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Product News Archive December 2016

Quick and easy waterproofing kit from Homelux 21 December 2016

Leading tiling accessories brand Homelux has launched a quick and easy-to-fit Waterproofing Kit which is perfect for permanently waterproofing tiled shower and bath areas. 100% waterproof, the kits comprise wall matting, flexible joint tape and bath and shower seal.


STV: protecting gardens from animal waste 21 December 2016

Keeping the nation’s gardens free of animal waste is a major mission for STV, with cat deterrent accounting for over half of all sales under the Defenders brand.


Varta Powerpack is perfect for weekends away 21 December 2016

The Varta Family Powerpack 6000 has been designed to be perfect for packing into bags for weekends away, camping, festivals and summer holidays.


Spontex makes sweeping up a doddle 21 December 2016

Spontex's new brushware collection adds innovative features to traditional concepts to make sweeping up a doddle. Spontex’s Collect Max indoor broom is designed to collect the maximum amount of dust and dirt in one easy sweep.


Introducing Handi Vice from Plasplugs 21 December 2016

Respected DIY brand Plasplugs, now rejuvenated by QEP, has launched an innovative, portable clamp, Handi Vice.


2016 brings exciting developments for ABUS 21 December 2016

2016 has seen some major ABUS introductions with the launch of the TITALIUM 96 and 98 padlocks, the new TS007 BSI* cylinder ranges, the Modular cylinder size adaptor system, and the new wAppLoxx programme of access control.


Beldray has the answer for all consumers' needs 21 December 2016

Beldray is passionate about making life as easy as possible. For this reason, it is always working hard to provide an extensive, reliable range of home accessories, cleaning products and safety equipment for its customers.


Paint with less mess with Headlock 21 December 2016

New Headlock Paint Rollers lock covers onto the frame for problem-free painting with less mess.


Make storage safer with Lockabox 21 December 2016

“Making Storage Safer” is the mission behind the unassuming Lockabox.


Yale allows homeowners to access property remotely 21 December 2016

The Yale Keyless connected smart lock allows homeowners to access their property remotely with the option to use a PIN code, key card, key tag, remote fob, or even a smartphone when connected to a smart home system - no keys, no hassle, no fuss.


Yale camera offers homeowners peace of mind 21 December 2016

The Yale Home View Pan Tilt & Zoom Camera offers peace of mind by allowing homeowners to view inside their property from their smartphone or Tablet in HD720 quality via the Yale Home View app.


Taking comfort and flexibility to the next level 21 December 2016

The Snickers FLEXIWork range of clothes takes working comfort and flexibility to a whole new level.


Scuffs Twister brings style, comfort and function to the industry 21 December 2016

Blending style, comfort and function, the hard wearing Scruffs Twister boot now boasts an ultra resilient dual density sole and dynamic contrast colour panels.


Everbuild breathes life back into gardens 21 December 2016

Breathe life back into a tired looking garden with Everbuild's new 5 Star Sprayable Shed and Fence Mate, a premium quality wood treatment designed to be spray applied for a fast and easy application


CK Tools set to "illuminate the industry" 21 December 2016

Set to illuminate the industry, Carl Kammerling has further enhanced its already popular C.K tools dextro screwdriver range, with the introduction of the C.K dextro VDE GLO Insulated Screwdrivers - the UK’s first glow in the dark, professional screwdriver set.


CK Tools enhances premium tool storage range 21 December 2016

Carl Kammerling has enhanced its already popular C.K Magma range of premium tool storage with the new C.K Magma Test Equipment Case - an industry first, allowing electricians to carry diagnostic testing equipment and a selection of essential tools in one handy case.


Kill woodworm and other pests with Barrettine's Woodworm Killer 16 December 2016

Barrettine is pleased to launch its new and extended wood care range which also includes Woodworm Killer.


Barrettine has wood protection covered 16 December 2016

Barrettine's Nourish & Protect Wood Protective Treatment is an ideal wood treatment for outdoor pre-treated timber such as sheds, fences, trellis, pergola and timber gazebos.


Trusted bug-blasting solutions from Barrettine 16 December 2016

Barrettine's Bug Blaster has been designed to be a trusted, reliable and effective insecticide-free spray, and it has now been reformulated to contain a water soluble polymer that acts as a physical mode of action.


