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Our Easter Opening Hours 2024

With the Easter bank holiday weekend coming up, we wanted to let you know our opening hours so you can get planning your DIY ventures in advance. Take advantage of this time to tidy up your garden for those garden parties in the summer, clean your driveway or do some DIY in the house! Friday 29th March (Good Friday) 8am to 1pm Saturday 30th March 8am to 1pm Sunday 31st March Closed Monday 1st April (Easter Monday)       Closed

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Why NOT to Use E10 in Your Garden Machinery

As the world moves towards more eco-friendly fuel options, E10 petrol has become more common at fuel stations across the country. However, when it comes to the maintenance and longevity of your garden machinery, not all fuels are created equal.  At Griffiths Hire Shops, we're committed to helping our customers make the best choices for their equipment. Here's why E10 might not be the right choice for your garden tools and why E5, or better yet, specialised fuel solutions like Stihl motomix and Stihl moto4mix, should be your go-to options. The drawbacks of E10 petrol E10 petrol contains up to 10% ethanol, which is higher than the 5% found in E5 petrol. While ethanol can help reduce emissions, it comes...

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How Griffiths Hire Shop Powered Electric Mountain's Latest Project

How Griffiths Hire Shop Powered Electric Mountain's Latest Project We at Griffiths Hire Shop are excited to share a recent collaboration that highlights our commitment to providing the right equipment solutions for complex projects. We've had the privilege of partnering with a renowned Wrexham engineering company, Barnett Engineering Ltd, on a significant refurbishment project deep within the heart of Electric Mountain, Wales. Electric Mountain, known for its awe-inspiring visitor centre and critical role in power generation, recently embarked on an ambitious refurbishment project. Learn more about this fascinating site here. The Challenge The Barnett Engineering Ltd team worked tirelessly, situated two miles deep inside the labyrinth of tunnels that form the Electric Mountain. The project's scale and the site's complexity...

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Join our Porcelain Cutting and Mitring Masterclass

Attention all landscapers…  Are you looking to expand your skills and expertise in cutting and mitring porcelain for your landscaping projects? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you.  Our Rhostyllen Griffiths Hire shop is hosting a 20mm Porcelain cutting and mitring masterclass on 25th May, starting at 10am. This masterclass is designed to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills to confidently cut and mitre porcelain for your landscaping projects. Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of selecting the right tools for the job, preparing the porcelain for cutting, and mastering the art of mitring. Check out this video to see the tools we will be using in action. You will be amazed at how...

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Empowering Mental Health Support in Oswestry: Our Partnership with the Mayor's Charity Fundraiser

We believe in giving back to our community and supporting important causes that impact the lives of those around us. That's why we have supported the recent charity fundraiser organised by the mayor of Oswestry to raise money for mental health and wellbeing support for the people of Oswestry. Mental health is an issue that affects many individuals and communities, and it is important that we do what we can to support those who may be struggling. We are proud to have contributed to this cause and to support the efforts of the Mayor and his team in raising awareness and funds for mental health support. One of the events that we supported was Team Mayoress and her Wild Women...

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