• Fix and Fasten huge range of fixing and fastening products for the trade
  • Odds and Ends comprehensive range of DIY and Household products for the trade
  • Best Electrical range of electrical fittings and accessories for the trade
  • The Best 100 products of the most popular Bulk Hardware lines
  • Top choice and quality Garden and Gardening accessories for the trade
  • Plumbbest professional plumbing and DIY products for the trade
  • View draught excluder products at www.bulkhardware.co.uk
  • Best Hardware range of products for the trade
  • Bulk packs varied choice of household and DIY products for the trade
  • Starpak huge range of products for the trade
  • Woodscrews for any application for the trade
  • Shelf Brackets range offers 8 sizes of shelf bracket for the trade
  • Readipak popular household and DIY products for the trade
  • Special Offers

Help Section

 


Registering and Creating Your Web Account

Do I need a website account?

You do not need a website account to browse the Bulk Hardware website, but you do if you would like to place an order or enjoy other features such as accessing and downloading personal price lists, saving lists of favourite products, etc. You can create your website account either by clicking ‘Register’ on the menu bar or, alternatively, your account will be generated automatically as part of the checkout process the first time you place an order.

You only need to register once.

Registration is important for two reasons:

  • The Bulk Hardware website is strictly for trade only and the registration system helps us to ensure that we deal only with bona fide trade customers.

  • On your subsequent visits, the website will recognise you when you input your username and password. The benefit of this is that your favourites and order history list will be accessible, your delivery details will be recalled so that you do not need to input them again, saved orders will be accessible, any appropriate discounts will be reflected in the prices displayed to you, etc., etc..

If you would like to apply for a Bulk Hardware Credit Account, please click here to download an application form.

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Ordering

Product Quantities & Information

When you order a product, the quantity you specify is for packs, not for the individual pieces within a pack. Alongside every product is information detailing exactly what comprises a quantity of '1'.

For example, look at product 30001 (Fix & Fasten Pop Rivets) and you will see that a quantity of '1' comprises 5 packs, each containing 20 individual pop rivets, with an overall content of 100 individual pop rivets.

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How to order

1. Finding a product

There are various ways to find the product that you want:

  • Browse through the various ranges using the buttons positioned down the left-hand side of the page. Products are listed numerically by code.

  • Type a keyword or product code into the search facility, which is found on the left of every page.

  • For example, if you know that you want product code DP0118 (Mirror Corners from the DIY PAC range), type 'DP0118' into the Quick Product Search box and the product will appear.

    Alternatively, if you know the product name but not the code, type a key word or phrase into the search box.

    For example, entering 'mirror corners' will bring up all the Mirror Corners offered by Bulk Hardware, from which you can choose the type you want.

    The advanced search allows you to refine your search for greater accuracy.


  • Use the 'Select a category or sub category...' Product Range finder located underneath the menu bar at the top of the page, which enables you to very quickly see and access all range categories and sub-categories.

  • If you have purchased from this website before and you wish to buy some or all of the same products again, click on the 'Your Web Account' button and then on either:

a) 'Review Previous Orders'. This details your last 20 orders and is particularly useful if you place the same or similar order each time.

or

b) 'Favourites'. This offers 2 facilities. (1) a list of products you have added to your favourites list and (2) a list of trolleys you have added as favourites. These options enable you to easily re-re-order either individual products or to save and re-order standard lists of items via the 'save trolley' facility. You can also edit your Favourites list, adding products that you are interested in, or removing products that you no longer have an interest in.


2. Adding a product to your trolley
Our site adopts a multiple ordering approach, allowing you to select several items at a time and then add them to your trolley in one go.

  • Browse to the product you require, choose the quantity from the box to the right of the product details and then click the 'Select item' button beneath it. When you have chosen all the items you want on that particular page, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on 'Add to Trolley'
  • Clicking ‘Add to Trolley’ takes you to your trolley, where you will see the items that you have just added as well as any others that you may already have put there.
  • You can view, amend and delete items in your trolley prior to checkout. To amend an item quantity, change the number in the quantity box and click the 'Recalculate' button to update the total cost of your order. To delete an item, check the box in the ‘Remove’ column alongside the product description and then click the 'Recalculate' button update the total cost of your order. The 'Continue Buying' button returns you to the page of products you were previously viewing.


