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Tools you will need for your decking project

Building a deck, just like any construction project is going to require some basic tools to aid in making the job easier. Our checklist can help you figure out if you can save any money with a DIY effort.

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For the first time professional tradesmen have something to rely on to give them the power to take on heavy-duty construction applications without needing to use mains power.

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A history of Metabo

Metabo would find a special solution for the manufacturing of high-performance products in the early 20th century due to inconsistent quality standards for bought in parts and resources. Deciding to process their own resources and produce bought-in parts themselves to ensure better quality standards, leading to tools that have extraordinarily long service time.

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A little about the Ironmonger

Traditional the name ironmonger was given to someone who worked with metals but as most iron products on the whole are now produced on an industrial scale the term is now generally used to describe a retailer of metalwork’s.

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A Little Bit About Sandpaper

Sandpaper an abrasive product used to remove imperfections or layers and to smooth surfaces or edges on a variety of materials such as wood, metal or plastic.

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Door Knobs and Knockers – it's the little things that count

So you’re looking to increase the value of your home. This can often be a long process with lots of intimidating tasks to face, but there are a couple of improvements you can do that are fairly quick and painless to achieve and can add a whole new look and feel to the property.

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Our Shelving Systems

At CTS Ironmongery we have a great selection of shelving systems that will cover all your storage needs, for example, retail shop displays, garages, workshops or offices.

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The Different Types of Hinges on the Market

Here at CTS ironmongery we only supply our customers with the very best ironmongery parts, from trusted suppliers such as Dewalt, Virutex, Stanley Bostitch and much more. Today in our blog we bring you – The different types of hinges on the market.

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Benefits of Virutex

At CTS Ironmongery we always bring you the best Virutex products on the market, for those of you who haven’t heard of this company and are interested in purchasing any of these products, please continue on reading.

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Christmas Gifts for the DIY Dad at CTS

We all know that Christmas is just around the corner, and we’re all excited for it! The most wonderful time of the year - a time for giving and sharing good times with family and friends.

If you have a DIY dad or a DIY friend, CTS has you covered with our range of different tools that all DIY lovers want!

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Music in the workplace

Here at CTS Ironmongery we believe that listening to music at work is important, as listening to music it will raise the morale of your “troops”. Music can help to get your staff talking and socialising with each other more, which in doubt can lead to new friendships or make your team stronger!

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From the Anvil door furniture

Here at CTS we stock ‘From the Anvil’ door furniture for a number of reasons. For a start, we believe in stocking only the highest quality products and ‘From the Anvil’ in the best quality you can find.

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Father’s Day at CTS Ironmongery

As the big day is just around the corner, we have a few ideas about what gift you could buy for your deserving Dad.

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About Kirkpatrick black iron door and window furniture

Kirkpatrick Ltd is the oldest established manufacturer of black iron door and window furniture in the UK. All of their stunning, malleable iron products are crafted and finished by hand- making them totally individual and unique!

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Why should you get Decking this spring?

As the warmer weather approaches and the days start to get longer, thoughts of afternoons spent relaxing in the garden can entice many homeowners to spruce up and renovate their outdoor living areas.

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The Importance Door Locks

Most of us really value and appreciate our homes. Not only are they the place we unwind, relax and spend quality time with our families, they are usually our biggest investment and expenditure, and so naturally we make an effort to look after them.

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The Importance of Door Knobs

Yes, you did read that correctly, door knobs are important! We know they may seem like a pretty uncomplicated item to purchase, but there are in fact many things you should consider beforehand.

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Working with Wood

Whether you’ve been involved with wood working for years or are a new comer to the hobby it’s important that you have the right tools for the job.

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DIY in the New Year

The Christmas holidays are upon us and it’s probably the most time you’ve spent relaxing in your home for quite a long time. Well why not kick off 2015 with a revamp and redecoration?

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The gift of power tools this Christmas

If you are tired of the usual Christmas purchases and want to treat that special someone to a stocking full of something useful then think of the smile that a power tool could bring.

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Things to consider before investing in a cordless power tool

Investing in the right kind of power tool can make almost any DIY or construction task that little bit easier, faster and even more cost efficient. Here are our top things to consider before you purchase a cordless power tool.

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Summer improvements with Festool

Summer is a popular month for many people to kick back, take things easy and indulge in projects and pastimes that were missed during the winter months. If for you that means that you’ve got the DIY bug then you’re joining thousands of DIY-ers nationally who are getting prepared to put their home improvement plans into action.

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CTS Ironmongery Have Been Named a Bronze Trend Routing Centre

CTS Ironmongery is extremely proud to have recently been named a Bronze Trend Routing Centre. But what does this actually mean? Trend is a global company who have been making routing tools for both professionals and DIY-enthusiasts for over 50 years. The bronze award is given out to companies who have expanded their range and who provide a large selection of useful Trend tools to their customers.
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A Spot of Bank Holiday DIY

With one of the biggest DIY weekends of the year almost upon us, and particularly if you were to believe the weather forecasts, many of you will be keen to regain your enthusiasm for those household tasks which are still outstanding.

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The Benefits Of Stanley Bostitch Tools

Did you know that Stanley Bostitch has had over 110 years of experience in the trade, making them one of the best and most well known manufacturers in the industrial world.

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A picture paints a thousand words

Everybody has heard that "A picture paints a thousand words" - but what about a Video?

Here at CTS we now have a Video which shows just what we do, plus the services and products we can offer. Why not take a look and see some of our expert team in action.

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Festool for 2014

For most people the advent of the New Year means there is a list of jobs and projects that need to be worked on that were placed on the to do list towards the end of the previous year. The New Year often brings with it a new enthusiasm to look at these jobs and get them done.

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Everbuild Products

Everbuild sealants and adhesives are used in many applications and trusted by builders and electricians, joiners and plumbers, and roofers and plasterers to name but a few. CTS Ironmongery are passionate about quality which is why we only stock high performance products like Everbuild, and bring them to our customers at competitive prices.

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Benefits of Fein Tools

Fein power tools are renowned for their durability and performance. With over 100 years experience in the design and manufacture of innovative power tools, Fein has an excellent range of top quality power tools that have been ergonomically designed to make your work as easy as possible.

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