At Charles Watson, we pride ourselves on being friendly and reliable, supplying the trade and DIY for over 100 years with architectural hardware and tools. We are available online or have branches in Halifax and Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Read about the history of Charles Watson and how we became your local online ironmonger here.
Painting a wall or ceiling in a room can be a messy task, this will look at what you can use to protect your household’s furniture and
surfaces from paint stains. What should I use to Protect Myself and My Room? While you are painting a room, it is almost impossible to not
make a mess without protective sheets and tapes. This is why extra care must..
If you are constantly working with dangerous tools every day then you are at a high risk of hurting yourself over an extended period of time, the following list of products will reduce this risk massively.The Common Types of Workplace ProtectionDifferent worksites require different personal protective gear so before you buy protection, make sure th..
When it comes to skirting boards, it is important to ensure they are correctly painted because the purpose of a skirting board is to give a room a professional finish, and if they are not correctly painted this ruins the effect they have on the room.
What should I be using to paint?
To ensure that your skirting boards have the best finish possibl..
When it comes to painting, you can’t just pick a colour and paint. It’s a bit more complex than that. Each paint you see will have a different ‘sheen’, most commonly gloss, semi-gloss, satin, eggshell or matte. Again, you shouldn’t pick the one that you think looks nicer. Different sheens of paint are better suited to different types of room, based..
Re-creating the appearance of your home doesn’t have to be difficult, and a task as simple as painting your wall can go a very long way in transforming the feel of your home, and it can be done on a budget. There are a few things you will need first, and a few preparation steps before you start painting.Tools & EquipmentA tin of paintPaintbrush & r..
This guide will show you how to install your brackets and uprights for your new Twin Slot Shelving system, as well as how to put up a shelf. We will also show you how to install a wooden shelf. Before proceeding to read this guide, we advise that you view our technical guide for accurate measurements for your shelving.What you will need• Spirit lev..
What is it?The clue is in the name, it’s wool made out of steel wire. It’s really thin steel wires bundles together and it’s used for polishing and cleaning purposes. It’s ideally used with other metals for stripping, removing rust and general cleaning. There are different grades of steel wool and each serves a different purpose. We stock grade 000..
To start off cleaning your brass door kick plate, you want to clean it as much as possible through basic cleaning with a dry cotton rag to remove any dirt on the surface. This quick clean allows future cleaning to be more efficient. Once you have rubbed down the door kick plate, use a vacuum cleaner or a sweeping brush to clean the area around wher..
Charles Watson Ironmongers announces that its Halifax and Leeds branches will suspend trading until further notice, in an attempt to help control the spread of Covid-19.Andrew Smith, Managing Director, Charles Watson Ironmongers, says: “We believe suspending trading is the responsible approach to safeguarding the health and wellbeing of all our col..
Tool theft is at an all-time high in the UK, and approximately 98% of tradespeople are worried that their tools may be stolen from their van. According to the West Midlands Police, a van is broken into approximately once every 23 minutes – that’s approximately 62 thefts a day, or 22630 a year.For independent tradespeople, their tools are their life..
Helpful advice on the phone. Items just as described on website. Super fast delivery and very good packaging.
Quick delivery, great communication, highly recommended will use them again. Give them a go you wont be disappointed :-)
Good prices, prompt delivery, professional service all round. Can definitely recommend this company that has a very interesting long family history.
Good price, prompt delivery and items as described. Would most definitely use again.
top class service
Mrs gillian titcomb
Fast and efficient
Mr Paolo Cava
Excellent product from a very reliable, efficient supplier. Great communications throughout the whole transaction. Will definitely be buying from Charles Watson again.
Correct item, delivered promptly.
Good communication. Competitive prices. Quick delivery.
Neeeded some help finding a product, online chat worked very well, ordered within minutes. Thank you
James P Byrne
Exactly what I wanted, cheaper than Amazon, and delivered in two days for free
Fantastic reliable service
As ever, prompt acknowledgement and delivery.
Very good products at an excellent price. Well packaged and as expected. This was the first time I used them and will always check them first for this kind of product.
I bought a few products including clothes pole set with rope and a multi-tool.
I would definitely recommend Charles Watson.
Contacted them with query. Very speedy and helpful reply. Placed order and items quickly arrived. Excellent throughout.