Why Should I Hire Tools?

If you’re working on a project which is going to require professional, heavy-duty tools, there is always the question of whether you should hire or purchase them. So, we’ve put together our key reasons why hiring your tools is the better option.


Purchasing the best tools can prove to be very expensive and if you’re completing DIY projects or just starting to work commercially, this could be money be used for other materials instead. Over time, tools depreciate in value, so, long term they can become a waste of money. Whereas, hiring tools is a great way to only pay to use the tools as and when you need them.

Maintenance & Repairs

If you’re the owner of a range of tools, they will need a professional service regularly to keep them maintained and working to their optimum ability. This could be expensive and result in an annual cost you could do without and can avoid by hiring tools instead. 

Furthermore, if any parts need replacing or repairing, you would have to incur this additional cost which is avoided when you hire tools.

Latest Tools & Technology

As with every industry, there are always brand new tools and technology being released all the time and this can make your existing collection obsolete much sooner. So, hiring gives you the opportunity to test out the latest technology and tools available on the market, without the excessive price tag. 


As there are so many different tools and plant machinery on the market, it is unlikely that you’ll be using every piece, every day, meaning they will need to be stored safely and securely when not in use. Specialist machinery, which is rarely used, will end up collecting dust and costing more to store. Whereas, hiring items means you don’t need to worry about this and you can pick and choose the tools as and when you need them.

Visit Our Hire Store

At C & R Tool Hire, we offer an extensive range of machinery and tools to hire from our store in Enfield. Whether you need a single item or enough for a large project, our team are always happy to help you find the best options for you. For more information or a free quote, contact our team on 020 8805 5070 or 01992 764 629

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