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Product News Archive February 2014

New Barrettine water softener launched at Totally 27 February 2014
At the recent Totally DIY show Barrettine launched its Magic water softener, which it says is a unique and revolutionary way of converting ordinary tap water into soft/de-ionised water for household use.

Centurion garden stand debuts at Totally 27 February 2014
For retailers wishing to get a foothold in the garden market, Centurion Europe launched a space-saving garden consumables stand at Totally.

Online service for Centurion's plaques launched at Totally 27 February 2014
Centurion Europe used the recent Totally shows to showcase its new online version of its Tailored Initial Monogram range of house name plaques and numbers.

Totally exhibitor Chemfix scoops Silver at DIY Week Awards 27 February 2014
At the recent DIY Week Awards 2014, held at Totally, Chemfix was awarded Silver in the DIY Product of the Year category - a very competitive area of the awards, with over 20 products entered.

Everbuild and Sika share joint success at Totally 27 February 2014
Totally DIY 2014 proved to be another successful year for Everbuild, as it joined forces with Sika and exhibited jointly for the first time since the acquisition.

Polyseam's Graft range impresses Totally visitors 27 February 2014
Polyseam, the UK manufacturer of own-label sealants and adhesives, launched Graft, its own new range of sealants and adhesives, at the Totally shows.

Rustins adds black wood preserver at Totally 27 February 2014
Rustins has added a black colour to its Advanced wood preserver range, already available in clear, medium brown, dark brown and green.

Sugru wins Gold award for Best New Product at Totally 27 February 2014
Team Sugru were thrilled to win Gold in the hardware category at the Totally shows' New Product Awards.

Lighting the way 20 February 2014
Active Products says its AP ProSeries 100 Lumens Head torch is proving to have wide range appeal, from cyclists and joggers, to home DIYers and professional tradesmen who need to operate hands free.

Training on weedkillers 20 February 2014
A Bayer Garden team is taking to the road this month to provide technical and sales training to garden centre staff across the country.

Decorate the garden with Gardman 20 February 2014
Gardman has launched a stylish new range of classic architectural garden features. With 16 new lines, the classic range comprises design-led metal work obelisks, trellis and plant supports.

New lines from Everbuild 20 February 2014
Caulk Once and Fill Once are the latest products to take centre stage at Everbuild Building Products.

Clear the way 12 February 2014
New Gutter Clear mesh is designed to prevent blocked gutters with no detrimental effect on the flow of water.

More than just a quick fix 5 February 2014
Join i-fix will be exhibiting at this year's Totally DIY, where it will be showcasing its innovative range of driveway and patio repair materials.

Everbuild and Sika come together at Totally 5 February 2014
Everbuild, the UK's largest manufacturer of sealants, adhesives, fillers and building chemicals, will be joining forces with Sika UK at Totally DIY 2014.

Polyseam introduces Graft sealants range 5 February 2014
Polyseam, leading UK manufacturer of own-label sealants and adhesives, will be unveiling Graft, its own new range of sealants and adhesives, at the Totally Shows.

Sterling and Burg-Wachter combine for security 5 February 2014
The Totally Shows stand of the newly-combined Sterling Locks and Burg-Wachter company will showcase a comprehensive selection of security products.

Draper to put on a big show at Totally 5 February 2014
Draper Tools is asking visitors not to miss out on a visit to its stand at the Totally Shows, where there will be a comprehensive range of hand and power tools, lighting products and garden tools.

Bond almost anything with Sugru rubber 5 February 2014
Sugru is an innovative new self-setting rubber, invented to get the world fixing again.

Prevent and cover unsightly stains 4 February 2014
Rustins has added Anti-Condensation Paint to its range of speciality paints. Ideal for kitchens and bathrooms, the product is quick drying with a matt white finish for interior use.

Gorilla provides strong reason to visit Totally 4 February 2014
Gorilla Glue Europe will be showcasing three new products for the first time at this year's Totally Shows.

Carl Kammerling hands out rewards 4 February 2014
Carl Kammerling International has announced that it is running an eight-month HotBox promotion to reward customers with must-have, premium gifts.


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