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The Top Tips for Eye Protection

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Eye protection is often overlooked as a vital piece of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the UK. Did you know that over 65,000 people in 2019/2020 sustained an injury whilst at work? Some of these could have been prevented if PPE was worn. One of the main body parts which should be protected when working… Read more »

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INFOGRAPHIC: How To Decorate a Small Space

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Living in a small apartment or house can sometimes make it challenging for us to try and fit all of our belongings into one place. It’s actually a national phenomenon – living in a small space that is. A recent study found that over a third of Britons find their homes too small for their… Read more »

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Spring Gardening Essential Tips

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These spring gardening tips will get your garden Summer ready. Winter might be taking its time to leave, but with its bags packed and Spring threatening to breakthrough in earnest, it’s time to get back to work in our gardens. Although largely neglected over the Winter months for obvious reasons, Spring is the time when… Read more »

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Builder Stereotypes – Are Any of Them Right?

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If you ask most people about builders and tradespeople, you’ll often get some pretty nasty stereotypes back. ‘Lazy!’, ‘Beer-swilling!’, ‘Wolf-whistling!’ and just some of the more common epithets when it comes to the great British builder. They’re accusations as old as time itself, but in 2021, do any of them still ring true? We live… 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. 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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Foreman’s Checklist – Are Your Workers Safe?

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Every foreman has a duty of care over the staff which work underneath them. In practice, that means ensuring that your staff are properly trained and qualified, are kitted out with their required PPE (personal protection equipment) and that you inspect the site carefully to ensure that safety is being upheld and risks are mitigated… Read more »

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Top Tips for Working on Site in the Sun

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I’m sure we don’t need to tell you, but it’s pretty hot out there. In fact, it’s one of the hottest summers ever with long stretches of heat, gorgeous sunshine and scarcely a cloud in the sky. It’s made working in good old Blighty feel more like working in Brazil, and, frankly, it’s tough to… Read more »

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Summer Tool Essentials

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Summer is just around the corner, and with the days growing longer, the weather improving and more time to spend working on DIY projects, there’s never been a better time to invest in high-quality summer tools. At MAD4TOOLS, we’ve always taken real pride in our range of tools, equipment and accessory and have worked tirelessly… Read more »

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