Types of Heaters and their Advantages

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When it comes to working on site during cold weather, you want one thing above all else – to be warm, by any method possible. It’s for that reason why we stock over 80 models of heaters, but when it comes to buying one, how do you know which type of heater is for you?… Read more »

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How to Effectively Defend your Home from a Flood

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Flooding has proven absolutely devastating to vast swathes of the UK population over the last decade. From major floods in Cumbria, Yorkshire and Lancashire in 2016 and 2017 to incredibly wet years like 2000 and 2012, the UK’s climate is growing increasingly unstable as time goes on.   For those living or working in properties… Read more »

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Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome – What is It, and Do You Have it?

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Out on site, there’s always something which can send you scuttling off to the nearest A&E ward. Whether it’s falling debris, slippery surfaces or misused equipment, there’s really no shortage of ways you can harm yourself if you’re not careful. However, there are some injuries you can sustain on site that don’t manifest themselves in… Read more »

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MAD4TOOLS Christmas Gift Ideas

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If the endless Christmas anthems, neon-lit streets and overabundance of mince pies didn’t give the game away, then it’s time you knew – Christmas is coming, and that means it’s time to dust off your gift buying spirit once more. At MAD4TOOLS, we might not be overly familiar with perfume or jewellery, but we do… Read more »

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How to Recycle your Power Tools and Electrical Equipment

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When it comes to DIY or trade work, trying to get a job done without electric equipment is an exercise in extreme patience. From drills to saws and hammers to pumps, the modern worksite is made exceptionally efficient by the use of power tools. Don’t believe us? Try to spend a day using manual tools… Read more »

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Safety Boots: A Beginners Buying Guide

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Current UK regulation requires PPE (personal protection equipment) be provided by the employer at no cost to the worker. However, whilst that’s great news for employees, it can mean plenty of headaches for employers. Take safety boots, for example. With a dizzying variety of safety footwear on the market, deciding which footwear is right for… Read more »

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How to Stop your Tools Being Stolen

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Having your tools stolen is more than just an expensive inconvenience, it’s a violation of our lives, and enough to seriously rock any builder. Just ask anyone who’s had their belongings taken from them and they’ll tell you how uncomfortable it feels. For those of us working within the trade, our tools are the lifeblood… Read more »

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How to Clean your Work Boots

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Working on-site can be tough on any piece of PPE (personal protection equipment), but for our boots, which are in constant use, it’s a level of stress that’s hard to directly quantify. Think about it for a moment. From the very moment you put them on in the morning until the second you take them… Read more »

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