Winter Workwear: The Essentials for Staying Warm on Site

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Let’s be honest with ourselves – when winter sets in, everything gets just that little bit harder. Less safe underfoot and with less dexterity in our fingers, even the smallest jobs can become not only difficult, but dangerous too. Aside from filling up the flask and blowing warm air into cupped hands though, what can… Read more »

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What is 110V and Do You Need It?

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When it comes to working on site, there are many regulations and conventions which govern how we act, what tools we use and how we operate, which can make sorting the vital from the merely important difficult. That’s none truer than in the case of 110V, with a great many of our customers asking us… Read more »

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Benefits of LED Lighting

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In many circles, LED lighting is seen as the future. It’s already replaced incandescent bulbs in homes, cars and factories, and it’s heading for near total ubiquity. That’s also true in the trade, where LED work lights and flashlights are amongst the fastest growing sectors around, with countless hobbyists and professionals discovering the advantages that… Read more »

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Loyal Tower FAQs

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At MAD4TOOLS we love our Loyal Towers and, naturally, so do the customers who buy them for us. With their historic record for quality and our emphasis on affordability, we’ve built a partnership that tradesmen and hobbyists alike can get behind. Our wide variety of Loyal Tower products, from DIY, Super DIY and King towers… Read more »

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Your Guide to Lithium-Ion Powered Tool Terminology

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Whether we’re talking about your smartphone, laptop, electric toothbrush or even your car, we’re talking about the same battery technology keeping them working as they should be – lithium-ion (Li-Ion). This once expensive and rare battery technology is, today, the most commonly used rechargeable battery technology in the world. All of which means that, of… Read more »

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Which Drill Bit Should you be Using?

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Selecting the correct drill bit for your task isn’t just a case of choosing the right size, it’s about ensuring that you’ve got the right bit for the material you’re drilling. You’ll find that there are three standard types of drill bits available – wood bits, metal bits and masonry bits. Although bits designed for… Read more »

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Keeping Workers Safe from Head to Toe

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Regardless of whether you’re operating a construction firm or acting as a sole trader, keeping safe on site is of absolute importance. PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) can help in that regard, but it’s often tough to know what you need. If you’re an employer, you have legal duty to provide the necessary PPE for your… Read more »

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Quality or Cheap Tools – Which is Right for You?

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It’s often said that it’s a poor tradesman who blames his tools, but when you’re working on site, low quality tools can hinder process and, in some cases, stop work altogether. It’s a situation that’s not uncommon around the country, and yet many of us still find ourselves debating the choice between budget and quality… Read more »

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