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Value sandpaper from Tesco
Tesco Value Sandpaper
Member Name: l500589
Tesco Value Sandpaper
Date: 16/06/12, updated on 13/11/12 (225 review reads)
Advantages: The price!
Disadvantages: None for me!
It was actually my Dad that recommended this product to me, after he first came to view my new house a few months ago, and we were discussing a couple of minor DIY jobs that needed doing.
It soon became clear that I would need to do quite a few sanding down jobs, namely on my door step, and a couple of the window sills, and my dad told me that Tesco sell cheap sandpaper that is pretty good quality stuff.
Sure enough I went on-line, and ordered a pack of Tesco Value assorted sandpaper, priced at just 96p for a pack of 10 large pieces of various grade sandpaper.
The sandpaper came in a basic cardboard pack, and I was pleased with it on my first impression, as the sandpaper looked of a good quality, and so I soon got to work with it.
The pieces of sandpaper were a variety of fine grade, medium grade, and coarse grade, and each piece states the grade of the paper of the reverse side, although it is fairly obvious from the look and feel of the sandpaper which type is which.
Each rectangular piece of sandpaper has dimensions of 275mm length X 225mm width, which is a pretty standard size, and more than suitable for the couple of small sanding jobs that I needed it for.
As I suspected my dad (who is a bit of a DIY expert) was totally correct in his recommendation for these sanding sheets from Tesco. They performed really well, staying together during the sanding process, with no splitting, or falling apart during the vigorous rubbing procedure. I used a coarse piece to attack my flaking doorstep, and it removed all the old paint really well, and then I used a fine piece to get a nice smooth finish, and followed that up with a couple of coats of gloss, and the door step now look really good.
The sandpaper lasted quite well, but as it eventually got clogged up with bits of old paint and wood, I simply folded the paper over, and started again on a new patch. In the past with other pieces of sandpaper, when I have folded them over they have broken in half, but these held together very well.
For the price of just 96p this little pack has served me very well, and I still have about 3 or 4 sheets left for future jobs. I'm sure there might be better sandpaper available for a more premium price, but for the odd little job around the house this is ideal in my opinion.
A quick search on B&Q website, has just shown me what a bargain this was, as they sell their sandpaper at £2:98 for a pack of 4 (same sized) sheets!!
Overall this is decent enough sandpaper for most simple jobs around the home, and it comes at a real bargain of a price!
Thanks for reading.
Copyright © l500589 2012
Summary: A great bargain which performs very well
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