There are often many ways to solve a single issue in the garage or with a DIY job, but when you have the right tool for the job, the task is much more enjoyable. Not many folks have the time to test ten of the top stud finders, flashlights, or drywall anchors, so we put all these garage tools through the paces to save you the trouble.
We tested seven of the most popular infrared thermometers and selected the ennoLogic - eT650D as the most accurate for home and professional use. We also chose the equally accurate Etekcity - Lasergrip 630 as our budget pick.
We installed and tested seven popular bike racks and chose the Delta Cycle - Michelangelo as the best bike rack for an apartment, the Ibera as the best horizontal bike rack and the Racor - B-R1 as the best vertical bike rack.
After a full year of testing eight wiper brands in the rain and sun, we found out the real differences between wiper brands. The best windshield wiper is the Rain-X Latitude: It wipes well and fits most cars.
We spent weeks testing the top car vacuums in the grimiest cars to figure out which cleans the best. Ultimately, the BLACK+DECKER - Pivot did the best job of getting our vehicles clean. Another great cordless model is the Bissell Pet Hair Eraser.
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.
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.