Builders' Essentials

Building Site


No two building projects are the same and you need a tool collection as varied as your wide-ranging tasks and responsibilities! We've collated a list of some of the most essential tools you'll need and some key pieces of equipment for the job site. 

Angle Grinders
Angle Grinders

Whether you're grinding or polishing, we have a wide range of angle grinders to suit your needs, from small, lightweight, versatile grinders to larger, heavy-duty versions.

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Demolition Hammers
Demolition Hammers

Pack a punch when you're breaking, chipping, and chiseling concrete. Our wide range of demolition hammers are versatile enough to work on a number of different surfaces and come in a variety of sizes.

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Many jobs will only require a simple drill, but having a specialist drill for particular tasks will deliver far more efficient and professional results. A drill with in-built hammer action is a must. Consider corded tools if you're on a budget. However, a cordless drill will offer you the same power but with the flexibility to drill holes wherever you please without the need for annoying extension cables. Easy-to-change chucks make switching between drill-bits quick and easy. 

Drill Drivers

Drill Driver

Drill holes and drive screws with a high-quality drill driver. We stock a wide range of drills from the brands you know and trust. 

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Combi Drill

Our wide range of combi drills perform a wide variety of different functions: from driving screws to drilling holes into metal and concrete.

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Hammer Drills

Hammer Drill

Add some powerful hammering action to your drilling when working with masonry and enjoy more power and RPM. 

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Angle Drills

Angle drill

With its drill head at a right angle to the body, an angle drill will make working in a tight or awkward space a lot easier.

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Diamond Core Drills

Diamond Core Drill

A good-quality diamond core drill is essential for drilling accurately and efficiently into concrete, masonry and steel.

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SDS+ Hammer Drills

SDS Drill

If you are regularly drilling into brick or other hard substances then an SDS+ drill is essential. Let the drill do the hard work!

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Impact Driver
Impact Driver

Power-drive screws through the thickest, densest woods with an impact driver that uses concussive blows and rotation to deliver more force.

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Heat Guns
Heat Guns

A useful and versatile tool that is a handy addition to any toolbox. Great for welding, shrinking, bending, drying and softening!

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Cut through wood, metal or masonry with ease with a high-quality power saw. We stock most types of power saws used within the building and construction industry, including circular saws, cut-off saws, mitre saws, reciprocating saws, jigsaws, plunge saws and site saws from big brand names such as Bosch and DEWALT. From hand-held, portable models ideal for light jobs, to heavyweight saws, suitable for constant use an professional applications, all our power saws are made to high standards and offer robust quality, performance and peace of mind.

Circular Saws

Circular Saw

Offering a variety of RPMs and cutting depths, our range of cordless circular saws cut quickly and accurate through wood.

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Reciprocating Saws

Reciprocating Saws

Whether you're cutting metal, timber, plaster, drywall or plastic tubing, a reciprocating saw makes demolition easier.

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Cut-Off Saws

Cut-Off Saws

Cut effortlessly through metals, concretes and other hard materials with a powerful cut-off saw from top brands like DEWALT and Makita.

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Mitre Saws

Mitre Saws

Perfect for cutting accurately at a variety of angles, a mitre saw will make quick cuts for door frames, window casings and more.

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Essential for every builder's tool collection, jigsaws cut neat curves through wood and metal - but there's plenty more they can do. 

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Plunge Saws

Plunge saws

Similar to a circular saw, but enjoy a safer, enclosed blade that can run along a guide rail or track at variable depths.

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Table Saws

Table saws

Making your cutting work easier and more accurate, our range of table saws come in many different shapes and sizes.

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Petrol Disc Cutter

Petrol Disc Cutter

Petrol disc cutters can smoothly cut through heavy materials like stone, brick and concrete, while still being incredibly portable.

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We recommend...

EVOLUTION R210CMS 110v 210mm M/P Mitre Saw 042-0002
£75.11 inc

(£62.59 ex VAT)

Nail gun
Nail Guns and Staplers

Save yourself time and effort by driving nails into wood, in a fraction of a second, with one single blow.

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Electric Screwdrivers
Electric Screwdrivers

Add the essential electric screwdriver to your toolbox, and screw or unscrew with complete ease.

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Power tools are very effective, often saving you a lot of time and energy, and enabling you to achieve a far more professional result too. However, hand tools have, and always will, serve a purpose - when you need the quick tap of a hammer or the dexterity and deft touch only a human-operated screwdriver can provide.

Hand Saws

Hand Saws

Easy to transport and useful for working outside without cumbersome wires, the handsaw is safer than its powered counterpart and cheaper too!

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A hammer is a versatile tool that can be used for many different jobs. It is an absolute must for any tool bag, whatever your trade.

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Nothing beats a strong, razor-sharp chisel when the time comes to carve out a recess for a hinge or a strike plate.

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Staple Guns

Staple guns

Drive heavy-duty staples into wood, plastic, or masonry with a high-quality staple gun - ideal for insulation, house wrap and roofing.

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Trowels and Drywall Tools

Trowels and Drywall Tools

We have a wide range of trowels and drywall tools from tuck pointers to mixing paddles, ideal for your plastering and brick laying needs.

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Spanners, sockets and wrenches

Essential for any professional tradesman, we have spanners, sockets and wrenches, available individually or as sets, from brands you trust.

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Whether you need to loosen a fastener, weld some metal or just need some extra leverage, our range of pliers will help you complete the task at hand.

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Our range of manual screwdrivers are available in a wide variety of tips, shapes and sizes, and from the big name brands you trust. 

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For holding material still while you saw, weld, file or drill, a clamp is a useful and essential piece of kit for any professional toolkit.

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“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” 

Measuring tape
Lasers and Measures

Prevent mistakes and ruining costly materials. We have a wide range of innovative measuring tools for fast, accurate and easy distance measuring from the brands you trust.

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Paddle Mixer
Paddle Mixers

Quickly mix plaster, paint or cement with ease with a paddle mixer. Soft start and variable speed functions will give you greater control and ensure the mixture does not splash around.

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We recommend...

EVOLUTION TWISTER 240v V/Speed Mixer 013-0001
Highly Rated
£93.70 inc

(£78.08 ex VAT)


tool box
Tool Boxes

Keeping your tools accessible and safe will make your working day run a lot smoother. Tool belts allow for convenient and quick access while you work, while a sturdy tool bag or tool box for your bigger tools is essential.

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job site radio
Turn it up!

You’ve got the tools. Now you need the tunes! Sing along while you work with our fantastic range of job site radios. Bluetooth, FM, DAB, USB? However you like to listen, we’ve got it covered.

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