Welding uses a source of heat to join two pieces of metal together. The edges to be welded, plus a filler metal rod, are melted together to form a molten puddle of metal that, when cool, forms a strong, seamless bond.   Welding equipment for hire is available from Talisman Plant and Tool hire. We have 2 varieties of welders in stock: The Talisman Generator/Welder 6 KVA (suited to general welding for small construction or DIY), and The Buddy 200 A (a heavy-duty welder for large projects and professional construction use).   Whether you need welding equipment for a big construction project or are workingRead More →


If you’ve decided it’s time to renovate, chances are that you need to clear away previous construction before you can begin. Old paving stones which were embedded in concrete can be especially tough to remove if you’re renovating your verandah or paved driveway. This is where a heavy-duty breaker comes in handy. At Talisman Plant and Tool Hire, we have a number of light duty-, medium duty- and heavy duty breakers for hire to help you break down old construction, brickwork and paving so that you can begin afresh. Why hire a breaker? If you only need to use a breaker for a specialized projectRead More →


An earth drill is a useful piece of equipment for any DIY or gardening project that requires digging many small to medium sized holes. Using an auger saves a lot of time and energy and ensures that the holes are of a consistent size and depth. If you’re thinking of tackling any of the following projects, consider an earth drill for hire from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire. You’re guaranteed great quality without the expense of buying an expensive piece of machinery for just one specialised project. Fencing made easy Digging holes for fence posts can be a real pain in the you-know-what, especially ifRead More →


Is a blockage in your pipes causing water to back up into your sink or toilet? Worst case scenario is a blockage so severe that it causes flooding. Even if the water is not overflowing, a toilet that won’t flush or a sink filled with dirty water that won’t drain is a serious problem. If you’re handy with home maintenance, you may be able to sort out the problem yourself before you call a plumber. Talisman Plant and Tool Hire have a variety of plumbing equipment for hire to help you get the job done. Plunge it Many blocked drains can easily be unclogged usingRead More →


Now that summer is over and autumn is upon us, you may be thinking about tackling a few DIY projects around the house and garden. The cooler weather means that home construction work is a little more pleasant: it’s not yet too cold to work comfortably outdoors. Here’s our list of easy DIY and home maintenance projects that are ideal for autumn. These are all simple enough to take care of yourself. If you don’t have all the tools you need in your store room, never fear! Tool hire from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire is affordable and guarantees excellent quality. Build a fire pitRead More →