For most of us, winter means spending far more time at home than we would otherwise choose to spend. Sure, a vacation is a great remedy, but who has the money to travel all season long?Make home a pleasant place to be, indoors or out, with these deals for your garage, backyard and home equipment, you won’t think leave.
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This is arguably the best value among garage workbenches available. The solid wood tabletop is 1.25 inches (!) thick and the legs are height-adjustable. It can support an astonishing 3,000 pounds of weight.A cool feature of this workbench is that the Husky workbench is one of two Husky 1 door 2 drawer base cabinet or Husky 2 door base cabinet Nests directly under the workbench to provide additional out-of-the-way storage space with the same impressive build quality and cohesive design.
A closed door keeps dust on equipment and tangled extension cords out of sight. Cabinets are constructed from 24-gauge steel and are powder coated in red or black.There is still one 30 inches and 48″ wide version If you have less or more space to place the cabinets. Husky wall cabinet for only $150 ($50 off)if you need shelving but don’t have enough space for freestanding cabinets, you can get the same look and build quality on your worktop.
When each shelf has the correct weight distribution and is capable of supporting 2,500 pounds, you will not overload the shelf unit. per shelf. Forget about the “boltless” version of this shelving unit that Husky also makes. Bolts are less scary during assembly, and they hold the shelving unit together more securely.
Hand me a blank check to pick out the best power tools at any hardware store and I’ll head straight to Milwaukee or DeWalt. There are a lot of quality brands out there, but these two only seem to last a little longer without any annoying performance issues. There is no doubt that Milwaukee is worth every penny. If you haven’t joined the cordless power tool revolution and need just about everything, this combo is unbeatable. You get a powerful power drill, circular saw, grinder, and more. Two rechargeable batteries fit all tools and come with a charger so you can charge one while using the other.
You should inflate your tires at least every month. For this, you will need an air compressor. While a small portable unit can do the job (slowly), you can save a lot of time from this critical job by performing the task with an air compressor that has a reserve tank of compressed air at the ready.
Everyone should own a vacuum cleaner that can pick up not only dry messes, but wet spills as well. Use it to keep your garage tidy and clean your car interior on a daily basis. Like most shop vacs, it comes with a variety of attachable tools and nozzles to fit around shop furniture and into every nook and cranny of your car’s interior. I’ve been very lucky with the performance and long-term durability of several Ridgid wet and dry vacuums over the past decade, so much so that they are now the only brand I buy.
There yes High quality floor jacks (unlike this one) are made in the USA, but you’ll pay a pretty penny for them. If you’re tight on cash, save your money for a jack and spend it on a quality jack stand. Be sure to place the car on a good, sturdy jack stand before getting under the car. No Just put it on a jack and slide it underneath – jacks are known to fail and if that’s all the force holding the car up, you’ll fall over. Keep a backup under the car as well, with the jack lowered slightly so it’s not carrying too much of the weight of the car or even a bunch of tires under the frame.
For non-4K TVs, there’s no need to buy an expensive 4K-capable streaming device. Save some money and buy this 1080p-capable streaming system to get access to Amazon Fire TV. It doesn’t support Dolby Atmos sound, but if your TV isn’t 4K, chances are it doesn’t support Dolby Atmos.Please read our Guide to the Best Streaming Devices for other options.
If your home comes with Google Assistant, you may want to stick with first-party solutions and get this outdoor/indoor security camera from Google. It’s battery powered, so there’s no need to fiddle with wires. You can remove it from the magnetic mount to recharge it, which typically lasts a little over a month. You get 1080p video, HDR support, and a 130-degree field of view.read our Guide to the Best Outdoor Security Cameras learn more.
We call the Blink Mini cheap, compact, versatile, and one of our products with good video quality. Guide to the Best Indoor Security CamerasYou’ll need to pay $3 a month for a subscription, and the motion detection can’t differentiate between humans and pets, but it does have two-way audio and is integrated into the Amazon Alexa voice assistant.
The Nest video doorbell is our favorite video doorbell.It performs reliably, has fast alerts and notifications, and has HDR support so your clips aren’t drowned out by bright lights. It’s available without a subscription, but you’ll need a Nest Aware subscription to get the most out of it. The battery usually lasts a month before needing to be recharged.
I wouldn’t say Werner is the only brand that can build solid ladders, but in my 30 years I’ve been on those ladders more than any other brand, broadly speaking, thing High in the sky. From painting the walls to installing insulation, I have never had a Werner ladder fail to install and that level of trust is extremely valuable when you are talking about ladders. This four-foot ladder is a little one that’s perfect for keeping around the house for jobs that require reaching the ceiling without the bulk of a standard eight-foot ladder. It can hold up to 250 pounds, remember to never stand on the top “step.” Not built for this.
There are quite a few Nanoleaf smart light panel is on sale, so if you don’t want triangles, you can choose hexagons or mini triangles. This modular system allows you to create light panels in any design you want.read our Guide to the Best Nanoleaf Lights learn more.
This Eero Mesh Router 3-pack is perfect for anyone who wants a neat system. It’s easy to set up and you can extend your connection to your entire home with just two nodes. You can subscribe to the Eero Plus subscription to get the following features: parental controls and ad blocking, but it’s not required either.Please read our best mesh router and Best Eero Guide learn more.
Consign your old, deafening, gasoline-powered leaf blower to a history museum and switch to a quieter, if not silent, electric blower to keep the peace between you and your neighbors. Its 450 CFM of airflow is enough to move those leaves into an orderly position in 120 mph gusts per person. It comes with two batteries and a charger, and since it uses the same M18 batteries as the tools in the Milwaukee power tool combo we linked above, you can freely swap those batteries between each other.
We’re going to have an Ironwood 650 with Wi-Fi (7/10, recommended by Wired) Our best pellet grill/smoker Best BBQ Guide, thanks to – and I never thought I’d be talking about a grill like this – great applications and precise cooking while you’re resting elsewhere, whether in the house or on patio furniture control. Not to mention, there’s a recipe book with some recipes. The “650” in the name refers to 650 square inches of grilling space, which should be enough to grill three to four racks of ribs at a time, or six whole chickens.
The Rolls-Royce Timberline of BBQ (7/10, recommended by Wired), which we call our best luxury grill Best BBQ GuideIf nothing but the absolute best satisfies your need to grill enough catfish, baby back ribs, and acorn squash to feed a small army, Timberline is big enough to swallow an entire bag of pellets and eat it all in one go Smoke 50 pounds of meat and monitor its temperature from a distance via a Wi-Fi connection. You get access to the equally great Traeger app, but Wired senior product reviewer Scott Gilbertson found the grill’s Wi-Fi connection to be spotty at times.