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The best DIY bank holiday deals

The best DIY bank holiday deals
Matt Browning
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Matt Browning

Come rain or – perhaps unlikely this weekend – shine, the bank holiday is always a popular time to get the paintbrush or toolbox out for some DIY.

Thankfully for your home maintenance needs, a raft of retailers have offers across the extended weekend to enjoy.

Whether it’s conducting major work in your home, putting up shelves or maintaining your garden, YourMoney.com has scoured the best deals for the occasion.


The DIY retailer has a 15% discount to enjoy on its Erbauer tool section. To receive the appropriate discount for the item, head to the ‘shop15offerbauer’ section of B&Q’s online store and, once the item is placed in your basket, the price will reduce accordingly.

A selection of the tools with a 15% reduction:

  • EXT ELM18- Li Cordless 36V Lawnmower, RRP £399 – now £339.15
  • EXT 18V Cordless Jigsaw (bare tool) EJS18- Li, RRP £80 – now £68.00
  • Li-ion Cordless Combi drill and impact driver (2 x 2Ah) EID18-Li, RRP £160 – now £136
  • Connecx Modular Storage Polypropylene 8 compartment Toolbox set (860mm x 465mm), RRP £160 – now £136
  • 300mm Cordless Grass Trimmer EGT18- Li- KIT, RRP £179.00 – now £152.15
  • 113 Piece Multi-purpose Drill Bit Set, RRP £24.00 – now £20.40


The retailer has bespoke deals valid until Wednesday 8 May across its building materials available online that you can also choose to collect in-store. These are ideal for those bigger jobs going on under your roof.

Here is the pick of the bunch:

  • Sika FastFix Dark Buff All Weather Jointing Paving Compound (15kg), RRP £36 – now £29
  • YBS SuperQuilt Trade Multifoil 40mm Insulation Rolle (1.2 x 10m), RRP £140 – now £130
  • Rockwood Sound Insulation Slab (50 x 600 x 1200mm), RRP £87 – now £75
  • Thompson’s Water Seal (5 litres), RRP £22 – now £18
  • Blue Circle Quality Assured Mortar Mix (20kg), RRP £12 – now £10.20
  • Wickes Treated Kiln Dried C16 Timber (45 x 95 x 3600mm), RRP £10 – now £8


The budget retailer has joined the bank holiday discount trend, with deals focused on people needing to give some new life to their walls with a new paint job both in and outside their homes.

These discounts apply both online and in-store:

  • Dulux Weathershield Smooth Masonry Pure Brilliant White (5 litres), RRP £30.00 – now £25
  • Cuprinol Anti Slip Decking Stain Silver Birch (2.5 litres), RRP £20.00 – now £20.00
  • Granocryl Smooth Masonry Paint, Black (5 litres), RRP £22.00 – now £17.00
  • Johnstone’s Paint Matt Emulsion, Brilliant White (10 litres), RRP £17.00 – now £14.00
  • Ronseal One Coat Fence Life, Charcoal Grey (5 litres), RRP £10.00 – now £7.00
  • Stanley Bathroom and Kitchen Sealant, RRP £3.49 – now £2.00


The multi-purpose retailer has an online sale across its DIY section, with up to 25% off some essential products.

Here are some of the best deals available:

  • Werner 2 Tread Steel-Framed Stepstool, White, RRP £17.00 – now £12.00
  • Werner 3 Tread Stepstool, White, RRP £25.00 – now £21.00
  • Bosch 2.0Ah Cordless Jigsaw, 18V, RRP £120 – now £110.00
  • Bosch 2.5Ah Cordless Rotary Hammer Drill, 18V, RRP £160.00 – now £130.00
  • Karsher K3 Classic Pressure Washer, 1600W, RRP £130.00 – now £105.00