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ClipStone Mortarless Stone Veneer Review

By Todd Fratzel on Masonry, Product Reviews

ClipStone Mortarless Stone Veneer Stone accents on the exterior and interior of a home add a great architectural upgrade and increased home value. However, hiring a mason can prove frustrating and extremely expensive today. Often times I have a hard time finding an available mason when we build homes for a client that wants real…

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Newell Rubbermaid® Roughneck™ Wheeled Refuse Trash Can

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews

Tough Trash Can for Tough Fall Cleanup Every Fall I spend quite a bit of time cleaning up our large yard before the onslaught of harsh winter weather here in New England. Cleaning out the flower beds is one of the tasks that requires moving all the dead plants from the garden to our disposal…

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DEWALT Table Saws DWE7480, DWE7490X, DWE7491RS

By Todd Fratzel on Power Tools, Product Reviews

New DEWALT Job Site Table Saws Models DWE7480, DWE7490X, and DWE7491RS DEWALT recently introduced a new line of portable table saws that include significant updates and features. The new line includes 3 new models; DWE7480 – 10″ Compact Table Saw, DWE7491X – 10″ Table Saw with Scissor Stand, and DWE7491RS – 10″ Table Saw with…

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Work Clothes – Carhart Quick Duck® Jacket Review

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews

Men’s Quick Duck® Woodward Active Jac Over the years I’ve come to rely on several great brands for my work clothes. Carhart, Dickies and LLBean to name a few. One of my favorite brands for jackets has always been Carhart and when I got the chance to try their new Quick Duck® Woodward Active Jacket…

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Comfortable, Durable, & Professional Looking Work-wear

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews

Dickies Work Clothes – Over 90 Years of Work-wear I spend lots of time and energy talking about the importance of buying quality tools and materials for the projects we do. From small home improvement projects to massive commercial jobs I believe we need to use the best tools and materials available on the market…

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Great Boot for the Entire Crew

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews

Men’s Timberland PRO® Hyperion XL Safety Toe Work Boots I spend my days on construction sites from small to large with crews from 2 men in size to over hundred. We all have something in common and that’s the need for comfortable and safe footwear. Work boots have been around for decades and frankly many…

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Makita Impact GOLD 21 Piece Ultra Magnetic Driver Bit Set Review

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews, Tools & Products

21 Piece Makita Impact Gold Bit Set Review & Giveaway Winner! Disclosure: This Makita Impact GOLD 21 Piece Ultra Magnetic Driver Bit Set Review is sponsored by Makita, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure on this Makita Ultra Magnetic Driver Bit Set Review. And The Winner Is….. First off…

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Gladiator® Tool-Free Rack Shelving

By Todd Fratzel on Closets & Storage, Product Reviews

Heavy Duty Garage Storage Shelving Having a clean organized garage, workshop or basement seems to be high on every home owners wish list. However, many of the products available for shelving and organization are plastic or contain plastic parts. The inexpensive designs often lead to broken components and disappointment. I had the pleasure of reviewing…

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