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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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  • Top 10 Screwdriver Sets in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Wera and More)

    Top 10 Screwdriver Sets in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Wera and More)

    Every home should have a quality screwdriver set. An essential part of any tool kit, the repairs you need to make around the home, or in the garage, are practically impossible without a trusty screwdriver.Whether you're a DIY expert, or can't tell a Phillips from a flathead, it can be difficult to know which screwdriver set to buy. From precision sets for electronics, to multi-bit screwdrivers with magnetic tips, our buying guide is here to answer all your questions. Read on to find out which ones made our ranking of the top 10 best screwdriver sets in the Uk on Amazon and eBay!
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  • Top 10 Best Cordless Drills in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Makita and More)

    Top 10 Best Cordless Drills in the UK 2021 (Bosch, Makita and More)

    If you’re into DIY, a good cordless drill that’s going to meet your needs is a pretty important piece of kit. Whether you’re a seasoned pro who does regular big projects or an enthusiastic beginner who just wants to hang a picture or two, there’s a battery powered drill out there to suit everyone's budget. But which one to choose?When it comes to looking for the best cordless drill and bit set for home use, we’ve turned DIY on its head and done the job for you. We’ve done all the research and listed what we think are the best drill drivers and combination drills on Amazon, Argos and eBay to help you find your perfect match. So, get ready to drill down to exactly what you need to know!
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  • Top 10 Best Exterior Paints for Wood in the UK 2021 (Dulux, Ronseal and More)

    Top 10 Best Exterior Paints for Wood in the UK 2021 (Dulux, Ronseal and More)

    As with everything DIY, it’s important to always use the right tools for the job. So, when it comes to painting your garden fence, the shed or any other outdoor wooden fixture, you’re going to need a paint that is designed specifically for that. You see, exterior paints are made to withstand harsh weather, sun exposure and uneven surfaces, among other things. This means it’s probably best that you put that leftover tin from when you repainted the bedroom back in the garage and check out our handy buying guide. After this, we’ll show you the ten best exterior wood paints for windows, decks, outdoor furniture and more to buy online from Amazon and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Masking Tapes in the UK 2021 (Scotch, FrogTape and More)

    Top 10 Best Masking Tapes in the UK 2021 (Scotch, FrogTape and More)

    Over a century ago Emmert Wolf wrote 'A man is only as good as his tools'. In the modern day, this sentiment rings truer than ever. With so many Brits opting to take on DIY projects, you'll need to use the right tools for success! In particular, masking tape is a simple, relatively cheap 'tool' that shouldn't be overlooked in order to avoid your hard work being squandered.Peeling back the masking tape to reveal a bleed free, straight line of paint evokes a sense of personal pride among professionals and novices alike. In this guide we discuss professional painters tape, safe masking tapes for use on delicate surfaces, clean removal times and much more to make your DIY dreams a little easier. We've even ranked the top 10 best in the UK from Amazon, eBay and Argos. 
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  • Top 10 Best Pumpkin Carving Kits in the UK 2020 (Ubitree, GoStock and more)

    Top 10 Best Pumpkin Carving Kits in the UK 2020 (Ubitree, GoStock and more)

    The time is here! Families and friends all across the UK are roaming sites like eBay and Amazon so they can buy the best pumpkin carving kits in time for Halloween. But before you buy your own, there are a few things that you should know, such as which sets are good for beginners and how to use an etching tool! If you'd like some pumpkin carving ideas or stencils, you're sure to love the products that we've selected for you. We have found some affordable pumpkin carving kits, some with the basic tools and some with a wide range of tools to get the best design out of your pumpkins. Take a look through our buying guide to get the top tips and tricks to get the perfect pumpkin carving kit for you, and when you're ready, get your 'fangs' into our list of top ten best pumpkin carving kits available in the UK. 
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  • Top 10 Best Lawn Mowers in the UK 2021 (Flymo, Bosch, and More)

    Top 10 Best Lawn Mowers in the UK 2021 (Flymo, Bosch, and More)

    Whether your garden is big or small, it’s nice to have it looking spick and span for when the sun puts his hat on. Unruly patches of long grass can ruin the look of a lawn, so you'll want to have a decent lawnmower on hand to keep it looking neat and trim. However, when it comes to purchasing your new mower, there are some important decisions to be made. Do you want a cordless electric model, or a petrol motor you can ride on? A manual push mower is ideal if you don't mind a little workout, but perhaps you'd prefer a self-propelled option instead? In this guide, we compare clipping box capacity, rotary blades, cutting height and much more. We've even ranked the top 10 in the UK from trusted brands including Honda, Kärcher and Bosch, on Amazon, eBay, and John Lewis. 
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  • Top 10 Best Pressure Washers in the UK 2020 (Kärcher, Bosch and More)

    Top 10 Best Pressure Washers in the UK 2020 (Kärcher, Bosch and More)

    Pressure washers are one of the most adaptable tools a person can own. They produce a powerful jet of water that will clean dirt, mould and mildew from your windows, bikes, cars, driveways and even the exterior of your house if they’re strong enough!Yet, choosing the right washer for you can be difficult. How much bar pressure do you actually need? Should you choose petrol or gas? And do you require hot water functions? To help you answer these questions and more, we've created an easy-to-follow buying guide. We've even included a ranking list of our top 10 favourites in the UK from Amazon, John Lewis, Argos and eBay.
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  • Top 10 Best Step Ladders in the UK 2021

    Top 10 Best Step Ladders in the UK 2021

    A step ladder is essential for carrying out DIY work or reaching high-up places, and if you're reading this article then you're probably considering buying one! The trouble is, if you don't know exactly what you're looking for then you may find yourself inundated with too much information. There's no need to worry though, as this article will bring you a concise yet detailed explanation of everything you should consider while shopping. We'll also be sharing our reviews of the best products on the UK market, including lightweight steel ladders, platform aluminium models with handrails, and sturdy wooden styles - all available to buy at Amazon, eBay, John Lewis, and Argos.
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  • Top 10 Best Hedge Trimmers in the UK 2021 (Stihl, Ryobi, and More)

    Top 10 Best Hedge Trimmers in the UK 2021 (Stihl, Ryobi, and More)

    It looks like we’re going to be spending a lot of the remaining year indoors looking out at our garden hedges, so you’d be doing yourself a favour by trimming them! When it comes to buying a hedge trimmer, it’s all about finding a tool with the right balance. After all, cutting upwards is an awkward job at the best of times.To help you identify what you need, we’ve put together a fool-proof guide to corded, cordless and petrol models. Whether you need an extending cutter with pole for hard to reach hedges, or one to tackle tougher tasks, we've ranked the top 10 best in the UK. All our favourite trimmers are available online from trusted sites including Amazon, John Lewis and Argos, so what are you waiting for?
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