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11 Nov The different types of Jigsaw Blades
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When it comes to jigsaw blades, there is a huge variety for you to choose from and each have different features that will effect the type of cut, speed of cut and a different fitting type. It’s important to choose the right blade for the saw that you have and for the material you are cutting.The ShankPossibly the most important feature of a blade i..
08 Nov How to install your twin slot shelving uprights and brackets
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This guide will show you how to install your brackets and uprights for your new Twin Slot Shelving system ready for a shelf to be added. 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 level• ..
07 Nov Restoration of Fred Dibnah's headgear at the Lancashire Mining Museum
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At Charles Watson Ironmongers Ltd, we often wonder what some of our products are being used for aside from general DIY, which is why we were thrilled when Tim, from the Lancashire Minining Museum, informed us that the screws that they purchased from us were used on a restoration of Fred Dibnah’s wooden headgear. The headgear was originally used for..
05 Nov Why SpeedFit technology is the most reliable and efficient type of pipe fitting
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Why SpeedFit technology is the most reliable and efficient type of pipe fittingSpeedFit is well known within the plumbing industry, and that’s not just because it’s a common part. SpeedFit delivers reliable, leak-proof components that are essential for ensuring each and every plumbing installation is easier, quicker and allows the installer to work..
16 Oct The New TUFF Phones
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Do you need a TUFF phone?How many times have you smashed your mobile phone while working on-site, or just while being out and about? At least once, surely? So, you understand the frustration of having to repair or replace your mobile phone. Well, TUFF Phones have a solution in the form of their Tough Mobile Phones range, featuring the T1, T10, and ..
19 Sep TUFF phones and the What3Words app: the ultimate exploring combination
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Why Tuff phones and the What3Words app is the ultimate exploring combinationTuff phones are known to be the ideal phone for an adventurer and explorer and that isn’t without reason. They are incredibly rugged and can take very heavy knocks without taking a single bit of damage, and on top of this their battery lives are incredible, especially when ..
19 Sep Stormguard Hard Shell Outside Tap Cover
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There’s nothing worse than something being unavailable just when you need to use it. In the winter months, it’s very common for outdoor taps to freeze over and you won’t realise until you actually want to use the tap. Stormguard offer a very simple solution to this problem in the form of their hard shell outside tap cover.How does it work?The tap c..
17 Sep Why should plumbers use push-fit fittings?
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Why should plumbers use push-fit plumbing fittings?When working on a leak in the water mains, it can never be good news, especially if the leak is underground. When the leak uses traditional fittings such as compression fittings, it can be a real pain to completely uninstall the piping system and this can result in hours of work that may not be nee..
11 Jul Product Spotlight: Rigifix Drywall Fixings
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Rigifix Drywall FixingsDesigned for mounting:TV'sKitchen UnitsBoilersCurtain RailsShelvesRadiatorsWhat are Rigifix fixings?Rigifix is a revolutionary fixing designed to be used when fixing heavy duty items into dry lined walls,     which is often an impossible task when using standard fixings.These fixings are available in M6 & M8, to suit the weig..
11 Apr How to Spring clean your garage and get it ready for summer
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Why carry out a spring clean?With summer on the horizon, you may be wanting to use your garage for the storage of summer essentials, whether that’s equipment for your planned DIY project, or bikes, lawnmowers and other power & hand tools. Cleaning your garage for this can be a daunting task, but it’s well worth it in the long run as you’ll be able ..
23 Oct How to prevent or reduce the likelihood of a burglary
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It’s coming up to winter, and statistically, burglaries increase by 25% during the winter months and we think it would be a good idea to provide some advice on how to reduce the likelihood of you becoming a victim to the scum that are burglars.I’ve heard too many stories of Christmas presents getting stolen weeks or even days before the 25th Decemb..
08 Oct Where is the socket on my clothes post?
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I bought a clothes post - but where's my socket?All of our clothes posts come with a socket so you can remove the post after concreting it into the ground. If you’ve not found your socket, then the chances are that you are expecting it to be in a separate package from the clothes post, or you’ve not unwrapped the post yet.To find your socket, you n..
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