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Our Favorite New DIY Home Improvement Products for 2018

It can be difficult to stay updated on the latest DIY tools and materials. Whether you're in the market for safety gear, flooring or equipment, here are 10 of our favorite new DIY home improvement products for 2018.

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Stone Veneer

When it comes to design, Eldorado Stone’s new veneer options look amazingly authentic and natural. Use the veneer to transform your home, anywhere from on an accent wall to a patio fireplace.

Photo: Courtesy of Eldorado Stone

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Voltage Tester with Flashlight

Part voltage tester and part flashlight, this non-contact voltage tester from Klein Tools will keep you safe when locating hot wires. The built-in flashlight will help you even in the darkest, tightest areas such as attics and crawl spaces.

Photo: Courtesy of Klein Tools

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Vinyl Flooring


If you’re looking to replace some flooring in 2018, check out Tarkett’s FiberFloor, which is great-looking sheet vinyl designed to stand up to scratches, scuffs and even moisture. With 15 design options, there’s a look that will work in any room in your home.

Photo: Courtesy of Tarkett

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Storage Screwdriver

Storage Screwdriver


The 4V MAX* ROTO-BIT Storage Screwdriver from Black+Decker will make your next project assembly a breeze. The cordless screwdriver allows you to keep eight bits where you need them so changing bits is quick and easy and this tool has a 4V MAX lithium-ion battery that will hold a charge for up to 18 months!

Photo: Courtesy of Black+Decker

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Cordless Nailer


You’ll move around projects easily with the Hitachi Brushless Lithium Ion Brad Nailer. This nailer will drive 1,650 nails per charge and allows you to drive them at a clean angle.

Photo: Courtesy of Hitachi Power Tools

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Safety Goggles


Keep your eyes safe during all of your DIY projects with Concealer safety goggles from DeWALT. This new design not only provides protection from debris and dust, but the lens is coated to protect against scratches and fogging.

Photo: Courtesy of DeWalt

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Laser Tape Measure


You can get both long distance and short measurements from the Laser Tape Measure from General Tool. The two-in-one design features a 16-foot tape for shorter measurements and a 50-foot laser for longer distances.

Photo: Courtesy of General Tools

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Leather Tile


Tired of cold stone tile? Leather tile flooring is a warm alternative that also stands up to heavy traffic. The tile comes in a variety of warm, rich colors to complement any decor. When it’s time to clean, just take a damp mop to it!

Photo: Courtesy of Leather Interiors and Design

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Mobile Project Center

Mobile Project Center


 

Whether you’re doing a woodworking project, furniture repair or just need another work area in your basement or workshop, the Mobile Project Center from Kreg Tool will provide a steady work surface. The unit has easy-release tabs for setup and the steel legs provide a rock-solid foundation.

Photo: Courtesy of Kreg Tool Company

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Eco-Friendly Mower


The StaySharp Max Reel Mower from Fiskars is perfect for those with small yards. The mower is easier to push than standard reel mowers and uses no gas or oil. It’s also easy to adjust the cutting height.

Photo: Courtesy of Fiskars