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iRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaner Review

iRobot Mirra 530 Pool Cleaner Review

Mirra uses enhanced robotic technology to deep clean pool surfaces and water for you, removing leaves, hair and dirt, as well as algae, pollen and bacteria as small as two microns.

SOG Paratool Multi-tool Review: Hit Any Angle

SOG Paratool Multi-tool Review: Hit Any Angle

The SOG Paratool let’s you grab anything from a multitude of angles with it’s innovative multi-tool

Become a Top Chef with the Superbread Fusionwood Knife

Become a Top Chef with the Superbread Fusionwood Knife

We do our fair share of cooking and we truly value the experience of using a high quality knife. Using a good knife just makes your life better, right? Enter the Superbread Fusionwood knife from New West Knives out of Jackson, WY. New West KnifeWorks was founded by Corey Milligan […]

The Chevy Volt Will Change Your Attitude About Electric Cars

The Chevy Volt Will Change Your Attitude About Electric Cars

Last month we had an opportunity to check out a Chevy Volt for few days. This was my first experience with an electric car and the only other hybrid I have driven was a rented Prius for a few days,¬†which wasn’t very exciting. My daily driver is a Ford F-150 […]

Genie Grants Your Wish For A New Kind of Garage Opener (And A Giveaway, Too!)

Genie Grants Your Wish For A New Kind of Garage Opener (And A Giveaway, Too!)

While enjoying the sojourn into Amish country, we were introduced to the completely redesigned line of Genie products, and to be completely honest, I could not be more impressed with the attention to detail paid to these new garage door openers. According to research compiled by Genie, the three main […]

Our Impromptu Review of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

Our Impromptu Review of 1-800-GOT-JUNK

This past weekend we received a very unwelcome note taped to our front door. Someone had called the housing inspector’s office complaining of code violations at our address. The issue was some construction debris that lay next to our trash can outside — nothing you could see from the street […]

Our Inaugural Run With FrogTape

Our Inaugural Run With FrogTape

About a year ago the blogosphere was all abuzz about FrogTape, a new painters’ tape product with paint-blocking technology purported to stop paint from bleeding under the tape. With that in mind, the point of the tape was to ensure straight, clean, professional paint lines to assist with nearly every […]

Milwaukee FastBack Utility Knife Review

Milwaukee FastBack Utility Knife Review

Milwaukee Tools is known for their line of contractor-grade power tools that have an almost cult-like following. Case in point, these tattooed fans of the power tool brand. They are now a serious player in the hand tool industry as they own Stiletto Tools which produces the Trimbone Hammer and […]

Milwaukee Sliding Utility Knife Review

Milwaukee Sliding Utility Knife Review

Milwaukee Tools is well known for their line of ubiquitous power tools including the SAWZALL, drills and fasteners, but they are quickly making a name for themselves in the hand tool market. Hits: Feels great in your hand and blade replacement features are top-notch Misses: Switch location is tough for […]

John Deere 1026R Sub-Compact Tractor Review

John Deere 1026R Sub-Compact Tractor Review

Our tour of the John Deere manufacturing facility in Augusta, GA was amazing and testing the latest tractors and riding mowers was definitely the highlight. Our photos and videos from the event have been getting a lot of attention so we wanted to share a bit more detail regarding some […]

Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool Review

Dremel Multi-Max Oscillating Tool Review

We’re super fans of oscillating tools and when we had the opportunity to review the Dremel Multi-Max we jumped at the chance. Hits: Variable speed and power Misses: Not enough attachments included Uses: Cutting, Sanding, Grinding As with the previous oscillating tools we’ve reviewed, the Multi-Max performs in a similar […]

Road Test, Part 1: The Home Depot’s Platinum Plus Carpet

Road Test, Part 1: The Home Depot’s Platinum Plus Carpet

We recently discovered that there are few things more fun that getting to purposefully dump a bunch of liquids on an unsuspecting carpet sample. Home Depot sent us a couple of carpet swatches, each of which boasts stain-fighting technology, along with commonly spilled liquids. Platinum Plus carpet is coated with […]

Bosch 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver Review

Bosch 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver Review

Bosch has an update to their compact impact driver with this 12V Max Lithium Ion Impact Driver (Model PS41-2A). It delivers more torque and higher RPM than the previous model but weights .2 lbs less at 2lbs. We like the improved form factor of the blunt casing as opposed to […]

Flip Ultra HD Video Camera Review

Flip Ultra HD Video Camera Review

We’ve had our Flip Ultra HD video camera for about two months now and have honestly thoroughly enjoyed it. We don’t often review electronics but we’re so impressed with this unit that we wanted to share our findings. We have various point-and-shoot digital cameras that shoot great video (not HD […]

Dremel Trio Review

Dremel Trio Review

No that’s not a microscope, it’s a first-look at the Dremel Trio. This unique tool has almost as many functions as looks. Dremel has designed the Trio to work as a spiral jigsaw, edge sander and detail router. There are no other tools that can cut wood, drywall, acoustic and […]

Ryobi TEK4 Digital Inspection Scope Review

Ryobi TEK4 Digital Inspection Scope Review

The RYOBI TEK4 Digital Inspection Scope is the latest entry in a “getting crowded” inspection scope/camera category. Inspection cameras and scopes were once the domain of trade professionals and the cost vs. use was prohibitive to most homeowners. Not anymore. Keep reading for our complete review of the RYOBI TEK4 […]

SOG Flash II Knife Review

SOG Flash II Knife Review

We’ve got a thing for handy no-nonsense knives so it makes sense that we fell in love with the SOG Flash II so quickly. From the comfortable handle to the serrated edge, there are a number of small details that make this knife perform big. The black matte, glass-reinforced Zytel […]

Black & Decker 24 Volt Cordless String Trimmer/Edger Review

Black & Decker 24 Volt Cordless String Trimmer/Edger Review

Black & Decker has introduced an upgrade to their cordless trimmer/edger with a 24V model. It’s still light, strong and maneuverable but with much more power than their 18V offering. Hits: Ease of operation, Battery life, Clean, Power Boost Misses: One battery Uses: Trimming around trees in small to medium […]

Hands-On Confidential: Rustoleum’s Countertop Paint

Hands-On Confidential: Rustoleum’s Countertop Paint

Once upon a time I wrote a post about countertop paint, made for laminate surfaces like you find in kitchens and bathrooms. I dreamed of someday utilizing it in my kitchen and reporting back, but between bigger projects and time constraints, it just never made the to-do list. However, after […]

DeWALT 12V MAX Screwdriver Review

DeWALT 12V MAX Screwdriver Review

One of the most impressive tools we saw at the recent DeWALT 12V MAX product launch was their 1/4″ Screwdriver Kit. This cordless powerhouse feels durable enough for the jobsite but would also fit great in the hand of any homeowner, male or female. Hits: design, grip, free-standing, smooth trigger […]

Review: Dremel 8200 12V Cordless Rotary Tool

Review: Dremel 8200 12V Cordless Rotary Tool

Dremel has a unique distinction within the tool industry as being a undisputed leader in its class with no real challengers. When you need a Dremel you need a Dremel and sometimes its hard to imagine working without one. We recently tested the latest their latest product the Dremel 8200 […]