It's ‘April Tools Day’ for Screwfix customers

Published:  01 April, 2011

UK: 1 April 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% off selected hand tools. Trade customers can take advantage of the April Tools Day deals in trade counters and online at

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