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Diamond drill bits from Vitrex

Suitable for use with most power drills, the Vitrex Diamond Drills & Guide Kit consists of a range of five diamond drill bits accompanied with a newly designed drill guide in one compact offer. The kit includes 4, 6, 8, 10 & 12mm drill bits ... 
22 March 2018

Yale launches brand new intruder alarm range

Home security specialist Yale has launched its brand-new Intruder Alarm range, providing peace of mind and protection to suit a range of properties. Yale’s brand-new Intruder Alarms are making home security simple, so homeowners can rest assured ... 
22 March 2018

Transform your home with Easy Furniture

Easy Furniture paint from fresh thinking paint specialist, V33 means it doesn’t have to cost the earth to transform the home with a brand new look. Suitable for a wide range of furniture and interior woodwork, including unfinished and lacquered ... 
22 March 2018

Yale boasts new keyless smart door lock

Yale’s Conexis L1 Smart Door Lock gives users the freedom to secure their home, without the need for keys. The latest innovation in smart door locking technology puts homeowners fully in control of their door, allowing them to configure, control and ... 
22 March 2018

CK Tools introduces the world's first fixed blade screwdriver

Following on from its successful launch of the world’s first fixed blade Stubby VDE Screwdriver, Carl Kammerling International, the leading supplier of products to the industrial, construction, electronic and security industries, has introduced the ... 
22 March 2018

Plastikote revolutionises spray paint with new chalk addition

Chalk, the game changing new decorative spray paint, incorporates Plastikote’s revolutionary new water-based technology and promises to transform the face of spray paint. Not only does Chalk give the flat, chalky finish that consumers love, it is ... 
22 March 2018

Centurion Europe celebrate successful show at Spring Fair

After another successful year at Spring Fair, Centurion Europe continues its drive to offer customers great products at great prices during 2018. Centurion is also committed to delivering new and innovative products, such as Mellerud Cleaning ... 
9 March 2018

QEP makes sanding quick and easy

The Vitrex Long Reach Sander is ideal for sanding walls and ceilings from any position. It provides a superior finish for both new construction and renovation work. With a 110cm short reach, it is perfect for use in confined areas in addition to ... 
9 March 2018

Roll & Stroll from Everbuild

Roll & Stroll from Everbuild – A Sika Company is a self-adhesive flooring protector range with the adhesive coating on the outside making it easy to roll out along the floor with a simple push of the foot. Available in four varieties: Premium ... 
9 March 2018

Charles Bentley & Son launches three new ranges

Charles Bentley & Son is making 2018 the year of DIY by launching three new ranges. With over 155 years’ experience developing brushware, the company has created the ultimate collections for the budget, home DIY and trade markets. There are over ... 
9 March 2018

Highly-effective paint and varnish stripper from Barrettine

Paint Panther from Barrettine is a highly-effective, paint and varnish stripper that is designed to work fast to remove many types of coatings quickly and effortlessly, including metalised paint. It has a gel consistency, which is ideal for vertical ... 
9 March 2018

Gorilla Glue launches new sealant range

Gorilla has launched a new sealant range. With spring just around the corner, this is the time when people start taking on a host of jobs around the house. Home improvement jobs that have been put off for the winter will become the focus, the ... 
9 March 2018

Centurion offers extensive decorating range

Centurion says it has everything you need to offer a comprehensive, retail ready decorating range that includes brushes, rollers, trays, fillers, adhesives, wire brushes, scrapers, scissors and more. The popular Abrasives brand of sanding products ... 
9 March 2018

More Dulux colour and advice centres across UK and Ireland

Building on the successful relaunch of Dulux Colour and Advice, there now even more centres across the UK and Ireland. The Dulux proposition has now reached 150 outlets in just 16 months offering certified advice on colour and decorative products. ... 
9 March 2018

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re: Tommy Walsh: 'I'm really proud of my £1 tools'

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paint brushes good but paint roller sponge keeps fallinf off as i am painting doesnt help if i am doing big front room wall like i have ...

re: B&Q overhauls kitchen and bathroom sales process

No BQ employees affected - how come???when they're unemployed and losing a wage.....derrrrr...

re: Kingfisher opens first net zero energy store

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