Tag Archives: tools

Wolseley’s exclusive Raptor range of hand tools available in 400 branches nationwide

Wolseley has launched its exclusive Raptor range of hand tools, the are now available in over 400 of its branches...

Van drivers urged to bring tools inside to protect them from cold weather

Van drivers are being urged to bring their tools in from the cold to prevent thousands of pounds worth of...

Nine power tool manufacturers team up to use the same battery pack

With the new Cordless Alliance System (CAS) battery pack system, installers can work without wires, and use the machines of...

Toolstation reaches 300th store milestone

Toolstation’s 300th store was officially opened in Eastleigh by Councillor Maureen Sollitt, Mayor of Eastleigh on Friday 23rd February. She...

Top 5 Cordless Drills on the market

Installers know that a drill is one of the essential pieces of kit to get their jobs done well, but...

Tool theft cost UK tradespeople £94million last year

The theft of tradespeople’s tools may have run to a bill of £94,521,600 last year, new research has revealed.     The analysis of Freedom...

Plumber almost put out of business after thieves stole his tools

A 22-year-old self-employed plumber almost had to stop trading after thieves broke into his van and stole his tools. Fortunately,...

Forget ties and socks – Tools are the best Christmas presents for professional tradespeople

Early birds start searching as early as summer, while most people get around to it in late autumn or even...

Makita introduces five more 10.8v tools

Makita has introduced five further 10.8V tools including a new combi drill, drill driver and impact driver featuring the innovative...

Top 5 hole saw hacks

The materials and technologies in our homes and commercial buildings are advancing rapidly. While this is great news for designers...