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Looking for new DIY products?

BHETA works closely with members and regularly presents a round-up of new products developed specifically for the DIY market.

Recent launches include the Yale Keyfree Connected smart lock that gives you freedom to secure your home without the need for a key. Simple to use, you now have complete control of how you unlock your door.

Access your door via PIN code, Remote fob and even a Smartphone when connected to a smart home system. Allow access to family members or friends by adding additional PIN codes for complete peace of mind.

Visit Yale website for more details.

Sprue Safety Products launches the HA300CBUK heat alarm

HA300 Front Sprue Safety Products

Over 50% of house fires start in the kitchen but not many people buy heat alarms because they don’t understand how they work. Consumers prefer smoke alarms but they then can’t put them in the kitchen because of nuisance alarms from grills and toasters.

The HA300CBUK can help to save lives as well as protecting the house. It comes with thermistor technology to alert you at the earliest opportunity of a fire and is ideal for use in a the kitchen, garage or cellar – where a smoke alarm is not suitable.

Visit website for more information. Sprue Safety Products Ltd is a division of Sprue Aegis plc.

The VELCRO® Brand launches ‘Stick On For Fabrics’

Velcro stick on for fabrics

Whether it’s that picture from your parents you’ve been meaning to hang, some upholstery in need of TLC (that’s trendy-looking covers), or the odds and ends drawer that’s been waiting for a sort, we have a product to get your home tidy, stylish and ready to show off.

NEW – Stick On For Fabrics – Easy to apply quick fix solutions.

Peel, stick, done!
Permanent fabric bond withstands laundering.
No sewing, ironing or messy glues required.

Low profile fastener for a discrete finish.
For cotton, polyester, poly blends and nylon.

Visit website for more information.

ZEP UK Ltd launches De‐Solv‐it® Sticky Stuff ® Remover Gel

DSI Sticky Stuff Remover 200ml

De‐Solv‐it® Sticky Stuff ® Remover Gel is a powerful gel spray solution that is ideal for use on vertical surfaces as the gel consistency clings to the stain on the surface without running off, ensuring that the stain can be removed quickly and easily.

Tackles stains such as: chewing gum, adhesive, sticky tape & label residue, tar, glue, grease, grime, shoe polish, scuff marks, wax, wet paint and crayon from most surfaces including: glass, plastic, fabrics, metal, worktops and much more.

Now in a handy 100ml size – ideal for keeping in your desk, toolbox, craft box, glove box or handbag for tackling sticky messes any time, anywhere!

Visit for more information.

Ciret Ltd launches Concave Mini Foam Refills

concave foam pack

NEW Concave Mini Foam Refills – the concave ends makes it possible to roll corners precisely and eliminates tramlines.
– Ideal for gloss, primer, varnish & all oil & solvent based paint
– High density foam for a smooth finish on flat surfaces
– 120mm (4.75”) Length
– DuPont Patent Application W0 2005/007302 A2
– Manufactured in Germany

Visit website for more information.

PlastiKote launches new Twist & Spray paint

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PlastiKote Twist & Spray paint comes in an easy-to-use can, boasting a large nozzle and patented spray-through cap that shields the finger from paint. The innovative twist and lock action of the cap prevents unintentional spraying, making storage safer.

You can even spray upside down!

The advanced paint formulation means PlastiKote spray paint is now recoatable anytime, touch dry within an hour and gives a finer coating for a no-drip, no run perfect finish.

Available in 40 colours plus Primer, Clear Sealer, Barbecue, Radiator, Chalkboard and Woodstove, PlastiKote spray paint allows even the novice spray painter to create great-looking projects in their home and garden.

Visit PlastiKote website for more information.

To find out more about any of the above new products, contact members direct.

For any other information, don’t hesitate to contact BHETA Member Services. Tel: 0121 237 1130 or email

Source: BHETA

December 2015

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