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Product News Archive December 2017

SX instant plaster filler from Siroflex 19 December 2017

SX Instant Plaster Filler from Siroflex is a non-shrinking, ultra-light, ready mixed filler for filling and repairing interior cracks and holes in plasterboard walls and ceilings. This product is quick drying and can be painted over with water based ...


Deal with bed bugs with the bed bug blitz kit from Pest-Stop 19 December 2017

Bed bugs are an ever growing pest in today’s society and with global travel at an all-time high, it’s easy to see why. The Bed Bug Blitz Kit from Pest-Stop is the ultimate tool for dealing with bed bugs in the home by providing both instant ...


Little Nipper regarded most recognisable wooden trap from Pest-Stop 19 December 2017

Pest-Stop this year celebrated the 120th anniversary of the Little Nipper, which was invented in 1897, making this humble wooden trap one of the oldest and most recognisable products within the retail pest control market. This conventional wooden ...


Protection from health risks that flies carry with Prism from Insect-O-Cutor 19 December 2017

This year, Insect-O-Cutor has launched its first retail product, Prism. Sleek, stylish and simple to use, the Prism unit is designed for use at home, protecting the user from the health risks that flies carry. Featuring a striking aluminium façade ...


Humane mouse and rat traps from Wilsons 19 December 2017

The Nooski Revolutionary mouse and rat traps from Wilsons have consistently proven to be the most effective and humane means of killing rodents compared to traditional traps, the company has said. It is an excellent solution to tackle this ever ...


Glue dots for easy home repairs from Wilsons 19 December 2017

Glue Dots are making home repairs and DIY projects quick and easy again. Wilsons is representing the brand in the UK, with repeated purchases already from many stockists. This “New Way to Glue” is an excellent alternative to traditional tapes. ...


Wash 'A 'Way paint brush and roller cleaner from eTree 19 December 2017

eTree presents the Wash ‘A ‘Way paint brush and roller cleaner. Manufactured in the UK, the product is an eco-friendly method of cleaning paintbrushes and rollers. It eliminates messy paintbrushes, rollers and sinks. Designed to be unique, ...


SX instant paintable caulk from Siroflex 19 December 2017

SX Instant Paintable Caulk is a new sealant developed by Siroflex which can be instantly over-painted. SX Instant Paintable Caulk has been designed to save the user time, money and effort. It is easy to apply, dries quickly and can be painted over ...


Fast growing grass seed from G Plants 19 December 2017

Speedy Seed from G Plants has had its best year yet, the company says. Top selling, fast growing grass seed has been a popular line since launching in 2015. Director Alex said: “we have received great feedback from consumers about this product, even ...


mineral and plant based barrier detergent for block paving from Block Blitz 19 December 2017

The Block Blitz solution is a dynamic mineral and plant based barrier detergent, Block Blitz is 100% non-abrasive, contains no bleach, acids or biocides and is biodegradable. You will no longer have to struggle jet washing, scrubbing or sealing your ...


lightweight padded jacket from JCB Trade range 19 December 2017

The new JCB lightweight padded jacket is a practical, yet stylish addition to our new Trade range. Made from Mini Rip-stop fabric, it’s showerproof with an elasticated hood and cuffs, adjustable inside hem with toggle fastener and a contoured back ...


New Gorilla Glue mould-resistant sealant 19 December 2017

The new, all-purpose, Gorilla Mould Resistant Silicone Sealant range is the ideal solution for showers, bathrooms, kitchens, windows, door frames and more. Gorilla Sealants are 100% waterproof, won’t yellow over time, are flexible and durable, and ...


Geometric pots and planters from Elho 19 December 2017

The versatile Pure Edge is just as eye catching indoors or outdoors. Specially designed for Elho by Dutch designer Sander Lorier, the Pure Edge is made up of geometric facets known as polygons, giving it a modern and slick look. Pure pots and ...


Indoor plant pots from Elho for an 'urban jungle' 19 December 2017

Indoor plants make people happier and healthier – and they don’t seem to be going out of fashion anytime soon. With the B.For Original from Elho it’s easy to bring nature into the home. The combination of a diamond gloss border and velvet matte body ...


cultivate potatoes on a smaller scale with the potato pot from Elho 19 December 2017

The Green Basics Potato Pot from Elho makes it possible to cultivate potatoes on a small scale. The Potato Pot has a clever inner and outer pot design. Place the seed potatoes in the inner pot and follow their progress by occasionally lifting the ...


Grow your own with the flower bridge grow house from Elho 19 December 2017

Anyone can grow their own with the Green Basics Flower Bridge Grow House from Elho. The Flower Bridge fits quickly and easily over any balcony railing. Practical grips securely attach the Grow House, so there’s no chance of it blowing away. ...


