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The Most Efficient Way To Cut Firewood This Winter

Our firewood cutting tools and equipment   We previously recommended some of our best heaters for your workplace, but we’re also conscious of our environmental footprint – so here we have outlined a more eco-friendly heating alternative that is perfect for using at home: woodburning stoves.    Whether you have a traditional open fire or… Read more »

01. December 2021

Our Guide To Portable Heater Hire

The clocks have turned back, the days are significantly shorter and the temperature has certainly dropped recently. Each of these things can have a significant impact on construction sites, workplaces and events, affecting both your workers themselves, alongside any tools or materials. We have a selection of temporary electric heaters available to hire, perfect for… Read more »

diesel portable heater on site
02. November 2021

Working On-Site In Low-Light Conditions

Did you know, although employers have a duty of care for the safety of their workforce, accidents on building sites increase by over 30% during the darker months of the year? Construction site work is hazardous at the best of times. Without adequate temporary lighting on the construction site, having to avoid discarded materials, broken… Read more »

07. October 2021

Last-minute Summer jobs to get done before Autumn

With the end of summer quickly approaching and the warm sunny days coming to an end, now is the perfect time to get those last-minute gardening jobs done before the start of Autumn. Many of us will agree that we get great joy from pottering around our gardens, although there is no denying that keeping… Read more »

09. September 2021

Go Electric with Smiths Hire!

We are incredibly proud to be able to provide our customers with a wide range of different solutions to help them to tackle their work projects with much greater ease.

30. July 2021

The Benefits of Hiring Air Conditioning Units

Are you considering hiring an air conditioning unit this summer? Before you do, there a few things that you should consider, to help you to determine which units will be most suitable for your needs.

06. July 2021

Hire Awards of Excellence Winners 2021

At Smiths Hire, we are forever striving to cater to the needs of our customers by providing them with the tool hire solutions they need, when they need them. Our staff are dedicated to providing excellent tool hire options and faultless service. This level of commitment is only emphasised on our fantastic website, which we… Read more »

27. May 2021

Smiths Hire’s New Castleford Depot Opening

Another exciting news story for UK equipment hire business, Smiths Hire. With the opening of their latest depot in Castleford. The most recent depot acquisition is just the latest example of how the business is going from strength to strength.

Castleford Depot
13. May 2021

Smiths Hire’s £120,000 Green Investment with DAF

National Hire Business Smiths Hire have, this week, taken delivery of their newest DAF 340 CF HGV vehicle to join the existing fleet of 11 DAF wagons. (Joint MD Thomas Smith pictured with Alick Croft, Regional Sales Manager for Lancashire DAF).

18. March 2021

Smiths Hire Comes to Burnley

Smiths Hire is renowned for being one of the UK’s best Equipment Hire services. With award winning service, an excellent online presence and more equipment than you can shake a stick at. They help you get the job done – whatever the job might be.

15. February 2021

Smiths Hire Take Part in Gov’s Kick Start Initiative

In a bid to help combat increasing job losses and the economic uncertainty created by this year’s pandemic, the Government have introduced their ‘Kickstart’ initiative. The scheme offers funding to employers to enable them to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.

02. December 2020

50 Years of Smiths Hire

This year, Smiths Hire celebrates its 50th anniversary. And, to mark this huge milestone, they’re offering 50% off all hire rates for all new and existing Trade Card holders.

smiths hire 50 years
27. October 2020

Smiths Hire Invest in New Site Dumpers

UK hire firm Smiths Hire have once again expanded their already impressive fleet this month as they announce a huge £160,000 investment in the latest, industry-leading Thwaites Site Dumpers.

Site Dumpers
25. October 2020

We’ve Gone National

North West based Hire Experts Smiths Hire have built a reputation as the best in the business over recent years. Winning HAE’s Hire Firm of the year award for two years running

29. September 2020

Smiths Hire Team up with Blackpool FC

Smiths Hire have partnered with Blackpool FC to assist in re-furbishing their existing training ground at Squires Gate ahead of the 20/21 football season.

17. August 2020

How to Get Your Garden Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by getting in the garden.
Whatever type of landscape you have. Lawns, paved areas, flower beds or decking, the chances are, it’s been neglected over winter.

strimmer for summer ready garden
07. June 2020

Powered Access Guide

Powered Access is the safest and most efficient way of working at height. Whether a small domestic job like clearing your guttering. Or, large site work, where you’ll need to work at up to 41m in the air. Smiths Hire has the right equipment to help you get the job done.

Articulated Boom Hire
12. May 2020
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