Ever wondered what tools and equipment we’re able to rent out at Need-A-Tool? This blog article categorises most of our rentals catalogue, so that you can see exactly what we offer in one place. Whether in need of construction equipment, DIY tools, or garden equipment – think Need-A-Tool! Why buy it when you can rent it instead, right? Here’s how we can assist:


Access Equipment

No matter what you require access equipment for, you can find a range of electric, diesel and petrol-powered access equipment at Need-A-Tool! Here are a few of our access machines for rent:

  • JLG 8M Scissor Lift 2032 E2
  • Genie 17M Trailer Mounted Lift
  • JLG Boom Lift 600AJ
  • Genie 20M Articulated Boom Z60

See our Full Access Equipment Catalogue


Angle Grinders

We at Need-A-Tool offer a range of angle grinders for hire in Durban, as well as angle grinding equipment. From double-blade grinders to replacement discs, here’s how we can assist:

  • Single & double-blade angle grinders (with vacuum)
  • Sander/polisher angle grinders
  • Angle grinder backing pads
  • Masonry cutting/grinding discs
  • Steel cutting/grinding discs

See our Full Angle Grinder Catalogue



Needing to break through surfaces as part of your next construction project in Durban? Need-A-Tool is able to supply your team with quality breaking tools. See some of our breaker hire options below:

  • Heavy breakers, medium breakers & light breakers
  • Chisel points, cutting points, moil points & tile lifting points

See our Full Breakers Catalogue



Need-A-Tool offers a few compressors and compressor spares to the construction industry of KwaZulu-Natal. These range from smaller compressors to full-scale industrial compressors:

  • 6 CFM compressor
  • 8 CFM compressor
  • 23 CRM compressor
  • 46 CFM compressor
  • 80 CFM compressor
  • 100 CFM compressor
  • Compressor hoses

See our Full Compressors Catalogue


Construction Equipment

From concrete mixers and dumpy levels, to flood lights and ramers, Need-A-Tool has the construction equipment rentals you need in Durban! Here are a few construction items we rent out:

  • Wheel barrows
  • Tile cutters
  • Ramers (petrol & diesel)
  • Plate compactors
  • Nail guns
  • Flood lights
  • Concrete cutting saws

See our Full Construction Equipment Catalogue



Need-A-Tool also rents out a collection of DIY tools and equipment for those performing once-off maintenance jobs at home requiring specialist equipment. Below are a few DIY tools we hire out:

  • Bobejaan spanners
  • Bolt cutters
  • Extension cords
  • Hammers
  • Pipe wrench
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Spray guns
  • Porta Pak
  • Gas spit braais

See our Full DIY Equipment Catalogue


Drills & Drill Equipment

Need to drill a few holes on your next project? We’ve got drills and drill bits ready for your use! Simply get in touch with Need-A-Tool and we’ll arrange a rental for you in no time:

  • Pneumatic drills
  • Light & heavy drills
  • Core bits
  • Drill bits
  • Chuck keys

See our Full Drill Rentals Catalogue


Garden Equipment

Planning a spot of landscaping this year? Tame the wild outdoors by renting garden equipment from Need-A-Tool! Here’s how we can help:

  • Augers (hand/petrol)
  • Garden rollers
  • Brush cutters
  • Axes
  • Leaf blowers
  • Chain saws

See our Full Garden Equipment Rentals Catalogue



With Eskom plunging South Africa back into stage-4 load shedding, chances are you’ll want a generator on site to ensure operational continuation should the power go off:

  • 3-Phase generators
  • Generator DB board
  • Petrol generators (2.2KVA/5KVA/6KVA/10KVA)
  • Diesel generators (6KVA/23KVA/30KVA)

See our Full Generator Rentals Catalogue


High Pressure Washers

Sometimes a bucket of soap and water just won’t cut it. For more serious cleaning projects, like driveways and roof tiles, consider a high-pressure washer rental:

  • Electric, petrol & diesel high-pressure washers
  • Washer attachments (sand blasting/drain cleaning/garden)
  • High-pressure washer inlet hoses

See our Full High-Pressure Washer Rentals Catalogue



Need-A-Tool offers those looking to get high two ladder rental options in Durban. Find out more about renting a ladder for your next project by chatting to us today!

  • Step ladders (3M)
  • Extension ladders (3M – 16M)

See our Full Ladder Rentals Catalogue


Lifting Equipment

We stock an impressive range of lifting equipment rentals at our HQ in New Germany, Durban! Below are some of our lifting equipment hire options to choose from:

  • Aircon jacks
  • Acrow props
  • Block & tackle (2 – 5 ton)
  • Come Along (1.5 ton – 6.3 ton)
  • Car/trolley jack
  • Engine jack
  • Pallet jack
  • Bottle jack
  • Forklifts (2.5 – 3.5 ton)

See our Full Lifting Equipment Rentals Catalogue


Plumbing Equipment

Got a blocked drain? Toilet overflowing too often for your liking? If you’re starting out in the plumbing business, or a DIY home plumber, we’ve got the plumbing tools you’ll need:

  • Drain rods (rubber plunger/cork screw)
  • Pipe threaders
  • Pipe vice & tripod
  • Submersible pumps
  • Water pumps
  • Outlet hoses
  • Pipe benders

See our Full Plumbing Equipment Rentals Catalogue



Earth compressors are often needed to flatten surfaces before work can commence. Our Need-A-Tool rolling equipment rentals consist of both walk-behind and sit-on variants:

  • Garden rollers
  • Dynapak sit-on roller
  • Wacker sit-on roller (2.7 ton)
  • Bomag walk-behind rollers (61/65/76/90)

See our Full Rolling Equipment Rentals Catalogue



We offer both complete scaffolding rentals, for specific heights, as well as scaffolding parts and equipment. See below an overview of our scaffolding rentals options:

  • Scaffolding sets (2M/4M/6M/8M/10M/12M)
  • Steel H-frames
  • Long bars (aluminium/steel)
  • Steel planks
  • Short bars (aluminium/steel)
  • Guard rail sets (aluminium/steel)
  • Scaffolding wheels
  • Aluminium E-frames
  • Aluminium long

See our Full Scaffolding Rentals Catalogue


Welding Equipment

Need-A-Tool stocks a collection of welding machines and welding equipment for hire in Durban. Contact us soon to arrange a welding machine rental, we’ve got it if you need it!

  • Petrol welders (180AMP)
  • Diesel welders (350AMP)
  • Electric welders (140AMP/160AMP/220AMP)
  • Electric inverters (160AMP)

See our Full Welding Equipment Rentals Catalogue


Woodworking Equipment

Carpenter in the making? Performing a bit of woodwork on your next construction project in KZN? Think Need-A-Tool when next requiring woodworking equipment!

  • Belt sanders
  • Belt sand paper (24 grit – 120 grit)
  • Cut off saws
  • Floor sanders
  • Floor sand paper (40 grit – 100 grit)
  • Jig saws (wood blades/steel blades)
  • Reciprocating saws
  • Orbital sanders
  • Skill saws (7”/9”)

See our Full Woodworking Equipment Rentals Catalogue