“Don’t Be a Tool” – How to be Smarter About Tool Storage

They say that a bad workman blames his tools - but where would we be without the equipment which allows us to ply our trades? From spanners to shovels and welders to fibreglass fish tape, these are the gadgets and gizmos which allow us to do our jobs and make our money. Which is precisely why we need to exercise as much caution as possible when storing our tools to protect our livelihoods from theft and damage. "No tools stored in this vehicle overnight" We've all seen the common "no tools stored in this vehicle overnight" signs, but exactly how preventative are these stickers, and do they in fact encourage theft during the day? We've also all heard the horror stories from colleagues and friends about robberies from vehicles, garages and sheds. Local newspapers are frequently peppered with headlines like "£4,600 of Tools Stolen from Plumber's Van" and "Spate of Van Robberies in South Wimbledon." While tool insurance and the right vehicle insurance may cover the c…
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