2016-08-29Talisman

While your bathroom may be the smallest room in your house, it’s also the one that requires the most work when renovating. Before you begin you’ll need to consider many things, including tiling, plumbing, bathroom fixtures such as toilets and cabinets, and whether to purchase or hire tools from a tool rental company. However, with careful advance planning a bathroom renovation can run smoothly and be completed within your budget with great results. Hire specialised tools If you’re going the DIY route for your bathroom renovation, it makes sense to hire your power tools and equipment from a tool rental company. Unless you are planningRead More →


2016-08-29Talisman

Highly polished concrete floors are certainly popular, especially in modern homes and commercial environments. It can be costly to hire professional home improvement companies to transform your drab and potentially flawed concrete floor, to a high gloss and aesthetically pleasing surface. What’s not costly is hiring the basic home improvement tools from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire, so that you can do the job yourself. When trying to create the perfect polished concrete floor, you will need to take care of the floor’s existing surface. This means that the existing surface needs to be grinded down and prepared for the polishing and chemical treatments toRead More →


2016-08-29Talisman

Tools such as high pressure washers, conveyors and concrete mixers are available as either petrol fueled or electric powered options, and most construction rental companies will stock a selection of both kinds. Both varieties of power tools have their pros and cons, that will need to be considered before you decide which is the right type of power source for the job you need to be done. Construction rental of petrol power tools Petrol fuelled power tools pros: Power tools and equipment fueled by petrol represent the best options in terms of portability; By default, they are much more powerful and can handle heavy dutyRead More →


2016-08-22Talisman

Health and safety regulations require construction sites to provide sufficient lighting in potentially poorly lit areas, and of course site-wide at night. If you are working on road construction or building construction and you don’t have access to your own building construction tools and equipment, it’s best to consult with local tool rental companies to ensure that you acquire the right equipment and that your site is compliant with the regulations set in place. Essential lighting requirements are based on the need to see potential hazards in advance and avoid them. The type of hazards posed will also determine the type and intensity of lightingRead More →


2016-08-15Talisman

Felling a tree is certainly not something that can be done on a whim. Thought and effort must be put into it and of course you must know how to operate the tree felling equipment that you have at your disposal. If you don’t have your own tree felling equipment and safety gear, it’s best to turn to the tool rental professionals to ensure that you’re doing things right and safely. Below are a few tips for safe tree felling: Always wear the necessary safety gear which includes ear muffs, helmet and safety glasses. Hire the right chainsaw for the task. Also obtain guidelines andRead More →


2016-08-15Talisman

To buy or hire… that is the question. Whether you’re a construction company, or just an individual looking for specialised equipment for a home renovation project, having access to the right tools for the job is important. In many cases, buying new tools for a once off project is expensive – which is why tool hire from a company such as Talisman Plant and Tool Hire makes sense. Cost effective If you only need a specific tool for a once off project or for a limited amount of time, the cost of hiring compared to the cost of buying is much lower, which reduces unnecessaryRead More →


2016-08-08Talisman

The first thing to think about when unblocking a clogged drain is what tools you will require. If you don’t have your own selection of tools and equipment, contact your local tool rental company for assistance. Using the right tools to clean a blocked drain is absolutely essential. Drain rods that are available for hire typically come in sets that screw together so it is important to take care while using them to ensure that they don’t unscrew. This can result in one or more of the rods being lost in the sewer system. The rods are available with a variety of attachments such asRead More →


2016-08-01Talisman

Tiling is an easy – and cost effective – way to update the look of a bathroom or kitchen. While tiling is a skilled job, with a little DIY know how you can do it yourself: you just need the correct equipment and materials. If you don’t have all the required tools, consider construction rental for items such as a tile cutter or specialised tile cutting drill bit. These step by step instructions should ensure great results: Preparation The surface to be tiled should be clean, dry and smooth. Scrape away loose paint, fill any holes and sand lightly for an even finish. Allow toRead More →