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Top Tips for Hiring Equipment & Tools.

Do you need to hire equipment for a project that you want to start or an ongoing project? We understand that it can be challenging to know if you’re getting the right tools for the job it can be a bit of a minefield! There are a few things that you should consider when hiring the equipment, so below we have listed some of the things you should take into consideration when choosing the equipment or tools.

Top Tips for Hiring Tools and Equipment

Multipurpose equipment

It is advisable to have less equipment on the project. Having a tool or equipment that can perform different functions can be a good strategy for saving money, this will also be useful if you’re transporting the products yourself.

Read the safety guide

All tools come with a manual or safety guidelines, read these carefully before using the tools. You could also ask the people that you’re hiring from to give you a rundown of how exactly the equipment works if you’ve never used it before. In the worst case scenario, something was to go wrong with the equipment, get in touch with the rental company to let them know as it would be unsafe and may cause more damage to the machine if you do just carry on using it.


Safety should be your number one priority no matter what, the safety of the equipment or tools to be used should be highly considered. When hiring you should inquire from the company if the equipment is up to date with the latest safety measures and follows health and safety regulations. Safety should be at the top of the priority list, whether you’re maintaining equipment, ensuring that the equipment is delivered safely, or transporting the equipment.


Accidents are a risk in any project, no matter how small or large the task may be. Tool and equipment can be damaged, in some cases, may even become lost. Most companies or shops for hiring provide insurance for a cheap fee, depending on the number of days or months you’re going to use the equipment. It’s recommended that you take upon this insurance, it will only save you money in the long run.

Customer service levels

Hired equipment is used by a large number of people, in some cases, this equipment may have been circulating for years and years. You will need to check that the equipment is in full working use and in good condition. It’s important that you receive high service levels from the supplier, and they offer support and guidance if you have any questions or if you have a problem with the machine when you have it.  We understand how frustrating it can be when you’re hiring equipment and its not quite in full working order which is why we make sure all of our machines are in perfect condition before they go out to customers.



We hope that these tips have been very helpful and assisted you when you’re wanting to complete the DIY project but don’t necessarily have the equipment.  If you do need any tools or equipment don’t hesitate in heading over our site to see how we could help you or give us a call today on 020 8427 6604 if you have any queries.