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  • Top 10 Best Washable Paints for the Wall in the UK 2021 (Dulux, Crown and More)

    Top 10 Best Washable Paints for the Wall in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Paint Sprayers in the UK 2021 (Wagner, Bosch and More)

    Top 10 Best Paint Sprayers in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Garden Wheelbarrows in the UK 2021 (Draper, Walsall and More)

    Top 10 Best Garden Wheelbarrows in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Multi-Tools in the UK 2021 (DeWalt, Bosch and More)

    Top 10 Best Multi-Tools in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Pocket Multi-Tools in the UK 2021 (Leatherman, Victorinox and More)

    Top 10 Best Pocket Multi-Tools in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Hand Saws in the UK 2021 (Stanley, DeWalt and More)

    Top 10 Best Hand Saws in the UK 2021 (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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  • Top 10 Best Laser Levels in the UK 2021 (Bosch, DeWalt and More)

    Top 10 Best Laser Levels in the UK 2021 (Bosch, DeWalt and More)

    Laser levels used to be tools that you'd only find in a professional setting due to their bulky size and expense, but in recent years, they've become small and cheap enough for any DIY or craft enthusiast to have in their home. Whether you're putting on your builder's cap for some remodelling or you're looking to survey an outdoor space, a laser level is the most accurate way to complete a project quickly and efficiently. With a multitude of types out there, it can be difficult to choose the right one for your needs and budget, but luckily for you, we've gone through all the specs so you can find the perfect tool for your project. We've also selected the best laser levels available on Amazon and eBay from leading brands like Bosch, DeWalt and Hychika, so don't miss out on our reviews either!
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  • Top 10 Best Fabric Dyes in the UK 2021 (Dylon, Rit and More)

    Top 10 Best Fabric Dyes in the UK 2021 (Dylon, Rit and More)

    Using fabric dye is an excellent home hack, whether for rescuing your favourite pair of jeans, giving your old curtains a bit more oomph or doing a bit of DIY tie-dye. Many of us are becoming more conscious of our spending habits and our impact on the environment too, so fabric dye is perfect for giving your home or wardrobe a new look without costing the earth. Brands such as Rit, Jacquard and Dylon sell dyes of all colours for every fabric from denim, linen and canvas to wool and even synthetics, but where do you begin in finding the right product? Have no fear, with the help of this step-by-step guide and ranking of the best dye kits, sprays and powders, you're guaranteed to find the perfect match no matter the project. 
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  • Top 10 Best Garden Spades in the UK 2021 (Burgon & Ball, Roamwild and More)

    Top 10 Best Garden Spades in the UK 2021 (Burgon & Ball, Roamwild and More)

    Every green thumb should have at least one spade in their shed to help them maintain their garden's glory. Whether you're just finding your passion for allotment growing or the back of your house could be mistaken for Kew Gardens, this article is here to help you decide between carbon and stainless steel, wooden or plastic handles and other key considerations. We've ranked the best spades to buy from Amazon, Argos and eBay featuring a supreme selection of border, digging and planting spades from professional brands like Burgon & Ball, Spear & Jackson and Kent and Stowe. With a healthy mix of long-handled spades and shorter shovels, this list gives every home grower something sturdy to hold that's purposed to dig.
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  • Top 10 Best Raised Garden Beds in the UK 2021 (VegTrug, Vegepod and More)

    Top 10 Best Raised Garden Beds in the UK 2021 (VegTrug, Vegepod and More)

    Raised garden beds are on an upwards trend in the UK, with more and more people keen to give home growing a try. By raising your bed above ground level, you're suddenly not limited by the less-than-desirable soil in your garden – or its lack of it. You can even grow your own fruit, veg and flowers on a patio or balcony depending on the size of the planter. We've ranked the 10 best raised beds found on Amazon and eBay to ensure your newly-found passion for plants is harboured well from the offset, and hopefully, harvested soon after! Look out for the sturdy yet inexpensive raised beds from brands like VegTrug, Vegepod and Ruddings Wood to make your garden better and your produce fresher. 
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