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Knockout Mould & Mildew Cleaner from Barrettine

Knockout Mould & Mildew Cleaner from Barrettine is a ready to use surface biocide for the control of organic growths with a cleaning action to remove light surface dirt. Can be used externally and internally to eliminate mould, mildew, algae and ... 
27 March 2020

Architecturally specified Peelaway 1

Architecturally specified Peelaway 1 (‘The original’ Poultice paint removing system) was developed and formulated over 30 years ago to remove multiple layers of old toxic lead paint from ornate plaster ceilings and cornices, bricks, masonry, steel, ... 
27 March 2020

Highly effective paint and varnish stripper

Paint Panther is a highly effective incredibly fast paint and varnish stripper which will remove many types of coatings quickly and effortlessly, including metalised paint. It has a gel consistency which is ideal for vertical and other less ... 
27 March 2020

HIPPO extends range of aluminium foil ECO-PAC sausages

HIPPO has invested in extending their range of aluminium foil ECO-PAC sausages to include silicone sealants, decorator’s filler, grab adhesives and the full Hippo PRO range.As well as bringing supply chain efficiencies, each sausage contains less ... 
27 March 2020

Embracing the benefits of water-based products – top tips for their application

Decorators are embracing the benefits of water-based products, with sales of water-based paint representing a quarter of the interior trim trade market in 2019. The latest market data reflects a major shift in trade buying behaviour, with a growing ... 
27 March 2020

Products with numerous potential applications

New in the NOËL & MARQUET range: the WALLSTYL IL10 and IL11 light baseboards - two products with numerous potential applications each. Convincing as skirting boards thanks to their puristic design, they are also ideal for creative applications ... 
27 March 2020

Crown Trade’s new high performance all-purpose PX primer range

Crown Trade’s new high performance all-purpose PX primer range has been specifically developed to achieve excellent opacity and adhesion on even tricky surfaces such as tiles and ceramics, as well as helping to block stains and offer protection from ... 
27 March 2020

The perfect tool for the perfect decorating job

The perfect tool for the perfect decorating job with Centurion. Help your customers achieve a flawless finish every time with Centurion’s decorating range. From perfect prep to a perfect finish, Centurion have a wide selection of products available.... 
27 March 2020

PINK Stuff success for EFG

EFG’s cleaning division has continues to enjoy double digit growth and in fact it’s one of the company’s many success stories. It has however in recent times been assisted by the Instagram phenomenon that is Mrs Hinch and because of EFG’s excellent ... 
27 March 2020

High quality vacuum storage bags

High quality vacuum storage bags are the latest addition to the established Orwell Laundry range. Available in five different sizes from small to jumbo, these reusable space saver bags come with a double zip that prevents air leakage even during ... 
25 March 2020

New Batavia MAXXSERIES Rotary

The new, innovative Batavia MAXXSERIES Rotary Tool is ideal for cutting, sanding, grinding, polishing, engraving and drilling.Its powerful 170w motor has variable digital speed control, providing maximum precision and performance on delicate ... 
25 March 2020

Shurtape launches Duck Wrap-Fix

Shurtape has announced its latest addition to the adhesives market with the launch of Duck Wrap-Fix. A self-fusing silicone repair tape, the product was developed by the leading adhesive tape manufacturer in response to the need for long-lasting ... 
25 March 2020

Wilsons 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, a 500ml and a trigger spray version from Wilsons. Common uses include cleaning, degreasing and disinfecting as well as ... 
25 March 2020

Dragon Dusters from Leecroft

The new Dragon Dusters from Leecroft are the ultimate in dust-slaying technology, addressing the consumer pain points of shedding lint and difficulty in reaching high areas. They are available in two different extendable lengths. The soft and ... 
25 March 2020

iF Design Award for Hultafors Tools

Another Prestigious Design Award for the Hultafors Group’s Workwear and Tools brands. Added to the Red Dot Design Award for Workwear, the Hultafors Group has just won the iF Design Award for the Hultafors Snap-Off Knife (SRP18A) and the HDM Dry ... 
24 March 2020

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