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Wood protective treatment from Barrettine

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 ... 
18 December 2017

New anti-slip decking oil from Barrettine

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 ... 
18 December 2017

New packaging for Sugru mouldable glue

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 ... 
18 December 2017

New high tension hacksaw frame from Eclipse Professional Tools

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 ... 
18 December 2017

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

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 ... 
18 December 2017

Two new heavy-duty tape measures from Spear & Jackson

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 ... 
18 December 2017

Eclipse Professional Tools releases a mini hacksaw frame

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. ... 
18 December 2017

Plasplugs sees continued success with Handi Vice

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 ... 
18 December 2017

QEP launches powerful multi saw

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 ... 
18 December 2017

New tile trim range from Homelux

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 ... 
18 December 2017

Re-codable locking bolt from Squire

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 ... 
18 December 2017

New waterproof and windproof workwear from Snickers

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.... 
18 December 2017

Organic seaweed based fertilisers from Maxicrop

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 ... 
18 December 2017

Pinboard self-adhesive cork wall tiles from Nicoline

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 ... 
18 December 2017

Grout Reviver for bathroom renovation from Unibond

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. ... 
18 December 2017

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