As trusted suppliers of tool hire services, we know that the winter presents a range of issues for outdoor work. So, here are a few tips to help you beat the chill.
Wondering which of our non-powered access equipment pieces is best for you? We’ve got you covered here at Smiths Hire – here’s our quick guide to help you out!
Dehumidifiers are a must for your building site inventory in winter. So, here are some tips to ensure that you’re using yours as efficiently as possible.
Looking for portable heating hire services to help you alleviate some of the common issues that come with winter work? You’re in the right place.
Mini diggers are highly versatile machines that can make short work of a variety of construction and agriculture tasks. Here are just a few of the most common!
If you’re looking for a reliable cherry picker hire service to help get you through the winter months, you’re in exactly the right place.
It’s unlikely you’ll want to do DIY tasks over Christmas! So, before the celebrations begin, see if you can use tool hire to help get these jobs done.
Both pallet trucks and forklift trucks can offer your business a range of benefits. But which one should you choose? Here are few key factors to keep in mind
Young people in Blackpool have had a challenging few years, tackling problems that surfaced during the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to this, some young people may need extra support to get back on track and become financially independent.
Our Liverpool depot hosted a group of Mechanical Engineering students from Liverpool University, learning about the capabilities of our vast range of scissor lifts ahead of a big wind energy project in Liverpool.
Winter can be a tough time for DIY enthusiasts who like to be busy. So if that’s you, here at Smiths Hire we’ve put together a few jobs to keep you occupied.
‘Tis the season for festive decorating, and our cherry pickers can provide you with the ideal solution for decorating a large Christmas tree. Here’s how!
We have featured the top 3 tips on scissor lift safety for you, so you can hit the ground running when hiring an electric scissor lift from Smiths Hire today and we can also supply training for the operators too!
Yes, you read it here first – there are actually Aliens in Blackpool! Renowned designer, Jack Irving inspired giant alien sea Gods no less! Not only that but they are hiring their Powered Access from Smiths Hire! Read all about the new Odyssey immersive installation on Blackpool promenade here.
We’ve been providing unrivalled mini digger hire services to trade customers and individual homeowners for over 50 years. There’s no shortage of diggers to choose from – amongst our range you’ll find a variety of mini diggers from big brands, such as Kubota and Takeuchi.
With people across the country bracing themselves for leaner times ahead, Smiths Hire are looking to offer hope in the form of a recruitment drive, by providing employment opportunities across the North West of England and Yorkshire.
As we already know, winter is definitely on the way – there’s a chill in the air and we’re getting less natural light with each passing day. So, with the clocks due to go back fairly soon, you’re probably starting to think of ways to help keep your site working at full capacity during the cold winter months.
It’s time to get all your last minute gardening jobs out the way before the cold kicks in. We’ve got plenty of options in our garden tool hire selection to help here at Smiths Hire!
On Monday 3rd October, our very own Marketing Executive took to the skies and embarked on his long-anticipated skydive mission. Not only was he ticking something off his bucket list, but the act itself was for a good cause…
We’re pleased to say that we are investing another £87.5k in additional smart lighting solutions for our fleet. We have the ideal solutions to keep your work site operational as the evenings get darker!
We offer a variety of petrol, diesel and battery powered generators through our reliable power solutions. Our generators range from 1kVA – 100kVA outputs, so you can be sure we’ve got exactly the right type of generator to help you power all your on-site needs.
If you’re looking for portable heating hire services this Autumn/Winter, you’re in the right place. Our vast range of products offer you suitable solutions for warming homes, site unit hire products, and outdoor commercial and industrial sites.
Wondering how to can use our powerful carpet cleaners to bring a brand new lease of life to a tired carpet? Here’s our ‘How To’ guide to help you out!
Introducing a new, bold livery design to our vehicle fleet. The new chevron design is now being rolled out to our newest fleet acquisitions and has already hit the road. The new dynamic design, is testament to the company ethos for speed and efficiency.
New Snorkel scissor lifts added to the Smiths Hire Snorkel portfolio with an investment of £92k in 15 additional S3010E machines. These self-propelled scissor lifts are designed to be small but mighty and are ready to be dispatched to our 16 depot locations for hire.
