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

Sep 12

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 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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How to Safely Clean Your Gutters – And Why

Aug 15

After autumn and winter has scattered leaves all over your yard – including into your gutters – it is time to clean those clogged gutters out. It is a necessary annual task. Before you rush out to rent a ladder, power tools and equipment, follow these guidelines which are key to a successful and safe gutter-cleaning experience: As cavalier as you may be about...

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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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Franchise Focus – TALISMAN Hire Secunda

Aug 08

Franchise Focus – TALISMAN Hire Secunda

Find out more about TALISMAN Hire Secunda Johann and Chris van Schalkwyk opened TALISMAN Hire Secunda in 2004. Our store has since become a household name in the Mpumalanga Highveld. At TALISMAN Hire Secunda we are absolutely passionate about the TALISMAN brand and we pride ourselves in the ethical service we provide to our clientele. How and when did you become a...

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