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Travis Perkins' New Liverpool Branch Opening Creates 20 New Jobs

Travis Perkins, which is part of Travis Perkins plc and the UK’s largest distributor of materials to the construction sector, is set to open a brand-new branch in Liverpool Aintree on the 1st of March. The branch is situated on Bridle Road and is ... 
22 February 2022

Toupret announces landmark partnership with Fix Media

Toupret, the professional’s choice for quality fillers, has today announced an exclusive partnership with Fix Media - the parent company of the popular Fix Radio that attracts 85,000 weekly tradespeople. The brand, which is already well established ... 
21 February 2022

Interior accessories manufacturer Rothley launches Kitchen Utensil kits in contemporary finishes

Interior accessories manufacturer Rothley introduces a stylish new kitchen utensil rail kit, combining a number of top selling items to deliver a practical solution for DIY savvy consumers.In response to growing demand for home improvements ... 
21 February 2022

Free membership for a year from Kbsa at KBB 2022 - Stand M100

The Kbsa (Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association) will offer one lucky retailer a free membership for a year at KBB 2022. The competition, available to those that sign up at the show, is one of a range of promotions for retailers that ... 
19 February 2022

2020 Helps Homebase Undergo Digital Transformation

UK’s Homebase creating a fully connected journey from online engagement to in-store with 2020 solutions. 2020 is helping long-time partner Homebase move their desktop design solutions for their showroom businesses to a fully digital customer experience. 2020 Ideal Spaces, the web-based inspiration and planning solution, will be integrated with Homebase and Bathstore systems to create a seamless end-to-end customer journey for designers and customers. ‘ 
15 February 2022

UK Flooring Direct head to the USA

Three senior members of the UK Flooring Direct team headed to the USA to attend a key trade event for the sector and to meet valued suppliers.Chief Executive Jason Ashby, Chief Commercial Officer Elia Green and Buying & Merchandising Director ... 
15 February 2022

Tile Giant launches new trade rewards scheme that won't be beaten on price

Leading tile retailer, Tile Giant, is launching its new trade rewards scheme across its 83 stores aimed at tilers and tradesmen nationwide. More than just a loyalty programme, Tile Giant Trade Rewards offers real cost benefits to trade customers to ... 
15 February 2022

Zest to support British Heart Foundation as its 2022 charity

Garden furniture, grow your own and decorative garden structure specialist, Zest has chosen the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as its charity of the year in 2022. This follows on from a successful two years of fundraising Macmillan Cancer Support ... 
14 February 2022

HMG Paints Ltd announce new decorative distributor in Scotland

Trade Secrets of Scotland will be stocking HMG’s Made in Britain accredited decorative range this spring. Set to launch in March, Trade Secrets’ customers will be able to purchase HMG Fence and Shed Paint from the outset with more products being ... 
14 February 2022

Show Your Paving Some Love with EASYJoint Select

Azpects is pleased to announce the launch of EASYJoint Select, specially Selected for you this valentine’s day. Available from the 14th of February 2022. Developed from our best-selling EASYJoint Original, EASYJoint Select is an all-year-round ... 
14 February 2022

DIY Week Awards 2022 Entry Deadline Extended

The DIY Week Awards – a leading scheme for the recognition of excellence from across the DIY, home improvement and garden sector, organised by DIY Week publisher Datateam Business Media – is back for 2022 and the entry deadline has now been extended ... 
11 February 2022

Carl Kammerling launches 2022 'Fusion' promotion across full brand portfolio

Carl Kammerling International (CKI), the home of C.K Tools, is giving the DIY trade another reason to ensure their customers have access to the best tools for the job through its 2022 Fusion promotion and incentives scheme. Live now and running ... 
9 February 2022

Valentine's Day gift ideas for DIYers and garden lovers

Power Tools:18V ONE+ Starter Kit (2 x 2.0Ah) – R18CK3D-2C20S – RRP £199.993-piece combo kit containing a Percussion drill, Circular saw and Palm sanderThe RPD18 Percussion Drill is ideal for screwdriving or drilling in wood, masonry, or metalThe ... 
9 February 2022

National Homebuilding & Renovating Show returns to offer property advice and inspiration to homeowners

With house prices in the West Midlands predicted to rise by a potential 29 per cent in 10 years, homeowners say they will spend more on the value of properties in the future.Such is the interest in self-build and renovation to add greater value to ... 
7 February 2022

Ulster Weavers launches new Home Comforts collection at Spring Fair

Leading textile manufacturer Ulster Weavers has revealed its Home Comforts collection, a new range of contemporary home furnishings aimed at introducing linen heritage to a new generation. As part of its plans to grow the business sustainably, the ... 
7 February 2022

Why a well insulated home is important

As we continue through the winter months, and prepare for the ever-changing climate, rising oil and wholesale gas prices, insulation has never been more important. But how can consumers achieve a well-insulated home that reduces their energy bills ... 
4 February 2022

BHETA and Very Group to Hold Meet the Buyer Event

The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) is hosting a Meet the Buyer event with The Very Group. It will take place on Wednesday 23rd February by way of a Zoom link.The Meet The Buyer format is a tried and tested BHETA retailer ... 
4 February 2022

HMG Paints feature in Made in Britain Showcase

HMG Paints, the Manchester based independent paint manufacturer, have been featured in the latest Spotlight by Made in Britain. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community and highlights the best of British manufacturing with ... 
4 February 2022

Houzz Announces Best of Houzz 2022 Winners with 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home renovation and design, today announced the Houzz community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2022, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top kitchen and bathroom designers, architects, interior designers, ... 
3 February 2022

Builders Merchants to see growth of 2-3% annually

Builders’ merchants represent a key part of the UK construction industry and account for up to 85% of the UK’s built environment, by supplying a wide range of building materials. Builders’ merchants and their suppliers contribute over £40bn to the ... 
2 February 2022

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