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  • Choose the right battery charger for your car If you have a car in storage, or your car just won't start, you might need a boost from a battery charger and we can help you choose the right one! Car battery chargers plug into your mains electricity socket and attach to the terminals of your car battery. They can be used to charge up a battery that…
  • Halfords Advanced tool lifetime guarantee: What is covered? Our Halfords Advanced hand tools have been designed to offer increased durability, precision, and performance. We’re so confident in their quality and durability that all Halfords Advanced hand tools come with a lifetime guarantee. If one of these tools fails while it’s being used for the purpose…
  • Socket set buyer's guide A socket set is simply a collection of socket wrenches and other essential tools needed to perform maintenance and construction work. For example, you may need to tighten certain nuts and bolts on your car engine, and for that, you’ll need the right socket wrenches to fit your fasteners. Manufactured…
  • Do you sell storage boxes? Our range of Wham storage boxes comes in several different shapes and sizes. They’re heavy-duty, specifically compatible with the Halfords-branded shelving units so you can trust they’ll fit perfectly, and made from recycled plastic that’s come from car bumpers, crates and bottle caps. They’ll…
  • Workshop tools buyer's guide Whether it's tinkering with a bike or rebuilding a car, a fully-stocked garage is a must for any aspiring mechanic who fancies getting stuck into a bit of engineering. Here's our guide to workshop tools, and a few must-haves to get you started. The tools Individual hand tools If you're just looking…
  • A guide to car lifting equipment In this guide, we will go through how to select the right car lifting products for you and the basic steps involved in using them. Remember, working on any vehicle is potentially dangerous if the correct procedures are not followed, so for your safety make sure that you fully familiarise yourself with…
  • The best tyre inflators Car tyres naturally lose pressure over time, so it’s essential to regularly monitor them and ensure they stay well-inflated. When motorists drive on underinflated tyres, they run the risk of: extended braking distances on wet roads reduced steering control poor fuel efficiency punctured tyres However,…
  • What should you do before buying modular storage? Measure your space It’s an obvious one, but this is probably the most important step before you commit to buying modular storage units or a modular storage unit set. Measuring the space where you want the storage to go – including the height from floor to ceiling – will help to ensure that you…
  • What is modular storage? Simply put, modular storage units are units that slot together in a variety of different ways. They can offer a combination of shelving units, wall units, drawer units and more (depending on the brand) and can be configured to meet your requirements. So whatever space you have available in your garage…
  • Do you hire out items? We do not currently hire out items to our customers.