Essential Ladder Safety Tips

Aug 25

Essential Ladder Safety Tips

Each year, there are a number of serious incidents in which workers fall from ladders. Most of these incidents involve a ladder being used incorrectly or inappropriately. Workers have suffered dislocations, head injuries and broken bones as a result. People working in construction, retail and building maintenance are most commonly injured, but any worker using a...

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Don’t Use A High-Pressure Washer For These Jobs!

Aug 08

Don’t Use A High-Pressure Washer For These Jobs!

High-pressure washers have become very popular and for good reason. Not only does it require a lot less labour to get a job done, but they are relatively inexpensive to buy and can be rented from many tool and plant hire companies. There are, however, some instances where a high-pressure washer shouldn’t be used. While some people use this equipment to clean their...

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What You Need In Your Toolbox to Make Common Plumbing Repairs

Aug 02

What You Need In Your Toolbox to Make Common Plumbing Repairs

Plumbing is one of those things that most home owners try to stay clear of and that they dread having to deal with. In this blog, we are listing some of the most common tools that every home owner should have in his or her toolbox to save them from incurring costly plumbing expenses: A Water Pressure Testing Gage   This is an inexpensive tool that you probably...

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How to Build Raised Beds for Your Garden

Jun 18

How to Build Raised Beds for Your Garden

Raised garden beds are becoming increasingly popular – and it’s not hard to see why. Not only is it easier to tend to plants in a raised garden bed (because you don’t have to spend so much time hunched over), but the water drains faster after it rains and the soil heats faster during the warmer months. A raised garden bed is also ideal for small spaces where a...

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Get to Know Your Saw and Cutting Equipment

Apr 25

Get to Know Your Saw and Cutting Equipment

Are you a hobbyist looking to invest in or rent cutting equipment? If so, it’s time to familiarise yourself with the different types of saw and cutting equipment available, and what it can be used for. We investigate below. Power Cutter When it comes to cutting equipment, power cutters are the cream of the crop. They have been designed to cut through strong...

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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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