Give the gift of the graft this Mother’s Day

Instead of the usual flowers and chocolates, leading trade supplier Screwfix is encouraging tradesmen to stick to what they know best this year and give their mums the gift of the graft.

Knowing that time is of a premium for the busy tradesman, Screwfix is suggesting a selection of One Hour Jobs that will leave its customers in the good books and with time for them to get back to their day job.

All tradesmen need the right tools for the job and that’s especially true with budgets and deadlines growing ever tighter – so fitting in a job for mum or the lady in their life means it’s even more important that these tools offer the utmost in efficiency and results for a great finish first time round. Screwfix is renowned for providing trade and serious DIY customers with top brand tools at industry-leading prices, and the range and quality of tools available will ensure Mother’s Day do-gooders have just the tools they need to get the job done.

Clean up the greenery It’s the classic quick fix; simply clearing out the garden clutter will spruce up a mother’s garden ready for spring. The Walsall Easiload and easy to push Pneumatic Wheelbarrow features a heavy gauge pressed pan, robust front support straps and a sturdy tubular frame with tipping nose, making light work of mum’s garden after a hard working week. Walsall Easiload Pneumatic Wheelbarrow Green, 85Ltr, £39.99

Pressure wash the patio, car, garden furniture or house walls The updated models of Karcher pressure washers available at Screwfix offer improved motor technology, design and functionality. Small and powerful, the Karcher K2 Compact Pressure Washer is ideal for cleaning patios, cars, bikes and garden furniture. Karcher K2 Compact Home 110bar Pressure Washer 1.4kW 230-240V, £99.99

Mending the cracks Perfect for fixing those general and unsightly wall and floor repairs that have been bugging mums for a while, Lafarge Extra Rapid Cement will have their favourite room looking like new in no time. Setting in approximately 30 minutes, it’ll even leave time to take them out to lunch! Lafarge Extra Rapid Cement, £7.95

Hang tough Why not earn some brownie points by hanging mum’s favourite photos? The Hitachi 18V 1.5Ah Li-lon Cordless Combi Drill is perfect for quick fixes. Complete with its own carry case, the drill features 13mm keyless chuck, 22 torque settings and 2x 1.5ah li-ion batteries, it’s the ideal choice for completing those quick fixes. Plus it’s guaranteed for three years, so you’ll be all sorted for the next few Mother’s Days! Hitachi 18V 1.5Ah Li-lon Cordless Combi Drill, £99.99

Stay safe and secure with a wireless security alarm There’s nothing more important than mum’s safety, so a family can be kept secure with an easy-to-fit wireless security alarm. The Yale Premium Wireless Alarm Kit will automatically contact the owner if the alarm is activated, can be set and unset by telephone and is easily fitted. Yale Wire Free 4 Room Family Alarm Kit, £159.99

So whether it’s in the garden or in the home, tackle that job now with Screwfix and make mother’s day. Buy online at, visit the website for more details or visit one of Screwfix’s 300 stores nationwide.