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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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  • Top 10 Best Digital Levels in the UK 2021 (Stabila, Stanley and More)

    Top 10 Best Digital Levels in the UK 2021 (Stabila, Stanley and More)

    Everyone should have a good level as it’s one of those tools that you don’t realise you need until you’re in a situation where you need one. While having a spirit level is useful, opting for a digital, or electronic, version is one of the best ways to ensure that your surfaces are 100% level. Whether you're an avid home DIY-er or a professional bricklayer, investing in a digital level is well worth the money.We’ve put together a list of the best digital angle gauges and box levels available to buy online in the UK on Amazon and eBay, so you can get the perfect tool from the comfort of your own home. There are products featured from leading brands like Stanley, Stabila and Klein, so take a look below and we're sure you'll find just what you need. 
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  • Top 10 Best Tape Measures in the UK 2021 (Stanley, Milwaukee and More)

    Top 10 Best Tape Measures in the UK 2021 (Stanley, Milwaukee and More)

    It's almost certain that all of us, at some point, have reached for a tape measure. Tape measures are one of those essential household items that every home toolkit should be packing. That's why we've ranked the 10 best tape measures found on Amazon, Argos, John Lewis and eBay to make sure your measurements are on point. We've also included this handy buying guide to help you through the process to ensure you pick the right one.From traditional retractable tape measures to swanky gadgets providing digital readings, our top 10 list is stacked with the market-leading brands of Stanley, Milwaukee, Hanmer and Am-Tech. Whether you want just a short 8m or you need 50m plus, we've got you covered. Our list includes specialist tape measures for sewers, surveyors, tailors and builders alongside a few budget-friendly options for DIY enthusiasts. 
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