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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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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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!
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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.
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