Open Day at Ruthin

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If you’re a customer of our Ruthin branch, you’ll probably already know about the showroom refurbishment that’s been happening over the last few months. We’d just like to say thank you for everyone’s patience whilst the work has been going on and we hope you like the new shop! To celebrate the completion of the new showroom, we’re having an open day in Ruthin on Thursday the 9th of June from 7:30am to 2:30pm.

We’ve got 11 of our main suppliers attending the open day; DeWalt, Timco Fixings, Expamet, Everbuild, Cure It, Manthorpe, Keylite, Brett Martin, British Gypsum, James Hardie and Artificial Grass. Along with demonstrations of new and existing products, you’ll be able to get plenty of technical help, take advantage of special offers and grab a few freebies too! Plus we’ve got a specialist coffee van on the day to keep everyone going with tea, coffee and cakes. Hopefully we’ll see you there!


For the past eighty years, DeWalt have gained a reputation for design and engineering which sets them apart from their peers. Theirs is one of the largest selections of power tools and they are equally trusted and respected by commercial and personal users alike. Richard Williams have been proud stockists of DeWalt for many years, with many customers coming back time after time to replace old power tools or invest in a new machine.

The last couple of years has seen the introduction of their popular XR range, alongside accessories such as the ToughSystem tool boxes. One of the newest additions to the DeWalt range is the TOUGHSYTEM audio and charger system. It’s an impressive addition to the DeWalt cordless range featuring Bluetooth, DAB and DeWalt XR slide battery / USB charging functionality. It’s a Jobsite Radio that manages to combine the sleek, contemporary design that you expect from DeWalt with a tough and durable outer casing and the latest in radio technology.


T.I.Midwood & Co Limited (TIMco) is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced importers and wholesalers of screws, fixings, fasteners, nails and power tool accessories. We stock a wide range of fixings from Timco, for a variety of different jobs including wood screws, nails, metal fixings, concrete fixings, plugs, nuts, bolts and more. Have a look at a how-to video for their Metal Cavity Anchor fixings, perfect for fixing anything to plasterboard cavity walls.


Expamet has a reputation for innovative, market leading products, combined with excellent customer service. They are the owner of a number of great brands, each committed to quality in its particular market. They produce an extensive range of BAT structural fixings, joist hangers, and restraint straps that are manufactured to suit a wide range of building applications.


Everbuild are passionate about the products they produce, they have always worked on the simple premise that Trade Users will only come back for good products, so that’s all they make! Everbuild have grown into the UK’s leading sealant, adhesive and building chemical brand offering a comprehensive range of products, including waterproofing systems, sealing, bonding and speciality mortars etc, across many construction and associated sectors.

Wonder wipes are one of our best selling products from Everbuild, which will be on offer at the Open Day!

Cure It

Cure It is the UK’s leading GRP flat roofing system. Cure It has a proven pedigree as a high specification roofing system through a comprehensive range of test accreditations to BS and to ETAG (European Technical Approval Guidelines) standards and real-world long term specifications. The Cure It system is manufactured in an ISO9001 facility, certified with LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Registered Detail and carries CE marking.

The system is a wet-laid laminate (consisting of Reinforcement Mat saturated with Roofing Resin) applied over a securely fitted OSB3 18mm T&G deck. The perimeter of the roof and any changes in pitch are resolved with a range of GRP Edge Trims. The roof is finished with a hard wearing Roofing Topcoat.

The new porch for the Ruthin showroom has recently been finished with a Cure It roof. Cure It will be at the Open Day to show you the benefits of the GRP roofing system and how to install it.


With over 30 years experience in the plastics industry, Manthorpe manufacture virtually all their products in-house and in recent years we have invested extensively in technology and cutting edge machinery. Using modern manufacturing processes they injection mould, extrude and vacuum form to a high standard.

Their extensive range includes access panels, cavity closers, cavity trays, dry roofing, loft doors, roof ventilation and more. Pop in to see them at the Open Day to find out more about the products available!


Keylite Roof Windows Ltd is the only manufacturer of Roof Windows from the UK & Ireland. The company offers a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and is Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer.

At Keylite, they believe that every product produced should provide the very best in innovation, quality and value for money. They recognise the value of maintaining a proactive approach to research and development and have successfully introduced many new and innovative product enhancements. With a focus on design technology, unrivalled service and renowned product support as standard, they provide not only the practical choice for construction professionals, but the reliable one for home owners alike. Roof windows you love from a team you can trust.

Our Ruthin branch stock a range of Keylite windows and flashings, with the entire product range available in to order.

Brett Martin

Drainage manufacturers, Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage provide the complete drainage solution with a comprehensive underground, rainwater and soil & waste product range, including the innovative Cascade Cast Iron style rainwater and soil systems range. Each system has been designed to facilitate fast, efficient installation and exceptional reliability, combing to save the installer time and money. All products are manufactured to exacting standards ensuring the highest possible levels of quality and performance.

British Gypsum

British Gypsum, part of the Saint-Gobain group, is the UK’s leading manufacturer of interior lining systems. Their mission is to develop innovative products and services that help customers build better spaces to live, work and play. In every kind of building – from home to work, from the local supermarket to the local hospital – they help to create partitions, provide comfort, protect against fire and insulate against sound.

One of their newest products is the Gyproc Habito board, a plasterboard that’s tough and makes fixing easy. Gyproc Habito is a radically different plasterboard with enhanced durability and possibility of fixing weight of up to 15kg using a simple woodscrew. Have a look at the video for more info and then pop in to our Open Day to see it in action…

James Hardie

Richard Williams stock the popular HardieBacker board from James Hardie. Available in either 6 or 12mm thick, HardieBacker is a water-resistant, cement backerboard for tile that is impervious to water damage and will not rot, crack, or swell in the wettest conditions. Unlike plasterboard, HardieBacker board has a unique cement formulation providing a strong bond to all ceramic or natural stone tiles for applied weights of up to 100kg/m2. It is also non-combustible and carries an A1 fire rating, making it suitable for use behind boilers or log burning stoves.

Artificial Grass

We’ve been selling artificial grass in both of our depots for a couple of years now, and it’s been growing in popularity ever since. All of our artificial grass comes from, who’s leading range of synthetic turf is ideal for the replacement of garden lawns or to transform roof gardens, play areas, patios, pool surrounds, decking and balconies. The products are suitable for commercial and domestic use. Using high grade yarns, the products deliver excellent durability levels, yet are soft to the touch, to create that amazing real looking natural lawn.