Basically Tools Hire is one of the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders’s leading building tools hire and repairs provider. We are proud to stock a range of leading brands including Husqvarna, Stihl, Cobra, Bosch and more. We extend our hire services throughout the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders, Edinburgh and surrounding areas.

Tools for Projects Big and Small

Our tools hire service has everything you need for projects of any size and scale.
Slanetrac Petrol Track Barrow
Slanetrac Petrol Track Barrow
600kg, Petrol Engine Tracked Power Barrow

Capable of moving 1000kg at a time and suitable for filling skips. Able to operate up or down a 22 degree incline.

750mm wide.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire : £75

2-Day Hire: £150

3-Day Hire : £200

4-Day Hire: £245

5-7 Day Hire: £285

Volvo Mini Digger
Volvo Mini Digger
1.8 Tonne Excavator

1m wide, diesel engine, 1.8 tonne excavator with expandable tracks. Ideal for ground work jobs. Comes with 3 quick-hitch buckets.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire : £85

2-Day Hire: £150

3-Day Hire : £225

4-Day Hire: £300

5-7 Day Hire: £375

Breaker Attachment For Digger
Breaker Attachment For Digger
Breaker Attachment For Digger

Hydraulic peckers, designed to attach to kubota u-10s or Volvo 1.8 tonne excavators

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire: £75

2-Day Hire: £150

3-Day Hire: £225

4-Day Hire: £300

5-7 Day Hire: £375

Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat)
Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat)
Skid Steer Loader (Bobcat)

2 tonne, diesel engine skid steer loader. Comes with either bucket or forks attachment and rubber tyres.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire : £100

2-Day Hire: £175

3-Day Hire : £250

4-Day Hire: £325

5-7 Day Hire: £400

Micro Digger
Micro Digger
1 Tonne Micro Excavator

750mm wide, diesel engine. Ideal for smaller ground work jobs and those with access restrictions. Comes with 3 buckets

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire : £85

2-Day Hire: £150

3-Day Hire : £225

4-Day Hire: £300

5-7 Day Hire: £375

1 tonne High Lift Dumper
1 tonne High Lift Dumper
1 tonne High Lift Dumper

Ride on dumpers, capable of carrying a tonne at a time.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire : £85

2-Day Hire: £150

3-Day Hire : £225

4-Day Hire: £300

5-7 Day Hire: £375

Laser Level
Laser Level

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire : £40

2-Day Hire: £50

3-Day Hire : £60

4-Day Hire: £70

5-7 Day Hire: £80

Site Mixer
Site Mixer
Site Mixer

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire : £26

2-Day Hire: £30

3-Day Hire : £35

4-Day Hire: £38

5-7 Day Hire: £40

1/2 Bag Petrol Cement Mixer
1/2 Bag Petrol Cement Mixer
1/2 Bag Petrol Cement Mixer

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire : £18

2-Day Hire: £24

3-Day Hire : £28

4-Day Hire: £32

5-7 Day Hire: £36

1/2 Bag Electric Cement Mixer
1/2 Bag Electric Cement Mixer
1/2 Bag Electric Cement Mixer

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire : £18

2-Day Hire: £24

3-Day Hire : £28

4-Day Hire: £32

5-7 Day Hire: £36

Vibrating Roller 28
Vibrating Roller 28"
Vibrating Roller 28"

500kg walk-behind diesel roller.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire : £75

2-Day Hire: £125

3-Day Hire : £175

4-Day Hire: £185

5-7 Day Hire: £200

Manual Tile Cutter
Manual Tile Cutter
Manual Tile Cutter

Capable of cutting tiles 6mm - 20mm thick and 990mm long. Comes with laser level for guidance.

Hire Rate.

