Hire Tips

Getting your construction business organised: how to hit the new year running

Get in early and book your barrier hire, plus 8 other things you can do to get ready for a great 2022!

As we come hurtling towards the end of 2021, it’s a great time to take stock and assess how to improve your business processes and efficiency over the next 12 months.

Our key takeaway: book your concrete barrier hire early!

We are already seeing lots of activity around road projects starting early next year, so we predict a potential shortage of MASH TL-3 rated concrete barriers.

In addition to looking ahead to your upcoming projects and sorting out your hire now, we’ve put together a list of Read more

Excavators: The Pros and Cons of Hire vs Buy

When looking for an excavator for your construction project, the question of hiring vs buying is an important one, especially as it can be a large investment for your business.

It’s important to know what your options are when it comes to earthmoving equipment such as excavators, so in this article, we will cover exactly what you need to look out for – the pros and the cons – so you can make an informed decision.

Pros of Buying an Excavator

If you’re a contractor who has projects running into the long term, depending on your business needs, buying an excavator might prove more economical than hiring one.

The benefits Read more

Site barriers vs crash rated barriers: what’s the difference?

Which barriers should I hire for my site?
3 Questions to Ask before you hire.

There are so many different barriers on the market, it’s hard to know which to choose. Here we break down the main things you need to know to ensure you hire the right barriers for the job.

Our team are here any time to help you choose the best barrier for your needs, so give Orange Hire a call if you have any questions.

1. Do you need protection from moving vehicles travelling at speed?

If you’re working on a large construction site, you may be able to use non-crash rated barriers inside the site Read more

Which roller is best for asphalt roads?

Orange Hire supplies rollers for road, paving and asphalting projects.

Rollers are a very important part of any road construction project. Whether you need to spread bulk asphalt evenly or smooth out the final stages of a new road, there is a roller that can help you get the job done.

But which roller should you use?

There are many different types of rollers and each one has its own pros and cons. In this article we will discuss the main types, and which roller is best for asphalt roads.

Padfoot rollers

Padfoot roller drums are made from a series of pad shaped steel plates that produce uniform pressure and Read more


What our happy customers say

We promise fast, safe, professional and friendly service – here’s what some of our customers have to say:

  • Trent
    Orange Hire Customer
    Good range of excellent equipment.
  • Dave
    Orange Hire Customer
    Great service and price!
  • Jonathon
    Orange Hire Customer

    Great company with very affordable prices compared to the bigger hire companies who charge a ridiculous price. Staff were excellent and Tara is lovely.

  • Brandon
    Orange Hire Customer

    The best service and equipment. I highly recommend Orange Hire based on my experience. A friendly, helpful team and prompt delivery.

  • Customer
    Hofly Group
    Excellent customer service. Staff are patient and easy to communicate with.
  • Laya
    Orange Hire Customer

    Great people to deal with, 5 star service! Thanks Natasha and the team.

  • Peter
    Hazell Bros Group

    I’m very happy with the service from Orange Hire and the quality of the plant – I wouldn‘t change anything.

  • George
    Mack Civil

    You guys have done a great job and have come a long way in the past few years.

  • Stephen
    JNC Group

    The team is very super friendly, nothing is ever a problem and issues are dealt with in a timely manner.