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Site Lighting – A Jobsite Buying Guide

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As winter draws in, it’s super important that you’re not kept in the dark which is where a good selection of site lighting comes in. Question is, what’s the difference between all the different types? We explain… There’s a whole

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Newsletter 16/08/2015 | What Dewalt Cordless Drill is Right for You?

This week, we decided to throw a focus onto our range of Dewalt cordless drills… Hopefully our newsletter gave you just a sneaky peak of what each model has on offer to help you decide which is the right drill

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ITS Survey 2015 – Competition Winner!

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Last month we ran our annual ITS Survey to see what our customers thought about ITS, the brands we stock and life on site in general… Needless to say, our awesome customers (that’s you by the way) certainly rose to

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It’s the ITS Festool Frenzy!

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Frenzy!? Damned straight! We love the Festool brand here at ITS and we felt it was time to highlight Festool’s incredible range of premium tools and accessories – all reduced for a limited time only! In our latest issue, we

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Newsletter 21/07/15 | Feel Hot? Look Cool with Summer Workwear

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Can you BELIEVE that we’ve actually seen the sun for more than a week so far this year? And it’s not even August! So it’s still super important to make sure that you have the right workwear for when you’re onsite, in

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New Bessey Clamps are alive and gripping!

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ITS have recently taken stock of a great selection of Bessey Clamps, just what you want when you need to apply more pressure to your woodworking projects… They say that you can never have too many clamps, but we’d like

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Newsletter 12/07/2015 | Best Value 2 Piece Drill Kits

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With the coming of a brand-spanking-new catalogue at the start of the month, we felt it only right to highlight our best value 2 piece drill kit and let me tell you, there’s plenty of savings too be had! We’ve

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MAKITA FACEBOOK COMPETITION WINNERS!

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Firstly, we’d like to say a big THANKS to everyone who got involved in our Facebook competition last week to win some Makita goodies – we’re blown away by the response! Many many people answered correctly that Makita was founded in

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He’s no David Blaine but what this guy did was magic!

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This might well be the epitome of the phrase ‘too much time on your hands‘ but to be honest, if you gonna do something pointless, it might as well be cool. And this guy, Ben Cusick of the NightHawkInLight YouTube channel with his

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Buying Guide – Laser Levels

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Knowing which laser level you need for which job is absolutely key as there are a vast array of products that are designed to do very different things. Some laser levels are designed with specific jobs in mind such as

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Newsletter | 20/05/2015 Check out the latest Trend…

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We’ve got a great selection of Trend products here at ITS… so much so that we decided to feature them in our latest newsletter! Although they’re known for their routing products, there’s many more to check out as you can

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Newsletter | 17/05/2015 – How about you add some Makita 18v Li-ion Tool bodies to your kit?

Everyone loves to add to an already badass tool kit so we’ve made it easy for all you Makita-heads out there with this selection of Makita bodies and bodies +1 battery options… As you can see, there’s something for everyone

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What this guy can do with a tape measure is unbelievable!

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Our 10% off all Stanley products promotion got me to thinking – what is Stanley most famous for? Well, utility knives are a good shout (after all, how many many people call them Stanley Knives), but I would say that

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Newsletter | 06/05/2015 “NEW Hitachi Power Tool Products – Ready For You!”

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Everyone loves new stuff don’t they? Thankfully, the power tool manufacturers of the world just love giving us new toys to play with on the jobsite and Hitachi Power Tools are no different! For our latest Newsletter, we showcase the

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Newsletter | 29/04/2015 Ultex Gazebos

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As we all know, the weather in this country can be – erm – unpredictable so when you out on a job and you need shelter from the elements it’s great to have a professional reliable solution… Step in Ultex

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Newsletter | 26/04/2015 Power Tools for £99.99

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Everyone loves saving a few bob now and then, don’t they? And when you’re putting together your tool collection, it can turn into an expensive situation meaning it’s well worth investigating the best deals… WELL, look no further as we’ve

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Newsletter | 22/04/2015 – Makita Cordless Drills

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Here at ITS, we work hard to make it as easy as possible for you, our wonderful customers, to choice just the right tool for the job. So for our latest catalogue we decided to categorise our selection of Makita

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Man Demolishes Wall – You Wouldn’t Believe How He Does It

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So we’ve all demolished walls before, right? And it’s obvious that safety equipment is needed to get the job done. Afterall, bricks can be hard, heavy and – lo and behold – this can cause some right old damage. Who

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Makita – 100 years and still powering on!

