Supporting the fight against tool theft
Easy To Use
Record Your Tools
Quick To Report Theft
Proof Of Ownership
Up to 10 tools
Up to 50 tools
Over 50 tools
price on application
What is Tool Watch App?
Newly launched at the end of 2019, Tool Watch App has been created with the intention to meet three key objectives.
To combat the epidemic of tool theft
To return stolen tools to their rightful owners
To help with insurance claims
A police affiliated, user-friendly web app designed to tackle the tool theft epidemic affecting tradesmen & businesses across the UK.
The Tool Watch App database connects tool owners to local police forces. By registering your tool serial numbers within our app we’re able to support you with recovering your tools if a theft occurs.
In the event of a tool theft, simply mark your tools as stolen within the Tool Watch App and report your stolen tools to your local police force. Should the police recover your tools they can input the serial numbers within the Tool Watch App and return your tools to you.
How Does It Work?
Tool Watch App is simple to use and involves only 3 easy steps from signing up to reporting a theft.
For more detail on how to use our app visit our How it Works page.
Step 1: Sign Up
Register today and sign up for
Tool Watch App.
Step 2: Register Your Tools
Register your tools to your account. Input your tool serial numbers and make, and add photographs of the tools.
Step 3: Report a Theft
In the event of a theft, simply mark the relevant tools as stolen and report the theft to the local police force.
Who is Tool Watch App For?
With over three quarters of UK builders having had their tools stolen, Tool Watch App is for all traders UK-wide, including builders, plumbers, electricians, mechanics and any trade that uses tools.
The app has been designed with four audiences in mind: traders, small-to-medium companies and national organisations, and of course the police.
With two packages to choose from for maximum efficiency, the aim is to ensure that everyone can benefit from Tool Watch App and use it to their full advantage.
Why Should You Use Tool Watch App?
Over the past 10 years, the most common value lost as a result of tool theft was £2,500. Aside from this initial financial loss, 54% of tradesmen are also left unable to work after a tool theft, and a further 60% are struck by additional security costs.
Tool theft doesn’t only have a huge monetary impact on tradesmen, 71% of tradesmen also suffered from stress and anxiety after having their tools stolen.
With the huge economic and emotional costs of tool theft on both a short- and long-term basis, it is crucial that tradesmen and businesses do all that they can to protect their tools and in turn, their livelihoods.
Tool Watch App is designed to do just that; combat the tool theft epidemic, return stolen tools to their rightful owners and free up police time spent identifying the owners of stolen tools. With two different packages to choose from, Tool Watch App helps to protect tools belonging to tradesmen, companies and large corporations.