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From yard tools to pet care to pest control and more, these products and tools are sure to help around your home and acreage.
  • Thermacel

    Thermacel Patio Shield

    These devices repel mosquitoes by creating a 15-ft. x 15-ft. repellent zone, although protection is greatest 7.5 feet away from the unit (95 to 98% effective at this distance). The package includes repellent mats that are safe for humans and pets, and refillable butane cartridges to provide the cordless, portable heat that activates the devices. MSRP: $24.99. thermacell.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Black and Decker

    Black and Decker GoPak Cordless Tools

    The GoPak System is a line of tools powered by Black and Decker’s new 12V MAX GoPak battery. The four-tool combo kit, perfect for DIYers, includes a drill/driver, jigsaw, detail sander, LED work light, and battery. The battery doubles as a power source to charge mobile devices on-the-go via an integrated USB port. MSRP: $99 for the kit. Battery can also be purchased separately for $39. blackanddecker.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Black and Decker

    Black and Decker PowerCommand

    This line of 60V max outdoor power equipment includes a String Trimmer/Edger, Hedge Trimmer, Blower, and Mower.

    The String Trimmer/Edger tool easily converts from trimmer to edger, eliminating the need to switch tools in the middle of a job. MSRP $169.99.

    The 60V Max Powercut™ Hedge Trimmer features both the Powercut™ and the new Sawblade™ feature. Powercut™ allows the user to continue to cut through a jam with the push of a button. The Sawblade™ functionality lets homeowners cut branches up to 1.5 inches thick with confidence. The 24-inch hardened steel dual-action blade cuts branches with up to 40% less vibration. MSRP: $169.99. blackanddecker.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Kohler

    Kohler enCube

    This generator is ideal for camping, tailgating, or for use as backup at home in case of an emergency. It includes multiple outlets, including USB ports for smaller electronic devices, 12V DC ports for medium-sized electronics, and 120V AC outlets for large electronics or appliances.

    The device charges in 12 hours via 120-V AC wall outlet or 24+hours via Solar 60-W panel. It provides 1,440 watts of continuous power or powers:

    • Side-by-Side refrigerator: 14 hours
    • LED light bulb: 53 hours
    • 50" LED television: 8.5 hours
    • Chest freezer: 19 hours
    • Microwave: 1 hour
    • Coffeemaker: 40-cups (8 oz.)
    • Laptop computer: 60 hours
    • Iron: 1 hour
    • Slow cooker: 6.5 hours
    • Tabletop fan: 66 hours
    • Electric heater: 1 hour

    MSRP: $1,094.94 power.kohler.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Briggs and Stratton

    GarageBoss Press 'N Pour Gas Can

    The TruSolv GarageBOSS Press ‘N Pour gas can’s two-step press-button design prevents frustration and spilled gas. Endorsed by Briggs & Stratton, its easy-to-use spout gives consumers control over how fast, and how much gas, they pour, preventing overflows and messes in small-capacity machines like lawn mowers and pressure washers. MSRP: $9.99-19.99. briggsandstratton.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • Bissell

    BarkBath Portable Dog Grooming System

    The BarkBath™ is a faster, easier and less messy way to bathe your four-legged family member. The device allows you to bathe your dog in any room of the house with virtually no mess. And it cleans from the skin up – its patented nozzles get beneath the fur and down to the skin, washing both fur and skin clean. You’ll use less water than traditional bathing methods, too. Forty ounces of water will clean up to an 80-pound dog, while a traditional tub bath can use up to 19 gallons of water for a dog of the same size. MSRP: $149.99. Bissell.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • DAP

    DAP RapidFuse™ All-Purpose Adhesive

    The RapidFuse™ all-purpose adhesive from DAP® bonds virtually everything to anything and offers a durable end result on home repairs and DIY projects alike. The fast-setting formula sets in only 30 seconds with a cured bond in just 30 minutes. MSRPL $6.00. DAP.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018
  • DAP

    DAP Extreme Stretch sealant

    This new urethanized acrylic sealant combines the superior flexibility, adhesion strength and durability of polyurethane. Perfect for indoor and outdoor applications, Extreme Stretch is low in odor, cleans up easily with water and is paint-ready for a professional finish that will not shine through, discolor or crack paint. MSRP: $6.00. DAP.com

    Date Published: March 26, 2018
    Date Updated: March 27, 2018

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