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DIY Week Awards 2020 - Entry deadline extended - 10 February

This year’s DIY Week Awards are fast approaching, and with a number of new sponsors having committed to the event, it’s shaping up to be the best yet! Joining Home Hardware (presenting Home and Kitchen Product of the Year), who committed to the ...
20 January 2020 0 Comments

Two new Screwfix stores to open

Screwfix is celebrating the opening of two new stores – in Bingham and Lincoln.
20 January 2020 0 Comments

New trademark to protect home improvement consumers

A new Financial Protection Panel of independent experts and industry representatives has been formed by TrustMark, the Government Endorsed Quality scheme, to assess the financial protection available to consumers looking to undertake any home improvements, repairs, maintenance or energy efficiencies in or around the home.
20 January 2020 0 Comments

AMES UK invests 1.5million in acquisition of Kelkay

AMES UK has demonstrated its confidence in the team and the future growth of the business by funding a £1.5m investment in warehousing and logistics as well as new packaging machinery, all of which has been installed since August 2019.
20 January 2020 0 Comments

GCA conference in aid of Greenfingers

Garden centre and horticultural industry staff can now sign up for a fundraising event being held at the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) annual conference (26-29 January).
17 January 2020 0 Comments

Homeowners abandoning DIY according to Checkatrade

Research from Checkatrade.com, the UK’s leading online trades directory, has found that more than 85% of the public have sought tradespeople to do odd jobs around the house over the last 12 months.
17 January 2020 0 Comments

Plant Finder to include ‘houseplants for every room’

A new section dedicated to houseplants has been launched on Joy of Plants’ Plant Finder software.
17 January 2020 0 Comments

Cold weather and outdoor decorating with Zinsser

Zinsser AllWeatherExterior Masonry Paint makes working outdoors in winter conditions easy, as this ultimate-performance exterior masonry ...
9 December 2019
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