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Types of Earth Rollers & Where You Can Use Them

Types of Earth Rollers & Where You Can Use Them

Used in a wide range of construction projects, from roadworks all the way to sporting fields and pitches, pavements, block paving, driveways, and numerous other construction projects, earth rollers help to smooth surfaces in a way that is uniform and precise. Rollers are varied in size, capacity and design, with walk-behind and sit on rollers being the most frequently used rollers. Sizes includ… read more

The Importance of Operator Safety Training

The Importance of Operator Safety Training

If operator safety training is not already part of your policy, it is a good time to start thinking about how you can train your teams to stay safer on the job. Here at Need-a-Tool, we understand the massive pressures that come with undertaking large-scale projects. Budgets, tight deadlines, and various other factors can make training seem like a wasted effort. Without operator safety training,… read more

How Breakers Are Used on the Construction Site

How Breakers Are Used on the Construction Site

Breakers are powerful tools that allow workers to break through even the toughest of materials, making them essential tools for any construction site. These tools use hydraulic force to break through concrete, plaster, tiles, brick, masonry, tiles, and even road asphalt and piping. The compact nature of these tools makes them able to target specific areas easily, while the powerful voltage that… read more

5 Construction Industry Resolutions to Make in 2019

5 Construction Industry Resolutions to Make in 2019

2019 is just around the corner, with most of us filling our minds with thoughts of festive feasts and new year’s treats! Shutdown is so close we can almost taste it, and we’re already looking toward 2019. While considering what 2019 might have in store for you and your company, take a few minutes to look at these construction industry resolutions to make come the new year:   Get… read more

5 Surprising High-Pressure Washer Uses

5 Surprising High-Pressure Washer Uses

In a Need-A-Tool blog article titled Reasons to Rent a High Pressure Cleaner, we looked at six residential high-pressure cleaner uses. Since we hire out these remarkable cleaning machines on a regular basis, we thought we’d add five more surprising high-pressure washer uses! Can you think of any other uses we may have missed? Contact us today and we’ll add them to this article… 1/ Clean… read more

Need-A-Tool 101: How Does a Drill Work?

Need-A-Tool 101: How Does a Drill Work?

They’ve been used in some way or form since around 35,000 BC, and we’ll probably still be using them for many years to come. Drills are arguably the most important tools for maintenance workers, and every private home should have at least one locked away for when shelves need knocking up. This article takes a look at a few types of drills, the parts of a drill, how this firearm-shaped too… read more

The Lowdown on Machine Rentals in South Africa

The Lowdown on Machine Rentals in South Africa

Workers in the construction, property development, landscaping and maintenance rely on a number of specialist tools and items of equipment to perform their jobs properly. Managers have three options when it comes to sourcing the right tools for the project – buying new equipment, loaning equipment, or renting. This article looks at what machine rentals are, the types of machine rentals… read more

When It’s a Good Idea to Rent Garden Equipment

When It's a Good Idea to Rent Garden Equipment

It’s an age-old landscaping conundrum many property owners and renters have struggled with. Does one hire a garden services provider to mow the lawn and trim the hedges, or does one rent garden equipment and do it all yourself? Ready your green thumbs – this article looks at when it’s a good idea to hire garden equipment, the types of available garden equipment rentals in Durban, and wher… read more

7 Reasons Tool and Equipment Hire is a Smart Move

7 Reasons Tool and Equipment Hire is a Smart Move

Why Tool and Equipment Hire? In a rush? No problem, we’ve summarised the article for you: Renting construction equipment and tools is cheaper than buying You aren’t responsible for maintaining the equipment You’re using some of the best tools in the business It facilitates easier expansion and growth Renting tools and equipment reduces transport costs There’s no need to fork out for long-term… read more

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