This is so much better than attacking the edges of the manhole with a hammer and chisel or screwdriver. Hopefully the Welsh inventors of the ManUp Key will win some kind of award from the Welsh Development Agency for services to man and his holes!

Roger Bisby, Professional Builder Magazine – 2016

Why Hammer Down? Hammer Up

Stop Hammering Down



When You Can Hammer Up!


 Costs LessThe ManUp Key Costs Less

I go straight for this (the key) and they always come up
The ManUp Key replaces many other tools needed to raise stubborn manholes, no broken man-holes, it means no other agencies need to be commissioned, all tips available to fit one device . . .
An indicative cost of a broken man-hole – labour, fuel, parts = £1850


Weighs LessThe ManUp Key Weighs Less

The ManUp Key replaces many other heavy releasing and raising tools,
all tips available to fit one device often replacing many keys needed
to raise stubborn manholes . . .
An indicative weight reduction of 50%


Saves TimeUsing The ManUp Key Saves Time

This has saved us time on the job
The ManUp Key is proven to lift stubborn man-hole covers everytime,
saving time in hammering down, chiselling around the edges, requiring
large tools and specialised equipment and further agencies . . .
An indicative time saving on stubborn man-holes = 145 hrs per annum


Saves ‘You’Using the ManUp Key Saves you from injury

Then another colleague said, “look at his straight back” and the job was done
Due to the upright position and the ability to get the ManUp Key to do the work
There are more than 350 back injuries per year in the drainage industry


Find your nearest reseller by going to our Resellers Page or you can view our Media Page to watch some demonstration videos of the ManUp Key!