At Charles Watson, we pride ourselves on being friendly and reliable, supplying the trade and DIY for over 100 years with architectural hardware and tools. We are available online or have branches in Halifax and Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Read about the history of Charles Watson and how we became your local online ironmonger here.
Cabinet handles are a small detail you will find on the cupboards and cabinets in your kitchen or bathroom. Although it’s only a small detail, choosing an appropriate handle can really make the difference between a good makeover and a bad one. They’re also relatively simple to install, as long as you have the tools required. These are:A screwdriver..
When installing shelving and other appliances into plasterboard, you’ll need to use a specific fixing as plasterboard isn’t as strong as a standard wall. There are various plasterboard fixings available, and most of them are on our website. The most common types are spring toggles, speed plugs & plasterboard plugs. There are also GripIt fixings who..
Diamond blades are a very useful power tool accessory for various DIY & construction jobs, and they are definitely worth investing in for your project. However, many users will wear out diamond blades quicker than expected, or the material won’t cut, and this is due to the many myths and misconceptions about diamond blades that mislead customers in..
Clogged DrainsWhenever you use your sink, bath or shower, it’s likely that it’s not just water that’s heading down the drain. Hair, food, grease and soap will also be heading down there, and although it might not seem like a problem it is. Over time, this builds up and can form blockages.You can spot if a blockage is building up because your draina..
Damp can be a big issue in your home, and it is very important that you identify the cause and fix the issue as soon as possible. A bit of damp is tolerable, but if it’s left to linger, it can start to affect your health as well as looking quite grotty. The blog post will take you through a rundown of the steps to take to identify if you have damp,..
This guide will show you how to install your brackets and uprights for your new Twin Slot Shelving system, as well as how to put up a shelf. We will also show you how to install a wooden shelf. Before proceeding to read this guide, we advise that you view our technical guide for accurate measurements for your shelving.What you will need• Spirit lev..
What is it?The clue is in the name, it’s wool made out of steel wire. It’s really thin steel wires bundles together and it’s used for polishing and cleaning purposes. It’s ideally used with other metals for stripping, removing rust and general cleaning. There are different grades of steel wool and each serves a different purpose. We stock grade 000..
Charles Watson Ironmongers announces that its Halifax and Leeds branches will suspend trading until further notice, in an attempt to help control the spread of Covid-19.Andrew Smith, Managing Director, Charles Watson Ironmongers, says: “We believe suspending trading is the responsible approach to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all our col..
To start off cleaning your brass door kick plate, you want to clean it as much as possible through basic cleaning with a dry cotton rag to remove any dirt on the surface. This quick clean allows future cleaning to be more efficient. Once you have rubbed down the door kick plate, use a vacuum cleaner or a sweeping brush to clean the area around wher..
Tool theft is at an all-time high in the UK, and approximately 98% of tradespeople are worried that their tools may be stolen from their van. According to the West Midlands Police, a van is broken into approximately once every 23 minutes – that’s approximately 62 thefts a day, or 22630 a year.For independent tradespeople, their tools are their life..
Helpful advice on the phone. Items just as described on website. Super fast delivery and very good packaging.
Quick delivery, great communication, highly recommended will use them again. Give them a go you wont be disappointed :-)
Good prices, prompt delivery, professional service all round. Can definitely recommend this company that has a very interesting long family history.
Good price, prompt delivery and items as described. Would most definitely use again.
top class service
Mrs gillian titcomb
Fast and efficient
Mr Paolo Cava
Excellent product from a very reliable, efficient supplier. Great communications throughout the whole transaction. Will definitely be buying from Charles Watson again.
Correct item, delivered promptly.
Good communication. Competitive prices. Quick delivery.
Neeeded some help finding a product, online chat worked very well, ordered within minutes. Thank you
James P Byrne
Exactly what I wanted, cheaper than Amazon, and delivered in two days for free
Fantastic reliable service
As ever, prompt acknowledgement and delivery.
Very good products at an excellent price. Well packaged and as expected. This was the first time I used them and will always check them first for this kind of product.
I bought a few products including clothes pole set with rope and a multi-tool.
I would definitely recommend Charles Watson.
Contacted them with query. Very speedy and helpful reply. Placed order and items quickly arrived. Excellent throughout.