Screwfix is on Hand When the Heat is on

Aug 02, 2011, 04:00 ET from Screwfix

LONDON, August 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --


Specialist trade only supplier, Screwfix, offers an extensive range of products to allow tradesmen to respond easily and efficiently to seasonal interior and exterior trends. So whether you're looking to add a finishing touch to a renovation job, or stocking up on supplies, Screwfix offers the best products, at the best prices.

Stylish exteriors

From security PIRs and bulkheads, to decorative wall lights and decking lights, Screwfix's outdoor lighting range is ideal for updating any garden this summer.

Blue lights are available for £29.95, and come in a pack of 10. They are IP67 rated, with low energy consumption and supplied with a 16.5 m cable to fit anywhere on decking.

Alternatively, dimmable Stainless Steel Wall and Post Lights, priced from £15.29 will create a modern and stylish summer look to external walk ways. Screw bolts and screws are included in the IP44 rated product.

Essential security

For those planning to escape the British weather and head off abroad, Screwfix offers a range of products that will give tradesmen the chance to offer their customers peace of mind whilst they are away.

Providing a quick and easy solution to security worries, the wireless Yale Premium Alarm can be set and re-set by phone and can be expanded with up to 20 Yale devices where extra protection is needed. The full kit, including two PIRs, two contacts and one siren and is supplied with batteries and fixings for £199.99.

Key Safes are a discreet and safe option when keys or valuables need to be left at home or in a workshop or office. A variety is available, with prices starting from £19.99.

Available from £10.35, the high performance Weather Tough Padlock from MasterLock, available in 45mm or 50mm, features a double ball bearing locking levers, and multi-pin cylinders for optimal use on sheds, gates or outdoor garage units and workshops.

Keep clean

An essential item for a number of jobs around the site, the Karcher 100 bar pressure washer has a water cooled motor and a max water flow of 340 litres per hour. It also comes complete with a lance, dirt blaster, high pressure hose, trigger gun, inlet adaptor, and patio cleaner and is available for £99.99.

Outdoor essentials

The Masterplug Nexus Weatherproof IP66 Sockets, available from £7.13, are ideal for outdoor jobs such as landscaping and pressure washing, as the sockets are a good alternative to having extension leads in the garden.

New to the Polytank range is the selection of water butts. Not only strong, robust and stylish, they are also a great solution for saving water. The long lasting butts include a tap, lid, stand and rain diverter and are available in 110 and 220 litre sizes from £69.99. A great solution for installing in customers gardens to help them save water and money.

In addition, the long life and submersible Water Butt Pump, available from £51.99 with an integrated filter to stop blockages is a great watering alternative to use stored water.

For all other external purposes a wide range of items for wood protection, houses and decking is also available.

Free-standing fans

For tradesmen who feel the heat, the 16" Free-standing Fan with adjustable height, three speed setting and sturdy metal base, is the perfect product for the home, site office or workshop.

For more information on Screwfix's summer essentials, visit, call 0500 41 41 41 or pick up a copy of the new catalogue at your local Screwfix trade counter.

About Screwfix:

Recognised as being "where the trade buys" and promising a fast, reliable service, Screwfix is the UK's leading multi-channel supplier of thousands of high quality screws, fixings, hand tools, power tools, plumbing and electrical supplies. Combining trade prices and a massive range of leading brand name items, Screwfix offers over 18,000 productsaand is fully committed to customer care and support.

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