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!
Our recent Corporate Golf Day was a very successful one and it reinforced our appreciation for our customers. By combining 18 holes of golf with a charity event and a sit-down lunch, we hosted what we consider a great day had by all in attendance.
Wondering how to give your lawn a new lease of life this spring? Well to start, you’ll need some quality gardening tools. That’s where we can help at Smiths Hire.
Wondering which of our floor preparation equipment options is best for you? We’ve got you covered here at Smiths Hire – here’s our quick guide to help you out!
Looking to take your car cleaning to the next level? Here at Smiths Hire, we’ve got some advice top tips to help you get your car showroom ready this Spring.
It’s time to prepare your garden for the arrival of the warm weather, and we’ve got plenty of options in our garden tool hire selection to help here at Smiths Hire!
Wondering which of our concrete breakers is best for you? We’ve got you covered here at Smiths Hire – here’s our quick guide to help you out!
Celebrating the women in our business to mark Women in Construction week – 5th March – 11th March 2023.
Stripping and repainting your walls? If you want some advice, as well as some great decorating equipment, we can provide both right here at Smiths Hire.
Wondering which of our ground compaction products is best for you? We’ve got you covered here at Smiths Hire – here’s our quick guide to help you out!
Painting and decorating for the first time? If you need some advice, as well as some great decorating equipment. We can provide both right here at Smiths Hire.
Wacker plates can be more difficult to use than they look, and they’ve been known to cause injuries when used improperly. So, here’s how to avoid the dangers…
Training Manager, Katie Patchett, recently took a business trip to Belgium as part of her role on the IPAF committee to visit the facilities at TVH and learn about their training practices and new facilities. Read all about the visit below:
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.
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