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Black Friday: Which DIY retailers are cashing in?

Published: 24 November 2016 - Jenny Wonnacott

With Black Friday mania upon us, DIY Week takes a look at which of the biggest DIY and garden players in the market are offering deals... and how much customers can expect to save.

Shoppers will be flocking both in person and online for Black Friday deals this Friday
Shoppers will be flocking both in person and online for Black Friday deals this Friday

B&Q

Unsurprisingly, a look at the Kingfisher giant's website reveals a large range of deals on offer over the Black Friday fortnight. These include:

  • Price cuts on over 70 indoor and outdoor lights
  • Bosch home and car pressure washer down from £128 to £75
  • Vax cordless, bagless vacuum cleaner down from £72 to £55
  • Triton showers down from £199 to £120
  • Colours feature wall paint down from £11.73 to £9
  • Sliding wardrobe doors down from £150 to £100

Homebase

Homebase's catch line this holiday season is "Always low prices," but a quick search for Black Friday deals reveals the retailer is cashing in on the festive season as much as any other. Deals include:

  • Karcher K2 pressure washer at £64.85
  • Keter Store it Out Max at £89.78
  • Dulux 7.5L emulsion at £24
  • Malmo 6 seater teak garden table at £399.99
  • Cartright 99 piece drill set HSS titanium coated £9.64
  • Mega Dual worklight £29.98

Amazon
There are a huge range of deals online at online retail giant Amazon, and many of them can be found in the DIY section. These include:

  • 55% off Dremel Corded Multi-Tool with removable tool holder
  • 51% Bosch 6033A0170 Jigsaw
  • 63% off GROHE ambi kitchen tap
  • 20% off Grout Pen White
  • 48% off Bosch X-Line accessory set
  • Up to 20% off all WORX power tools
  • 49% off Bosch PSM 100 A multi sander
  • 60% off Black & Decker KA161BC mouse detail sander with accessories
  • Up to 40% off Draper Tools

BHS.com

Newly incorporated BHS.com hasn't been slow to jump on the Black Friday bandwagon, with up to 50% off usual prices. Available online only the deals run across its gift, fashion, homewares, kitchen and dining, bedroom and bathroom ranges.

  • Up to 30% off all bedding sets, towels and throws
  • Up to 50% off all cushions
  • Up to 20% off ceiling lights, 30% off table lamps and 50% off floor lamps
  • Up to 50% off sheets and pillowcases
  • Up to 60% off duvets and pillows
  • Up to 25% off all crockery and cutlery
  • 50% off kitchen electricals and vacuum cleaners

Dobbies
Here the sales are only on until Monday, November 28, with deals offered both online and in stores. Included:

  • 20% off Christmas lights
  • 20% off artificial trees
  • 20% off all Yankee candles
  • Up to 30% off selected indoor furniture

Meanwhile, IKEA, Next and Walmart-owned Asda have all revealed that they will not be taking part in Black Friday.

Source: DIYWEEK

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