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Crate Mate from Reisser

Reisser introduces its Crate Mate, a practical and versatile system for the transportation and storage of tools, equipment and fixings in a professional and flexible way. Made from high performance German ABS material, the Crate Mate is a tough and ... 
26 July 2019

New Express Hoe from Burgon & Ball

The new Express Hoe from Burgon & Ball will be swinging into action this season, with a pivoting blade which finds the perfect angle for biting into the soil, for effortless weeding. Sliding easily through the soil on both push and pull strokes, ... 
26 July 2019

Award winning fold flat basket from Addis

Following on the success of the award winning fold flat basket –DIY Week winner for best Kitchen and household products 2019 - Addis says it is absolutely delighted at the response received from the innovative design. Boasting a large 38L capacity ... 
28 June 2019

Addis launches new eco range

As part of the new utility eco range by Addis , showcased at Exclusively Housewares 2019, the new Utility Caddymade made its debut. Made in the UK the caddy is a versatile little helper around the home. It can be used to store cleaning cloths, ... 
28 June 2019

Undersink storage from Addis

Addis’ Undersink storage –made famous by @MrsHinchHome and her under sink Narnia the Undersink storage unit is proving to be as popular as ever, says Addis. To be able to add a shelf where one doesn’t exist or to be able to work around pipework is ... 
28 June 2019

Addis introduces press to dispense toilet brushes

Thanks to the recent trend and number of influencers the housewares sector, and in particular cleaning, is enjoying a renaissance with a new generation sharing their cleaning hauls. Addis says it is delighted to be able to be working with a number ... 
28 June 2019

Sterling expands its euro profile cylinder category

Sterling has expanded its popular Euro profile cylinder category with the launch of two new British Standard Kitemarked cylinder ranges. Sterling’s 3* and 1* Kitemarked DoorMinder ranges feature anti-drill, anti-pick and anti-bump protection and are ... 
28 June 2019

Sterling SafeCans is the perfect hiding place for small items

Candles are a common sight around the home and thanks to Sterling SafeCans they can also be the perfect hiding place for small items. SafeCans are an exact imitation of one of several every day items; from candles and aerosoles to genuine replicas ... 
28 June 2019

Select Hardware expands Headbourne brand

Select Hardware Ltd has expanded its well-known Headbourne brand with the introduction of a new range of door handles and accessories. The name ‘Headbourne’ is synonymous with Select’s ranges of coat hook rails, hooks and cabinet furniture. The ... 
28 June 2019

Bord Na Móna offers high-performing compost

This Peat Free Multipurpose Compost is based on high quality sustainable ingredients mixed with all the essential plant nutrients to ensure healthy and vigorous plants at all stages of growth and under a variety of growing conditions. The high-... 
28 June 2019

LifestyleGarden to introduce DuraOcean at SOLEX

The forthcoming SOLEX exhibition will offer LifestyleGarden’s new 2020 ranges. One range making its debut at SOLEX is one that not only opens a new sales opportunity for retailers but also plays its part in tackling the biggest issue facing our ... 
28 June 2019

Pagoda offers garden furniture from China and Vietnam

The Pagoda team say it is highly experienced in sourcing garden furniture in China and Vietnam, with its own offices in Hangzhou for over 25 years. It says it knows all the best factories and has good working relationships with them. Pagoda ship ... 
28 June 2019

Impressive range from Mercer

Managing director of Mercer Leisure, Iain Mercer describes the company’s 2020 collection of garden furniture as "our most exciting range ever!" 2019 has seen a huge growth for the company, with 2020 looking set to see the progress continue. With 18 ... 
28 June 2019

Forever White from Everbuild

Forever White from Everbuild - A Sika Company is a silicone which makes unsightly black mould a thing of the past thanks to the integration of Mould Shield anti-bacterial solution. The addition of Mould Shield to Forever White guarantees to stop ... 
14 June 2019

Stax Trade Centres increases its range

Stax Trade Centres has added 14 new designs and collections to its range. The expanded offering now includes exciting options from major new suppliers such as Grupo Halcón, Johnson Tiles, Verona, +39 and Newker. "Despite the recent problems in the ... 
14 June 2019
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