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  • Top 10 Best Paint Rollers in the UK 2021 (Hamilton, Harris and More)

    Top 10 Best Paint Rollers in the UK 2021 (Hamilton, Harris and More)

    For many, giving your house a fresh lick of paint can turn dreary into dreamy. However, it’s important to have the right tools for the job, which for painting, means getting a good roller set. Luckily, there’s a roller suited to every DIY painting task you could think of – you just need to find the right one. We've done the research and found the best paint rollers for walls, ceilings, doors and even furniture, as well as the best rollers for emulsions and the best pro rollers for a smooth finish with no splatter. Shop from the comfort of your own soon-to-be-freshly painted home at top online retailers like Amazon, eBay and Argos for the very best brands such as Hamilton, Harris, Rollingdog and more!
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  • Top 10 Best Tool Belts in the UK 2021 (Dewalt, Makita and More)

    Top 10 Best Tool Belts in the UK 2021 (Dewalt, Makita and More)

    As any person in the building trade can attest to, the secret to success lies with the tool belt. Obviously knowing a thing or two might also help, but having a reliable, comfortable tool pouch or belt that provides easy access to everything you need is right up there.Occidental, Makita and Dewalt are leading the charge with premium leather belts, equipped with more pockets than you can shake a spanner at, but there are plenty of cheaper fabric alternatives too. We've ranked the 10 best tool belts for electricians, carpenters and more on Amazon and eBay, set to give you a head start on learning your trade or upgrading a worn-out belt. 
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  • Top 10 Best Glue Guns in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Stanley and More)

    Top 10 Best Glue Guns in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Stanley and More)

    Whether you’re making crafts, joining woodwork or doing minor DIY repairs, a glue gun can be a very handy tool to have around the house. It's often the best way to quickly and firmly and quickly bond items, which is why for many people, a corded or cordless hot glue gun is an essential part of their toolbox.These days there are so many glue guns available. Some use rechargeable batteries, others work at low temperatures. Before you buy, it’s important to understand why you’re buying and what glue gun is best for you. That’s where this handy little buying guide comes in! We'll also show you 10 of the best options available from Amazon, Argos, Halfords and eBay from reliable brands like Ryobi, Stanley and Bosch.
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  • Top 10 Best Easy to Grow Vegetables in the UK 2021 (Mr. Fothergill's, De Ree and More)

    Top 10 Best Easy to Grow Vegetables in the UK 2021 (Mr. Fothergill's, De Ree and More)

    Growing vegetables can be an incredibly rewarding experience, as can putting healthy, organic, sustainable food on your table produced by your own two hands. But it can be a bit daunting knowing where to start. The rule of thumb for first-time gardeners is to stick to low-maintenance, easy vegetables, and we're here to help you figure out which ones those are!From potatoes to parsnips, beans to beetroot, we've put together a list of the ten easiest vegetables to grow in the UK. Whether you're growing at home in pots on a balcony, indoors, or in a plot in the garden, this guide will help you choose which plants are most suitable for your situation and how to choose the right seeds to get you going. Ready, set, grow!
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  • Top 10 Best Nail Guns in the UK 2021 (Ryobi, DeWalt and More)

    Top 10 Best Nail Guns in the UK 2021 (Ryobi, DeWalt and More)

    There are many reasons why you should consider using a compressed or electric nail gun over a hammer when woodworking or doing other DIY home and garden repairs. Once you’ve tried one out, you’ll never want to go back to putting your hand in the way of a potentially wayward hammer!We’ve read the reviews and put together a list of the best nail guns available in the UK from trusted brands such as Ryobi, DeWalt and Stanley, including cordless options and those for framing. Take a look at these reliable offerings on Amazon and eBay and you’ll soon see why upgrading to a nail gun takes the hassle out of any projects you have in mind. 
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  • Top 10 Best Plier Sets in the UK 2021 (Knipex, Stanley, and More)

    Top 10 Best Plier Sets in the UK 2021 (Knipex, Stanley, and More)

    Pliers are one of the most useful and versatile tools around - every home should really have at least one pair! Whether you need to do some household maintenance, make a few repairs on your car or bike, or simply enjoy tinkering around with electronics, you’ll want to make sure that you have a decent pair of pliers that are designed for the job. Even if you don't have any work in mind, it's still useful to have a set in the house for emergencies.There's no need to nip down to your local Halfords though - we’ve put together a list of the best plier sets in the UK on Amazon and eBay, so you can shop from the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re looking for a cheap pair for cutting through metal or a VDE-approved set that's suitable for snipping electrical wires, we've got recommendations from trusted brands like Draper, Stanley, and Knipex. Read on to find the perfect pliers for you!
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  • Top 10 Best Socket Sets in the UK 2021 (Draper, Dewalt and More)

    Top 10 Best Socket Sets in the UK 2021 (Draper, Dewalt and More)

    If you fancy yourself as a bit of a handy Andy who likes to tinker, maintain or repair a range of household devices like cars, white goods and whatever else you can get your hands on, having a reliable socket set is going to be vital for getting the job done. However, with so many sets available on the market, how do you know which is the right one for you? To assist in your search and help you identify exactly what you need, we’ve put together a clear and concise buying guide providing all the most important information and advice. From there, check out our recommendations and reviews of the best socket sets for mechanics and beginners for sale on Amazon, Halfords and eBay. 
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  • Top 10 Best Cordless Grass Trimmers in the UK 2021 (Black+Decker, Bosch and More)

    Top 10 Best Cordless Grass Trimmers in the UK 2021 (Black+Decker, Bosch and More)

    What’s the difference between a good looking lawn and a great looking one? Usually, a grass trimmer or strimmer. These machines deliver the final touch to your garden by producing the crisp and clean edges that a mower just can’t reach – and it’s these sorts of details that are going to make the place pop. So how do you find the right trimmer for you and your garden? In our article, we'll focus only on what you need to know and what certain product characteristics are best suited to. Whether you want the best electric or petrol trimmer or the best trimmer and edger, we have ten great options from Amazon, Argos and more including reliable brands like Black+Decker, Worx and Bosch. 
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  • Top 10 Best Exterior Masonry Paints in the UK 2021 (Dulux, Sandtex, and More)

    Top 10 Best Exterior Masonry Paints in the UK 2021 (Dulux, Sandtex, and More)

    There are many reasons why you may want to consider re-painting the outside of your house - perhaps it's part of the general upkeep and maintenance of your property or maybe you just fancy a different colour. Whatever the reason, when dealing with exterior walls you'll need to use specialist masonry paint to cover any cracks and provide protection against UK weather. Some brands require re-applying every five years, but a top-quality masonry paint should keep your house or garage protected for up to fifteen years. So, which product is most suitable for the job at hand? We've searched the web and narrowed our list down to the top 10 best paints, including those by Dulux, Sandtex, and Johnstone's. Read on to see our favourites!
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Hand Tool Sets in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Garden Hand Tool Sets in the UK 2021

    Whether you live in the city and can only access a small allotment or you’re lucky enough to own a larger green space, there are many advantages to having a garden. Gardening isn't just about beautifying outside areas - it's also a hobby that can help burn calories whilst being beneficial to your mental health. You could even grow your own food if you want to!As with many hobbies, you’ll need the right tools for the job - that means it’s worth picking up a set of garden hand tools. In this article, we'll share our recommendations for the best products available to buy at Amazon and eBay, so you can prune your hedges, plant some flowers, and dig out those pesky weeds!
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