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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Great home landscaping projects for the spring

Oct 01

Spring has sprung, and it’s the perfect time to spruce up your garden. Spring is all about planting new flowers and shrubs, rejuvenating your lawn if winter has left it looking less than lovely, and getting your garden looking gorgeous so that you can enjoy it during the summer months. Some of the following ideas may require specialised garden tools, and if needed...

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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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4 Projects Where Scaffolding is a Must-Have Piece of Equipment

Sep 15

Scaffolding is an important piece of equipment for many different projects, providing both enhanced access as well as reliable safety while on the job. The question is, when is it necessary? We investigate below… Bricklaying Projects General construction projects, especially in terms of bricklaying, will require plenty of scaffolding. Single scaffolding often does...

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How to Use a High-Pressure Washer

Sep 05

For the best results, there are four main elements needed in high-pressure washing: Pressure, Water flow rate, Cleaning solution, and Heat. Lack for one element requires an adjustment in the others, for example, a cold water high-pressure washer lacks heat, and will, therefore, need more cleaning solution and more pressure. Uses for a High-Pressure Washer Not much...

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How to Cut Tiles for a Smooth, Neat Finish

Sep 01

There are many different ways in which to cut tiles – the question is, how do you go about ensuring that they are cut in such a way that they boast a smooth, neat finish? A classic tile cutter is your best bet. While it is indeed possible to cut ceramic tiles using a hand saw or tile scribe, the accuracy of the cut usually won’t be as pleasing. Here are our tips...

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