1. Common New Build Faults And How To Spot Them

    Common New Build Faults And How To Spot Them

    Common New Build Faults And How To Spot Them Before Buying New build houses have been gaining a lot of news coverage in recent years due to being poorly built. There have been examples of new home buyers finding 100 - 400 faults on houses that cost up to £400,000 to buy, but what is the cause of this, what are the common faults found and how do house buyers prevent finding themselves with a fau ...

  2. ToolFair 2020

    ToolFair 2020

    This January, Alexandra Palace will open their doors to one of the nations biggest 'end-user' Tool Trade Shows and My Tool Shed are in on the action! The event is running for 2 days, from Wednesday 29th January and Thursday 30th January 10am- 4pm. What is ToolFair? The aim of the show is to give the end-user - that's you, the trade and even the home DIYer - a chance to to see a huge range of to ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 = ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...