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NEW RESEARCH: 7 in 10 Irish households still frugally managing their home heating and energy

February 2023 – Irish households are still frugally managing their home heating and energy bills, according to new research by leading DIY, Hardware, and Homeware group, Homevalue. The new research comes amid continued warnings of impending cold snaps, return of the beast from the east, and the impending instalment of energy credit due to billpayers […]


Congratulations to Irish Building Supply Homevalue who just opened their second store in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. The store showcases an extensive range of hand tools, paint, timber, showers, radiators and much, much more. The modern fit out will deliver a strong customer experience with a large focus on trade customers at present. The store is […]

Paul Candon is now the President of the HAI – HAI thanks outgoing President and board members as new are welcomed – Hardware Association

Thursday the 8th of December marked Michael O’Donohoe’s (Wavin Ireland) final Executive Committee meeting as President of Hardware Association Ireland.  After taking up the mantle in 2021 as the country coped with another wave of Covid-19, he took on his role with vigor and enthusiasm, working closely with the board, the HAI team and our […]

Guaranteed Irish launch ‘Guaranteed Irish Forest’ initiative to start climate action engagement campaign with their members.

Guaranteed Irish and five of their members collaborate on the first climate action initiative for the organisation since its founding in 1974. Guaranteed Irish are partnering with their members to launch a new biodiversity initiative, the Guaranteed Irish Forest. The Guaranteed Irish Forest project aims to encourage climate action engagement and increase biodiversity. The biodiversity […]

United Hardware Host ‘United in Excellence Awards’ 2022 recognising exceptional standards in sector

Hardware stores across the country were recognised for retail excellence at first awards since emergence of COVID-19 pandemic which significantly impacted the sector Well known Fingal hardware and builders’ merchants, EEC Homevalue Balbriggan wins overall ‘United in Excellence Store of The Year Award’ for 2022 Hardware and builders merchant stores from the around the country […]

Homevalue helps Peter McVerry Trust refresh their Residential Community Detox Centre

Leading DIY, Hardware and Homeware group, Homevalue has this week delivered a range of materials and supplies to Peter McVerry Trust, including new three-seater benches, dining sets, picnic benches, BBQs, and more, to help support the charity in the development and maintenance of their on-site Residential Community Detox Centre in north county Dublin.  Pictured: Noelle […]

The ‘long stand’ or ‘glass hammer’ – Irelands favourite builders pranks revealed

New research has today revealed the nations favourite ‘builders’ pranks’ and shared some insights into the creative practical jokes experienced on Irish building sites. Among the pranks identified in the new research, being asked to fetch a ‘long stand’, was the favourite (27%), and most experienced prank (19%) cited amongst all those polled. For anyone […]

United Hardware joins the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) strengthening their commitment to sustainability and greener building

United Hardware Limited (UHL), the DIY and hardware group which supplies and operates the Homevalue brand in Ireland, has announced that it has joined the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) as a Silver Member. The partnership will see the two organisations work together to identify and support opportunities to build a more sustainable environment, strengthening […]

Homevalue announce Peter McVerry Trust as new charity partner for 2022

Partnership will see Homevalue support Peter McVerry Trust with a range of initiatives throughout the year in an agreement worth €60,000 Partnership will support PMVT Learning Centre’s Junior Certificate students, and with the supply of equipment and materials in the development of new housing units Leading DIY, Hardware and Homeware group, Homevalue has today announced […]