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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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Ryobi 20 Inch Gas 46 cc Chainsaw Review

By Todd Fratzel on Gardening Tools, Product Reviews

Ryobi 20 Inch Gas 46 cc Chainsaw – Model RY10521A When you live in rural areas of this Country you’ll end up needing/wanting to have a reliable chainsaw in your arsenal of yard tools. Whether you’re cleaning up storm damage or just keeping the yard neat and tidy a chainsaw is perfect for trees and…

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Black & Decker Platinum Lithium BDH2000L Vacuum Review

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews, Tools & Products

Black & Decker BDH2000L Cordless Vacuum As the cordless battery market continues to offer up stronger, more lightweight options the effects are touching not only power tools but tools we use around the house. Black & Decker just announced a new lineup of cordless handheld vacuums that take advantage of their 20V MAX battery lineup.…

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LG Eletronics Art Cool™ Premier Duct-Free Air Conditioner Review (Model LSN090HYV)

By Todd Fratzel on Air Conditioning, Product Reviews

LG Electronics Art Cool™ Premier Duct-Free Air Conditioner Over the last 5 or so years we’ve been installing more and more duct-free air conditioning systems in order to meet demanding budgets, schedules and complicated renovations. Duct-Free air conditioners (often referred to “mini-splits”) have become the go to solution for lots of our customers on tight…

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The Home Depot FIRST for Pro

By Todd Fratzel on Building Materials, Product Reviews

FIRST for Pro – Program Designed To Meet Needs of Pro Customers Recently I had the pleasure of visiting my local Home Depot store to visit with the store manager and a Regional Pro Account Representative to learn more about their FIRST for Pro program. The Home Depot only has about 4% of total visitors…

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Stanley Vehicle and Golf Cart Battery Charger Review – GBCPRO

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews, Tools & Products

Not Your Father’s Battery Charger! At a recent Media event I had a chance to spy some cool new products from Stanley including  Battery Charger. It’s been years since I’ve used a new battery charger and I thought it was time to step up to some improved technology. As you can see above the new…

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Delta 3HP Dust Collector Review – Model 50-763

By Todd Fratzel on Dust Collection, Product Reviews

3 HP Motor Dust Collector Produces 2700 CFM Dust collection is not only important for our health but it also helps keep our shops clean! A great dust collection set-up can drastically improve the air quality and neatness of any shop and make it a great place to work in. One the most biggest design…

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Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations Review – Before and After

By Todd Fratzel on Painting and Finishing, Product Reviews

Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations Last year I attended a really cool Media Event with the folks from Rust-Oleum down in New Orleans. The event introduced several new products including the new Cabinet Transformations. If you’re not familiar with this new product you can quickly learn about it by reading over my article from the event. In…

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