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Product News Archive October 2009

Get it clean on screen 28 October 2009
Following successful spring TV campaigns in both the UK and Ireland, Rug Doctor is back on the nation's screens for a four-week national TV ad campaign, which began on October 19.

Roundup at Glee 28 October 2009
Roundup displayed a number of its top selling products on the stand, including the Roundup Pump N Go pressurised system that gives three minutes of continuous spray.

Vital Earth at Glee 28 October 2009
Vital Earth is now entering the organic fertiliser market with a natural recycled chicken manure product, sourced exclusively from British free range hens.

Dansand at Glee 28 October 2009
TV DIY and building guru Tommy Walsh visited Glee to launch Tommy Walsh's Choice Dansand Joint Filling Sand.

Think green, think repair 28 October 2009
The Cramer product range is ideal for repair and restoration of both bathroom and kitchen appliances.

Keep the Homefire burning 14 October 2009
Solid fuel supplier CPL Distribution has announced the introduction of its new Homefire Range of easy-to-carry logs and solid fuel.

Comprehensive range 13 October 2009
For garden furniture Liberon offers its garden furniture cleaner for wood and garden furniture oil.

Marvellous Marketing 13 October 2009
MRA Marketing has produced a new A5 brochure for Schrijver Damp Control, setting out the system's advantages and has "raised the expectations of what can be achieved", said Schrijver's Izabella Paluch.

Get a handle on sales 5 October 2009
Security supplier Assa Abloy has introduce4d a new range of Yale Premium door furniture.

Perfect heat from Purmo 5 October 2009
Purmo developed the Eljet underfloor heating mat system with DIY-ers and the self build market in mind.

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