BHETA presents exclusive new products for summer 2015
BHETA works closely with its members and regularly presents new products to retailers.
Recent product launches include the Ninja Sealant Smoother from Select Products, Air Tools from Draper Tools and other innovative ideas from Bemis, Rothley, Warm-up, ERA Home Security and Spear & Jackson.
Find our more by contacting the BHETA members directly below.
New high performance strip light from Rolson Tools
Get to grips with the all new high performance strip light from Rolson Tools. This next generation strip light uses osram light technology and has a surface mounted diode, making it extremely energy efficient and capable of delivering a superior light. It is powered by a lithium-ion battery which not only provides an outstanding performance, but can also be re-charged making this new high performance strip light the most economical choice.
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FlexiNozzle from Select Products
FlexiNozzle from Select Products is a reusable, bendable and extendable nozzle for applying silicone in awkward locations. Available in two sizes, 12mm and 25mm diameters, the FlexiNozzle allows for the clean application of silicone or caulk in hard to reach places and is suitable for most cartridges. The easy “push fit” also means that it is simple and straight forward to add more ball joints and extend the reach. FlexiNozzle is sold singly, with two in a pack, or on clip strips of 12.
Ninja 12-in-1 sealant Smoother
The Ninja 12-in-1 sealant smoother is the easy way to achieve a smart, professional finish. This handy little tool offers 12 different profiling edges including concave, convex and straight line, enabling the user to expertly smooth and shape silicone and other sealants.
Both the FlexiNozzle and Ninja 12-in-1 sealant smoother from Select Products are ideal for simplifying those fiddly jobs that many of us attempt – and fail at – in our DIY efforts!
Rothley Ltd, the supplier of decorative tubes and fittings, DIY and hardware products, has given its website a radical new re-design and re-launch. Its site has been completely re-developed and now features a fresh, modern look. Most importantly, the site is now fully responsive which makes it fully functional whatever device is being used – be it a PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.
Additional new features will also make using the site easier and quicker. There is an improved search facility, bigger and clearer images, better laid out pages, and for customers who place orders on the site the facility to view previous orders and store alternative delivery addresses.
To visit the new Rothley site go to www.rothley.com.
4iE Thermostat from Warm-up PLC
Warm-up PLC, the world’s best-selling floor heating brand with over two million systems sold in 60 countries and manufacturer of the 3iE Energy-Monitor thermostat, is proud to announce the launch of the 4iE Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat. The 4iE is ideal for use with radiator and underfloor heating systems and if a 4iE is registered before the 31st August 2015 it comes complete with a free lifetime warranty upgrade. Available only through Warm-up’s network of retailers and wholesalers, the 4iE presents a solution that is unrivalled by any other supplier.
StickyMat from Warm-up PLC
The StickyMat from Warm-up PLC enables smaller contractors to install underfloor heating as fast as larger companies. In an internal testing environment, when using StickyMat against a similar product without pressure sensitive adhesive, the installation of StickyMat was 35 percent faster – a huge difference and one which will save both time and money for the installation company.
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Draper Storm Force – the new Air Tool range from Draper Tools
Draper Storm Force, the new air tool range from Draper tools, are manufactured with casings made from composite plastic and have been specifically designed to produce extremely low levels of noise and vibration. The ergonomic handles and light weight design also assist in preventing fatigue in the user.
The range features a ratchet, grinder and sander, with both the ratchet and grinder being fitted with a rotating air inlet that prevents the air-line from kinking. The ratchet comes with a high tech motor, whilst the grinder is fitted with a variable speed motor. The new Air Tool sander has a high speed mechanism ensuring greater stock removal which is ideal for small scale surface repairs and suitable for use with centralised dust extraction systems.
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Mini Rachet Lopper from DK Tools
The new mini ratchet lopper from DK Tools has been specifically designed for cutting small to medium sized branches. The ratchet action and non-stick coated blade make for easier, energy saving, and efficient lopping whilst the lightweight ergonomic design makes it extremely comfortable and easy to use. Visit website DK Tools
RetroTouch launch Litheaudio Wi-Fi ceiling speakers
RetroTouch’s Litheaudio is a completely integrated Wi-Fi ceiling speaker package that is easy to install, IP rated for use in bathrooms and kitchens and allows you to stream music around the house. The discreet, frameless design comes with a grill that magnetically attaches to the loudspeaker and only protrudes 3mm away from the ceiling. The grill can be painted with ceiling paint to create a virtually invisible look to these high performance speakers. You can connect to the speaker via Apple Airplay, DNLA or Windows, but are guaranteed superb sound quality regardless of which platform you choose.
RetroTouch Simplicity rocker switches, wall sockets and wiring accessories
Simplicity switches and sockets come with a choice of interchangeable premium plastic covers, all with concealed screws for that perfect finish. Simplicity also offers customisable plates for sockets – and even matching extension leads. What’s more they are easy to change so you an update the look each time you update your room! Launched in 2015, this range offers stylish designs which can be installed in minutes.
There are one, two, three and four gang light switches available and the interchangeable covers come in four colours, white, mid-grey, charcoal and bronze.
RetroTouch Crystal switches and wall sockets
The Crystal range cleverly combines the latest technology with carefully considered looks. Each unit features glass panels to create a clean and elegant design to suit both modern and classic interiors alike. Intelligent options such as “touch and remote” switches and plain glass or chrome-trim finishes are all available. Visit website RetroTouch
STA-TITE® from Bemis MFG
Have your ever used a loose toilet seat? Thanks to Bemis MFG, there is finally a solution to wobbly toilet seats – STA-TITE®! This breakthrough, patented toilet seat hinge and fixing system locks toilet seats tight, eliminating the wobble.
Available in a wide range of seat materials, including compression moulded wood and thermoplastic, and in combination with other seat features, like soft close, STA-TITE® is the perfect solution to the largest issue in toilet seats today. One online review sums it up nicely: “At last – something that doesn’t move with slow closing lid and cleans easily too. Why buy any other seat?” Visit website Bemis MFG
STV Pest Control – New Baited Pest Control products
STV Pest Control has introduced a new range of Baited Pest Control products, including The Big Cheese Fresh Baited Mouse Trap, which has a powerful spring mechanism, a sleeved design for indoor and outdoor use, and an easy to wipe clean, easy to use, eye catching shelf ready pack.
Alongside this is The Big Cheese Fresh Baited Rat Trap and The Big Cheese Fresh Bait Refills. With all of the The Big Cheese range there is no need to touch the actual bait, simply pop it in the trap and peel off the foil!
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Spear & Jackson Wildlife Mats
Spear & Jackson has launched three new products, ‘Bee Mat’, ‘Butterfly Mat’ and ‘Bird Mat’, which have been designed to make growing wildflowers easy. They also supress weeds, which would ordinarily stifle the growth of these delicate flowers, allowing the wildflower seeds inside the paper to grow, quickly creating a beautiful wildflower meadow. The mats all have specially selected seeds implanted within them, tailored to grow and create a food for their respective creatures.
The Spear & Jackson Wildlife Mats are easy to use and perfect for borders, tubs and pots and can be cut to size to suit any container or location. They are all 100 percent biodegradable and have an 80 percent germination rate.
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