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Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Home-Loving DIY Enthusiast

Last-Minute Gift Ideas for the Home-Loving DIY Enthusiast

Have you got a home-loving DIY enthusiast in your life? Someone that loves nothing better than to have a whole day, left to themselves for the sole purpose of pottering around the house or garden in a flurry of home improvement?

Well, plenty of last-minute gift ideas are at your disposal, ready to be found in the local hardware store here in Ireland.

It’s a no-brainer, really; just think about it. Getting them something they’ll love just means they’ll be able to make more wonderful improvements around the house, and everybody wins!

Take a look at some of our ideas for gifting that DIY fiend in your home:

Gift Ideas for the DIY Aficionado

DeWalt 18V Twin 4.0Ah Kit

This formidable piece of kit is a great gift idea for the DIY expert or tradespeople in your life. The DeWalt 18V Twin 4.0Ah Kit pack is part of the Dewalt's more comprehensive 4.0Ah range.

The set combines power with unrivalled run time and is ideal for professional and DIY use.

It contains the following components:

  • A DCD985 hammer drill
  • A DCF885 Impact driver
  • 2 x 4.0Ah batteries
  • A Multi-volt charger
  • T-Stak case

The 23" Mega Toolbox

Is there an emerging DIY enthusiast in your home who’s just discovered the joy of fixing things and taking their first few steps towards home improvement? Are they accumulating various tools and bits just begging to be organised?

This 23" Toolbox 4 with Organisers & Tray will help them restore some order on their newly acquired hardware.

It is made from high-quality polypropylene and is substantial enough to be Ideal for professionals and DIY enthusiasts.

The Bosch Lithium-ion Cordless Screwdriver

The 3.6v Bosch Lithium-ion Cordless Screwdriver will be a welcome addition for any hardworking DIY enthusiast. Here are some of the features:

  • The device comes with a pack containing the 12 most commonly used bits and a carrier case. You won’t be fiddling too much! Use the Bosch EasySelect function to change between the 12 integrated bits with the push of a button
  • The 4.5 Nm torque and the idle speed of 210 rpm deliver sufficient speed for various applications around the house
  • It is equipped with a Syneon chip to give the energy required when needed. You will get as many as 90 screws per battery charge. Charging is simple, with a micro USB feature that allows you to charge the PSR select quickly
  • There is a built-in light for dark corners
  • It also has a forward and reverse feature
  • The compact design makes it an easy-to-handle tool, with a soft grip for more comfortable handling

Kreator 1m Spirit Level

A  good, reliable, professional spirit level is a real game-changer for many everyday jobs around the house. It’s necessary for basic jobs that require accuracy, such as putting up a shelf or aligning bathroom cabinets, kitchen cupboards or wall art.

The Kreator 1000mm Spirit Level is for anyone ranging from your handy DIY addict to professionals such as carpenters, stonemasons and bricklayers.

Features include:

  • Durability - To prevent it from warping, the product is made of reinforced aluminium
  • Stability - It has rubber handles and shock-absorbing ends. It is also magnetic for added stability on metal surfaces
  • Flexibility - The magnetic, aluminium spirit level can be used horizontally (180°), vertically (90°), and at an angle (45°)
  • Precision - The spirit level device is 1m/1000mm in length and is fitted with a scale division in both mm and inches

Gift Ideas for the Adventurous DIYer

Maximus LED Headlamp

Do you know someone who loves tinkering in the attic, diving into dark corners, or working outdoors, even in winter?

This Maximus 5-watt LED Headlamp, with 200-lumen power, could be just the thing.

Perfect for those jobs where two hands are needed, indoors and outdoors. It is also ideal for camping expeditions and walking the dog on a dark winter evening.

Here are just some of its main features:

  • Powered by Duracell batteries for long-lasting light, it is an easy-to-use lighting device that will keep you safe both indoors and outdoors
  • It has adjustable brightness of between 100% - 50%
  • The lightweight aluminium body is resilient whilst keeping weight to a minimum
  • This headlamp is part of the Maximus Torches range that comes in a variety of light intensities and lighting styles

Gift Ideas for the Gardening Enthusiast

GardenWorx 5 Piece MultiTool

This is a perfect all-in-one garden maintenance tool for the type of gardener who loves a tidy bed, well-cropped shrubbery and a well-trimmed hedge.

The GardenWorx 5 Piece MultiTool is an efficient kit that delivers value for money. Why? It includes a 5-in-1 Toolset comprising these items:

  • Brush cutter with a blade
  • Nylon head for brushcutter
  • 40cm (16in) dual-action hedge cutter
  • 26cm (10in) pruning chainsaw
  • 76cm (30in) extension pole

It can give your expert gardener a maximum working height of 2.4m when using the extension pole, giving them access to trees and high hedges.

The device is powered by a powerful 33cc engine that will take on all sorts of gardening jobs, big or small. There’s more! It even comes with a complete set of safety-focused accessories, including:

  • A double shoulder harness
  • Safety goggles
  • Work gloves
  • Ear protectors

Draper 3 Piece Carbon Steel Garden Tool Set

The Draper 3 Piece Carbon Steel Garden Tool Set is a great pressie for someone who’s just discovered the joys of gardening!

It is a high-end garden product with a trowel, cultivator and fork. This quality product is manufactured from hardened and tempered carbon steel and fitted with ergonomic handles, plated ferrules, and wrist straps.

Gift Idea for the Urban Dweller

Bordeaux Mosaic 2-Seater Set

This is a lovely housewarming or Christmas gift for an apartment dweller with a balcony terrace or an urban home with a small yard. Give them the gift of a stolen moment outdoors in the tightest of spaces.

This Bordeaux Mosaic 2 Seater Set is one of several bijou mosaic two-seater sets with beautiful Mosaic detail on the tabletop and chair seat. A welcome addition to any small garden or outdoor space. Be sure to explore the rest of the range!

The chairs are also foldable for easy storage and transport.

Gift Idea for the Outdoor Entertainer

Seville Mosaic Drinks Table

Do you know someone who loves to entertain and is enthusiastic about turning their outdoor space into another partying hub? Then, help them kit out their outdoor entertainment space with the Seville Mosaic Drinks Table.

It will complete the look, especially if they already have the outdoor bistro set or dining set. A perfect accessory to any drinks party, summer outdoor dinner party or BBQ!

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