Hiring A Skip? Here’s What You Can Put in It

Sep 19

The amount of rubble and waste produced during construction and home improvements are mind-boggling. A skip is a perfect way to manage that – it hides the eyesore while you are working and avoids moving the rubble twice. Be responsible about what you throw into a skip, though, as it is not a case of everything and anything goes. What Not to Put in Your...

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Why Compaction Equipment Is Important to Your Project

Sep 19

From ride-on rollers to plate compactors, compaction equipment is a vital aspect of the foundation of your construction project. Without a dense, firm base, there is no support for foundations, slabs and concretes. Shifting soil leads to structural problems such as cracked walls, slabs and foundation erosion. Compaction Requirements When you plan to hire compaction...

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5 simple DIY jobs for autumn

Apr 03

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...

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What types of surveying equipment can you hire in SA?

Mar 13

Before any construction project can begin, it is essential that the construction area is properly surveyed. Surveying involves taking highly accurate measurements of the area, including the three-dimensional position of all points, and the distance and angles between them. Construction companies who do not own surveying tools can rent surveying equipment from...

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Where to hire pedestrian rollers in South Africa

Feb 20

One of the most important aspects of construction is creating a solid and stable foundation. Compaction of a construction site before construction is essential and best achieved using compaction equipment such as a roller. Several types and sizes of pedestrian rollers for hire are available from Talisman Plant & Tool Hire. Using a roller for compaction ensures...

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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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