New specialist primer from Coo-Var 19 December 2017

Coo-Var manufacturers of paints, primers and specialised coatings launch their latest specialist primer: Shellac Prime-All. It is a heavy duty shellac based coating designed to block out difficult stains and odours on a range of different substrates....


Prevent leaks with the Tec7 Plumb from Contech Buildings 19 December 2017

Tec7 Plumb from Contech Buildings stops and prevents leaks in all open and closed heating systems. Tec7 Plumb’s unique formally ensures that it works instantly and unlike similar products in the market, says the company, it is guaranteed not to clog....


New smart door lock from Yale 18 December 2017

With the Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock from Yale, your smartphone is now your key. The Conexis L1 puts you fully in control of your door, allowing you to configure, control and unlock your door all from your smartphone via our Bluetooth low energy App. ...


Fast paint and varnish stripper from Paint Panther 18 December 2017

Paint Panther has been designed to be a highly effective, incredibly fast paint and varnish stripper which will remove many types of coatings quickly and effortlessly, including metalised paint. It has a gel consistency which is ideal for vertical ...


Timbabuild finish from Chemfix 18 December 2017

Timbabuild Finish from Chemfix is designed to aid the perfect finished surface to Timbabuild repairs. Finish is a two-part filler in a patented silicone tube designed to perfectly mix the filler and hardener ratio without effort. The mixed product ...


New chlorine-free mould killer spray from Centurion 18 December 2017

The new Mellerud Chlorine Free Mould Killer Spray from Centurion has been shortlisted in the Tomorrow’s Cleaning Awards 2018.The high performance cleaner is designed to permanently kill and remove mould without bleaching, making it especially suited ...


Woodworm Killer from Barrettine 18 December 2017

Nourish & Protect Woodworm Killer from Barrettine is a traditional, deep penetrating, low odour, oil/solvent based woodworm killer which prevents and exterminates woodworm and wood-boring insects from timber. It is ideal for treating furniture, ...


Barrettine launches new wood preserver 18 December 2017

Barrettine's Nourish & Protect Wood Preserver is a high quality, low odour, oil/solvent based, deep penetrating preserver which is used for the protection against wood destroying fungi (wet rot), wood discolouring fungi and wood-boring insects. ...


Wood protective treatment from Barrettine 18 December 2017

From Barrettine comes the Nourish & Protect – Wood Protective Treatment. This is an ideal wood treatment for outdoor, pre-treated timber structures such as sheds, fences, trellis, pergola and timber gazebos. It is a low build film product that ...


New anti-slip decking oil from Barrettine 18 December 2017

Barrettine's Nourish & Protect Anti-Slip Decking Oil is an all-new, premium quality top coat decking oil incorporating anti-slip technology. It has been designed to improve grip on decking, handrails and wooden steps. A low sheen finish with UV ...


New packaging for Sugru mouldable glue 18 December 2017

The packaging may be new but there’s no change in Sugru mouldable glue being as strong and versatile as ever. The company says it is the perfect tool for fixing and DIY projects, as Sugru sticks to almost anything and turns into a strong and ...


New high tension hacksaw frame from Eclipse Professional Tools 18 December 2017

At the forefront of cutting technology and production of quality hacksaw blades for over 100 years Eclipse Professional Tools are pleased to introduce the 70-24TR, a High Tension Hacksaw Frame for the professional user. The frame is built from ...


Range of new one-handed bar clamps from Eclipse Professional Tools 18 December 2017

With over 100 years’ experience, the Eclipse range offers a wide selection of quality tools for the professional user, including a comprehensive range of new One-handed Bar Clamps. Included in the range are the Original series, Heavy Duty series and ...


Two new heavy-duty tape measures from Spear & Jackson 18 December 2017

Makers of quality hand tools since 1760, Spear & Jackson have introduced two new heavy-duty tape measures designed to rival other popular brands. The new measures are Class II for greater accuracy with super thick 0.16mm blades achieving an ...


Eclipse Professional Tools releases a mini hacksaw frame 18 December 2017

Eclipse Professional Tools has been at the forefront of cutting technology and production of quality hacksaw blades for over 100 years and are pleased to introduce the 15TND, a mini hacksaw frame ideal for working in awkward or restricted areas. ...


Plasplugs sees continued success with Handi Vice 18 December 2017

One of QEP’s leading professional brands, Plasplugs, continues to have success with their Handi Vice – a portable clamp, ideal for experts and novices alike, which has been proven ideal as an ‘extra pair of hands’ for everyday DIY tasks and reduces ...