Taking care of festive poinsettia with Baby Bio 16 December 2016

This year, Baby Bio from Bayer Garden is advising garden centre retailers to capitalise on the rush to buy poinsettia by showing consumers the benefits of feeding their plants with a few drops of Baby Bio.


Exciting re-launch for Evo-stik's high performance adhesives 16 December 2016

Evo-stik has relaunched its range of high performance DIY adhesives to include new formulations with an increased focus on speed and strength.


A year of successes for Centurion 16 December 2016

Centurion has had a busy and exciting year, including major product launches, obtaining ISO accreditation and securing significant new accounts.


Transform your paving with Everbuild 16 December 2016

Sika Pave Fix Plus from Everbuild is the easy way and hassle free way to transform your paving all year round.


Easy-to-fix cork tiles from Nicoline 16 December 2016

Nicoline 5mm thickness (3/16”) Self-Adhesive Cork Floor Tiles are easy to fix (simply peel away the backing).


ABUS upgrades its padlocks 16 December 2016

As part of ABUS’ continual product improvement the 83/55, 83CS/55 and 83WP/63s have all been upgraded to a 6 pin keyway offering greater keyed alike and master keyed flexibility through significantly more differs and further anti-pick security.


New cyclinder ranges from ABUS 16 December 2016

ABUS has introduced new TS007 BSI* cylinder ranges tested to BSI Kitemark Scheme TS007:2014 1 Star and approved to British Standard BS EN1303, which can be suited to either customer specific Y14 & Z14 Euro Profiles, or available on an open ABUS House Z14 section.


ABUS' award-winning access control system 16 December 2016

The new ABUS wAppLoxx access control system, voted “Best Product of the Year 2016/2017” at the Plus X Award, makes security possible with just a flick of the wrist.


New, slimmer cutters from CK Tools 16 December 2016

Carl Kammerling has reconfigured and improved its popular C.K tools RedLine VDE High Leverage Side Cutters, making them safer and easier than ever to cut through electrical cables.


Optimal cutting from CK Tools 16 December 2016

Carl Kammerling has enhanced its already popular range of C.K tools Redline VDE Side Cutters, adjusting the cutting edge to provide the optimal cutting angle for the unsurpassed, smooth and efficient cutting of electrical cables.


Plastikote creates a vintage look with Rust Effect paint 16 December 2016

Plastikote's new Rust Effect metallic spray paint has a matt finish and is lightly textured to imitate the chic, salvaged look that is bang on trend.


Roundup responds to evolving consumer demands 16 December 2016

This year Roundup has redesigned its full weed control collection in response to evolving consumer demands.


Weed-pulling made easy with Roundup 16 December 2016

This year Roundup launched its latest innovation, the Gel Telescopic Wand. The Gel Telescopic Wand allows consumers to tackle weeds more easily.


Revolutionary door handle and latch fitting system 16 December 2016

Jigtech is a revolutionary new door handle and latch fitting system designed and developed by Dale Hardware.


Stylish soap dispenser from Addis 16 December 2016

Addis' new Soap Dispenser from the Premium kitchenware range features a stylish, high gloss white finish and a soft touch base to reduce slipping and ensure your kitchen surfaces don’t get damaged while in use.


All purpose premium range from Bord Na Mona 16 December 2016

Bord Na Mona UK has launched an all-purpose premium range called Pro 5 which includes both high quality fertiliser and specialist growing media.


Make cleaning clutter easier with Addis 16 December 2016

Clearing out the clutter is made easy with the new Addis 50L Pedal Bin.


Spectrum delivers all your sign needs 1 December 2016

Spectrum Industrial, the experts in identifying, managing and reducing safety risks, offers a comprehensive range of safety signs, from No Smoking through to Fire Exit and everything in between.


Bright Spark enjoys success following launch of Solar Sensor LED 1 December 2016

Since its launch six months ago the Solar Sensor LED light from Bright Spark Solar has proved to be extremely popular with home owners and businesses alike.


Super bright range from Smart Garden 1 December 2016

The Super Bright solar lights range from Smart Garden are all higher lumen which means they are significantly brighter than regular solar lights.


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