Archive for the ‘Drakes News and Events’ Category

Making property and personal preparations is key to successfully surviving the impact of a hurricane. Hurricane winds can reach a constant speed of 74 miles per hour or more, according to FEMA. As a  hurricane nears land, it can bring torrential rains, high winds and storm surges. The hurricane season lasts from June 1 through

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The annual sale for Drakes Traders is set to take place from 8.30am – 5.00pm on Friday, September 30 and from 9.00am – 2.30pm on Saturday, October 1. The popular sale covers everything on the shop floor during the two-day event with shoppers benefiting from generous discounts as deep as up to 50% on select

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Thanks to the support of our customers, we are proud to now be serving tips & product information to 1000+ followers on our Facebook page. In turn, it was our pleasure to give back to the community with a $1000 donation to the Family support Network (FSN). The FSN needs continuous support from the community

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Local business, Drakes Traders Ltd has donated 40 In2Care Mosquito Traps to the Ministry of Education and Culture for installation in 18 of the Territory’s public schools. The traps, which do not use pesticides, are on the market as a new vector control tool for the Aedes mosquitoes that transmit the Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya, and

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If your grill isn’t heating up, food is cooking unevenly, or you’re seeing a lot of flare ups, your grill might need a good cleaning. Check out the tips and advice from Ace’s Hardware Expert, Lou Manfredini and get your gas or charcoal grill back to prime condition!

The key to maintaining a crystal clear pool is regular, routine care. To begin with, it’s essential to vacuum your pool on a weekly basis and remember to check the filter each time you use the vacuum to ensure it is clean. On a daily basis be sure to use a net and skim the

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In the Virgin Islands we enjoy mostly sunny days interspersed with bouts of rain. We get to use our pools often and for households with children, the pool can see daily action. The experts at HTH® recommend shock treating your pool on a weekly basis and here’s why: Shock treating your pool weekly is important because

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Take some time to read the following tips and instructions on how to install outdoor wiring from Ace Hardware. These instructions can help you save time and effort, while ensuring a safe and satisfying installation. In this document you will find information about: Step 1: BASIC RULES FOR OUTDOOR LIGHTING INSTALLATIONS Your first step should

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Daltile is one of the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone. It is one of the most popular brands among our BVI clients and provides an excellent palette of products to choose from. If you are considering buying tiles for your home or work space, there are a number of factors

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It is hurricane season in the BVI and we want to prepare our BVI customers for the potential severity of a storm. One of our premier suppliers, Ace Hardware has issued the following hurricane preparation steps: Develop a plan that best ensures the safety and survival of all family members. This should include a list

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