Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

DIY

Access equipment
From Ladder stabilisers to Towers
Hand tools
From Braces to Wrenches
Adhesives and sealants
From Acrylic sealants to Wood adhesives
Kitchens
From Assembled kitchens to Worktops
Bathroom accessories
From Ceramic accessories to Wood accessories
Lighting
From Bulbs and tubes to Worklights
Batteries
From Alkaline batteries to Zinc carbon batteries
Paint
From Emulsion to Undercoats and primers
Building products
From Aggregates to Worktops
Plumbing
From Boilers to Valves
Power tools
From Angle grinders to Wire wheels
Decorating tools
From Knives & scrapers to Roller trays
Protective clothing
From Ear protection to Kneepads
Door furniture
From Brass to Wood
Electrical accessories
From Extension leads to Time switches
Security products
From Alarms to Window locks
Fillers
From Exterior to Ready-to-use
Storage systems
From Shelving to Storage crates
Fire safety
From Escape ladders to Smoke alarms
Tiles
From Ceramic floor tiles to Tiling tools
Fixings and fastenings
From Hooks to Staplers and staples
Timber
From Blockboard to Veneers
Flatpack furniture
From Bedroom furniture to Storage
Wallcoverings
From Blown vinyl to Woodchip
Flooring and floorcoverings
From Carpets to Wood flooring
Window furnishings
From Austrian blinds to Vertical blinds
General Hardware
from Hooks and hangers to Tubes and fittings
Woodcare
From Creosote substitutes to Woodstains

Garden

Aquatics
From Filters to Water features
Garden power tools
From Brush cutters to Shredders
Barbecues
From Building kits to Charcoal
Garden sundries
From Canes to Propagators
Clothing
From Casual clothing to Umbrellas
Giftware
From Books to Textiles
Compost
From Accelerators to Peat-free
Live plants
From Bedding to Trees & shrubs
Fertilisers & chemicals
From Fertiliser spreaders to Weedkillers
Paving and walling
From Brick to Stone
Garden buildings
From Conservatories to Timber
Garden furniture
From Cane to Tubular steel
Pet goods
From Pet bedding to Wild bird care
Garden hand tools
From Cultivators to Trowels
Pots and planters
From Ceramic to Stone
Seeds
From Bulbs to Vegetable
Garden lighting
From Aquatic to Solar
Watering and irrigation
From Hose end accessories to Watering timers

Housewares

Bakeware
From Bakeware to Tools & gadgets
Kitchenware
From Barware to Woodware
Cleaning
From Brushes & brooms to Vacuum cleaners
Laundrycare
From Airers to Steam generators
Cookware
From Cast aluminium to Steamers
Small electrical appliances
From Blenders to Toasters
Foodprep
From Cutting boards to Worktop savers
Tabletop
From Casual cutlery to Tabletop textiles

Services

Packaging
From Glass to Blister Packs
Service providers
From advisory organisations to website design
Point of Sale and Merchandising Services
From Promotions to Display Materials
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What do you think?


As we near the end of the summer season, which category is the biggest for you in the build up to autumn and winter?






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