Spring Into Action!

Now is the time that everyone is thinking about outside, particularly after one of the harshest winters for 30 years.

Exposed woodwork, masonry, roofing, guttering and grounds require regular repair and maintenance to avoid costly replacement,  “Tradesmen know that many people either ignore or attempt a quick fix when it comes to outside their homes. Often it’s a case of out of sight out of mind.” comments Christian Egerton of Toolstation. “Checking the condition of inaccessible areas, knowing the right way to treat a problem, and having access to the right tools is always important.

Trade supplier Toolstation has a wide range of quality products suitable for outside, from primers and preservers to roofing products and drainage. It stocks trade brands such as Flag Paints, Liberon, Cromar and Everbuild, as well as all the tools and accessories to prepare and apply them with. For example 5L of Cromar Wood Preserver in a choice of 4 colours is only £13.98 including VAT.

Another area that will require attention this time of year will be the exterior groundwork. “It’s a good time of year to think about drainage and irrigation” says Christian. “One of our most popular new lines last year was Ground Guard, which stabilises grass or gravel paths that are prone to poor drainage and water damage. We sell it in individual interlocking tiles so you can treat small or large areas easily”.

Toolstation supply Ground Guard at £3.13 per tile (coverage 0.225 square metre). For irrigation there are standard hoses and fittings, specialist products such as impulse water sprinklers and water timers, and a new 23 metre micro irrigation kit for only £11.42.

Toolstation’s latest Catalogue 34 is out now. Toolstation has over 60 sales counters nationwide, and offers free next day delivery on orders over £10.

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