CTH Hire Centre Blog

Construction Site tool hire essentials for 2019

Gary Harding,

Each and every construction project requires access to a range of high-quality tools in order to achieve excellent, long-lasting results. So from small items such hand-tools and electrical devices to heavy plant machinery, it is important for any working site to have a good provision of equipment through purchase or via a professional hire company […]

Top DIY tips for winterproofing your property

Gary Harding,

With winter on the way it is important to prepare our homes for the cold, wet and blustery weather that can be expected over the coming months. This means dry-proofing and insulating our homes to make sure that the worst effects of the elements are kept outside. Here we look at a few of the […]

The importance of clearing Autumn leaves

Gary Harding,

The Autumn is here and already the leaves are changing to different colours and beginning to fall from the trees, making for one of the most naturally beautiful times of the year. However, heavy seasonal leaf fall can have plenty of ill-effects if not dealt with through raking or leaf-blowing, especially when debris becomes compacted […]

5 top tips for successful DIY woodworking

Gary Harding,

From flooring and skirting to large scale joinery projects, there are plenty of household DIY woodworking tasks that give us an opportunity to work with timber products. Because wood is an attractive, versatile and durable material, it is possible to achieve great results when used for such household installations, but great care and precision is […]

Event Hire Essentials for Summer 2018

Gary Harding,

Summer is coming, meaning outdoor festivals, concerts and exhibitions are all being prepared for everyone to enjoy in the British sunshine. But with setting up events involves a lot of work and organisation, and you want to get it right to avoid wasting time and resources. There can be lot of maintenance and construction to […]

Five DIY tasks to kick-start your Spring Cleaning regime

Gary Harding,

Springtime has officially arrived and with it comes the traditional Spring Cleaning period in homes up and down the country. But while Spring Cleaning usually concerns the thorough clearing of dust and grime after a long winter, there are some essential DIY tasks that can also be undertaken to help get your home ready for […]

Floor care tool hire: Get your carpet and wooden floor care up the scratch

Gary Harding,

It’s fair to say that the floors in your home probably get a lot of use – and potentially abuse. Thanks to muddy shoes and stains to scratches, dents and nicks, floors don’t often look perfect for long, and looking after them with regular cleaning and maintenance is essential. Carpets Getting your floors up to […]

Prepare for plumbing jobs in 2018

Gary Harding,

Christmas and New Year is a busy time that can be particularly testing for the plumbing systems in our homes, with compacted residue and frozen pipes likely to be an issue. Because of this you’re likely to need to repair heating systems, dismantle or rebuild piping and flush drainage systems within your home and garden […]

Our top five tools for metal work

Gary Harding,

When it comes to metal work, you could need any number of specialist tools to complete the task in hand.  From drilling and casting to smelting and clamping, having access to the right equipment means the job will get done quickly and professionally. At CTH Hire, we work with tradespeople and DIYers all over Surrey […]

Five Mistakes to Avoid when Sanding

Gary Harding,

Sanders are one of our most popular tools for hire – after all, they can solve a multitude of problems and be used for many different DIY projects. But sanding isn’t always an easy task, and there are many mistakes you can make if you’re not careful. From sanding too much wood off, to not […]