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  1. June 25, 2020

    The Bathroom Renovation Survival Guide

    Renovating your bathroom is a great way to give your home a lift. Not only will a new bathroom increase the value of your property, but it also gives you the chance to increase storage space and fix any existing problems such as leaks and mould. So what can you do to make the whole thing as painless as possible? Read on for some top tips!

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  2. June 12, 2020

    10 Odd Jobs to Get Done While in Lockdown

    There’s no denying that the boredom has well and truly set in over the last month or so, so keeping ourselves busy is key. Particularly, if you’re a keen DIY fanatic, now could be the time to get started on a brand new project or perhaps a little home decorating. Here’s a list of odd jobs you can tackle while you have some extra time. 

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  3. May 27, 2020

    A guide to hammers

    A hammer is a particularly versatile tool that works to drive in and remove nails and can be used as a wrecking tool. However different hammers have been designed for specific jobs. This guide takes you through a variety of hammers available and their purpose.

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  4. May 27, 2020

    15% off Screws Nails and Fixings

    To mark Father's day 2020 we are offering 15% off our entire Screws, Nails and Fixings range. This includes our asssortment cases and our Gripit Fixings range.

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  5. April 28, 2020

    Seven steps to a fantastic outdoor space

    It could not be a better time to carry out some outdoor DIY and get your outdoor space looking spectacular. For those lucky enough to have some outdoor space, here are seven steps to take and the tools you will need to get the job done right.

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  6. April 28, 2020

    A guide to screwdrivers

    Hand screwdrivers are essential in any toolkit, ideal for when you want precision, have an awkward angle, or need to take it slowly. Screwdrivers vary according to the type of screw that they are designed to drive, and it’s important to use the right screwdriver for the screw to avoid damaging the screw or the screw head. Here’s a complete guide to screwdrivers.

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  7. February 12, 2020

    What a basic home toolkit should contain

    A good toolkit is something every home should have, so that you always have the tools to hand when a DIY job comes up in the house. Here’s an A-Z guide of the basic tools you should include and what they’re used for.

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  8. February 12, 2020

    A guide to safety workwear

    Safety workwear should be considered as essential as tools and materials when doing DIY jobs and construction work. It provides protection and reassurance, allowing you to focus fully on the job at hand. Here’s a guide to safety workwear.

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  9. January 16, 2020

    A review of Gripit

    The majority of internal walls in modern homes today are plasterboard, or stud walls. The studs may be wooden or metal, and to hang anything off these walls you need specialist cavity fixings. Gripit Fixings,are designed specifically for this purpose. They have a range of models, depicted by colour, that determine the weight load that you can hang on the fixing. Here's an overview.

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  10. January 16, 2020

    Win a huge DIY bundle - to celebrate the launch of our new website!

    To celebrate the launch of our new, user-friendly website, we're offering one lucky person a chance to win a huge DIY prize bundle worth over £60! The items in the prize bundle all represent the different product categories available on our site including tools, screws, nails & fixings, ironmongery & security, electrical & lighting, plumbing & heating, oils, sealants & adhesives, building & joinery, safety & workwear, decorating and more.

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