We’ve got decades of experience providing fast & affordable scaffolding hire services at Smiths Hire. We currently stock both AGR (Advanced Guard Rail) & 3T (Through The Trap) scaffolding kits to help with all your non-powered access needs.
Autumn is fast approaching, so it’s time to take advantage of our reliable tool hire service to help you complete any essential DIY tasks. Smiths Hire has tools and equipment available for most, if not all DIY tasks, we have listed our suggestions of some of the the key jobs you might need to undertake.
We were thrilled to be able to welcome our customers to our 2022 golf event, we hosted 62 players across 16 teams on the day. It was a great success and everyone had a fabulous day!
Our scaffold towers are the perfect solution for all your non-powered access requirements. We provide a quick and reliable scaffolding hire service here at Smiths Hire, and all of our tower kits are convenient, secure and easy to transport.
Rotavators are by far the quickest and most efficient way to remove weeds and loosen soil in your garden. Perfect for preparing your garden for planting, our selection of rotavators are ideal for agriculture, landscaping and gardening work.
If you’re planning a summer get-together in your garden this year, our diverse tool hire service can help you prepare your space for visitors. Make the most of the Summer sun by entertaining in a space you can be proud of with the help of Smiths Hire!
Cherry picker hire can make a lot of projects easier – so if you’re planning any more work at height this summer, here’s how it could help you!
Working at height is still the number one single biggest source of fatal accidents in UK workplaces. Last year, 123 people died in work related incidents. 29 of those were due to falls from height.
Smiths Hire are delighted to announce a new hire to bolster the current sales team in Yorkshire reporting directly in to Sales Director Sean Mercer.
National Tool & Equipment Hire business, Smiths Hire, have continued to work alongside Blackpool FC for the 2022/23 season.
If you were to ask someone what they thought was one of the biggest threats to health & safety in commercial and industrial sectors, plenty of people would likely point to heavy machinery, industrial vehicles, or falls from Working at Height.
Building sites are common targets of thieves & vandals, so it’s vital to get some effective security measures in place to reduce the risk of break-ins. We have listed some key areas to look at when evaluating the security of your site below.
Smiths Training are pleased to introduce a new collaboration with Aresta Safety to provide branded Harness Kits for our customers. Available to purchase from our Training Team or our Preston depot.
Here at Smiths Hire we can definitely provide the tools to help you turn your ideas into reality. So if you’re not sure what you need for a particular job, you can count on us to be able to guide you in the right direction.
Being based in Blackpool, we’re right near some great historic features. We’re lucky enough to be the home of the Blackpool Tower, the Pleasure Beach, sandy beaches that go on for miles, and of course the Illuminations which brighten up the town’s seafront throughout the Autumn/Winter season each year.
With 12% of our workforce made up of women, which is considerably higher than in some industries. Women Power and equality is celebrated here at Smiths Hire.
With more than 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we do everything we can to make cherry picker hire as easy and straightforward for you as we can. Take a look at the questions from our customers about the cherry picker hire process.
Since the launch of our new Employee Reward scheme – Above & Beyond, we are proud to hear about the endeavours of our fellow colleagues both in and out of the workplace and in celebration of the achievements of the nominees we have decided to add a new facet to the award scheme…..
Smiths Hire supports Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Charity by opening up their depot doors as a clothing drop-off centre across the Fylde Coast. Participating depots are Clifton / Cleveleys / St Annes / Whitegate.
With 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we obviously like to save you as much hassle as we can, while helping you and your staff to get the job done safely.
Here at Smiths Hire, we’ve now got more than 50 years providing tool hire services and products to the industry and private homeowners alike, so you can trust us to have picked up a few tips and tricks along the way! Here are some of the jobs you could perhaps save yourself a bit of cash on.
Smiths Hire teamed up with Stihl for an informative ‘hands on’ product training day at our Head Office in Blackpool.
Power tools can be pretty dangerous. Let’s be honest, that’s not something you need in-depth training to know, whether you’re a keen DIY enthusiast or a professional tradesman.
We’re very selective about the mini diggers for hire that we offer here at Smiths Hire, as we’re committed to providing you with nothing less than the very best.
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