Garage Gear Roundup
Get it in gear. Here’s a roundup of the latest tools and equipment to take your garage or workshop to the next level of DIY domination. From tools and storage systems to flooring and doors, there’s sure to be a something to catch the eye of the Extreme How-To reader.
According to National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), 86 percent of homebuyers want a bonus garage that’s organized. Organized Living makes it easy for builders to meet their homebuyers’ demands with FreedomRail Garage storage upgrades. FreedomRail Garage is ideal for new home construction because it is strong and easy to install. Once installed, homeowners can adjust FreedomRail Garage to fit their active lifestyle and changing needs without any reinstal-lation. Once the mounting grid is secured to the wall, attach any of the wide variety of storage components, including baskets, hooks, shelves and more. Visit organizedliving.com.
Swisstrax easily, durably and reliably creates an eye-catching floor with 19 colors, 10 styles and 5 woodgrain patterns of modular flooring. Swisstrax interlocking tiles have been engineered for your garage with more than 20 years of innovation. Install the floor in hours and enjoy it for decades. Ribtrax, the most popular style (pictured), offers the overall strength and design for heavy items such as rolling creepers, jack stands and tool boxes to sit or easily maneuver across the floor. Ribtrax flooring tile’s open profile design allows for an easy-to-maintain floor equipped with drainage underneath each tile. Visit swisstrax.com.
Homeowners, handyman types and tradespeople desiring a sturdy, space-saving work surface that folds up and stores compactly on the wall can install then Model FB2632 workbench/table now available from Tjernlund Products. Model FB2632 features a heavy-duty load rating of up to 250 lbs. and is the ideal solution for garages, utility rooms, laundry rooms, tool sheds, kitchens and utility trailers where floor space is limited. Made in the USA of heavy-gauge, anti-corrosive steel, it is designed for easy attachment to 16- or 24-in. O.C. wall studs. Unit dimensions are 32-by-26-by-2 inches, weight is 25 lbs. and all mounting hardware is provided. Visit tjernlund.com.