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by Squeen
Sun Feb 24, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: ceros sander kit
Replies: 17
Views: 8300

Re: ceros sander kit

The truth hurts <Brewers & DDC were voted the most expensive decorators merchants in the UK.
Personally I am sick of paying 30% more than other suppliers.
by Squeen
Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Tools
Topic: ceros sander kit
Replies: 17
Views: 8300

Re: ceros sander kit

ok to save you a lot of dosh, The Tool Store in Devon does the best deal for the Ceros, do not buy the Ceros extractor which is made for them by Nilfisk & badged up ,buy the Nilfisk extractor from Screwfix make sure it has a socket on the front of the Nilfisk to plug in the extractor , 250 nicker sa...
by Squeen
Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: New Independant In Corby, Northants
Replies: 17
Views: 5935

Re: New Independant In Corby, Northants

Unfortunately Brewers have gained the reputation within the trade as the most expensive independent merchant , but not necessarily the best in the UK.
by Squeen
Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Is it really quiet out there??
Replies: 46
Views: 13076

Re: Is it really quiet out there??

The bit I dont understand is why we opened the floodgates in the first place< they estimated 350,000 would come ,the latest underestimate is 5 million . 87% of all construction work within the M25 is carried out by Migrant workers. fact they will spend as little as possible in this country. Living o...
by Squeen
Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:03 pm
Forum: In Business
Topic: hibu
Replies: 5
Views: 8038

Re: hibu

Absolute suicide for Yell a well known brand (whether you like them or not) the name is a bloody joke.
Remember marathon changing its name to Snicker? 70% immediate drop in sales 10 years on they have still not achieved marathon sales.
by Squeen
Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Is it really quiet out there??
Replies: 46
Views: 13076

Re: Is it really quiet out there??

If you live/work in or around London, it has nothing to do with plastic windows, no money after Xmas, or indeed lack of loyalty to our trade, it is down to the fact that 87% of all construction work in the Smoke is undertaken by Eastern Europeans. Who can blame them ? the Labour government that ope...
by Squeen
Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Has DDC had its day?
Replies: 17
Views: 5480

Re: Has DDC had its day?

I could not agree more, DDC & Brewers were voted the most expensive decorators merchants in the Uk ,they are losing or have lost thousands of trades people because of their greed.
by Squeen
Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:27 am
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Has DDC had its day?
Replies: 17
Views: 5480

Re: Has DDC had its day?

My thoughts exactly, in my opinion they really have lost touch,well put together Stevie.
by Squeen
Wed Aug 29, 2012 10:31 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Has DDC had its day?
Replies: 17
Views: 5480

Re: Has DDC had its day?

We buy a fair amount of Dulux , but for the past 3 years have virtually stopped going through DDC doors, they are so far behind the times & unbelievabley overpriced ,they have surely come to the end in today's climate?
by Squeen
Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: General Decorating Chat
Topic: Has DDC had its day?
Replies: 17
Views: 5480

Re: Has DDC had its day?

For many years now it appears that they have lost touch with the decorating world completely, & although they will never admit it they must be losing a fortune ,time to call it a day I think.