What’s a 110V Transformer 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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Winter workwear essentials

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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Sand bags as a flood defense

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. The damage and disruption it causes can be expensive, difficult and upsetting. For those living or working in properties which are susceptible to flooding, the risk of significant structural and decorative damage is a real one, so it’s worth… Read more »

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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 we stock over 50 models of heaters from industry-leading brands such as Rhino, Elite, Master and Silverline. But, when it comes to buying one, how do you know which type… Read more »

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Christmas gifts for tradesmen

Top Christmas gift ideas for tradesmen and construction workers this year

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With Christmas just around the corner, we’ve come up with some of the best gift ideas for the tradesmen (or women) and construction workers in your life. From radios to car accessories, and workwear to footwear, our list is guaranteed to put a smile on your loved ones face this Christmas. Let the gift wrapping… Read more »

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Buying Guide: Hills Washing Lines

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There are few chores in life quite as frustrating as washing. It’s a clumsy, smelly endeavour that requires endless shuttling back and forth, expensive chemicals and plenty of lost socks. It can be pretty expensive too, especially when you’re operating a drying machine to get your clothes back to a wearable state. But there is… Read more »

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Which Saw? Be a Cut Above with our Guide

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When you’re working on a project – whether it’s a treehouse for the kids or a commercial project for a client, there’s no use in wasting time with the wrong tools. Forcing a square peg into a round hole is a recipe for going nowhere very slowly, but worse than that, using the wrong tools… Read more »

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