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Hire Vs Buy

Hiring Vs Buying

Whether you're a business owner or a DIYer, there will be a time you'll have to mull over whether it's more viable to hire or buy tools, equipment, or machinery for work & projects. We've outlined some of the main aspects you'll need to consider, allowing you to calculate your cheapest option.

How To Use a Rotavator / Ground Tiller

Rotavators are powerful pieces of gardening machinery, used in gardens, allotments and fields, to breakup, churn and aerate the soil prior to planting or laying turf. Read our blog to find out how to use a rotavator properly and get the best results.

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Mini Digger Hire For Trade & DIY

We have mini digger hire available nationwide! Whether you are a trade customer or a DIY user, you can hire a mini digger / mini excavator from National Tool Hire Shops.

How To Sand A Wooden Floor

Wooden floors are a beautiful feature in any home. Read our blog to find out how to sand a floor using floor sanding machines to get your wooden floorboards looking their absolute best.

How To Break Up A Concrete Base

Read our blog to find out the best way to break up a concrete base!

The Best Way To Clean A Patio

Read our blog to find out the best way to clean your patio quickly and effectively!

Floor Sander Package Deal - Huge Savings!

We have created a fantastic floor sander package deal - hire both the electric floor sander and edging sander together to get discounted rates on both machines!

How To Mix Concrete

Read our blog to find out how to mix high quality concrete

What Is A Wall Chaser?

Read our blog to find out about wall chasers - what they are and what they are used for.

3 Health Benefits To Carpet Cleaning

Using a carpet cleaning machine to clean your carpets helps to improve the appearance of your home and extend the life of your carpets, but it also has some health benefits!

How To Drain Water From A Garden Pond

Removing water from your garden pond needn't be a long and laborious process. You can use a submersible pump to remove the water from your garden pond in no time!

Simple Online Scaffold Tower Hire

Booking a scaffold tower hire online has not always been easy. Lots of tool hire websites have so many listings with and confusing titles, that it has often been difficult to find what you are looking for and how much it is going to cost. However, with our new Scaffold Tower Hire Selector, we aim to make hiring a scaffold tower online easier than ever before!

What Is The Difference Between 110v And 240v Power Tools?

Read our blog to find out about the differences between 110v and 240v power tools, their uses and whether you need 110v tools or 240v tools.

Environmentally Friendly Carpet Cleaning

We pride ourselves on providing a range of high quality, environmentally friendly carpet cleaning products. Our carpet cleaning machines use nothing more than some warm water, a vacuum and environmentally-friendly microbial carpet cleaning solution to remove the dirt, stains, bacteria and allergens from your carpets, to get them looking and feeling like new. No need for harmful chemicals!

What is Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome?

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is a condition which can affect anyone working with tools and equipment which vibrate, over a longer period of time. It is essential that you understand the risks associated with HAVS and take action to minimise these risks.

How To Decorate Above Your Staircase Without Ladders

Using an alloy stair scaffold, you can work safely and securely in a stairway, to carry out all kinds of decorating, installation, maintenance and repair work. These towers give you a flat, solid, spacious platform to work from, so they are much safer than ladders!

How To Unblock A Sink & Drain

How To Unblock A Sink & Drain

A minor drain or sink blockage is cleared relatively easily using some simple equipment and a bit of know-how - saving you the cost of calling in a professional. Read our blog to find out how to unblock a sink or a drain quickly and easily.

How To Work Safely At A Height

Working at a height can be extremely dangerous if you do not use the correct equipment, and if the correct precautions are not taken. Though if you use appropriate, safe equipment and take extreme care, you can work safely at a height with confidence.

How To Clean Your Garden Patio

Cleaning your patio doesn't need to be a difficult, arduous task. With some minor regular maintenance, you can keep your patio looking beautiful all summer, giving you the perfect place to spend those long summer evenings!

Spring Gardening Tips

Get your garden ready for spring! As the days start to get a little longer, mornings get a little lighter and temperatures get just a little bit higher, it's time to start thinking about getting your garden ready for spring!

Arcotherm Space Heaters For Sale

Our sister company 'National Heater Shops' is now an official supplier of Arcotherm space heaters. So whether you want to heat your home, an office, community hall, warehouse, factory, work site or event in a marquee, you'll find the ideal heater, available at an extremely competitive price, on their website.

How to wallpaper a wall

How To Hang Wallpaper

Hanging wallpaper is a great way to finish a room, create a feature wall, or add personality to a space. It's also a right of passage for any adult! You don't need a professional to wallpaper a wall, you just need the know-how and the right equipment!

How to use a steam wallpaper stripper

Steam wallpaper strippers save lots of time when removing wallpaper from a wall. Wallpaper strippers are efficient machines which make the job of removing wallpaper much easier.

How To Clean A Conservatory Roof Safely & Simply

Cleaning a conservatory can be a difficult and even dangerous job without the right equipment. Our brand new range of conservatory roof ladders are specifically designed for safe and secure access for conservatory cleaning, repair and maintenance jobs.

End of Tenancy Carpet Cleaner Hire – get your deposit back

The best way to clean your carpets at the end of a tenancy agreement is to hire a carpet cleaning machine!

Leica Total Station Hire - Nationwide

We don't just hire building, gardening and DIY equipment. We also have a wide range of total stations for hire.

Top Tips For Avoiding Injury Whilst Gardening

Gardening can present some potential injury risks, however following some basic tips and preventative measures, you can minimise the risk of injury whilst gardening and be free to enjoy your piece of paradise!

How To Get Rid of Weeds

Weeds are the bane of any gardeners life. Whilst we covered the subject of dealing with lawn weeds in our Complete Guide to Spring Lawn Care, we think it's an issue worthy of its own blog post! We are often asked: How do you get rid of weeds from your garden? Well, we believe that prevention is much better than cure.

Lawn Care Tips For Spring

Spring time is one of the most important points in the lawn care calendar, as many lawns can look a bit worn after the winter months, so proper spring lawn care is vital for bringing the lawn back to life in time for summer. If you neglect proper spring lawn care you could pay for it the rest of the year!

How to Erect A Garden Fence

If you're considering installing a fence around your garden, wooden fence panels provide a cheaper, easier to construct and more aesthetically pleasing alternative to a brick wall. With the correct tools and equipment, erecting a fence can be a relatively simple task.

How To Make Your Garden Look Beautiful

Using our tips and advice you can get your garden looking beautiful, to be a much more appealing place to spend your summer days.

Top Lawn Care Tips

Achieving and maintaining the perfect lawn can be a long process requiring lots of patience. Though, with the great results that can be attained, it can be a very rewarding pursuit. There are various pieces of equipment for use on the lawn that can assist in achieving this goal of perfection.

How Often Should You Clean Your Carpets?

Your carpets can harbour lots of dust, dirt, stains, odours, allergens and bacteria which standard vacuum cleaning alone cannot remove. To keep your carpets in a clean and healthy condition, you should regularly deep clean your carpets with a carpet cleaning machine.

Cheap Gardening Tool Hire

If you need to hire gardening or landscaping equipment in the UK then National Tool Hire Shops can help!

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