Fabric Waterproof Spray @ Poundland - £1
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Fabric Waterproof Spray @ Poundland - £1

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Found 21st Apr 2014
Spotted in Poundland. Much more expensive elsewhere.

300ml Spray Can.

Protect your clothing, boots, bags and tents from the elements with this colourless spray. Can be used on all textiles including synthetic fibres and leather.

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Anyone know if this would be good on my high tops? Does it affect the appearance?

Reason it is more expensive elsewhere, is because it actually works. Does not work

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Trust a one pound can of waterproofing spray to keep you or your feet dry - errr no thanks. ;-)

consumerway

Protect your clothing, boots



and your motorcycle.

Davek- You can't always judge the quality of items for sale by the price - or HotUKDeals wouldn't flourish as it has! Sometimes a bit of research (reading a broad range of reviews) or experience - or common sense might be needed to assess whether things are really bargains or not, but to judge purely on price shows a closed-minded approach to life leading to limited life skills/experience. Try being open-minded, do a bit of research - or take a chance and risk £1 - people take far greater risks on scratch-cards! And if you know your consumer rights - if the item is not fit for purpose, you can return it to the retailer for a refund.......

Supersue.... Thank you for the wisdom.

Can spray on my Nike air max 95's

It doesn't work - tried and tested and it failed, I would recommend spending more money and getting a decent waterproof spray that works!

Used on my golf shoes, worked ok

has anyone tried this on swim wear?

I've used this to waterproof an Aran jumper. I can confirm it is not fit for purpose. I fell into the sea and my shirt underneath got soaking wet also.

Belfastboyd

Used on my golf shoes, worked ok



So you think this spray is par for the course then?

Some fairly hideous chemicals in this sort of stuff (usually fluorocarbon based). You can read up on it if you google fluorocarbon.

It is likely to give a fairly good performance but for god sake don't use it indoors. There have been numerous cases of this kind of product causing serious injury.

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I have waterproofed (reproof) my floatation suit which I wear for fishing using proper stuff costing more than £10 a can to Lidl's which only cost a few £. They all work, the lidl one may need topping up quicker between uses.
For £1, it's got to worth a try.

Ok so where is the deal? It's a pound in the pound store? There is no deal here, people need to understand what this site is for - the clue is in the title....
Post a deal and maybe we can discuss the merits, but seriously stop posting stock items @ stock prices ffs...

aLV426

Ok so where is the deal? It's a pound in the pound store? There is no … Ok so where is the deal? It's a pound in the pound store? There is no deal here, people need to understand what this site is for - the clue is in the title....Post a deal and maybe we can discuss the merits, but seriously stop posting stock items @ stock prices ffs...


You really don't get it, do you.

The clue is in the title - what am I missing? Please do enlighten us all....

aLV426

The clue is in the title - what am I missing? Please do enlighten us … The clue is in the title - what am I missing? Please do enlighten us all....


It would appear that the only person requiring enlightenment is you. Would you consider the following item from Poundland to be unsuitable also?
http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/belkin-15m-cat6-shielded-network-cable-1-poundland-1877721
;-)

damadgeruk

It would appear that the only person requiring enlightenment is you. … It would appear that the only person requiring enlightenment is you. Would you consider the following item from Poundland to be unsuitable also? http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/belkin-15m-cat6-shielded-network-cable-1-poundland-1877721;-)



The exceptionally nice man in Currys sold me a Monster Shielded Network Cable for £30 and I can smugly inform you it outperforms the Poundland cable by a zillion. It is true you do get what you pay for (unless you're an Ebuyer or Next customer) and the age old saying if it seems too good to be true it probably is.

Locko

The exceptionally nice man in Currys sold me a Monster Shielded Network … The exceptionally nice man in Currys sold me a Monster Shielded Network Cable for £30 and I can smugly inform you it outperforms the Poundland cable by a zillion. It is true you do get what you pay for (unless you're an Ebuyer or Next customer) and the age old saying if it seems too good to be true it probably is.


ROFLMAO!