3. Proceeding to Checkout

Once you have added all the items to your trolley that you wish to purchase, click on 'Proceed to checkout' to finalise your order. On completion of the process you will be provided with an order reference number and a confirmation email will be sent to your e-mail address, detailing a complete list of exactly what you ordered. You also have the option on the checkout page to print a copy of your order simply by clicking on the ‘Print order’ button.

Alternatively, rather than checkout you may prefer to save your trolley and return to it at another time. Please see ‘Saving and Restoring Your Orders', below, for details.

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Using the Fast Order Form, where you know the product codes you wish to order

Our Fast Order Form allows you to enter the product codes and quantities quickly and easily without needing to navigate our website.

  • Simply put your cursor in the first box and type the Product Code.
  • Press the 'TAB' key on your keyboard to move the cursor to the adjacent Quantity Box, and enter the quantity.
  • Pressing 'TAB' will then move the cursor down to the next line where you can continue entering codes and quantities.
  • If at any time you wish to confirm the description of any item, simply press 'ENTER' after inputting the product code and quantity. This will check all the items for validity and advise you of any problems.
  • When you have entered all your items use the buttons at the bottom of the form to either:-

'Send Items To Trolley' to send items directly to the Trolley and continue shopping

or

'Get Product Info' if you would first like to confirm the Product Names and prices for the codes you have entered up to that point.

A self explanatory error message is generated if there are any problems.

The form has provision for 50 items. If you need more items simply add the first 50 to your trolley and then the form is automatically cleared ready for further items to be added.

Please note that when items are added to your trolley they will join any items there, not replace them.

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Ordering From Your Favourites List

Your favourites list is your personal list of favourite products or even whole trolleys and it is particularly useful if you tend to buy the same products each time you order.

To order from Your Favourites, click on the 'Your Web Account' tab, and then click on 'Your Favourites - Trolleys' or 'Your Favourites - Products'.

The list of your favourite products will come up and you can choose products from it in the normal way.

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Saving and Restoring Your Orders

A useful feature of the Bulk Hardware website is the ability to save the contents of your trolley to return to at a more convenient time. So if something pressing comes up whilst you are in the middle of placing an order, save the contents of your trolley by viewing the trolley then clicking on 'To save this trolley, click here' within the grey area below your trolley contents. Give the order a name (e.g. today's date), and click the 'Save' button.

Please note that the trolley/items you have just saved are still in your current Trolley and will remain there until you close your web browser.

To restore a trolley that you have previously saved, go to Your Web Account, click on ‘Saved Trolleys’ and select the saved order you wish to restore.

You can also add to your trolley completed orders that you have placed previously, which is particularly useful if you tend to repeat-order some or all of the same items. To restore an order that you have placed previously, go to Your Web Account, select ‘Review Previous Orders’ and click on the ‘Yes’ alongside the order in the ‘Restore’ column. If you would prefer to view the order before you restore, click on the order number instead of the ‘Yes’ and if you then decide that you wish to restore it, click on ‘Restore’ at the top of the page. Once an order has been restored, products can be added to it or removed from it as necessary.

Please note that if you restore an order whilst there are items in your shopping trolley, the saved order will JOIN those items in the trolley and NOT REPLACE them.

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Payment Options

The payment options are as follows:

  • Visa (excluding Visa Electron)
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • Credit Account (only available to approved Bulk Hardware Credit Account Holders)
If you do not have a credit account with Bulk Hardware then you are welcome to apply for one (click here to apply online or download an application form). However, goods will not be despatched until the account has been approved.

VAT is applied to all orders except those for Republic of Ireland and Channel Islands.


