1. Then & Now: 5 Evolving Cities

    Then & Now: 5 Evolving Cities

    Here at My Tool Shed, we thought we’d take a look to see how much some of the fastest-growing cities across the world have vastly evolved over the last 30 years. To highlight this, we wanted to go beyond just showing you stats and figures. As a result. we’ve created gifs that show five cities (Doha, Dubai, Las Vegas, Manama and Singapore) transforming from how they looked from the sky back in 1988 ...

  2. Earning A Living From 10 Ancient Trades

    Earning A Living From 10 Ancient Trades

    Despite the number of articles about the digitalisation of the workforce and the notion that old-school trades are dying out, if you are able to master the craft, these ancient trades are still a viable option to earn a decent living. 10 Of The Oldest Trades And Experienced Worker Salaries 1. Designer/Maker Experienced Average Salary = £50,000 Typical Hours Per Week = 40-42 Job Age = ...

  3. How Your Garden Can Add £45,000+ To Your House

    How Your Garden Can Add £45,000+ To Your House

    Research shows that sprucing up your garden can add significant value to the average price of a property, especially in urban areas, such as London. When many homeowners and potential purchasers look at houses, attention turns to how to make the most of any outdoor space properties may have. How Much Can A Garden Increase The Value Of A House? Did you know that a well-kept garden can add 20% t ...

  4. My Tool Shed Celebrates 10 Years!

    My Tool Shed Celebrates 10 Years!

    Celebrate with us! Ten years ago, in 2009, a big idea came from a family-run business in a small village of Hertfordshire. The idea was to bring together an extensive range of power tools and hardware to a new online platform. In fact, what very few people know, is that My Tool Shed grew from an office above a large aluminium warehouse. This metal-working industry was the bread and butter of t ...

  5. Proudly Supporting the British Lung Foundation!

    Proudly Supporting the British Lung Foundation!

    We are happy to announce Trend have partnered up with the British Lung Foundation! The amazing initiative will see a donation made to the BLF with every purchase of an Air Stealth, Air Shield Pro, T31A Vacuum or T35A Extractor. The British Lung Foundation are the only UK Charity looking after the Nation’s lungs. They have been researching lung conditions for 30 years, and strive to always improv ...

  6. Digging Deep: 5 Amazing Underground Constructions

    Digging Deep: 5 Amazing Underground Constructions

    A hot topic in the construction industry today is whether building underground, rather than creating more above ground, is the way forward. According to various reports, it’s not that we’re running out of space, a theory that has been greatly exaggerated in the past, it’s to do with two main factors, city density and the environment. We can keep building skyscrapers and expanding our cities, but ...

  7. Furniture’s Carbon Footprint And The Importance Of Upcycling

    Furniture’s Carbon Footprint And The Importance Of Upcycling

    Did you know that an average sofa’s estimated average carbon footprint is equivalent to 10.1 gallons of consumed gasoline? It’s true! Back in 2011, the Furniture Industry Research Association or FIRA for short, took it upon themselves to find out furniture’s carbon footprint and the results were quite shocking. Sample Of Findings* Data calculated from production through distribution* The f ...

  8. Essential Guide to Buying a Shed

    Essential Guide to Buying a Shed

    Storage sheds are an essential part of garden life. Often the go-to place for lawn mowers, gardening tools and bike storage. Some have converted theirs into a ‘man-cave’ or maybe Dad has been inspired by garden workshops instead! Even fitness fanatics know how to enjoy a garden shed. These days the shed can be transformed into almost anything. So, if it’s a multi gym, a garden office or a hot ...

  9. Alan teaches the nation to Love their Garden

    Alan teaches the nation to Love their Garden

    Alan Titchmarsh has devoted his life-long career to his love of Gardening. Green-fingered Alan obtained his first gardening qualification just down the road from My Tool Shed's head office, at Hertfordshire College of Agriculture and Horticulture where he received a National Certificate in horticulture. He then studied at the Royal Botanic Gardens where he received a diploma in horticulture. Gard ...

  10. Huge 18v Cordless Tool Event from Fein!

    Huge 18v Cordless Tool Event from Fein!

    The 18v Give-Away from Fein! If you're a fan of Fein, then you're going to love their latest promotion! Between now and July 31st 2019, My Tool Shed are helping shoppers claim FREE 18v tools and accessories from Fein! So how does it work? There are several different 18v cordless products in the promotion that qualify for the freebies.  You need to purchase a minimum of one of these sele ...