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Snickers introduce new Ocean safety shoe

Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new Ocean safety shoe from Snickers is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move. The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a traditional injected PU to give a ... 
17 May 2019

Plastikote releases new trade aerosols

Plastikote’s new range of aerosols has been developed specifically for the trade market. These high quality sprays come in colour-coded cans with clear usage and instruction labels - simply pick it, buy it and get on with the job. If you’re looking ... 
17 May 2019

"Number one" tape of choice from Galago

Galago, a double-sided tape from Walther Strong means no more scissors, and a unique design which allows users to tear, by hand, perfectly straight every time, without scissors or a knife. The all-new adhesive allows users to reposition the tape (... 
25 April 2019

Wilsons introduces no fuss rubbing alcohol

Wilsons rubbing alcohol – also known as isopropyl alcohol (IPA) or with its chemical name propan-2-ol – is now available in a 250ml version from Wilsons. Common uses include cleaning, degreasing and disinfecting, as well as removing stains and ... 
25 April 2019

Wide range of plungers offered by Buffalo

BUFFALO has quickly become a trusted brand of drain clearing tools, known for high-quality products at fantastic value, says Wilsons of Colchester. Plungers remain a simple and cost-effective way of dealing with blocked drains, and Buffalo offers ... 
25 April 2019

Thorndown offers peelable glass paint

Thorndown’s Peelable Glass Paint is a unique, revolutionary eco-paint that can be painted on glass or other hard shiny surfaces and simply peeled off cleanly when no longer required. Made from a 100% recycled plastic resin, the coating is very ... 
1 April 2019

Unibond Re-New saves time for DIYers

Market research revealed that about one third of the population has mouldy bathroom sealants but fears of a complex and time-consuming job has discouraged DIYers from undertaking sealant projects.UniBond Re-New from Henkel is a simple and easy ... 
29 March 2019

Unibond fights bathroom mould

Mould growth on bathroom sealant looks unsightly and is very difficult to remove. When installing a new bathroom, or shower, or basin its best to use a quality sealant that has antimould properties just like UniBond Antimould Shower Bath & ... 
29 March 2019

No More Nails "fixes virtually anything"

Henkel says UniBond No More Nails Original can fix virtually anything. It does away with the need for nails and screws when fixing many things in and around the home such as skirting board, architrave, and other timber mouldings.It comes in a tube, ... 
29 March 2019

New silicone sealant from Dunlop

Newly launched, Dunlop say the FX-90 Silicone Sealant is an ideal sealant for jointing tiled walls and floors in interior and exterior locations as well as gap filling and sealing around showers, baths, sinks and worktops. Multi-purpose, hygienic ... 
29 March 2019

Dunlop's new flexible rapidset floor and wile tile adhesive

Get your tiling finished in double-quick time with Dunlop’s new Flexible Rapidset Floor & Wall Tile Adhesive. An extended open time of 60 minutes and a longer working time of 20 to 30 minutes allow for larger mixed and give additional time to ... 
29 March 2019

Centurion offers wide range in adhesives and sealants

Centurion stocks a wide range of adhesives, tapes, silicones and sealants, supplying best-sellers from household names like Everbuild, 151, Mellerud and Bartoline direct to retail trade. The Adhesives and Sealants range makes up just a small part of ... 
29 March 2019

Stax published its 2019 Big Green Book

Garden and hardware wholesaler, Stax Trade Centres has published its 2019 Big Green Book gardening catalogue. It contains a wider range of products than ever before, thanks to various major distribution deals which Stax has secured, covering lines ... 
29 March 2019

Hultafors Tools introduce mini pocket spirit levels

The new mini pocket spirit levels From HULTAFORS TOOLS are now available in the UK with a modern design, clear-focus vials for levelling work in tight spaces. The ergonomic design includes a crush-proof vial with a +60% magnifying effect and ... 
29 March 2019

No-drill adhesive accessories from Tesa

The new Tesa no-drill adhesive bathroom accessories are designed to provide a simple DIY solution for updating bathrooms without having to drill holes or use screws. The 61-product assortment includes everything from towel holders, shelves, hooks, ... 
29 March 2019
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