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Making Changes To Your Internet Order

As detailed above, you can view, amend and delete items in your trolley prior to checkout. To amend an item quantity, change the number in the quantity box and click the 'Recalculate' button to update the total cost of your order. To delete an item, check the box in the ‘Remove’ column alongside the product description and then click the 'Recalculate' button update the total cost of your order. The 'Continue Buying' button returns you to the page of products you were previous viewing.

If you would like to make changes to an order that you have already confirmed, please contact us using the contact form detailing exactly what changes you would like to make, ensuring that you include the order confirmation number we e-mailed to you when you placed the order. However, please note that if your order has reached the processing stage it is unlikely that it can be cancelled.

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Cancelling An Order

If you wish to cancel an order that you have placed on the Bulk Hardware website, please contact us using the contact form, remembering to include the order confirmation number you received when you placed the order. However, please note that if your order has reached the processing stage it is unlikely that it can be cancelled.

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Despatch & Delivery

Delivery Information

Location Carriage paid threshold (min. nett invoice value) Carriage rate if below carriage paid
England, Wales & parts of Scotland £100 nett (£300 wholesale) £15 (£25 wholesale)
Scottish Highlands & Islands £200 nett (£300 wholesale) £30
Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Scilly Isles £300 nett £30
Channel Islands & Republic of Ireland £400 nett £50

England, Wales and southern Scotland receive a 24 hour service. Other areas are a minimum 48 hours.

Items in excess of 2.5 metres in length cannot be delivered to most areas outside of England, Wales and southern Scotland.

Please note, a £5 surcharge applies to all orders delivered to the Isle of Wight.

 

Orders for outside of the UK and Ireland are sent ‘Free On Board’.

 

Customers paying on credit account are subject to their usual trading and delivery terms.


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Delivery Problems

  • Shortages, Damaged Goods or Errors - If an order that you placed on the Bulk Hardware website arrives with items missing, damaged, defective or incorrect, please use the contact form to send us your details, a description of the problem, the code number and description of the product and the order number that the product was delivered under within 24 hours of delivery. We can then arrange replacement or a refund.

  • You Ordered The Wrong Item And Would Like To Return It - If you ordered the wrong item or items and would like to arrange a return, please use the contact form to send us your details and explain the problem, including the code number and description of the product and the order number that the product was delivered under, within 24 hours of delivery. However, please note that the cost of return carriage is the customer's responsibility and a handling fee of 25% of the invoiced value is levied for goods returned that have been supplied in accordance with a customer’s order.

  • Your Order Has Not Arrived - If your order does not arrive when expected, please use the contact form to send us your details and explain the problem, including the code number and description of the product and the order number. We will investigate and respond to you as soon as possible.


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Managing Your Web Account

What You Can Do In 'Your Web Account'

Once you have registered you will be able to manage your website account by clicking on the 'Your Web Account' button that appears on the green menu bar on every page. From here you can do the following:

  • Login: Log in to the website, after which you can manage your account, place orders, see prices that reflect your particular terms, etc. You can also log in by inputting your e-mail address and password into the fields in the top right corner of every page.

  • Review previous orders: Review your previous website orders, which can then be added to your trolley if you wish. This is particularly useful if you would like to place a repeat order.

  • Change Registration Details: Update your registration information e.g. delivery address.

  • Forgotten your password?: If you forget your website account password, select this option and follow the simple instructions.

  • Contact Us: View our contact details or send us a message using the contact form.

  • Saved Trolleys: View and load trolleys that you have saved previously.

  • Favourite Products: View products that you have marked as favourites previously.

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If You Forget Your Username and/or Password

If you forget your username and/or password, click here or on the 'Forgotten your password?' link next to the login area, complete your name and e-mail address and your password details will be e-mailed to you.

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If you have any other queries then please Contact Us

Own Branding & Kitting of DIY Products

Multiple Item
Ordering System

On each page select the items you would like to order, and then add them all to your shopping trolley with just a single click on the ‘Add to Trolley’ button at the bottom of the page

Fast Order Form

If you prefer to enter product codes and quantities directly without navigating our website then try our Fast Order Form

Display Stands


Display stands are available for most of our ranges.
Click here for further information.


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