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Stain Solver Review

By Todd Fratzel on Product Reviews

Stain Solver – Amazing Stain Remover, Cleaner and Deoderizer One year ago I was on my way to the International Builder’s Show in Orlando, FL and I met Tim Carter, Founder of AskTheBuilder.com at the airport. The quick bump in at the airport has since turned into a great friendship as we both publish home…

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Timberland PRO® Helix® Collection Review

By Todd Fratzel on Product Information, Product Reviews

Lightweight Comfortable Work Boots….REALLY! So I’ve been a long time user and fan of the New England based Timberland boots. I’ve owned a dozen or more of their boots of the years because they made incredibly durable boots at an affordable price. However, work boots have never been all that comfortable…..until now! Building on the…

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American Standard Culinaire Bridge Kitchen Faucet Review

By Todd Fratzel on Plumbing, Product Reviews

The Back Story Over the last six months we’ve been using/testing/abusing a new kitchen faucet from American Standard. Before I go into the particulars on this faucet I wanted to give you a quick back-story on why we have this new faucet. We built our new home just over 5 years ago. Like many homeowners…

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Bosch ROS65VC-6 Random Orbit Sander Review

By Todd Fratzel on Power Tools, Product Reviews

Bosch ROS65VC-6 6″ Rear-Handle Random Orbit Sander Last summer I had the pleasure of traveling to Chicago and visiting the headquarters of Bosch Tools. The event a great opportunity to get my hands on the latest offerings from Bosch along with picking the brains of the staff at Bosch. Several tools really impressed me at…

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STOK Quattro Gas Grill

By Todd Fratzel on Appliances, Product Reviews

STOK™ QUATTRO™ 4-Burner Grill Gas grills never seem to change much they just seem to pick up more and more features like larger cooking surfaces, rotisseries, side burners and even ice chests. To say things haven’t changed much in the last 10 or 15 years isn’t an understatement. So when the folks from STOK asked…

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WORX JawSaw Review

By Todd Fratzel on Gardening Tools, Product Reviews

WORX JawSaw – Electric Limbing and Trimming Chainsaw The folks from WORX Tools sent me their new JawSaw to test and review. They claim that the JawSaw is the World’s Safest Chainsaw for cleaning up storm damage and serious piles of brush. The concept is really cool but I was a bit skeptical. Read on…

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Black & Decker LST220 20V MAX Lithium String Trimmer and Edger Review

By Todd Fratzel on Power Tools, Product Reviews

20V MAX Lithium String Trimmer and Edger Earlier this summer the folks at Black & Decker asked me to review their latest cordless string trimmer (Model LST220). Last year I reviewed their 24V NST1024 cordless trimmer so this was a fun comparison. Before digging into my thoughts on this new  trimmer I wanted to quickly…

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DEWALT TrackSaw Review – Model DWS520K

By Todd Fratzel on Power Tools, Product Reviews

DEWALT TrackSaw  – Model DWS520K Over the last 6 months I’ve been testing DEWALT’s DWS520K TrackSaw (the corded version). For those of you not familiar with the TrackSaw I like to describe it as a multi-purpose saw that has the precision of a table saw, the flexibility of a circular saw and the abilities of…

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