Advanced Technologies are altering the way construction equipment operates and is profoundly impacting equipment rental industry practices. Construction rental companies are equipping their machines with Internet of Things (IOT), machine learning technology and computerized devices in order to increase productivity while increasing safety on job sites. Remote management technologies have led to the demand for specialized construction equipment, enabling rental companies to offer customers a wider selection of machinery that will assist them with completing their projects more safely and efficiently while saving on maintenance costs. This win-win solution ensures greater safety on job sites while saving on maintenance expenses. These trends are revolutionizing theRead More →


Spring yard maintenance can be a daunting task if you’re not prepared for it. The best way to tackle your project is with the right tools. Whether you’re a homeowner or a professional landscaper, it’s crucial to have the proper equipment for every job. There are plenty of construction and power tool rentals that can help you tackle spring yard maintenance. Lawn Care & Aeration It’s important to keep your lawn looking good throughout the year, but it’s especially important in spring when you need to ensure that the grass has enough moisture and nutrients to grow strong. Aerating your turf, a process that createsRead More →


If you’re in the construction business, you should know that the equipment rental industry is growing rapidly. While it’s no secret that there are many positive aspects to renting construction equipment, there are also a lot of myths and misconceptions about the process. Let’s talk about the most common myths of renting construction equipment and show you why it’s not as bad as you may think. One of the biggest myths about renting is that it’s not an efficient use of resources. The truth is that equipment rental is an effective and affordable way to obtain the latest technology. It’s an especially helpful way toRead More →


Whether you are in the construction or landscape industry, you may want to consider renting construction equipment. Purchasing construction equipment can be costly. Renting allows you to try before you buy! You can also avoid storage costs, and you can keep your business running during the winter. There are many different types of equipment, and your choices will depend on your location and needs. Heavy equipment rental includes things like excavators, track loaders, and more. These tools can be used to clear the work site or dig long, narrow trenches. They can also be used to remove snow. In addition to digging trenches, trenchers areRead More →


The American Rental Association’s Rental Management Magazine recently featured an article about the Talisman Group’s Canton Store, and the Du Plessis’ brothers plans to extend the brand in the US and internationally. Jaco du Plessis says, “We are planning to expand in the southern U.S. by partnering with like-minded entrepreneurs, interested in building great rental businesses. We believe that quality equipment, hands-on owner/operators and professional facilities combined with advanced technology, make the difference for our customers.” Talisman Rentals provides compact equipment and tool rentals to professional contractors and homeowners. You can read the full article here. The Talisman Group has more than 120 stores independentlyRead More →


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaco du Plessis Phone: 800-286-6341 Email: [email protected]   TALISMAN® Rentals Launches Joint Marketing Initiative With Makita®   TALISMAN® Rentals launches a joint marketing initiative with Makita®, by adding the Makita® XDT15R1B Cordless Impact Driver to the Buddy Points Rewards Program. Members can now redeem points to own this impressive impact driver from Makita®.   “Makita® is pleased to partner with TALISMAN® Rentals on this marketing initiative. The XDT15 Impact Driver is a best in class product and delivers the experience you expect from Makita®,” says Russ Pierce, National Account Manager for Makita®.   President of TALISMAN® Rentals, Jaco du PlessisRead More →


Talisman Rentals is proud to donate a TRIME light tower for vendor use during the 8th Annual March of the Toys Parade in Ball Ground, GA. This parade benefits the Toys for Tots program ran by the United States Marine Corps. With visitors such as The Steiner Brothers, Clifford the big Red Dog, Disney Royalty, and of course the famous Santa and Mrs. Claus, the parade was a hit for everyone!Read More →


Talisman Rentals is one of the proud sponsors of tomorrow’s construction professionals at the 2021 Northeast Georgia AGC Georgia Skills Challenge. This week, students from 18 high schools in Northeast Georgia had the opportunity to compete in trade skill categories such as electrical, HVAC, blueprint reading, and carpentry.   These challenge competitions help to prep students who compete in the regional SkillsUSA events. Winners of the regional events move on to the state SkillsUSA competitions held each March at the Georgia World Congress Center. We wish y’all the best of luck in your future competitions!Read More →


  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaco du Plessis Phone: 800-286-6341 Email: [email protected]   TALISMAN® Rentals Launches Flat-Rate Rental Program TX-Express allows you to rent and exchange small tools for a fixed monthly rate. TALISMAN® Rentals launched a monthly flat-rate rental program called “TX-Express”, which is part of its ease of doing business initiative. Starting in October 2021, customers will be able to sign up for TX-Express. This rental program allows the use and exchange of a wide range of handheld tools for a monthly flat fee. “The TX-Express flat-rate rental program is a TALISMAN® innovation adding value and flexibility to our tool rental offering,” said JacoRead More →


Knowing which Trencher to choose is important to ensure your project is a success. Rental Magazine recently published an informative article on criteria to keep in mind when choosing a trencher. Below are some highlights: Safety Proper protective equipment to keep you safe on the job and calling 811 before you dig to determine utility line locations is essential. Versatility Maneuverability is important. What kind of space are you working in? Walk-behind trenchers are more maneuverable in tight spaces than full sized trenchers. Stand-on Skid Steers have various interchangeable attachments. Job Site Knowledge The scope of your project will help determine the need for aRead More →