The BATAVIA Maxxheat kills weeds, destroys roots, is a hot air gun for decorating and can also be used as a BBQ lighter! Easy and fast: destroys weed by heating in only five seconds. The powerful hot air gun has three temperature settings up to 600°C. It can also be used as a safe and fast barbecue lighter. Its accessories include four specially designed nozzles and a ‘click&go’ extension pole. It also has a new stainless steel heating pin for specific targeting of weed roots. n

Defenders Slugs Away Wool Mat is now available for delivery from STV, the specialist home and garden pest control product supplier. The new product is designed to prevent slug and snail damage to seedlings and vulnerable crops without the use of poison chemicals, or soil borne slug pellets. Slugs Away Wool Mat is a natural fibre product that is organic and easy-to-apply. The matting simply needs to be cut to size and placed on top of soil, where it also acts to reduce the amount of watering required and suppresses weed growth. n 01953 881580 n

Refresh or recycle garden furniture, garden gates, pots, planters and garden ornaments this summer with PLASTIKOTE Garden spray paint. Environmentally-friendly with a water-based formulation and 90% less solvents that conventional spray paints, PlastiKote Garden spray paint is safe to use in the garden where children and pets may spend time. It can be used on most hard surfaces including wood, metal, plastic, stone and wicker. Follow instructions on the can to achieve a perfect finish with no brush strokes.

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Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new Ocean safety shoe from SNICKERS is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move. The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a traditional injected PU to give a more cushioned feel underfoot, while the thick rubber outsole provides a high level of anti-slip protection and durability. With an eye-catching style, the shoe’s BOA comfort fastening delivers a better overall fit making it easy to take the shoe on and off, added to which, the shoe’s fibreglass toecap and ballistic midsole combine with the other protection features and anti-static properties to deliver S3 protection. So, get to know more about the quality and innovation plus the top class safety functionality in every Solid Gear product – your customers’ feet will notice the difference, says the company. n 01484 854788 n

Security specialist SQUIRE says it has added new improved combination technology to its best-selling fully re-codable CP and Vulcan Combi padlock ranges for home use. The superior design of Squire’s new combination lock mechanism – which is patented in the UK, USA and pending in Europe - means both ranges now offer advanced features, unlike any other equivalent padlocks on the market. Most notably, there is no recoding tool to lose with the special recoding mechanism. As Squire’s most durable yet, both padlock ranges come in a vast range of body widths and shackle types for all indoor and outdoor uses. n 01902 308050 n

Perfect for installing porcelain, ceramic or natural stone tiles in external areas such as patios and terraces, DUNLOP Large Format and Natural Stone Adhesive is pourable and rapid-setting in only three hours for fast-track project completion. Water and frost resistant it can be applied up to 25mm thickness – making it ideal for fixing tiles/slabs of uneven thickness and uneven surfaces. It’s also semi- pourable – meaning it’s easy to get from bucket to floor – saving time when floor tiling. Users can finish their project with Dunlop GX-500 Flexible wall and floor grout, available in eight different colours – abrasion resistant, water and frost resistant, it is perfect for external tiled areas. n n 01782 591160

CROMAR BUILDING PRODUCTS is proud to present its new brand Alpha Chem. A range of sealants, adhesives, building chemicals and sundries that encompasses the brand philosophy ‘Passion for Performance’. The select range of core products, specifically chosen with a typical builder’s merchant and builder in mind feature products such as Multi-Purpose & Sanitary Silicone, hand held and gun grade expanding foams, high tack plasterers scrim, PVA bond, SBR, professional decorators caulk, line marking paint, wood adhesives and self-adhesive floor protectors. With eye catching packaging, showcasing a brand image that is sure to be noticed on a shelf, Cromar Building Products says these quality products will no doubt keep customers coming back again and again. n 01977 663 133 n

PLASTIKOTE’s new range of aerosols has been developed specifically for the trade market. These high quality sprays come in colour-coded cans with clear usage and instruction labels - simply pick it, buy it and get on with the job. If you’re looking to trace a gas pipe leak, remove old layers of paint or eliminate oil, silicones, dirt, etc, head for the green labelled cans to get the right product for the job.

Everyday quick-drying paint colours, primers and clear lacquers are in the orange cans, trim paint in red cans and blue-labelled cans denote functional sprays such as Radiator and Stain Block. n 01223 790332 n

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