QEP launches powerful multi saw 18 December 2017

QEP’s Powerful 600w Multi Saw cuts wood, plastic, tile and metal up to 25mm thick. The innovative design stands out from the rest and includes a unique locking clamp to firmly grip materials, has the ability for perfect angled and plunged cuts and a ...


New tile trim range from Homelux 18 December 2017

Homelux, one of the leading suppliers of DIY accessories are proving they are on top of the latest design trends with their new tile trim range. The range consists of four on trend colourways, including a copper finish which is an especially strong ...


Re-codable locking bolt from Squire 18 December 2017

Squire has introduced the super-secure Combi-Bolt 5™, its toughest re-codable locking bolt yet. The patented Combi-Bolt5™ features a steel locking bolt with a die-cast body and offers 100,000 re-codable options with five combination wheels, and high ...


New waterproof and windproof workwear from Snickers 18 December 2017

A change of season means a change of focus on what you wear on site, so Snickers’ FLEXIWork, RUFFWork, LITEWork and ALLROUND Workwear ensures you keep your cool when the heat is on or warm and comfortable when the temperature drops. Interweaving 37....


Organic seaweed based fertilisers from Maxicrop 18 December 2017

The first delivery of the Maxicrop brand of organic seaweed based fertilisers has arrived at SBM Life Science’s Shrewsbury warehouse. Used by farmers, growers and gardeners in over 40 countries, its range of bio-stimulant products improve soil and ...


Pinboard self-adhesive cork wall tiles from Nicoline 18 December 2017

Nicoline Pinboard Self-Adhesive Cork Wall Tiles are an alternative to traditional Memo Boards and have the advantage they are “self-stick” for ease of application. This is our best-selling product for 2 years running. The thickness of each tile is ...


Grout Reviver for bathroom renovation from Unibond 18 December 2017

Recognised by DIY Week as ‘Product of The Year’, the UNIBOND Re-New enables old sealant with mould growth to be refreshed and look like new. The unique Triple Protect anti-mould formulation continues to protect the sealant from further mould growth. ...


Unibond release new aromatherapy fragrance refills for Aero 360 moisture absorber 18 December 2017

Many consumers have already experienced the improvement the Unibond Aero 360 moisture absorber makes to their home. It helps prevent mould, mildew and the effects of moisture in rooms, confined spaces, and on clothes. They can also create a special ...


New non-run gel super glue from Loctite 18 December 2017

Loctite has launched a Super Glue that combines Loctite’s premium formulation with a pen-like dispenser that enables easy application. The super glue provides an instant and strong bond and is suitable for porous materials and vertical application ...


Everbuild launch new range of fast setting adhesives 18 December 2017

The sealants and adhesive range from Everbuild – A Sika Company is growing with the launch of Sika Pro Select, a fantastic new range bringing the renowned Sika technical expertise to the trade user. This extensive new range consists of ten products ...


Multi-use barrier cream from Everbuild 18 December 2017

Deco-Pak one penny stepping stone featured on BBC Breakfast 18 December 2017

Decorative aggregates and landscaping supplier Deco-Pak began 2017 by winning a highly commended product award for its Insect Hotels at Spring Fair, and ended it making the brave move to realign its business strategy to focus more on traditional ...


C.K. Tools launches enhanced range of waterpump pliers 18 December 2017

Leading hand tool brand, C.K Tools, has launched an enhanced range of one of its most popular products, the C.K Waterpump Pliers. The improved range consists of three sizes: 175mm, 250mm and 300mm. With each size offering extra wide jaw capacities ...


Carl Kammerling launches product catalogue 18 December 2017

In response to overwhelming customer demand, leading supplier of quality hand tools and security solutions, Carl Kammerling International, has utilised sophisticated catalogue publishing software in order to launch an all brand product catalogue, ...


Carl Kammering introduces product training tool, Productwise 18 December 2017

In support of its customers, Carl Kammerling International has improved its innovative web-based product training tool, Productwise, to help counter staff increase their knowledge of Carl Kammerling’s products and sell the ranges more effectively. ...


Telescopic extension ladder from Beldray 18 December 2017

The ideal tool for working professionals, the Beldray 3.8 m Telescopic Extension Ladder allows you to safely reach difficult heights up to approx. 4.56 m. It features a portable, retractable design, transport the ladder between work and home with ...


The new heavy-duty step stool from Beldray 18 December 2017

Providing extra height for reaching into cupboards, onto top shelves and into other hard-to-reach places, the Heavy-duty Step Stool from BELDRAY is ideal to have on hand in any room of the home. With rubber feet and a non-slip tread to ensure a ...


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