The Best Garage Tools & Products

  • The Best OBD2 Scanner

    Lemur - Bluedriver

    After consulting with an expert technician and running a month of tests on engines, emissions components, braking and airbag systems with 13 products, we found the best OBD2 scanner to be the Lemur - Bluedriver.

  • The Best Garage Door Opener

    Chamberlain - B500 Series

    After 20 hours of installing and testing three top units, hundreds of open/close cycles and consulting expert installers on site, we found the best garage door opener to be the Chamberlain - 500 Series.

  • The Best String Trimmer

    Black+Decker - LST136W

    After two months of edging lawns, trimming grass and relentless weed destruction on a ten-acre orchard we found the Black+Decker - LST136W to be the best string trimmer for the average sized lawn.

  • The Best Leaf Blower

    Toro - 51621

    We spent two months of blowing, sweeping and shredding the endless piles of autumn leaves on a ten-acre orchard to discover the Toro - 51621 is the best leaf blower for most homeowners.

  • The Best Lawn Mower

    Honda - 21" HRR216K9VKA

    After a season of mowing a 4,300 sq. ft. lawn with self-propelled gas, electric and manual lawn mowers, we found the best lawn mower for most folks to be a Honda gas-powered model.

  • The Best Rechargeable Flashlight

    Fenix - PD35

    Over three weeks, we tested ten of the best rechargeable flashlights under $100. We included tactical flashlights, emergency lights, and spotlights to find three stand-out picks.

  • The Best Basketball

    Wilson - Evolution

    Advice from professional ballers informed our 100 hours of testing and allowed us to make our pick for the best indoor and outdoor basketballs.