Top Ten Hand Tools Every Toolbox Needs

The Top Ten Hand Tools Every Toolbox Needs

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The modern toolbox is something that hasn’t really changed over the centuries. Just like our parents, their parents, and their parents before, our toolboxes are essential objects, housing all our must-have tools. Over the years, our toolboxes grow with each new addition, but from time to time it’s important to stop, take stock of what… 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 tools and accessories to workwear and footwear, our list is guaranteed to put a smile on your loved ones face this Christmas. Let the gift wrapping commence!… Read more »

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Benefits of LED Lighting

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 LED… Read more »

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Cold weather work gear

Cold Weather Work Gear – 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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Get to Know: Apache Workwear

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Since 1999 the Apache brand has taken a modern technical approach to its workwear designs. Starting in response to a general lack of quality, affordable industrial wear at the time, Apache set out to prove it was possible to look good in the workplace for a reasonable price. This has resulted in today’s range of functional,… Read more »

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Ear Defenders Worn in the Workplace

Which Ear Defenders?

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Ear defenders or earmuffs are essential if you want to keep your hearing at the top of its game, especially when you’re working in loud, harsh environments. Choosing the right Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) can make an instrumental difference to your quality of life, and with so many different options available, there’s something for every… Read more »

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A Scaffold Tower On A Construction Site

Scaffold Towers: Everything you need to know!

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Scaffold towers are one of the most common pieces of equipment used in the construction industry today. These towers help workers, who work at height, to do their job efficiently and safely. This piece of equipment is also deemed much safer to use than a basic ladder because they are extremely stable and can give… Read more »

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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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