B&Q is the largest DIY and garden centre retailer in the UK, currently possessing 300 stores nationwide. They also have a number of stores in Europe and the rest of the world, making them also the third largest DIY retailer in the world. B&Q was founded in 1969 and since then it has become synonymous with DIY and home improvement in the UK.
The stores follow a warehouse format which houses all types of home improvement products and hardware such as paints and wallpaper, flooring and lighting. They also offer a range of furniture from kitchen and bathroom suits to garden and dining furniture. Their products are split into six main categories: garden, rooms, decor, fix, build and, more recently, eco, which offers recycling aids and energy saving products and materials. As well as purchasing instore, customers can buy online or using the ''''Reserve & Collect'''' service, allowing them to reserve an item online and then pick it up at their local store.
B&Q is popular with both the professionals and those who just fancy having a go at improving their living space. Thankfully, whether you are a DIY junkie or a complete novice, in each store you are guaranteed to find a member of staff who has expert knowledge in each of the product categories and who can help you make the right decision regarding you home improvement or gardening dilemmas. You can do it!
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