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.
Typically, a chainsaw is an ideal tool for cutting trees, branches and bushes. Unknown to many, a reciprocating saw, with the right blade, can be as good as a chainsaw for the task. Using a reciprocating saw for this will work out much cheaper, and you can get it done much quicker and cleaner too.Cutting With a Reciprocating SawIf you’re cutting tr..
Cylinder locks are used in most double doors, French doors & patio doors as they provide a high level of security. Some provide a higher level of security than others, which means that if you want to upgrade the security of your door then you will need to know how to replace a cylinder lock. This guide will take you through the process step-by-step..
Cementing your clothes post is the most secure method of installing your clothes post to ensure it stays up strong and sturdy. It’s quick and easy to do, but there are still some steps to take to make sure it’s done correctly. Our clothes posts are supplied with sockets, so you only have to cement the socket. This allows you to remove the post when..
Been stuck inside and unable to go anywhere isn’t ideal, and it may feel like you’re unable to get anything done, however when it comes down to it you have more time on your hands than ever. We think it’s the perfect time to get all of those jobs that have been pushed aside for weeks or months complete, or to carry out some DIY to make improvements..
Finishing oil is highly advised as an addition to your natural wood garden furniture. It’s a durable oil that is both water and alcohol resistant. Not only that, but it will bring out the natural beauty of your wooden furniture, but only if it’s applied properly.What are your options?A traditional option is linseed oil, but there are many pitfalls ..
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..
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..
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..
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.