Brighten up Your Work Area

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From the early sunsets of Britain’s winter to night-jobs and subterranean work, there are plenty of reasons why you need to employ additional lighting in your working environment. The only real issue is which type of lighting is right for you? A torch will certainly do the job for some tasks, but they’re not ideal… Read more »

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Cordless or Corded Drill? How to Decide

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From powered screwdrivers to drill drivers, hammer drills, breaker drills and more – the wide world of drill choices is confusing enough, and that’s without getting into the subject of whether cordless or corded drills are right for you. Nevertheless, at MAD4TOOLS we know that many of our customers find themselves torn between drills they… Read more »

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Your Guide to Power Tool Batteries

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Cordless power tools are, without a doubt, an essential element of any tradesman’s kit. They help us tackle everything from installing shelves to drilling holes and back again, but they aren’t perfect. With the ability to go anywhere comes the downsides of limited battery capacity and, eventually, failing batteries. That’s why at MAD4TOOLS, we supply… Read more »

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Five Things Every Tradesman Knows to be True

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Let’s be honest with ourselves, being a tradesman is a job that none of us would give up in a hurry. Working our own hours, dealing with enjoying hilarious banter and getting the satisfaction of seeing a job done right is enough to keep most of us getting up in the morning with a smile… Read more »

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What is a CSCS Card and Do You Need One?

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CSCS ‘Construction Skills Certification Scheme’ is the leading skills certification scheme for people working within the UK construction industry, and a CSCS card provides proof that you’re qualified and sufficiently trained for the type of work you’re carrying out. Just like how your driving license confirms your age, your CSCS confirms your qualifications. The scheme… Read more »

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Personal Protection Equipment (PTE): Building Site Essentials

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When you’re working on a building site you need to be aware of the plethora of potential dangers to your physical health. From the prospect of crushed fingers to the ever-present danger that stone dust presents to your respiratory system, it’s never too early to get serious about building site essentials. Whether you’re a site… Read more »

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5 Ways to Avoid Being Kicked Off Site

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When working on a construction site, it’s important to be aware of your surroundings at all times, and be prepared for anything that might come your way. No one wants to be kicked off site, so it’s worth putting some time into staying in the know, making sure your site is clean and hazard free,… Read more »

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