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Our top 3 suggestions for the best painters ladders

When you’re painting a room, you need some very specific access equipment to help you do the job. Here at Browns we tend to recommend stepladders, as they give maximum stability and comfort to help you stand there for long … Continue reading

Falls from height remain biggest cause of fatal workplace injuries

This summer, the Health and Safety Executive released its annual statistics for fatal injuries sustained in British workplaces. Their latest report shows a number of key findings, with one of the most notable being a reduction in overall workplace fatalities … Continue reading

4 easy DIY projects you can complete before spring!

Are you ready for spring? We’ve already started to see a bit of sunshine recently! One way you can get ahead of your spring cleaning is to get started on a few easy projects now. 

The best ladders to complete every job in 2020!

Need a new ladder? Then we’ve got you covered! We have a large selection of ladders for every type of household job, including painting or decorating work, electrical, gardening and landscaping, and even other outdoor projects.

Tips for better work-life balance as a tradesman

Being a tradesman can be a lot of work including things like sorting admin, scheduling deliveries, making sure your crew shows up on time, to providing a high-quality service time and again. But, few talk about how tradesman can improve … Continue reading

A quick guide to the changes in UK ladder standards

Since January 2018, new legislation has been gradually implemented in the UK which changes the way in which UK ladders are classified. These new standards were originally introduced to Britain at the start of 2018, but have been implemented amongst … Continue reading

Which DIY tasks do Britons leave to the professionals?

There’s no denying that lots of us here in the UK love a good DIY challenge. There’s a certain satisfaction to be had in being the one to solve a problem, and solve it alone. At the same time though, … Continue reading

5 most common roofing mistakes

Commercial buildings, just like homes, need a good, solid roof to keep the weather out. This will ensure it enjoys a good life expectancy and you don’t get stuck with any catastrophic repair bills. But as well as making sure … Continue reading

A useful checklist for using ladders

Ladders are a useful tool in the workplace. From leaning ladders to stepladders, contractors use ladders to work at height in a variety of jobs, from electrical work to window cleaning. Health and safety should always be a priority when … Continue reading

Should you attempt your own roof repairs?

If your roof is in need of repair and replacement, it can be tempting to do it yourself. Saving money is often a key motivation, and today there are YouTube tutorials for almost everything for everything from replacing guttering to … Continue reading

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