How to clean dirty or mouldy concrete

Jan 16

If the concrete or paving in your outside areas is looking stained or mouldy, it can really detract from your home’s appeal. If you’ve tried good old fashioned elbow grease using soap, a scrubbing brush and a garden hose and are still left with stains, it may be time to tackle the job using a high pressure washer. You’re unlikely to have one of these lying...

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Why 2017 is the year to expand your building and handyman business

Jan 09

In South Africa, what really makes our economy thrive is entrepreneurship. Small businesses, run correctly, can be very rewarding to run – both from a financial and personal fulfilment point of view. If you are a small construction company or handyman, look at 2017 as an opportunity to grow your business by considering construction equipment rental to take on...

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for DIY fanatics

Jan 03

If you’re an avid handyman and know your way around home maintenance and renovation, the New Year is the perfect time to tackle those DIY projects you’ve been thinking about. For projects that require specialist tools, consider power tool rental from a reputable company such as Talisman Plant and Tool Hire. By renting rather than purchasing tools, you ensure that...

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8 general safety tips for using hired tools

Dec 27

Even if you’re experienced in the use of power tools, safety precautions are essential to prevent accidents. If you’ve opted for tools for rental it is your responsibility – and not that of the tool rental company – to ensure that you follow correct operating procedures. These safety tips will help you avoid unnecessary accidents:   Use the...

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Petrol and electric conveyors for rent in SA

Dec 19

Whether you’re in the construction industry, or renovating a property, chances are that at some point you’ll need to move building materials and tools from one level to another. Using a conveyor is the easiest and safest way to achieve this. A selection of petrol and electric conveyors for hire are available from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire.   Why hire rather...

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How to empty a pond or swimming pool

Dec 12

Draining a pond or swimming pool is not as easy as it sounds: It’s not just a matter of removing water from the pool – there are other considerations. If you’re emptying water from a pool, consider water pumps for rent from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire to ensure that you have access to the best equipment.   Choose quality equipment Most homeowners are...

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Heavy-duty Large, medium and small breakers for hire

Dec 05

Whether you’re on a large construction renovation site, or remodelling the bathroom in your home, having the right tools for the job is vital. Some tools are essential for many kinds of construction work, but they may not be something you use on a regular basis. Hiring a heavy-duty breaker suited to the work at hand from a tool rental company is often the best and...

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