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Product News Archive September 2017

ERA's HomeGuard security has its head in the clouds 29 September 2017

Combining 180 years of expertise with cutting edge smart technology, the new HomeGuard from security expert ERA is said to be the only cloud-based alert and monitoring alarm system on the market to combine security with smart living.Operated via a ...


Low-cost, high-security solutions from Abus 29 September 2017

Abus is adding the Vela Range Modula Assembly System this autumn to its security and safety portfolio. The Vela locking system offers the new Inspect System that provides an additional access detection authorisation query in the cylinder in that, if ...


Everbuild takes Stixall to the Extreme 28 September 2017

Stixall Extreme Power from Everbuild – A Sika Company boasts the ability to bond and seal virtually everything to anything. Using the very latest hybrid polymer technology, Stixall will bond to virtually every substrate both indoors and outdoors and ...


Stylish porcelain paving from Borderstone 28 September 2017

The latest development in the Borderstone range is new Portfolio porcelain paving, which has been designed to be both fashionable and practical for the modern home and garden.Manufactured from kiln-fired clay, the range is durable, non-porous and ...


Shurtape makes it a straight eight on TV for Duck and Frog 14 September 2017

Shurtape is investing in high-profile TV advertising for its market-leading products, Duck Tape and Frog Tape - for the eighth year in a row.Again targeting the mainstream consumer DIYer, the tape manufacturer’s Autumn/Winter 2017 campaign is a ...


T-Rex bites broadcast media for A/W 2017 14 September 2017

Shurtape has announced another huge broadcast marketing campaign for T-Rex Tape, kicking off this month.The leading tape manufacturer has generated mass awareness for the extra-strong tape with a range of consumer campaigns since its UK launch in ...


Plasplugs Ovalok holds things fast 14 September 2017

Help your customers to prepare their homes and outdoor furniture for autumn/winter months with Plasplugs Ovalok screws. Ovalok is the perfect screw for all types ofwood, MDF, plastic, sheet metal and masonry. Ovalok screws are available as multi-use,...


Vitrex kits to get DIY tilers started 13 September 2017

It’s time for consumers to refresh their homes in time for Christmas. Whether they want to re-grout tiles or refresh sealants, Vitrex offers a range of re-grouting tools and kits to get the process started. A great starter pack, the Tile Re-Grouting ...


Gorilla Glue expands into sealants 13 September 2017

Gorilla Glue is extending its adhesive and tape expertise into sealants with the launch of the Gorilla Mould Resistant Sealant range, offering consumers a lifetime guarantee. Gorilla Sealants follow the brand’s overall ethos of being high quality ...


Take the Xtra step with Lyte 13 September 2017

In the 70th year of manufacturing access equipment, Lyte is still adding new products to an ever-expanding portfolio. The latest is the innovative Xtra step with detachable tool tray and safety handrail. Available in tread sizes from three to seven, ...


Pest-Stop helps blitz bed bugs 13 September 2017

Complementing the Bugo bed bug monitor, the latest offering from Pest-Stop in bed bug control and prevention is the Bed Bug Blitz Kit. The kit is said to be the ultimate tool for dealing with bed bugs in the home by providing both instant protection ...


Kelkay takes sandstone to heart 13 September 2017

Kelkay has developed a new heart-shaped stepping stone in its sandstone range. The Warmheart Sandstone Stepping Stone has an RRP of £5.99 and Kelkay has sourced the new handmade stones in a warm sunset red sandstone for next season.They’ll be ...


STIHL to showcase cordless garden tool range at Glee 11 September 2017

Stand: 19A59STIHL will be exhibiting its expanded range of cordless garden power tools at Glee this week, as the popularity of the manufacturer’s battery-powered products continues to rise amongst keen gardeners.Traditionally, STIHL tools have been ...


Gardman enhances core categories for 2018 8 September 2017

New products and sub-ranges will be introduced to Gardman’s core gardening brands in 2018 to continue to meet the needs of the traditional gardener and to improve its category proposition.A new premium range of plant support products will be ...


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