Todd Fratzel

Todd Fratzel is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder 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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EGO POWER+ 28 Inch 2-Stage Snow Blower Review

EGO POWER+ 28 In. Self-Propelled 2-Stage Snow Blower – Model SNT2807 The EGO POWER+ 28 In. Self-Propelled 2-Stage Snow Blower with Peak Power™ is EGO’s most powerful cordless snow blower. We’ve reviewed a few cordless snow blowers over the last couple of years and we finally got our hands on one from EGO. EGO sent […]

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Ryobi Updates 18V Battery Packs with Tabless Li-Ion Cells

Ryobi Announces 18V ONE+ 4Ah Lithium High Performance Edge Battery Pack (PBP1104) Tabless 21700 lithium cells are entering the market in many Brands and Ryobi jumped into the action today. These new battery packs offer more power, more run-time, cooler operation, and a longer lifetime. The following was released by Ryobi today: RYOBI – Leading […]

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Milwaukee Announces New MX FUEL Tools for 2024

Milwaukee Expands Their MX™ FUEL Lineup At the 2024 World of Concrete Milwaukee Tool is introducing six new tool to their MX™ FUEL Equipment System lineup. This brings the MX™ FUEL lineup to over 25 different solutions and continues to bring cordless products into the larger tool category. In addition to the new tools the […]

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Milwaukee USB Bluetooth Jobsite Earbuds Review

Milwaukee REDLITHIUM™ USB Bluetooth® Jobsite Ear Buds Model 2191-21 Earbuds have become such a huge item in recent years it’s not surprising that they have become very common on jobsites across many different trades. Jobsite earbuds offer users the ability to listen to music, answer their phone, and more importantly provide comfortable hearing protection from […]

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Metabo HPT NV 83A5 3-1/4 Inch Coil Nailer Review

Metabo HPT NV 83A5 3-1/4″ Coil Nailer Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi) has a long history of making exceptional pneumatic nailers. The recent transition to the new name of Metabo HPT has left some confusion in the industry but that’s starting to change as users make the switch. We’ve recently reviewed several of their new cordless […]

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Metabo HPT Cordless 21° 18V Framing Nailer Review

Metabo HPT Cordless 21° Framing Nailer (NR1890DRS) Cordless framing nailers are not new to the industry but they are finally becoming very competitive with pneumatic nailers! Metabo HPT is no stranger to a wide range of pneumatic nailers (previously Hitachi) and their heritage in fastening systems certainly makes them a leader in this category. We’ve […]

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Kress Commercial 60V Line Trimmer Review

Kress 60V Line Trimmer Model KC100.9 Kress has launched an impressive list of commercial outdoor power equipment here in the US. The new KG100 Commercial 60V Cordless Line Trimmer nicely compliments the Kress 60V 21″ Self-Propelled Mower and Kress 60V Backpack Blower that we’ve recently reviewed. Like the other equipment from Kress that we’ve used […]

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Kress Commercial 60V 21 Inch Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Review

Kress Commercial 60V 21 Inch Self-Propelled Lawn Mower KC710.9 Up until recently the cordless lawn mower movement was mostly focused on homeowners specifically with smaller to moderate size lawns to mow. In the last year or so we’ve seen a push by some brands to start focusing on the commercial side of things especially in […]

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Milwaukee Tools Updates Battery Lineup – 2023

Milwaukee REDLITHIUM FORGE  – What’s The Hype? Earlier this week our team traveled to Milwaukee Tools for their annual media event, the Milwaukee 2023 Pipeline as they like to call it. Some of the biggest news to come from the event was the launch of a new series of premium batteries in both the M18 […]

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Greenworks 80V 24 Inch Two-Stage Snow Blower Review

Greenworks 24″ 80V Cordless Two-Stage Snow Blower SKU 2609102 More and more manufacturers are jumping into the Cordless Two-Stage snow blower category and Greenworks has as well. A 24″ two-stage snow blower is great for small to medium sized driveways and walkways. This model is designed as a replacement for a traditional gas powered snow […]

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