You might be considering tackling your next home or garden project yourself - but have you read up on how to use the equipment you'll need for the job?
We’ve pulled together some handy guides under some of the most popular DIY projects. We encourage Kiwis to give it a go - with the know-how and safety precautions, you'd be surprised at how much you can do yourself!
Looking for inspiration? Check out our blogs for easy how-to’s and ideas for projects you can tackle yourself. Our guides and blogs include suggested materials, tools and equipment you can hire to help you get the job done the smart way.
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Excavators or diggers are a common piece of equipment that’s used in construction on a day-to-day basis. They’re built for heavy duty digging and hauling - whether it’s gravel or debris you’re trying to move, an excavator will be able to move it quickly and without too much effort. An excavator isn’t just used on construction sites though, and can be helpful in achieving your more ambitious DIY projects on your property too.
Got stuff to move that won’t fit in your vehicle? Trailers are super handy for transporting items from A to B. Trailers tend to not be a regularly used piece of equipment, so they’re the perfect thing to hire rather than buy.
In this guide, we’ll cover the heat removal and sanding methods of paint removal. These are the most commonly used when preparing for painting or decorating, and will work for almost all types of paint on any surface.