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  1. October 29, 2020

    A Guide to Pest Control

    Animals and insects can cause damage, disruption and disaster in a property. From simple flying insect infestations through to foxes rampaging in your rubbish, if you don’t deal with the issue head on you could be left with a real problem. Here are some simple solutions to controlling pests…

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  2. September 28, 2020

    The Trade’s Secrets: Top 6 Plumbing & Heating DIY Tips

    6 plumbing & heating DIY tips from heating engineer including how to get a consistently warm shower and how to manage your sealants. 

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  3. September 23, 2020

    Ten Household Jobs to Do This Autumn

    Autumn is a great time to get a few odd jobs done in the home. Whether it’s household repairs, cleaning or tidying up the garden, the milder weather means that we can comfortably get on with those tasks that will help our home ease the transition into winter. We’ve put together a list of household tasks that you can get started on this autumn, giving you more time to enjoy your home over the winter.

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  4. September 07, 2020

    What's in your drill bit case?

    If you’ve got a power drill, then you probably have a set of accompanying drill bits of various size and shape. When it comes to carrying out a DIY task, it’s not always clear which bit to use - each drill bit is designed for different materials. Here’s a basic guide to understand which to use for each job.

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  5. July 16, 2020

    A guide to bricklaying tools

    Bricklaying is an essential skill for a practiced DIYer, and something that when done correctly, can bring a lot of satisfaction. It’s important to get the mortar mix correct, to choose the right bricks or slabs and to perfect your bricklaying technique. It’s also important to use the correct tools. Here is a guide to bricklaying tools to get the job done perfectly.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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