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Liberon gains Euro award

Liberon has three varnishes on the UK market which have been awarded the European Eco-label - the only ones in the UK, says the company, to carry the mark. 
28 April 2009

Driving performance with Bosch

The new two-speed cordless drill/drivers from Bosch offer 30% more power and 15% more running time than their predecessors according to the company. 
15 April 2009

Spraying on top

While an essential woodcare task, treating exterior timber such as wooden fencing can be a time-consuming and labour-intensive task. 
7 April 2009

Eliza Tinsley aims for No 1

Under the guidance of its new owners, the Atlantic Group, Eliza Tinsley believes it can offer the best of both worlds - Atlantic's low cost global manufacturing base and a long-established brand. 
6 April 2009

Stock up to meet demand

Scotts begins TV advertising for three of its biggest gardening brands just before Easter. 
6 April 2009

Just RugStick with it

Bissell's carpet and rug cleaner, RugStick offers powerful cleaning action for lifting matted fibres and ground-in dirt. Users simply snap the unit parts together with the cleaning formulation can and it's ready for action. 
6 April 2009

New look for Granit range

The Abus Granit range of insurance padlocks now has an enhanced appearance and performance to match. 
2 April 2009

Plasti-kote promotion: now we're cooking

The trend for recycling items in the home, rather than buying new, is gaining in popularity in the current economic climate. 
2 April 2009

One to put a spring in your step

Spring dots, the new fun, fashionable and functional brushware range from Charles Bentley is designed to make cleaning easier as well as creating a real impression in the home. 
31 March 2009

Liberon strippers just Fine

The European Commission has received final approval from the European Parliament to support a resolution to ban the sale of dichloromethane-based paint stripper, as the chemical is deemed too dangerous for use by consumers. 
31 March 2009

A sales staple

The CT50 10.8v staple gun tacker from Arrow is powered by a lithium-ion battery, which can be charged in one hour and has an LED charge meter. 
26 March 2009

The frog is back

The Scotts Miracle-Gro company promises to maintain its spend at 2008 levels with £6.3m committed to nationwide TV and press advertising during the spring and summer of 2009. 
26 March 2009

Bemis avoids the wobble

Bemis has overcome the common but annoyingly costly problem of a wobbly toilet seat by launching a new commercial toilet seat fastening system, Sta-Tite. 
23 March 2009

Draper's biggest ever

Draper Tools has launched the 2009/10 edition of its main tool catalogue - a guide to the company's thousands of products. 
13 March 2009

How to deck ahead

Richard Burbidge has launched Deckplanner, an online planning service that provides stockists, building professionals, landscapers and homeowners with an interactive step-by-step guide to outdoor balustrade and decking design. 
12 March 2009
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