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About Housemakers

Housemakers is an established family business that has operated for over 40 years, and now has three Home & Garden Department Stores trading as ‘Colour Supplies’, with the same family still at the helm and actively involved at every level of the business.

Our on-line venture is operated under the same principles that we operate our stores, offering an extensive range of branded products at value for money prices, with our team of staff available via a telephone call or e-mail if you want help choosing a product or if you need after sales service post-delivery.

This website has been designed to be convenient, user friendly and self-explanatory, easy to search or browse and easy to place your order with an encrypted checkout area to ensure your card details are kept safe.

We have selected a comprehensive range of popular products to sell on-line from a number of our departments, currently with over 1300 products listed, ranging from kitchenware to garden machinery.

Our fabulous staff have a wealth of knowledge on the products they sell in store and are available to answer queries - just because we are retailing on-line does not mean you cannot speak to a real person for advice!

We are often asked how we can compete against the buying power of the national chain stores. Well, we buy in bulk, often directly from the manufacturers, and pass these cost savings on to our customers. Our long-term relationships with major manufacturers & suppliers both overseas and in the UK ensure we can take advantage of special discounts or promotions they offer and again these cost savings are passed directly to our customers. We do not have the expenses and overheads of large national stores and are true negotiators when it comes to business dealings. All this means that as an independently owned enterprise we have the ability to compete against those better-known retail stores you may expect to have massive buying power, and we are able to pass these cost savings on to you, rather than to a Board of Directors or into the pockets of institutional investors.

By buying from us on-line we can offer you value for money prices with the convenience of internet shopping, but if you do want any advice, we can give you the benefit of our experience too.

We are your local department store, but on-line!

If this information did not answer your query please call us on 01948 664563 or email customercare@housemakers.co.uk - we're happy to help.

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