Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

Plumbing

North America
Pascal Technoloiges
Designer and manufacturer of the EON Valve product line. The EON Valve automatically closes the supply line to appliances supplied with a 3/8" compression fitting to prevent water damage. The EON VALVE is easy to install on any water appliance supplied by a 3/8" compression connection. The valve automatically closes and stops water flow to the appliance when the multi-function sensor detects water across its sensing electrodes. When you have completed the repair of the water leak simply dry the sensor and squeeze the valve enclosure to open... more >>

UK - England
Saffron Sphere Ltd
The new brands for DIY painting & decorating tools, hand tools and garden centre supplies, offering a wide range of inspirational home improvement and garden products for the homemaker, occasional to serious DIY'er and trade professionals.

UK - England
Listers
Basta Purchased Listers in January 2006. Founded in 1974, Lister Locks Ltd is a recognised industry leader in its field of innovation, service levels and the competitive supply of branded and own brand products including; complete builders hardware, architectural ironmongery products, security and door & window fittings. Supplying trade and DIY retail outlets, independent ironmongers and trade organisations, Listers services over 4,500 businesses across the UK and Ireland.

UK - England
MURPAK LTD
Murpak offers an own branding solution to all its customers working with them to promote their business. With no set-up charges, low carriage paid order values and a range of over 7000 products, Murpak are an ideal strategic partner to help move your business forward. We are unique in the way we help our customers promote their business, and feedback from many of them has confirmed that promoting their name helps in the growth of their sales, profitability and customer loyalty establishing their place in the market thus ensuring that they are ... more >>

UK - England
Faulks & Company Ltd
Faulks are suppliers of market leader brand Tubtrugs, Gorilla Tubs, William Faulks Tools, plus a varied mixture of Multi-Tubs, dustbins and rubble chutes. Well known for their friendly efficient fast service since 1981, Faulks continue to add range after range to their portfolio of products.

UK - England
Polytank Group Limited
Manufacturers of Rotational Moulded Plastic Products. Polytank Domestic Water Storage Tanks - Polyoil Domestic Oil Storage Tanks - Polybutt Waterbutts - Doublo and Triplo Rainwater Harvesting Tanks - WheelBarrows - Dustbins - Mini Skips and much more.

UK - England
Hayes UK Ltd
Hayes UK supply Safety,Testing and Servicing Products to the Heating, Plumbing and Decorating Industries and other Specialist Trades.

UK - England
CornerTape
CornerTape is a product system designed to guarantee easy and effective preparation and a simple, accurate and fast method of applying all types of sealants on tiles, baths, showers and worktops for a perfect clean-straight-edge finish without mess. Invented by a Norwegian contractor and launched in 2007, CornerTape has won awards in France and has gained a loyal following of retailers, contractors and trades' people since launching in the UK in 2009. For DIY and Professional users, CornerTape provides a choice of Silicone Remover Tool, Pre... more >>

UK - England
Oracstar
Established for over 30 years Oracstar is the UK's leading distributor of prepacked plumbing products. Oracstar supports many markets including Retail, Merchants and Independent Hardware Stores. The product range not only encompasses a complete offering of plumbing fittings in brass, copper and plastic, but also a range of accessories to replace broken or enhance with new, those all important appliances in the kitchen, bathroom and utility rooms. Key to our success is the quality of the products we supply, particularly the Polypipe brands of ... more >>

UK - England
Rolson Tools Ltd
Rolson Tools are a long established importer/exporter and manufacturer of a comprehensive range of construction, DIY, lighting range, garden hand and power tools. With over 1,500 products, hundreds of innovative new products annually, a stylish new catalogue and new dynamic packaging you can see why we are one of the UK's fastest growing tool brands

UK - England
JG Speedfit
JG Speedfit is the worlds leading manufacturer of high quality push-in fittings, pipe and plastic plumbing systems, especially suitable for the DIY market.

UK - England
Eclipse Tools
Neill Tools has been at the forefront of cutting technology since 1889 when the company produced their first composite steel hacksaw blade. The company is one of the largest British based manufacturers of hand tools and with market leading brand names such as Eclipse, WHS Tyzack, Elliott Lucas and Spear & Jackson (the world's oldest sawmaker), the company's roots can be traced back as far as 1760. Today its craftsmen continue the proud tradition, which when coupled with an on going investment in modern plant and machinery, ensures a consistent... more >>

UK - England
The Bright Ideas Co (UK) Ltd
Manufacturer, exporter, importer of professional hand, tiling, flooring tools and accessories. We supply to other manufacturers, distributors and retailers. We have over 1000 items in our product range, supplying tile adhesives and grouts, tile spacers and tile trims, tile cutters, notched trowels, grouting kits, diamond hole saws and diamond blades, protective clothing, janitorial supplies and much, much, more. Contact us for a visit from one of our sales representatives.

UK - England
Honeywell Control Systems Ltd
Honeywell is the leading innovator in heating controls, gas controls and water products that improve energy efficiency and water conservation, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes and buildings. With wired and wireless options, Honeywell heating controls combines ease and speed of installation with the best in comfort, energy-efficiency and sophistication. Honeywell is committed to addressing the 80% of UK homes without the Building Regulations' minimum standard for energy efficient heating contr... more >>

UK - England
365 Drills
Currently there is genuine difficulty drilling porcelain tiles. We produce a diamond drill kit making life easier for installers who work with stone based materials.

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