Product Guides

The Different Types of Salt Spreaders: Which One is the Best for Your Business?

Spreading salt isn’t the most glamorous of tasks, but it is important. In most cases, it is a legal requirement for business owners to properly grit their land. It can also help you avoid any expensive injury claims if you ensure your business is properly maintained over the cold winter months. Let's look at the key facts about salt spreaders, the different types and why they are so important to a business.
1 December 2021
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Salt mines around the world

Most people think salt is simply to add flavour to meals and to be used as a food preservative. However, only 6% of all salt manufactured goes into food. We use salt in over 14,000 different ways from making products such as paper, plastic, glass, polyester and rubber to household soap, bleach, dyes and detergents. Another common use of salt is to treat icy roads and paths in winter, this is because salt has a lower freezing point than water. Everyone uses salt, whether its directly or indirectly.
1 December 2021
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The Difference Between Grade A and Grade B Reconditioned IBCs. How To Choose What is Right for You

IBC’s can be complicated. Which one should you buy? Brand new or reconditioned? To add further confusion, we sell what are called grade A reconditioned IBCs and grade B reconditioned IBCs. This can cause extra confusion when it comes to knowing what these are and what they are suitable for.
30 November 2021
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Comparing Different Types of Pumps. Which One Is Right For You

Finding the right pump can be a difficult task. There are many options out there, and each one does a different role. Also, you need to consider other important questions that will affect what pump is right for you. To help with your decision, we have put together a little guide to the four types of pumps we sell and their benefits.
30 November 2021
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The Ultimate Guide to Spill Containment

Spill containment kits may not be used that often by your business, but they can be a crucial part of your disaster recovery kit. Containing a spill can save you lots of money so it is important that you make sure you have the right kit and that it is in good working order.

16 November 2021
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How to Beat the Winter Freeze

With winter around the corner, it is crucial to be prepared for the worst conditions we can face in the UK. Snow and ice often grind the country to a halt. Making sure you have the correct materials to deal with it can be crucial. We have looked at one item that we find is popular during this time of the year, probrine. It is an alternative to standard salt and has slowly become the norm for dealing with snow and ice.
8 November 2021
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Why is it important to maintain and clean your IBC?

Cleaning your IBC can be a tedious task, but it is important to make sure you do it regularly. By ensuring you keep up to date with cleaning your IBC, you can extend the lifespan of your IBC, which will save you money over time.

8 November 2021
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Tips on How to Measure Pipes and Fitting Outlets

Making sure you have the right pipe size and pipe fitting measurements is key. It can add unnecessary delays to work if you don’t have the correct measurements.

The question you are probably asking right now is, where do I even start with measuring pipes and fittings? Well, we have put together a little guide on how you do it, along with other key information.

3 November 2021
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How To Clean and Maintain Your Water Tank: A Simple Guide to Keeping It Healthy

Ensuring your water storage tank is clean throughout the year is an important task. If you fail to maintain the tank you are risking not just your health but the health of others. We’ve put together a short guide on how to clean you water storage tank and why you need to do it.
3 November 2021
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The Definitive Guide on How to Install an Underground Water Tank

Underground water tanks are becoming an increasingly popular method of collecting, storing and using water, specifically rainwater. They are also popular due to their underground location, as it won’t cause a tank-based eye-sore on your garden.
28 October 2021
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Winter Car Cleaning: How to Keep Your Car Looking Fresh in the Winter

Standing outside, in the freezing cold, with a bucket of water, ready to clean your car may not be your favourite thing to do, but it is a necessity.

28 October 2021
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How To Install an Oil Tank Easily For Maximum Efficiency

Oil tanks are becoming increasingly popular across the UK as more and more homes are being built that aren’t connected to the national grid. They are also becoming more popular due to their cheaper cost compared to other heating methods.
19 October 2021
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Top 5 Uses For Your Lavor Pressure Washer

As a stockist of superior Lavor pressure washers, we offer a range of models to simplify cleaning around the home, garden, workplace, and public areas. Ever wondered what cleaning applications your Lavor pressure washer can be used for? Here is a closer look at Kingfisher Direct’s top five.
1 September 2021
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Why workplaces should use lateral flow COVID-19 tests

Regular workplace COVID-19 testing is essential to safeguard the welfare of staff, boost productivity and ensure your business continues to operate safely. By carrying out on-the-spot testing on a frequent basis, employers can help to reduce the spread of the virus both internally and in wider circles to the general public.
22 June 2021
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Why use a fogging machine?

The fogging machine (also called a fogger or fumigator) is a versatile piece of equipment that uses a fine spray to apply a disinfectant solution.
27 November 2020
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Hand Sanitiser & Soap Dispensers – Automatic vs Manual Dispensers

Regular and comprehensive cleansing of our hands has never been more important. Installing hand sanitiser and soap dispensers ensures individuals have access to hygienic and economical hand washing facilities
21 July 2020
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Our Complete Guide To Buying A Suitable Storage Locker

We have a huge range of storage lockers on our site – All suited for a variety of different locations, including offices, schools and leisure centres. But which locker is right for you?
31 May 2016
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Our Guide To – Spill Control Products

We offer a range of spill control products to suit every need, from large scale oil spills to small chemical spills...
20 April 2016
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Rubbish/Rubble Chutes – What You Need To Know

We have a range of building and construction products available, one of which is our popular range of rubbish/rubble chutes.
21 December 2015
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New Barrier Product Range – Which Barrier Should You Buy & Why?!

We have recently added a new range of barriers to our site – all of which are perfect for a variety of traffic management purposes.
24 November 2015
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