Top Tools for 2014

With the economic downturn coming to an end business is beginning to pick up. This means firms have money to invest in their business, including tools and equipment. Having the right equipment is essential for getting the job done.

Research shows that the products listed below are very popular with Tradesman.

  1. DeWalt 2-Speed Combi Drill

DeWalt with its eye-catching yellow and black colour scheme always proves to be popular with tradesmen. The combi drill has three functions: it drills holes into all kinds of wood and metal, drives screws, and drill holes into concrete and masonry via the hammer function.

  1. Makita Circular Saw

This commanding hand-held power tool is typically used for cutting manmade boards such as plywood, MDF and natural wood. It cuts through timber smoothly and quickly with minimum effort. Ideal for construction work, carpentry and joinery, the circular saw can also be used on metal and plastic, and has a round, flat blade.

  1. Sentinel Rapid-Dose

Designed for central heating systems, this chemical water treatment product uses a propellant that is simply compressed air. It can be used to dose any indirect central heating system in seconds. The multipurpose treatment reduces corrosion, scale, boiler noise and hydrogen gassing in all types of indirect heating systems, including those containing aluminium.

  1. Kibosh Emergency Pipe Repair Kit

Essential for any plumber’s tool bag, this device provides a quick and easy way to perform a temporary repair on a burst or perforated water pipe. This excellent water-saving device can be fitted when the leak is in full flow. Withstanding high water pressure, the professional emergency pipe repair kit simply clips onto the pipe and seals the leak.

  1. Forge Steel Heavy Duty Tool Belt

Many professional tradesmen such as electricians and carpenters require a handy tool belt. Ideal for when you are on the move, the tool belt has breathable padding for maximum safety and comfort. With Hi-Visibility Reflector Strips, this item has two reinforced pouches and zipped coin and key compartments.

Stay protected

If you have valuable tools and equipment, it’s important that you choose a tradesman insurance policy to suit your needs. This can provide you with valuable protection if your tools are lost or stolen, and help to get your business up and running again.

Tradesman insurance will provide cover for a range of businesses from sole traders to established building firms, and can protect your tools, stock, materials and hired in equipment. Without your tools, you can’t run your business, so make sure they’re protected.