbecue island, sculpture, swim spa, spa, hot tub, gazebo, shed, or other large, heavy item in Costa Mesa, call Purple Crane. We have lifted, transported and placed outdoor furniture, equipment, and other structures in just about every outdoor space, including backyards and side yards. Call us today for a quote.

Rent Our Mobile Crane Service to Assist with Your Landscaping Project in Costa Mesa, California

Purple Crane can lift and/or move a wide variety of landscaping boulders, trees, fountains, and other weight dense or tall objects. We are available day and night to answer any questions, and can obtain an insurance certificate within a day, in order to ensure that we can respond to the needs of our clients as quickly as possible. We also rent man baskets that can be attached to one of our cranes in order to facilitate tree trimming.

Need to Move Large and/or Heavy Machinery in Costa Mesa, CA? Call Purple Crane

No matter the size or shape of your industrial machinery, Purple Crane will lift it. We have been moving heavy machinery and equipment for our Costa Mesa clients for 30 years now, and can be trusted to lift and transport even the most expensive of machines. We have successfully moved large appliances, printing presses, manufacturing machinery, medical equipment, and more. Call us today to reserve your high quality crane service.

Our Cranes Can Lift Shipping Containers and Crates, Costa Mesa, CA

Purple Crane is the preferred choice when shipping containers need to be moved in, to or from Costa Mesa. We rent cranes and boom trucks with certified crane operators that make lifting and transporting one or more shipping containers highly cost-effective. We also rent trucks and trailers to relocate one or more shipping containers to locations within Southern California. Our professionals will ask you all the right questions in order to accurately determine the best crane and/or trailer for your needs, saving you money and time.

We Excel in Providing Mobile Crane Services for Contractors & Homeowners in Costa Mesa

Every customer wants to be able to trust that the crane they've rented will accomplish their lift. At Purple Crane, we go above and beyond in our interviewing to ensure that we properly calculate the right crane for your job. We have a wide selection of cranes to handle a variety of lifts. Additionally, we have expert crane drivers and operators who have worked with contractor from every industry. Call us today for prompt, affordable crane services in Costa Mesa.

Purple Crane Services Inc. Costa Mesa - 92626, 92627, California (CA)
Area code (714, 949)
Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association Nations Builders Insurance Service


I've used various crane services to replace roof mounted HVAC equipment for nearly 40 years. Purple Crane will always be my 1st choice because of their availability, versatility and most recently an operator we call "Z". Not only is he a great crane operator, he is also careful, efficient and courteous. Thank you Z! Timothy Cordt - IDEAL COMFORT Heating & Cooling Corp.

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