Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and the President of Front Steps Media, LLC, a web based media company focused on the Home Improvement and Construction Industry.He is also the Principal Engineer for United Construction Corp., located in Newport, NH. In his capacity at United he oversees the Residential and Commercial Building Division along with all Design-Build projects.He is also the editor of Home Construction & Improvement.

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 21 Degree Framing Nailer Review

Milwaukee 2744-21 Cordless 21 Degree Framing Nailer This year Milwaukee introduced two new cordless framing nailers in the popular 21 and 30 degree nail configurations. We’ve been using both versions on jobsites this Fall and this review focuses on the 21 degree version. We also reviewed the other model, Milwaukee 2745-21 30 Degree Cordless Nailer […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL PACKOUT Vacuum Preview

M18 FUEL™ PACKOUT™ Vacuum Brings Jobsite Clean-Up Capabilities to the PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool is proud to introduce the most powerful small capacity 18V wet/dry vacuum, fully compatible with the PACKOUT™ Modular Storage System. The M18 FUEL™ PACKOUT™ 2.5 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum delivers up to 60% more suction than other 18V […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Compact Impact Wrenches Preview

Milwaukee’s New M18 FUEL™ Compact Impact Wrenches MILWAUKEE, WI- Milwaukee Tool continues to transform cordless expectations with the introduction of new go-to impact wrench solutions when accessing tight spaces. Measuring at only 4.8” in length and delivering up to 250 ft-lbs of nut-busting torque, Milwaukee’s next generation M18 FUEL™ Compact Impact Wrenches deliver the performance […]

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Ryobi 18V ONE+ Cordless Electrostatic Sprayer Preview

Ryobi P2890 Cordless Electrostatic Sprayer Ideal For Water Soluble Disinfectants and Cleaning Solutions The RYOBI ONE+ 18V Cordless ½ Gallon Electrostatic Sprayer allows you to spray water-soluble disinfectants and other cleaning solutions with the convenience of battery power. RYOBI Electrostatic Sprayers utilize best in class electrostatic charging technology to positively charge particles in the solution […]

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M1 Caliber by REEKON Tools – Review

M1 Caliber – Miter Saw Measuring Tool One of the great things about running a tool review site is we get to see lots of new products before they hit the market. Recently the folks from REEKON Tools sent us a prototype of a new product that they are launching this month called the M1 […]

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Makita 18V LXT Li-Ion Cordless / Corded Work Light Review

Makita 18V LXT DML809 Cordless / Corded Work Light The Work Light category continues to explode across all Brands in large part to the affordability of LED lights and more powerful batteries. Makita released several new work lights this year including the new DML809 18V LXT Cordless / Corded Work Light. We got our hands […]

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New RIDGID 18V Cordless Tools for 2020

RIDGID Announces New 18V Cordless Tools for 2020 RIDGID just announced a bunch of new 18V Cordless Tools to add to their huge lineup of 18V tools. Available exclusively at The Home Depot the RIDGID line is a hidden gem especially for PROs looking to stretch their dollar and they come with a great warranty […]

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Ryobi 3300 PSI Honda Pressure Washer Review

Ryobi 3300 PSI Honda GCV190 Pressure Washer RY803300H Pressure washers are an excellent tool for homeowners to have in their arsenal for home maintenance. With a huge selection of pressure washers available it can seem like a daunting decision when making a purchase. We recently got some time using the new Ryobi 3300 PSI Honda […]

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Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver

Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver Head-to-Head This category has been around a long time, or at least there has been one multi-head compact cordless drill around for a long time and that’s the Festool CXS. As best we can tell the first version of it was released in Europe over 8 years ago (that’s […]

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DEWALT Announces New Tools Using POWER DETECT™ Technology

DEWALT® Announces POWER DETECT™ Technology TOWSON, MD (March 2, 2020) – DEWALT announces POWER DETECT™ Technology included exclusively on four new 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Tools. These include a 7-1/4-In. Circular Saw (DCS574), Reciprocating Saw (DCS368), 5-In. Angle Grinder (DCG415), and Hammer Drill (DCD998). Newly developed electronics in tools with POWER DETECT™ Technology can identify […]

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