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We check out the history of Makita and celebrate their 100th birthday Makita are 100 years old and far from being an old-biddy waiting for a letter from the Queen, Makita are pushing ever further forward into the future. The

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A Guide to Plunge Saws

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A plunge saw (or track saw) is a power tool, very similar to a ‘circular saw’ designed to make straight cuts and more often than not used in conjunction with a ‘track’ or ‘guide’. Why Buy a Plunge Saw? We

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New Makita Cordless Tools Winter 2015

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Makita Cordless Tools – Whats New? With all the New Years celebrations out of the way, it’s time we got back on the job. Luckily for us, Makita didn’t take a backwards step during the Holiday season, which is great

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ITS TOOL SHOW 2014 – Show and Tell at the After Show Party!

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We hosted our very first ITS Tool Show between 31st October and 2nd November – it was great fun! On the Halloween weekend we welcomed the trade to our Loughton HQ for the ITS Tool Show 2014 – the first

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Graft Sealants & Adhesives – The best construction adhesive brand?

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When looking for the best construction adhesive, sealant or filler, you have to be sure you’re buying the right one for the job and with Graft, we think we’ve got a brand that really sticks… Graft are the next big

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Don’t be green with envy… Try the Leica Lino L2G+ green laser level!

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Leica have released their first green laser level – the Lino L2G+… Are you green with envy? Green has many connotations. Money, envy, the environment… but what about light? Yes yes yes, there’s green in that spectrum somewhere, flitting about

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New Milwaukee M18 RC-0 Radio Charger & M18 SMS216-0 Cordless Mitre Saw

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This Autumn Milwaukee are releasing some great new products – the M18 RC-0 Radio Charger and M18 SMS216-0 Cordless Mitre Saw As sure as Christmas cards are available from July and summer turns into winter (cos let’s face it, autumn

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The NEW Makita 2712 Site Saw; A Hummer of a Saw for Your Site

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The Makita 2712 Site Saw – a heavy duty tool that Arnie would want to use The new Makita 2712 Site Saw offers heavy duty power and is portable, which kinda got me thinking… When driving, I bet there are

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Makita LS0815FL 216mm Mitre Saw – the Mitre Saw Makita have always lacked?

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Will Makita release the LS0815FL 216mm Mitre Saw in the UK? Keeping our ear to the ground is part of what we do and as such, we’ve discovered faint rumblings that Makita may be releasing a new 216mm slide compound

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What Dewalt Drill should I buy?

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How do you know which Dewalt Drill is best for you? A few months back I wrote an article that explained the full range of current Makita 18v lithium-ion LXT combi drills based on spec, which allowed readers to understand

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Festool Tour at ITS Walthamstow – Sod The Stones, THIS is rock n roll and we like it!

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FESTOOL TOUR AT ITS WALTHAMSTOW – GREAT OFFERS, EXPERT DEMOS & PRIZES TO BE WON! SATURDAY 10TH MAY All great bands have to take their rock n roll to the people, hell – The Rolling Stones show that even if

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Big Wipes 4×4 Range – Perfect 4×4 the trade!

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When working with grime, muck and dirt, all you want at the end of the day is to wipe your hands clean of a project. Not just in the sense of getting home, throwing your tracky bottoms on, getting a

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Milwaukee Truck Tour 2014 – Rolling into ITS Loughton, 11 April 2014

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EXCLUSIVE OFFERS, NEW TOOL RELEASES, DEMOS, PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS! Celebrating a 90th birthday doesn’t have to be bland cake, glasses of sherry and endless stories about the war. Bucking this trend, Milwaukee have decided to hit the road Jack for

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Makita 4.0 Ah Battery Official Info

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Makita 4.0 Ah Battery…. its here! The big news this month is the release of the Makita 4.0 Ah battery (BL1840) Here at ITS we have worked hard to bring you the all the infomation that you need on this

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New Festool Products for 2013

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Festool; the Rolls Royce of the power tool world are adding to their UK range by bringing out a number of entirely new products in September of this year. Here at ITS we have tried very hard to get you

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ITS get hands on with Paslode Lithium ion Nailers

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Paslode lithium ion nailers Paslode popped into ITS headquarters to give us a closer look at the new Paslode lithium ion nailers and we certainly weren’t disappointed. This new lithium ion battery will not only offer up to 7500 shots per

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How to stop your tools from being stolen

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In this blog we try to outline some hints and tips on how to stop your tools from being stolen. It wasn’t long ago that we used to get 1 call a week from someone who had had their tools

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What is an SDS Drill?

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At ITS we often get asked what exactly is an SDS Drill and whether or not its worth having in the tool box. In this article we hope to give you as much information as possible so you can make

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Introducing The Panasonic EY7549 4in1

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Building on inovation The Panasonic EY7549… They say that it can’t be done, to improve on great design. But when the Panasonic engineers in Japan were faced with upgrading the EY6535GQKW Multi-Impact Driver from NiMh to a new Li-ion version,

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