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Home Essentials

Home Essentials
Home Essentials

  • Firmhold Staplers and Staples
  • Door Wedges
  • Flexible and Rubber Doorstops
  • Castor Cups & Castor Cups with Felt Protector Pads
  • Chair Leg Floor Protectors
  • Mirror Screws with Dome Heads - Protective Washers - Mirror Fixing Kits
  • Tea Towel Holders - Single, Double and Triple 
  • Sink and Bath Plugs, Chains and Sink Strainers
  • Tap and Hose Washers
  • Radiator Vent Keys - PTFE Tape
  • Identity and Hipster Keyrings - Split Rings
  • Castor Cups Plain and with Felt Pads - Tubular Chair Leg Protectors
  • Child Safety Fridge and Cupboard Locks

Home Essentials

Essentials for the home include a multitude of items needed around the home and garden. It includes products to protect floors and walls from scratched and damage. Replacement waste plugs for sinks and baths including chains and strainers to prevent hair, food waste and other debris from blocking the waste outlet. In this group we include radiator vent keys, tap and appliance hose washers including hose clips for the garden hose etc. and if a joint needs repaired there is plumbers PTFE thread tape. Belt clip and write on identity keyrings and child safety products for fridges and cupboard drawers and doors to prevent access. Towel holders for 1,2 or 3 for tea and hand towels.

Doorstops and door wedges

Flexible doorstops in brass and zinc plated finish are fitted to the shirting board in line with the handle to prevent damage to the wall.

Rubber doorstops in white and black are fitted to the floor with the screw provide.

Door wedges are available in rubber and a plasticised version and fit under the door to preventing closure.  

Mirror Fixings 

Mirror fixing kit is a 4-part clip system complete with screws, wall plugs and spacer washers for fitting undrilled mirrors, fitting instructions included.

Mirror screws designed for fitting pre-drilled mirrors. Available in 4 screw lengths with spacer washers which prevent the screws coming in contact with the mirror and solid brass and chrome screw on cover domes. Domes and washers are also available separately.

Towel Holders

Towel holders have been around for a long time. Available in single, twin and triple versions, maybe old fashioned but are very handy in the kitchen.

Sink & Bath plugs, ball plug chains and strainers. 

Sink and bath plugs are one of those essential items in the home. A range of 4 sizes and in chrome plated, white and black finish. Suppled with the connecting triangle.

Sink and bath ball chains for connected the plug to the sink or bath. Prevents the plug from getting lost and the frustration that ensues. The ball chains are made from steel for strength which is chrome plated, care should be taken not to damage the plating as the steel will rust.

Sink and bath strainers these strainers are plastic and chrome plated and trap hair, and other debris from causing blockages in the waste outlet.

Tap and hose washers, Radiator vent keys and PTFE tape

Tap washers for ⅜, , and taps, easy to fit and stops that annoying dripping tap and save water

Hose washers are replacements for either washing machine hose washers and shower hose washers. Easily fitted with no tools required.

Radiator vent key is a solid brass key which fits radiators with 5mm square vent. The flat clock style key is much easier to turn than its T-bar version.

PTFE tape also known as plumbers tape it is used to seal joints at water pipe connections. Not suitable for gas or oil joints.

Hose clips

Hose clips or hose clamps are designed to secure a hose such as a garden hose to taps etc. Zinc plated for rust protection and in various sizes for gas water and auto applications. A thumbscrew version is available for garden hoses with no screwdriver needed.


Identity keyrings these plastic keyrings have a plastic covered write on pad with a split ring to attach the keys and a hole on the other end to hang up on a key tidy or key safe or dresser hook. Perfect for estate agents, car dealerships plant and machinery operators as well as keeping track of all keys around the home.

Belt clip or hipster keyrings a snap clip on keyring making the keeping of keys for general us on your person, very handy for car keys and other applications

Split rings. Used to group a number of keys together in one bunch, 25mm nickel plated twin coil spring steel construction 

Floor protection

Castor cups with felt pad Furniture castors can so easily damage wood and tiled floors and the 2 sizes accommodate most castors and furniture (32mm wheel castors fit the medium and the larger Shepherd castors need the large version)

Castor cups without the felt pads are for carpet covered floors and same sizes are available.

Chair leg protectors these are rubber and designed to fit 20mm tubular chair or stool legs to prevent damages to floors. Easy to fit by just pushing on to the stool leg.

Child safety products 

Kitchen cupboard safety lock. Keeping inquisitive children from opening kitchen and bedroom doors and drawers. Completely concealed from view yet access is not compromised. Fixings supplied.

Fridge lock is a self-adhesive plastic device that prevents the fridge from being accidently opened by the toddlers.


An extensive range of product to solve all the issues we meet every day in the home and garden.

We offer project packs and larger value packs. Why not save with the quantity discounts on most items.  click on the link to browse

If you have a specific application send an email through our contact us page

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