Cordless vac for Tradies

Renovation-jobs often produce high volumes of dust and waste, which can challenge small vacs designed for home use.

Safety stair nosing

A common problem often faced daily is smooth and/or wet stairways that become slippery and dangerous. Edges of steps that are not highlighted increases the accident rate twofold.

Drop-cloths revisited

The traditional drop-cloth is a simple canvas cover with the sole purpose of protecting floors from the dust, paint and debris that often flies around during renovating and decorating

Latest kneepads

Environment-friendly POE foam is now being used by Tommyco in their general purpose kneepads

Tool-sharing for the DIYer

The WORX H3 hammer drill [$139] has a powerful inbuilt pneumatic piston that pounds the cement surface as you’re drilling making what was once a job for the tradie

Shear for metal roofing

The new model TSCM TurboShear, from Malco Products, achieves clean precise cuts in corrugated metal roofing panels

Ironclad safety glove

The most frequently occurring DIY injuries are hand related from tasks involving lawnmowers, ladders and electrical equipment.

Safe operator clothing

Designed for use with pressure cleaners up to 7300 psi (500 bar), Aussie Pump’s new Safe Operator range could dramatically cut professional pressure cleaning injuries and reduce fatalities in the industry

Powerful demolition hammer

Bosch Blue’s tough 1700W 11kg demolition hammer with SDS-max, the GSH 11 VC Professional [$1249], has been released in Australia.

Multigrip pliers

Trojan Tool’s Auto Ratchet Multigrip Pliers can be used to fix lots of things in the garage, in the car, in the kitchen or anywhere while renovating.

Bathing chair for disabilities

A bathing chair that lowers and raises people with disabilities and infirmities so they can safely enter and leave the bath has been introduced by Safe Bath Australasia.

3-in1 garden tool

WORX Power Tools have released the GT2.0 3-in-1 grass trimmer [$169]: a powerful trimmer; a precision edger; and a mini mower.