How to Choose the Right Concrete Mixer for Your Project

Apr 15

How to Choose the Right Concrete Mixer for Your Project

While not all construction projects, whether professional or home-based, call for a concrete mixer, there are many instances that you won’t be able to do without one. The good news is that it is quite easy to find a quality concrete mixer for hire at a reasonable price from TALISMAN. Here are tips for choosing the right cement mixer for your project, ensuring that...

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A Great Material for Floors, Walls, Countertops and More

Mar 06

A Great Material for Floors, Walls, Countertops and More

About to rent a tile cutter to tile your home’s floors, walls or countertops? Great choice! Below, we look at a few reasons why tiling is always a great idea. It Keeps Your Home Cool The African climate, in general, is often extremely warm, leading to many of us needing to leave our fans and air conditioning on 24/7. This can get incredibly expensive very...

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A guide to drill bit types

Jan 15

A guide to drill bit types

If you need to hire construction equipment, then you will likely be using drill bits as part of your project. There are different drill bit types that you should use depending on whether you are drilling into wood, masonry or cement. Here’s a brief overview of what you need to know about drill bits: Brad Point drill bits Also known as dowel drill bits, these are...

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Some great uses for a high pressure washer!

Oct 15

As the dull winter days fade away and spring sunshine is flooding our gardens… it suddenly is apparent that our outdoor areas are definitely not as sparkling as they could be! The best piece of equipment for cleaning just about anything outside is a high-pressure washer – and you can rent one from Talisman Plant and Tool Hire. So why should you think about...

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A Guide to Restoring a Damaged Wooden Floor

Sep 19

There isn’t a floor more beautiful than a hardwood floor. However, even the best wooden floors can be damaged: from minor surface scratches to structural defects to annoying squeaks. For the most common damage to wooden floors, floor sanders are a vital part of their restoration. Types of Damage to Wooden Flooring Sadly, there is more than one way in which to...

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How to Remove a Concrete Surface

Aug 10

Concrete is solid, versatile and budget-friendly. It is also easy to use. But how do you remove a concrete surface? With concrete breakers, of course! Step by Step Guide to Removing Concrete If you are working near a window or a car, it is advisable to cover them up with canvas drop cloths to protect it against the impact of the sharp bits of debris which shoot away...

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