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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How to Use a High-Pressure Washer

Sep 19

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 create the perfect polished concrete floor

Aug 29

Highly polished concrete floors are certainly popular, especially in modern homes and commercial environments. It can be costly to hire professional home improvement companies to transform your drab and potentially flawed concrete floor, to a high gloss and aesthetically pleasing surface. What’s not costly is hiring the basic home improvement tools from Talisman...

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How to clean your blocked drain

Aug 08

The first thing to think about when unblocking a clogged drain is what tools you will require. If you don’t have your own selection of tools and equipment, contact your local tool rental company for assistance. Using the right tools to clean a blocked drain is absolutely essential. Drain rods that are available for hire typically come in sets that screw together so...

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A guide to welding safety

Jul 11

If you are looking for building construction tools and equipment, Talisman is your one-stop shop. We consider ourselves to be leaders in the tool business, so we put together a quick guide to welding safety. There are some things that can go wrong if you don’t follow safety procedures and if you are not properly trained in welding, it is best to not attempt any DIY...

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Why does concrete crack?

Jun 27

One of the most common questions from clients after having newly poured concrete is why does the concrete crack? Unfortunately, when not following specific guidelines when installing concrete, it can begin to crack and result in a messy finished job. Talisman plant and tool hire are the leading plant hire company in South Africa and have put a list together to assist...

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