1 Day Hire: £15

2-Day Hire: £18

3-Day Hire : £20

4-Day Hire: £22

5-7 Day Hire: £25

Heras Fencing
Heras Fencing

3.4m a panel, ideal for site security. Price includes feet and clips.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: n/a

2-Day Hire: n/a

3-Day Hire : n/a

4-Day Hire: n/a

5-7 Day Hire: £5

Vacuum Slab Lifter
Vacuum Slab Lifter
Vacuum Slab Lifter

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire: £45

2-Day Hire: £60

3-Day Hire: £70

4-Day Hire: £80

5-7 Day Hire: £90

Skip Ramp
Skip Ramp
Skip Ramp

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £10

2-Day Hire: £12

3-Day Hire: £14

4-Day Hire: £16

5-7 Day Hire: £18

Trench Rammer
Trench Rammer
Trench Rammer

Used for trench compacting

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire: £50

2-Day Hire: £60

3-Day Hire: £70

4-Day Hire: £75

5-7 Day Hire: £80

Vibrating Plate
Vibrating Plate
Vibrating Plate

Vibrating plates for areas that need compacted. Come in varying sizes.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £32

2-Day Hire: £42

3-Day Hire : £52

4-Day Hire: £62

5-7 Day Hire: £72

Roofing Torch
Roofing Torch
Roofing Torch

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £10

2-Day Hire: £12

3-Day Hire: £14

4-Day Hire: £16

5-7 Day Hire: £20

Acrow Props
Acrow Props
Acrow Props

variety of sizes available, please contact the hire desk with your requirements on 0131 663 9563.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £3

2-Day Hire: £3.50

3-Day Hire: £4

4-Day Hire: £4.50

5-7 Day Hire: £5

Engine Crane
Engine Crane
Engine Crane

Capable of lifting 2 tonnes.

Hire Rates

Single Day Hire: £35

2-Day Hire: £40

3-Day Hire: £45

4-Day Hire: n/a

5-7 Day Hire: £50

Pallett Truck
Pallet Truck
Pallet Truck

Capable of lifting 2 tonnes.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £25

2-Day Hire: £30

3-Day Hire: £35

4-Day Hire: £40

5-7 Day Hire: £45

Easy Float
Easy Float
Easy Float

For finishing poured concrete.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £15

2-Day Hire: £20

3-Day Hire: £22

4-Day Hire: £30

5-7 Day Hire: £35

Vibrating Poker
Vibrating Poker
Vibrating Poker and Unit

Poker & unit for removing air from poured concrete.

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire: £25

2-Day Hire: £27

3-Day Hire: £30

4-Day Hire: £32.50

5-7 Day Hire: £35

Dimple Roller
Dimple Roller
Dimple Roller

Hire Rates...

Single Day Hire: £5

2-Day Hire: n/a

3-Day Hire: n/a

4-Day Hire: n/a

5-7 Day Hire: £10

200amp Welder-Generator
200amp Welder-Generator
200 amp petrol welder-generator

Runs on unleaded petroleum. Cables included.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £50

2-Day Hire: £75

3-Day Hire: £100

4-Day Hire: £125

5-7 Day Hire: £150

Block Splitter
Block Splitter

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £20

2-Day Hire: £25

3-Day Hire: £30

4-Day Hire: £35

5-7 Day Hire: £40

Cat Scan
Cat Scan
Cat Scan

A cable avoidance tool reduces injury or cost due to inadvertently striking buried utilities such as electricity cables.

Comes fully calibrated and charged.

Hire Rates.

Single Day Hire: £25

2-Day Hire: £35

3-Day Hire: £40

4-Day Hire: £45

5-7 Day Hire: £50

Our building tools hire services are second to none in the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders. We of Basically Tool Hire have an unparalleled range and depth of tools and equipment available for hire in projects of any size or scale, be they domestic or commercial in nature.

Our Range

At Basically Tool Hire, we have a broad variety of building tools for hire. Some of the tools and equipment we have available include the following:
  • Excavators and mini diggers
  • Power barrows and dumpers
  • Cement mixers
  • Plant trailers
  • Alloy towers and ladders
  • Drills and breakers
  • Garden maintenance and landscape equipment
  • Heating, cooling and drying equipment
  • Power and lighting equipment
  • Painting and decorating equipment
  • Cleaning and pressure washer equipment
  • Plumping and pumping tools
  • Sanders, nails and flooring equipment
  • Sawing and cutting equipment
  • and much more!
Looking for a dependable cement mixer hire service in the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders? Feel free to call
CTA Basically Tool Hire at 0131 663 9563