It's 'April Tools Day' for Screwfix Customers

By Screwfix, PRNE
Thursday, March 31, 2011

YEOVIL, England, April 1, 2011 - April 1st is long known as the day when pranks, too-good-to-be-true
opportunities and jokes come to the fore, but this April Fools Day Screwfix
has a genuine offer for its tradesman - as it launches a three-day event
called April Tools Day.

And to celebrate, the leading trade retailer has released its top ten
tools categories, featuring those power tools that are most-used, most-loved
and most-valued by its trade customers -some of which will feature in the
line-up of fantastic deals on power tools, hand tools and accessories
throughout the event.

Unsurprisingly, as the must-have for all trades, cordless drills come in
at the number one spot, followed by grinders and chasers, corded SDS drills,
air tools and accessories.

Sanders and polishers also feature in the top ten, along with heavy duty
circular saws, technical welding devices and jigsaws.

The Screwfix April Tools Day Power Tools ( top ten is:

1. Cordless drills (

2. Grinders and chasers (

3. Corded SDS drills (

4. Air tools and accessories (

5. Sanders and polishers (

6. Batteries and chargers (

7. Compound mitre saws (

8. Circular saws

9. Welding (

10. Jigsaws (

The three-day event will begin on Friday 1 April and run over the
weekend, with deals on selected combi drills and a third off corresponding
accessory sets along with up to 50 per cent off selected hand tools. Trade
customers can take advantage of the April Tools Day deals in trade counters
and online at

For more information, please visit the website at
or visit one of the 162 trade counters across the country.

About Screwfix:

Recognised as being "where the trade buys" and promising a fast, reliable
service, Screwfix is the UK's leading multi-channel supplier of thousands of
high quality screws, fixings, hand tools, power tools, radiators and
electrical supplies. Combining trade prices and a massive range of leading
brand name items, Screwfix offers over 18,000 products and is fully committed
to customer care and support.

    For more information, please contact:

    Felicity Cross, McCann Erickson Public Relations
    Tel: +44(0)121-713-3823

For more information, please contact: Felicity Cross, McCann Erickson Public Relations, Tel: +44(0)121-713-3823, E-mail: felicity.cross at

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