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Jackhammer Medium

Medium sized jackhammer ideal for breaking small areas of concrete, brickwork and digging clay. Perfect for medium demolition projects and lifting tiling, this jackhammer can break concrete up to 100mm thickness. Easy to transport and use, and with a range of attachment bits available for hire, including  points, chisels, tile liftes and clay spades.

Motor Electric 240V
Weight 15kg
Full Day: 
$70
Week: 
$220
Weekend Special: 
$70
   
 

SAFETY EQUIPMENT LEGENDS

  • earmuffs
  • goggles

FAQ

1. Is it hard to use a jackhammer ?

No ! On the contrary it is quite simple. In order to use a jackhammer, first the appropriate safety equipment must be warn, including safety glasses, gloves, steel toed boots, eat protection and a dust mask. Secondly make sure an appropriate high voltage extension lead is attached with no abrasions in the wiring. Finally the machine can be started, using the on/off switch and handle trigger to begin vibration; a firm footing must be maintained in order to keep balance and protect yourself. 

2. How much does it cost to rent a jackhammer ?

The prices to hire/ rent a medium jackhammer over a 24 hour period ranges between $70- $100, with the price fluctuating depending on the hire services, delivery costs, extra attachments (e.g. tile removing tools) and the length of the rental period (e.g. $220- $370 weekly pricing). 

3. What size jackhammer do I need ?

The size of the jackhammer is dependent on the size and difficulty of the job. Below is a quick guide: 

Small jackhammer:

 

  • Removal of wall tiles
  • Removal of stucco and render 
  • Small scale demolition of on walls & brickwork. 

 

Medium Jackhammer: 

 

  • Small scale demo of brick work & 
  • Demo of concrete slabs up to 100mm
  • Digging through hard clay (requires extra spade bit attachment) 
  • Removing tiles & lino panels, including floor coverings (requires tile removing attachment) 
  • Over larger areas a “Trolley mounted Jackhammer” is recommended. 

 

Large Jackhammers: 

 

  • Breaking apart of large concrete slabs, footings & paths.
  • Removal of large tiles & bonded paving.
  • Cutting apart bitumen/ asphalt 
  • Prep work for foundations i.e rock & clay removal 

 

4. How much does it cost to have concrete professionally removed ? 

Depending on the size and structure of the concrete, prices can range from $500-$800 for unreinforced patio footings, all the way to $10,000-$100,000 depending on the reinforcement amount and job size. 

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21-25 Coora Road,
Oakleigh South, VIC 3167

Phone: 03 8546 5744

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1076 Dandenong Road,
Carnegie, VIC 3163

Phone: 03 9571 9488

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