No it appears you are missing the point - you are quoting a standard stock item at a standard stock price, are we to list the entire stock inventory of every store in the UK?
For example Tescos sell Baked Beans for 24p,a bargain when compared to the leading brand, but not a HotUKdeal as they have always been (insert joke here) sold for this price...

aLV426

No it appears you are missing the point - you are quoting a standard … No it appears you are missing the point - you are quoting a standard stock item at a standard stock price, are we to list the entire stock inventory of every store in the UK?For example Tescos sell Baked Beans for 24p,a bargain when compared to the leading brand, but not a HotUKdeal as they have always been (insert joke here) sold for this price...


I'll assume you are refering to me since you failed to quote. Are you suggesting, since you failed to respond to my cat6 cable comment, that nothing Poundland sell can be classed as a HUKD bargain unless it is sold for less than £1?

Any item that exists at the current stock price is not a bargain and can't be considered a deal. Now if Poundland was to host a sale (which they have done in the past) then I would consider that worthy of a post as it's less than the normal price and therefore a deal. Just because it's a stock item in a pound shop does not make it a deal. The same goes for any stock item in any store - it's only a deal if it hasn't been previously offered for the same price elsewhere. What part of that are you failing to understand?
All you are doing is reporting items for sale in a shop - there is no deal here.

The purpose of the site is to escape from the marketing messages and ads … The purpose of the site is to escape from the marketing messages and ads that surround us and get genuine advice from other people about hot deals.


You are in effect defeating the point of this site...

aLV426: To quote your quotation: The purpose of this site is to "get genuine advice from other people about hot deals" - it does NOT say they can't be stock items if they are a good deal compared to the selling price elsewhere. I personally have benefitted from many items listed on HotUKdeals which were indeed - HOT DEALS - and I don't care if they are reduced within that particular store or not. They have been Good Deals compared with prices elsewhere - by a high percentage. Long live postings like this to give me a chance to try out bargain offers!

supersue

Davek- You can't always judge the quality of items for sale by the price … Davek- You can't always judge the quality of items for sale by the price - or HotUKDeals wouldn't flourish as it has! Sometimes a bit of research (reading a broad range of reviews) or experience - or common sense might be needed to assess whether things are really bargains or not, but to judge purely on price shows a closed-minded approach to life leading to limited life skills/experience. Try being open-minded, do a bit of research - or take a chance and risk £1 - people take far greater risks on scratch-cards! And if you know your consumer rights - if the item is not fit for purpose, you can return it to the retailer for a refund.......



I am opened minded and I have tried things like this from the poundshops - the last one being the compressed air for cleaning dust from my keyboard - all that did was spray a liquid (no idea which of the numerous chemicals listed on the tin it was) all over the keys. I've had gloves that came undone as I pulled them on, I've had felt tip pen sets that have dried up pens in them, I've had hdmi leads that leave the metal part behind when I've pulled them out. I bought a Halloween window transfer kit for the little girl - that was 4 sheets of tracing paper, a set of crayons and 4 rather awful photographs she was supposed to trace. I've had glue that doesn't dry, I've had a water carrier that split under the weight of the water in it, had drill bits that just didnt even leave a mark before snapping - but I still go in trying to find that elusive worth more than a pound item! Not the ones that are worth a pound, but the ones like this that are half, a third or even less than the real deal. Must be ten years and I'm still trying.

My point is do you really want to 'waterproof' your shoes before you go out in the rain only to find this is as rubbish as the other cheap alternatives to the real stuff. If you're miles from home and your recently 'waterproofed' shoes start letting in water there's not a great deal you can do is there?

As far as returning for a refund - I really can't be bothered messing about for a quid ;-)

Edited by: "davek" 23rd Apr 2014

Then just ignore the Poundshop posts and leave them for those who feel they can differentiate between a bargain and just low quality stock. Only comment if you've tried that particular item, and have a useful contribution to make for other UKHotdealers :-)

Obviously your interpretation & mine differ, however I still fail to understand the logic of posting stock items at stock prices - isn't that the role of the shops web site? A deal by definition is to take part in commercial trading of a particular commodity, this site isn't called UKDeals, it's called HotUKdeals, to me that means posting something other than stock listings....
supersue - perhaps you could follow your own advice?
Edited by: "aLV426" 24th Apr 2014

aLV426: whether a deal is HOT or not is decided by the people who use this website. If voters have tried the product - even better!
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