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Extendable long-reach hedge trimmer from Handy Distribution

Maintain the sides and tops of tall, hard-to-reach hedges without having to balance precariously atop a pair of ladders when you get your hands on this extendable long-reach pole-hedgetrimmer from Webb says Handy Distribution. The WEV20PHT 20v ... 
23 August 2019

Cordless line-trimmer from Handy Distribution

Enjoy 20v of premium lithium-ion battery-power and put the finishing touches to your garden the fast, low-effort way with this lightweight and easy-handling cordless line-trimmer & edger from Webb says Handy Distribution. At just 2.2kg, the Webb ... 
23 August 2019

Handy Distribution introduces the Webb WEV20HT

Equipped with 50cm-long double-sided blades and utilising 20V lithium-ion battery-power, Handy Distribution says the Webb WEV20HT is a fast, fuss-free way to keep your hedges and shrubs in trim! The blades’ double-sided design allows for a ... 
23 August 2019

powered pressure washer from Handy Distribution

From cleaning the grill to cleaning bikes, Handy Distribution says the Greenworks’ 70 bar portable battery powered pressure washer is designed for versatile, functional and practical usage in a convenient way. It is lightweight and has a built-in ... 
23 August 2019

Seriously heavy duty padlock from Squire

Security specialist Squire has launched a new padlock, with the seriously heavy duty SS100, the only padlock ever to achieve The Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) SR4 standard. Designed as the world’s strongest production padlock, Squire’s ... 
23 August 2019

Protective working clothes from Snickers

ProtecWork is a new collection of protective working clothes and accessories from Snickers Workwear. The risk-protection properties of the clothing are integral components of the extensive range of Base-, Mid- and Top-Layer garments for men and ... 
23 August 2019

Save time and paint with PaintTopper

Made in the UK, PaintTopper says its multi-purpose design is different to any pouring aid on the market, and that this useful piece of kit has proved popular to anyone decorating. Easy and simple to fit, it clips onto a paint can for hassle free ... 
23 August 2019

Large format and natural stone adhesive from Dunlop

Perfect for installing porcelain, ceramic or natural stone tiles in external areas such as patios and terraces, Dunlop Large Format and Natural Stone Adhesive is semi-pourable and rapid-setting in only three hours for fast-track project completion. ... 
23 August 2019

Insecticidal lacquer from Dethlac

Dethlac Insecticidal Lacquer has been on the market since 1959. Once sprayed, Dethlac dries to a hard clear film and is highly effective for months against ants, woodlice, cockroaches and other crawling insects. Dethlac can be used indoors and ... 
23 August 2019

Centurion offers garden tools

Centurion’s extensive range of garden tools under the Andersons brand has everything both domestic and professional gardeners need to keep their outdoor areas looking great all year round. The Andersons brand has been around for almost 150 years and ... 
26 July 2019

Andersons garden range from Centurion

Andersons garden range from CENTURION offers a selection of planting accessories, including ties, supports, garden mesh and netting. All items are available in retail-ready packaging. The Andersons brand has been around for almost 150 years and ... 
26 July 2019

Liberon has outdoor living covered

Liberon’s range of cleaners, paints, stain removers and sealers has all areas of outdoor living covered, whatever the weather, says the company. Meanwhile, Liberon’s Garden ColourCare range of exterior paints, stains and oils helps to bring ... 
26 July 2019

Kasp enhances security with padlock range

According to Kasp, research shows that nearly a fifth of UK homeowners have had items stolen from their garden, with garden equipment and lawnmowers the most likely targets. So, whether it’s a garden shed, or a trendy garden beach hut that is used ... 
26 July 2019

Burg-Wachter offers merchandising stands

Burg-Wachter says style-conscious customers care as much about the appearance of the outside of their property as the inside. To help retailers make the most of this increased sales opportunity, the company is including a free rotating display stand ... 
26 July 2019

Snickers introduces its Workwear range

There’s something for every trade you can name in the Snickers Workwear range – AllroundWork, RUFFWork, LITEWork and FLEXIWork clothing - Trousers, Jackets, Tool Vests, Shirts, Underwear, Accessories and much more – plus an extensive range of EN-... 
26 July 2019
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