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Helpful Hints

Kerr's Hire has an extensive range of equipment for hire, supplying large and small contractors as well as home renovators and the handyman.

We often get asked for helpful hints on various items of equipment and at Kerr's we aim to provide 100% customer satisfaction. So, below we have provided helpful hints information sheets that can be viewed online and provide inspiration when you embark on your next project.

Generators and Lighting

Click here for information on our Generators & Lighting, sizes & specifications including real power calculations.

Earth Moving & Excavation

Click here for information on our large range of Earth Moving equipment, including machine dimensions & helpful tips.

Floor Sanding

Click here to gain inspiration and restore those old character floors, with hints & tips that will make your job easy.

Access & Scaffolding

Click here for information on access & scaffolding. (If Access equipment is being used near power lines please read the No Go guidelines below for scaffolds & EWP's.)

Painting & Decorating

For Painting & Decorating Kerr's has got you covered. Click here for information on Paint & Wallpaper Strippers, Electric Sanders & Spray Painting equipment.

Lawn Care

Click here for information on preparing, laying and maintaining your new lawn.

Post Hole Boreing

Click here for information on Post Hole Boreing equipment available for hire at Kerr's for small and large post hole boreing jobs.


Equipment Safety Information

Kerr's Hire is committed to providing safe & reliable equipment. Below are the safety guide lines set out buy Workcover for the most of the equipment mentioned in our helpful hints information sheets.

Prevention of Falls - Ladders

Prevention of Falls – Ladders is a 6 page brochure intended to illustrate practical methods of reducing the likelihood of injuries from falls, both above and below two metres. The sheet covers risk assessment, examples of acceptable ladder use, correct use, and ladder maintenance. Click here for safety information.

Safe Operation of Tower Frame Scaffolds

Information on the safe operation of tower framed scaffolds & safety guidelines involving tower framed scaffolds. Click here for safety information.

No Go Zones Power Lines - Plant & Equipment

If the worksite is near overhead electrical power lines, before any work commences, you must follow the relevant No Go Zone safety procedures. Click here for safety information.

No Go Zones Power Lines - Scaffolds

If the worksite is near overhead electrical power lines, before erecting scaffolding, you must follow the relevant No Go Zone safety procedures. Click here for safety information.