Here’s why choosing the right chainsaw is important, whether you’re a DIYer, a professional, or just looking to tidy up your garden. Our guide will show you how to select the one for you!
Our Smiths Hire’s Top 100 tool hire pledge guarantees access to a great range of high-quality equipment, including lighting, heating and much more 24/7. Here’s what you need to know!
Ensuring workplace safety for your team is crucial. Our quick guide provides tips on safe practices, PPE usage, and risk assessments to keep your workers protected while on the job.
Create meaningful and romantic DIY presents for your partner this Valentine’s Day with these DIY ideas. Better still, you can get all the tools you need right here at Smiths Hire!
As part of Smiths Hire’s Top 100 hire pledge, you’ll always be able to find equipment like mini diggers, wacker plates, and much more. Here’s what you need to know!
Looking for robust and reliable portable hire lights to brighten your work environment? Check out our top three hire lights that are robust and reliable, and energy efficient!
Discover the top three priorities your business should focus on this year, covering sustainability, health and safety, and more. So you can achieve success and growth in 2024!
If you’re planning to hire a cherry picker or scissor lift, you’re in exactly the right place. But before you get cracking, all the key checks need to be done!
Dust control is an essential for workplace safety. Here’s the hazards of dust and the role of dust extractors and dust suppression devices.
Whether you’re after tool hire tips to protect your home from the worst of winter, or you just want a DIY project to occupy your time, here are our top tips!
Regular carpet cleaning is the key to fighting bacteria and removing tough stains. So, from fighting bacteria and odour, here’s why our carpet cleaner hire is the perfect solution!
At Smiths Hire we have everything you need for your winter event, in our a wide range of tool hire options. From heaters and lighting to generators, we have you covered!
Looking to decorate outdoors this Christmas? This guide explores the benefits of powered access hire and tips on how to use it for safe outdoor decorating this Winter!
Christmas arrived for all of the teams at Smiths Hire… in the form of our company-wide Christmas party & Awards night 2023! Read all about our fabulous evening below –
Make your home or workplace healthier this winter by preventing dampness and condensation. Say goodbye to mould and hello to a warm dry space with these handy tips!
We offer a wide variety of options for site lighting hire here at Smiths Hire – all designed to provide maximum visibility, especially in the dark of Winter!
Here are our top 3 budget-friendly ways to repurpose your fallen branches and trees. From firewood to garden furniture, here’s how you can get the most out of your garden!
Don’t throw away your waste wood this winter, turn it into wood chippings! Here’s all the ways you can put them to use in your garden for an eco-friendly and practical solution.
Read all about how our Fylde & Preston Business Development Manager, Sean McGow hosted a Go Karting tournament with some of his customers…
Sanding your floor is a job that takes a lot of preparation to do properly, and it can be quite daunting if you’ve never done it before. We’re here to help!
With the UK battered by Storm Babet this past weekend – Scotland in particular – there’s no question that 2023’s sunny times, such as they were, are now behind us. Beyond the usual drizzle and cold winds, we can reasonably expect to be hit by another major storm or two before the end of the year.
We’ve been supplying the trade and DIY customers for more than 50 years here at Smiths Hire, so we know all about the importance of having the right tools for the job. And if you’re an enthusiastic DIYer looking for the best new additions to your toolbox, our team has a couple of suggestions.
Autumn garden care is made easy with telescopic chainsaws. Reach and prune high branches with ease, keeping your outdoor space looking great. Follow our guide to maximise your gardening this season!
Introducing the brand-new Smiths Training pod – offering IPAF and First Aid courses at our Blackburn depot. A cutting edge, self-contained unit, ideal for all of your training needs.
Operating lifting equipment can be extremely dangerous if proper precautions are not taken. To guarantee a safe operation and prevent accidents, here are some things to keep in mind.
Removing tiles can be challenging, but with the right information and tools, like a floor tile stripper, you can effectively remove them yourself. Here’s how to do it safely and effectively!
Hammer drills differ from standard rotary drills in a few small but important ways, so if you’re thinking about tool hire, it can help to know the differences!
On Friday 8th September, we had the pleasure of hosting our 2nd golf event of the year at the beautiful Staining Lodge Golf Course, all in the name of raising money and awareness for our chosen charity – the Fylde Rugby Community Foundation.
Concrete and cement can cause numerous hazards in the workplace including burns and respiratory issue. Here are 4 tips to adopt in the workplace for optimum staff safety.
Walls that need re-painting or plastering will often need sanding properly first. So if you’re planning to hire an electric sander, here’s what you need to know!
Using eco-friendly tools and machinery not only promotes sustainability, but also helps cut costs. Here are 3 great reasons why going green can benefit both your business and the planet!
HAVS is caused by excessive exposure to hand-arm vibration. Here’s everything you need to know about its causes, symptoms, and preventive measures!
Proper ladder safety is crucial to prevent unnecessary accidents and injuries. Here are our top tips to stay safe while using a ladder and reduce the risk of falls or any other mishaps.
Here are some lesser-known DIY tricks that can help you save time, money, and hassle. These 3 tips are sure to come in handy for all your home improvement projects.
Summer is the perfect time to tackle important garden maintenance tasks. Here are three essential jobs that’ll help keep your outdoor space looking its best.
Cleaning cement mixers regularly is vital to keep them functioning properly. Here’s everything you can do to keep yours clean and get the job done.
Scaffold towers are among the most widely used types of access equipment in the world, but working on them is not without risk. Here’s how to keep yourself safe when working at height!
Following the successful launch of our new fleet vehicle design, we are thrilled to reveal our new-look uniform……smart, modern and functional.
Smiths Hire FC dusted off their football boots to raise money for charity in the Business Fives June football tournament.
Trimming your hedge requires a few things – patience, time, and some quality tools to help you do the job. Smiths Hire are on hand with the tools you need.
Festivals require all sorts of powered access equipment to get them up and running. Scissor lifts are perhaps one of the most vital pieces – and here’s why.
With 50 years of experience, we offer exceptional tool hire and powered access equipment hire services here at Smiths Hire – and a lot more besides!
Providing your staff and attendees with effective air conditioning systems during summer events is essential for safety. Here’s why!
We’ve got plenty of eco-friendly tool hire options for you to explore here at Smiths Hire, as well as a quick guide on greener general practices you can adopt!
Too much sun can lead to exhaustion or heatstroke. Obviously it’s important to drink plenty of water – but what else can you do to beat the heat on-site?
Chainsaws are notoriously dangerous power tools. So, if you’re using our tool hire service to rent a chainsaw for the first time, here’s what you need to know.
We’re now offering over 100 e-learning courses here at Smiths Training for as little as £25.00 per person! Yes, you read that correctly… Our new online courses are not only more convenient, but also cost effective!
Need some durable and reliable cement mixer hire services at short notice? We’ve got exactly what you need for whatever construction job here at Smiths Hire.
If you’re a keen gardener looking to increase the value of your property, then we can help! We know what it takes to add value to your garden, and we’ve got the tools to help you do it!
Festival season is right around the corner, so be sure to rent your event services hire equipment early with us to ensure you get yours on time!
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