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  • 10 Best Router Tools UK 2022 | Ryobi, Bosch and More

    10 Best Router Tools UK 2022 | Ryobi, Bosch and More

    While not as well known as other power tools like the electric saw or drill, routers are an extremely handy tool used in woodworking to precisely shape, level, and trim furniture, cabinets, and surfaces. Although primarily used for cutting wood, they can also be used with plastic and other soft materials like laminates and acrylics, but finding the right type of router for your needs can be difficult without knowing what to look for.Whether you're looking for a small router to add some intricate designs to a carpentry project or are after a set that can stand up to the rigours of a professional working environment, we've picked the best router tools in the UK from some of the top brands in the business like Makita, Bosch, and DeWalt. Take a look at our Amazon picks below, and you'll be surprised at how many difficult jobs are made easy with a wood router!
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  • 10 Best Circular Saws UK 2022 | DeWalt, Makita and More

    10 Best Circular Saws UK 2022 | DeWalt, Makita and More

    Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or working in a professional capacity, a circular saw is one of the most valuable tools you can have in your workshop. Rather than struggling with an imprecise hand saw, an electric circular saw will quickly and accurately cut through wooded logs and planks, plastic piping, and even metal in some cases, but there are lots of options to consider while shopping.We've put together this buying guide that includes everything you need to know, from types to blade sizes. We've also included a list of the best circular saws available in the UK from trusted brands like Bosch, DeWalt, and Makita, including both cordless and corded options. Take a look at these great options on Amazon and Argos, and you won't have to worry about over-exerting yourself while undertaking home repairs again!
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  • 10 Best Home Security Systems UK 2022 | Yale, Ring and More

    10 Best Home Security Systems UK 2022 | Yale, Ring and More

    It's important to protect your home, especially when you live with children or vulnerable adults. Whether you're a first-time buyer, or just becoming aware of your home security needs, it can be difficult to know where to begin and what to expect when you invest in a security system. To help you get started, we've reviewed the 10 best home security systems from UK retailers such as Amazon, Argos and John Lewis. Our buying guide will make the choice even easier by breaking down all the key factors you'll need to consider, including cameras, alarms, panic buttons, installation and monitoring.
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  • 10 Best Garden Scythes UK 2022 |

    10 Best Garden Scythes UK 2022 |

    While everyone with a garden probably owns a trusty fork or shovel, not many people consider picking up a garden scythe, but they're actually one of the most useful tools for everyday gardening. Whether you want to trim a hedge, cut back some unruly bushes, or need to get into those hard to reach places around a patio, a scythe could really help you out.Scythes nowadays aren't just those large items you imagine people used before lawnmowers or trimmers were invented. Now, they come in a variety of sizes and shapes under various names. While not technically scythes in the strictest sense, we've also included patio knives, brushing hooks and Irish slashers in our countdown of the best garden scythes available online from Amazon UK.
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  • 10 Best Washable Paints for the Wall in the UK 2022 | Dulux, Crown and More

    10 Best Washable Paints for the Wall in the UK 2022 | Dulux, Crown and More

    If you’ve had enough of scuffs and stains on walls in the high-traffic areas of your home, then a washable interior paint might be the solution. Available in many colours as well as classic white, these modern iterations have special wipeable and scrubbable formulas that allow you to remove kitchen splatters, muddy pawprints or kids' drawings with ease.Fortunately, choosing a washable paint isn't all that different to picking a normal one, but it's still wise to brush up before you buy. This guide will go through everything you need to consider before sharing our picks of the best matte and silk emulsions, featuring trusted products from Johnstone’s, Crown and Dulux's EasyCare Washable and Tough range.
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  • 10 Best Paint Sprayers in the UK 2022 | Wagner, Bosch and More

    10 Best Paint Sprayers in the UK 2022 | Wagner, Bosch and More

    If you fancy yourself as a bit of a DIY expert, or even just handy around the house, then you’ll know having the right tools for the job is essential. While a good old paintbrush has never let anybody down, it isn’t exactly the most efficient, so you might want to consider a paint sprayer for larger jobs.  Not only are they faster and easier to use, but sprayers will create a more even coat, resulting in a better finish. But which is the best paint sprayer to buy? To help you out, we’ve included a straightforward guide to airless and HVLP sprayers, along with our ranking of the top 10 in the UK from Black+Decker, Wagner, Bosch and more! 
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  • 10 Best Garden Wheelbarrows UK 2022 | Draper, Walsall and More

    10 Best Garden Wheelbarrows UK 2022 | Draper, Walsall and More

    A good wheelbarrow can make light work of a heavy load, but we’ve all had experiences of wobbly or deflated tyres, sore calluses on our hands and achy arms after a day of lugging debris around. So, the question is – how do you find the perfect one for you and your needs? That’s what we’re looking to find in this article.  We’ve done a bit of digging and come up with a guide to set the record straight when it comes to the most pertinent features in a barrow or cart. After this, we’ll share our reviews of the best wheelbarrows in the UK including light plastic options for the elderly and the cheapest heavy-duty carts on the market, all available to buy from Amazon, eBay and Argos. Gardening just got a whole lot easier. 
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  • 10 Best Multi-Tools UK 2022 | DeWalt, Bosch and More

    10 Best Multi-Tools UK 2022 | DeWalt, Bosch and More

    Multi-tools, sometimes known as oscillating multi-tools, are not to be confused with pocket multi-tools and Swiss army knives. These are powerful electric tools that are used for sanding, grinding and cutting when working in a construction or home DIY environment. Whatever you have in mind, you'll find an electronic multi-tool a valuable asset when taking on home or mechanical repairs.With the right multi-tool and accessories, you'll be able to take on any project with ease, without having to switch between tools or spending extra money. That's why we've ranked the top 10 best multi-tools available online in the UK on Amazon and eBay, from top brands including Bosch, DeWalt, and Makita!
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  • 10 Best Pocket Multi-Tools UK 2022 | Leatherman, Victorinox and More

    10 Best Pocket Multi-Tools UK 2022 | Leatherman, Victorinox and More

    A pocket multi-tool is one of the most useful and versatile pieces of equipment you can carry around with you. If you were ever in the Scouts when you were younger, you may remember their motto of "Be Prepared" and if you're planning any outdoor adventures or camping trips, then you'll want to make sure you pack a multi-tool for every eventuality.They're also a handy item to have around the home, garage or workplace as well to keep in the car or when out cycling in case of emergency. Whether you find yourself in need of a screwdriver, a pair of pliers, a knife or a can opener, a multi-tool pocket knife will have you covered, and we've taken a look at the best buys on Amazon UK for you to look at from the comfort of your own home.
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  • 10 Best Hand Saws UK 2022 | Stanley, DeWalt and More

    10 Best Hand Saws UK 2022 | Stanley, DeWalt and More

    Whether you're someone who enjoys taking on DIY projects, you're getting into woodworking or you're a qualified builder or arborist, a hand saw is an essential tool to own. Hand saws come in a few varying types that include coping, pruning, bow, tenon, electric and panel saws to make light work of everything from wood, metal and plastic to that old tree in the garden. To make sure your saw is up for the tasks you have planned, we've compiled a buying guide to help your decision along. We've also ranked the best hand saws for cutting trees, branches and logs as well as some great beginner electric hand saws to buy on sites like Amazon, Argos and Halfords from premium tool brands such as Stanley, Draper and DeWalt. 
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