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Smiths Hire Embark On Alien Odyssey

Here at Smiths Hire, we are always up for a challenge and working with sea aliens may be up there with one of our weirdest requests to date but there’s no job too big or too small for us! We...

10. November 2022

Benefits of Site Lighting

Equipment like portable heaters and on-site lighting will soon become a staple feature of outdoor jobs across the UK, so it’s worth recapping exactly why it’s worth investing in some effective...

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25. October 2022

Rob literally went Above & Beyond

Back in March, Rob contacted Meadow of Hope (a dedicated dog rescue charity linked with multiple shelters in the likes of Romania and Croatia) to adopt Zeus, a 6 month old German Shephard puppy at...

13. October 2022

Smiths Hire ‘Lighting’ The Way

Here at Smiths Hire, we are yet again investing in new fleet, to the tune of an £87,500 investment with the addition of 10 new LED Lighting Towers to their expansive fleet. These 8.5m LED...

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13. October 2022

Common Questions about Power Generators

All of our generators are great for use both outdoors and indoors, and they can be hired to supplement a range of items available through our tool hire service. And if you’ve got any questions...

11. October 2022

The Benefits of Portable Heaters

As the popular saying goes, winter is coming… and with it comes a range of issues for your construction jobs. Happily, many can be easily solved with the addition of portable heaters. It’s no...

07. October 2022

Smiths Hire Revamped Vehicles Hit The Road!

This month, Smiths Hire unveiled their brand new livery design to be rolled out across all of its fleet, including everything from their larger wagon cabs through to smaller transits and vans - with...

26. September 2022

Smiths Hire Add To Their Snorkel Portfolio

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of 15 brand new Snorkel S3010E machines to our flagship depot in Blackpool. These self-propelled scissor lifts are designed to be small but mighty and are...

22. September 2022

3 key DIY jobs to get done at the start of Autumn

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are turning brown, and the weather is getting colder - and that can only mean one thing: Autumn is fast approaching! So, it’s time to get your home prepared...

20. September 2022

Smiths Hire Host Successful Corporate Golf Day

Here at Smiths Hire we had the pleasure of hosting some of our customers for a golf tournament recently. It was great to finally get together with our valued clients after the challenges of recent...

13. September 2022

How to get the very best out of your rotavator

At Smiths Hire, we have a range of fantastic rotavators available for hire. We’ve got over 50 years of experience providing trade professionals with a variety of tool hire and plant machinery hire...

24. August 2022

How to get your garden party-ready this Summer

The sun is finally shining here in the UK, so there’s no better time to get out in your garden for a spirited get-together. In order to get your garden ready for party season though, you might want...

24. August 2022

The 5 top summertime uses of a cherry picker

A cherry picker might seem like a bit of an odd name for this type of machine, but they were indeed originally named after their original purpose of picking fruit from trees. Obviously, they’ve...

Genie Z45/25J RT Articulated Boom (WH 16.05m)
22. August 2022

Our quick guide to working safely at height

Even though we’re one of the safest countries in the world when it comes to workplace injuries, falls from height are still a constant concern whether you're a tradesman or DIY...

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05. August 2022

Safety and security – how to protect your site

We know that when you’re managing your own site, safety and security are always going to be amongst your top priorities - both in terms of your employees. But also for your on-site equipment. This...

25. July 2022

Smiths Hire Gets Enlightened…

As an Equipment & Tool Hire company that has been serving the local area for over 50 years, we’ve built a strong relationship with Blackpool Council and retained said relationship for over 10...

07. July 2022

Smiths Hire Celebrate Equality In Our Company

Smiths Hire take a lot of pride in being an outstanding hire firm. But like any modern business, we know it’s not possible to do this without being hard working and above all ethical. It’s...

Smiths Hire Celebrate Equality In Our Company
04. July 2022

What you need to know about cherry picker hire

Once you’ve made the decision to hire a cherry picker, you’ll be happy to know that it’s not a complex process. Indeed, with more than 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we...

01. July 2022

Above & Beyond receives a new badge of honour!

Since the launch of our new Employee Reward scheme – Above & Beyond, in September 2021, we are proud to hear about the endeavours of our fellow colleagues both in and out of the workplace....

30. June 2022

5 simple DIY jobs that could save you money

Statistically, your house is probably the biggest purchase you’ll ever make in your lifetime. And let’s be honest, they can be pretty expensive to maintain, too! There’s no doubt that a trained...

29. June 2022

Training Day with STIHL

Smiths Hire teamed up with Stihl for an informative ‘hands on’ product training day at our Head Office in Blackpool. One of Stihl’s product specialists kindly came to demonstrated a number of...

14. June 2022

Are you making the 5 most common DIY mistakes?

However, the flipside to that is that a mistake can end up requiring quite a bit of time, effort and even money to fix - in some cases, more than you would have spent paying a professional to do it...

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26. May 2022

When do I need Powered Access Equipment?

Crucially though, it makes all the difference to the health and safety of your staff. With more than 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we have a long history of supplying all...

Smiths Hire Bolton depot
25. May 2022

Smiths Hire’s Summer of Sport

Taking on Blackpool at Bloomfield Rd Just last month, Blackpool FC held a Sponsors XI versus Blackpool XI on the hallowed turf at Bloomfield Rd. As a key partner throughout the season, Smiths Hire...

16. May 2022

When should I cut back trees and shrubs?

It can also help to prevent accidents - for example, by removing any damaged heavy branches that look like they soon won’t be able to support their own weight. To get the job done safely and...

Hedge Trimmer in action
12. May 2022

How to Prepare the Garden for Spring

A Guide to Spring Gardening Projects from the Garden Tool Hire Specialists. As a leading garden tool hire company - whether you want to give your garden a quick blitz with some essential...

25. March 2022
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