From DIY to construction, we've got you covered

Rent smart, work smarter with our tool hire services.

Hire Direct is a local tool and equipment hire company established in Cradock in 2015.  We cater both for DIY and contractors hiring anything.


We offer a cost-effective solution for people who need tools for a short period of time. Rather than purchasing expensive tools that may only be used once, customers can save money by renting tools for the specific project they are working on.

Wide range of tools

At Hire Direct we have a wide range of tools, from basic hand tools to heavy-duty equipment for construction projects. This means that you can get access to the right tools for the job without having to purchase them outright.

Why Choose Hire Direct?


A convenient solution for you when you need tools quickly. Instead of spending time searching for the right tool to buy, customers can simply visit Hire Direct and rent the tool they need on the spot.

Expert advice

Our staff who are experts in their field and can provide advice on the best tools to use for a particular job. This means that you can get the benefit of expert advice without having to pay for a professional to do the work for them.

Power your projects with our quality tools and expert advice.

Make light work of your next project with us.



Response Period


Knowledge of Tools


Tools for hire


Concrete Mixer 250 litre
Power Float
Poker and Drive Unit GX160 5.5Hp Honda Engine
Concrete Cutter


Walk behind Roller
Compaction Rammer
Plate Compactor


Jack Hammer 30kg
Demolition Breaker 18kg
Concrete Chipper and Breaker 11kg
Demolition Concrete Saw


Lawnmower Tandem
Brush Cutter
Chain Saw
Tiller Rotavator Husqvarna


Makita Electric Drill (Steel / Concrete)
Generator 7kva
Makita angle Ginder 230mm / Baby Grinder
Makita Belt / Orbital Sander
Cordless Tools

About us

We are a locally-owned, general equipment rental business that began in 2016, with 1 location in Cradock, Eastern Cape area. We started with Cradock and expanded to Middelburg Eastern Cape 2023

We take pride in providing you with the best rental experience. We have equipment for all types of projects ranging from lawn care to major construction jobs.

Regardless of the size of your project from a small remodel to a major building site, we can help.

Established in 2016 Hire Direct is a market leader in equipment and tool Hire. We serve an Extremely diversified customer base, predominantly business-to-business (B2B) the farming Community and the everyday DIY guy. Hire Direct is your local tool hire company.

Our Knowledge and expertise mean your hiring needs are in safe hands. 

We’re committed to delivering Safety, Value, Availability and Support to each of our customers.

We put our customers at the heart of what we do continually working to deliver the best service. 

We recognise that our customer’s needs are continuously evolving, which is we work hard to provide solutions to the challenges they face. We work hard to remain at the forefront of industry thinking as active embers of industry organisations, promoting best practices and industry standards. 

We undertake to get the right tool in your hand as quickly as possible. On the rare occasion that we don’t have a tool immediately available, we will either make a plan to get a tool that suits your needs or put you in contact with someone who can. We know what it is like to need the right tool, right NOW.

Our prices are highly competitive and we enjoy engaging with our customers and look forward to learning your specific needs and how we can assist you to finish your project on time, on budget and with a smile!

Hire Requirements

Should you wish to hire any of our equipment, we require the following info/document:

  1. ID Document
  2. Your Current /latest utility bill
  3. A Deposit
  4. We have the right to photograph the client or driver


  1. We charge for time out and not the time used.
  2. it is your (the client) responsibility to insure all equipment.
  3. If the equipment is returned unclean, you will be charged a fee.

Get in Touch Now!

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We look forward to being of service to you. Please complete the form with any inquiry you may have or simply call us on the following number.

Emergency number: 083 250 4962


Phone number: 079 815 9895
Address: 34 Cawood St, Cradock, 5880

Phone Number: 079 313 4872
Address: 3 New St, Middelburg, 5900