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BLACK+DECKER DIY enhance and clean South African Homes

BLACK+DECKER brings high performance cutting power with their latest all-in-one multi-tool the 18V Multievo™. Lightweight compact scissors have been added to a range of interchangeable attachments. Easy to operate, faster and more versatile than a traditional pair of scissors, the innovative cutting accessory sports a durable and compact design for maximum manoeuvrability through a wide range of materials, thereby making it ideal for tackling a diverse range of DIY projects around the home.

Featuring a newly updated and more ergonomic design, the Multievo™ starter kit is supplied with a drill driver head attachment. A range of interchangeable heads is available covering multitude of applications, including a router, trim saw, oscillating tool, recip saw, detail sander and garden shears and it has a magnetic strip for the convenient storage of drill and screwdriver bits.

The scissor attachment is ideal for floor coverings such as carpet and floor tiles, to shaping cardboard or thick paper, whilst the attachment can also turn with minimal effort through other household items such as wire mesh and sheet aluminium. The scissors have bunt tips for added user safety and a built-in LED work light to provide enhanced visibility. The Multievo™ features variable speed for greater control and precision, and has a Lithium-ion battery for longer run time and consistent performance.

BLACK+DECKER inventor of the cordless Lithium-ion hand vacuum, introduced cordless vacuums with new ORA Technology® at Grand Designs Live. They pick up first time again, again and again without losing suction thanks to highly efficient 12 Air-Cyclone system. This new range of versatile cordless vacs offers consistently powerful performance for fast, hassle-free cleaning. They have a motorised beater bar for optimised pick up performance and offer total user versatility with a 2in1 floor vacuum with removable hand vac, or the hand vac with floor extension kit.

Ideal for thorough, routine cleaning around the home, as well as for handling emergency clear-ups or little accidents, such as dry cereal spilt on the floor by the kids or mud brought in by the dog, these new vacs provide optimised performance throughout the entire runtime, meaning you can spend less time cleaning and more time getting on with the rest of your life.

For active families and busy homes where a vacuum is in regular use, the new range of vacs can be charged in under four hours, thanks to BLACK+DECKER’s Eco Smart Charge technology, which is both environmentally-friendly and cost-effective. The Lithium-ion battery also retains its power when not in use, so it is ready for action immediately for unexpected clean-ups.

BLACK+DECKER™ launched its first handheld and cordless Window and Glass Vacuum in South Africa. The highly-versatile all-in-one cleaner, is designed to keep both vertical and horizontal surfaces streak-free and dry. Whether it’s cleaning windows around the home or in the car, removing condensation from mirrors and shower cubicles or clearing spillages, the product makes light work of removing liquid, streaks and smears from surfaces around the home. The lightweight, ergonomic and easy-to-handle cleaner, comes complete with a single rotating head, to complete any task in three simple steps, eliminating the need to carry around more than one piece of cleaning equipment.

The product features a trigger to powerfully spray water and detergent on to surfaces. One side of the head features a washable micro-fibre pad, which is used to wipe surfaces and lift any dirt and stains. By simply twisting the head 180-degrees, the product becomes a wet vacuum cleaner complete with rubber squeegee. By smoothly running the squeegee down a surface, the vacuum removes any standing water, leaving a dry and streak-free finish.

For household spillages, the product can be used to remove liquid directly from surfaces without the use of cloths, towels and kitchen paper. Using the squeegee head and vacuum cleaner function, surfaces are left clean and dry in no time.

The BLACK+DECKER brand was first launched in 1910 and is known throughout history for its innovative engineering and for introducing many world firsts into the market. BLACK+DECKER, in collaboration with Grand Designs Live introduced visitors at the show to DIY tips and innovative and reliable products that provide a meaningful, emotional, and empowering experience in their homes.

As key sponsors BLACK+DECKER constructed a magnificent, towering DIY Theatre. In the spirit of the overall Grand Designs Live theme of repurposing and upcycling it was created from two containers stacked on top of each other reinforced by recyclable elements like seats made from tyres from where guests can sit and listened to inspirational words and watch motivational demonstrations from some of the DIY world’s leading experts and celebrities.

“The BLACK+DECKER brand extends beyond product features and innovation, it is about being honest, intuitive, involved, and thoughtful. Consumers now make their lifestyle and purchasing decisions in a completely different way, and BLACK+DECKER’s focus is on providing people with the ideas, advice, and expertise to enable them to achieve their goals. BLACK+DECKER empowers consumers to make more informed decisions based on lifestyle preferences and knowledge,” says Mayan Desai, Trade Marketing Manager: Southern Africa at Stanley Black & Decker.