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.
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,..
No matter how perfectly you install a door or its hinges, after time and use, problems will start to occur with the door. This guide will go through the types of problems it that can occur on your door, and how to fix them.Stiff or Squeaky DoorOne of the most irritating problems that can happen to your door is that they become squeaky or stiff. It’..
A summerhouse acts as a defining factor when it comes to the personality of your garden, and they add bursts of colour and character while providing many uses to both you and your garden. They can be used as storage, or you can set up your office in them. Find out more things you can do with them, and we think they're a great addition to any garden..
Sometimes you will notice that your garden has got a bit dull, and a facelift might be needed. A good way to kick start this facelift is to refinish your fencing. Adding a bit of consistency to your fences will make them more attractive and your garden will look much better with one.Check the current conditionBefore carrying out any work, it’s wise..
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.