Why You Should Hire a Mini Excavator

4 November 2015
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Some people often say that bigger is better. Such people may downplay the value of hiring a mini-excavator when they have some work that requires earthmoving equipment. This article discusses some reasons why it would be wise for you to try mini-excavator hire for your next DIY project. It is Cheaper to Move It to Your Site You may not need to hire a haulage truck to deliver a mini-excavator to your site. Read More 

3 Ways Your Seasonal Warehouse Can Benefit from Using a Forklift Hire

6 August 2015
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If you own a warehouse that has busy shipping and packing seasons, then you know how expensive those seasons can become in regards to equipment. You need to have enough equipment to get the items stored, remove them from storage, pack them, and ship them out based on the orders. For this reason, you may find yourself facing a large bill as your seasonal business grows. One of the ways you can save some money is using a forklift hire, such as Liftequipt, instead of purchasing more forklifts that will only collect dust during the off season. Read More 

Interior Demolition: Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

31 July 2015
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If you are doing an interior demolition so you can convert a room of your home into something else, you need to take steps to ensure your kids are safe during the process. To protect the little ones in your home, here are some tips to keep in mind. They will help your demolition happen efficiently and safely: 1. Restrict toddlers from the area If you have curious toddlers in the home, they are going to want to see what is happening during your demolition. Read More 

Forklift Stability in Operation: 5 Mishaps that Cause Tipovers

29 July 2015
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If you are looking to hire one or more forklift trucks, it is crucial to conduct a risk assessment of the equipment, the capabilities of your employees and your work site to ensure the safety of employees and the general public. One hazard is the risk of them tipping over in operation which endangers personnel and property. Here are five mishaps to avoid for safe forklift usage. Overloading Forklifts are rated to carry a certain amount of weight, and overloading a forklift above its carrying capacity will unbalance the machine and potentially cause it to tip over. Read More 

Using A Hacksaw Versus Using A Pipe Cutter To Cut Pipe

21 July 2015
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Pipe cutting is a basic and essential skill for a competent DIY person. Many plumbing jobs around the home can be done by the property owner and it is during some of these times that a pipe may need to be cut to size, perhaps to repair a broken section of piping. There are two main ways of successfully cutting pipe: using a hacksaw and using a pipe cutter. This article compares both tools so that you can decide which tool is better suited for you: Read More