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Win a C.K Magma Technician’s Toolcase Max

After extensive research among tradesmen, Carl Kammerling International has introduced the C.K Magma Technician’s Toolcase Max - its biggest and most robust tool storage solution, with an impressive 35 per cent increased capacity and longer lasting ... 
12 April 2018

Select Hardware brings out new product catalogue

Select Hardware Ltd, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of DIY, hardware and ironmongery products into the retail, wholesale and trade markets has launched a brand new Product Catalogue. Select is part of the Shepherd Hardware global group of ... 
12 April 2018

Panacea Products launches its new Rosette collection

Panacea Products has added to its successful range of Decorative Fencing and Garden Structures with the launch of its new Rosette Collection, comprising galvanised Fence Panels and Posts, Gates, Arches, Obelisks and Trellis. By combining Fence ... 
12 April 2018

Frog Tape takes a leap with inspirational new ads

Shurtape is launching a new TV ad for its market-leading decorating product FrogTape.Targeting the mainstream consumer DIYer, the new campaign uses the Frog character to demonstrate the world of creativity that FrogTape can deliver, as it leaps from ... 
5 April 2018

Exclusive offer from HB42

As part of a targeted campaign, HB42 are also advertising an exclusive offer to new retail stockists. With every purchase of 10 boxes of HB42 Sealant & Adhesive (available in White, Clear, Grey, Black & Brown) and/or HB42 Instant Grab ... 
28 March 2018

New sealant and adhesive video from HB42

HB42 has produced a new video as part of its ‘Seals, Sticks and Fills’ campaign, to inform merchants and tradesmen of the multiple benefits of HB42 Ultimate Sealant & Adhesive. The video demonstrates the All-in-One Sealant & Adhesive’s ... 
28 March 2018

Stixall extreme power from Everbuild - A Sika Company

If you’ve already tried Stixall Extreme Power from Everbuild – A Sika Company you’ll know just how good it is, with the ability to bond and seal virtually everything to anything. If you haven’t tried it then it’s about time you did, says Everbuild. ... 
28 March 2018

No more nails Click & Fix from Unibond

No More Nails has long been the leading DIY grab adhesive for fixing virtually anything to anything without the need for Nails or Screws. Now its available in an easy to use dispenser that you can use single handed, without mess, without a cartridge ... 
28 March 2018

New mouldable putty from Loctite

Loctite Kintsuglue is an amazing flexible putty ideal for repairing almost any broken object. Mouldable and strong at the same time, it can be applied to almost anything you want to repair, reconstruct, protect or enhance. It is so versatile; the ... 
28 March 2018

Solvite launches new general purpose wallcoverings adhesive

Wallcovering sales over the last 30 years have declined at the expense of more fashionable emulsion. In part, this is driven by DIY wallcovering skills not being handed down from one generation to the next. The skill of pasting and then folding the ... 
28 March 2018

Unsightly mould is a thing of the past with new Unibond products

Black unsightly mould is the scourge of the Bathroom. Dirt, Skin, and Soap residue coupled with humidity conspire to support mould growth between tiles, on the grout, and on the sealant around the bath or shower tray.However, it does not have to be ... 
28 March 2018

Gorilla Glue launches "virtually invisible" adhesive

International adhesive brand Gorilla Glue has launched the new, extremely tough and virtually invisible, Gorilla Glue Clear. New Gorilla Glue Clear is for DIYers and home improvement enthusiasts looking for a highly-effective bond that combines ... 
28 March 2018

New wallcovering adhesives from Bartoline

Bartoline is the UK’s leading supplier of wallcovering adhesives, both in the well-known Bartoline brand, and for private label. As well as traditional flake, two ready mixed versions are available. “Easipaste” is a ready-to-use product suitable for ... 
28 March 2018

Duck Tape is perfect for hundreds repairs around the home says Shurtape

As the warmer weather finally arrives, consumers will be looking to refresh their homes, so now is the time to stock up with the UK’s number one DIY tape, says Shurtape. Duck Tape has been trusted by shoppers for almost 50 years - with a wide ... 
28 March 2018

Mellerud showcase Silicone Remover as current best-seller

Whether you’re looking for tapes, adhesives, wallpaper paste, silicones or sealants, Centurion Europe have the products you need at great prices, supplying best-sellers from household names like Everbuild, 151, Mellerud and Bartoline. Mellerud ... 
28 March 2018

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