Three Ingenious Innovations for the Home
By: Danny Lipford
These three innovative products for your home run the gamut from practical to whimsical. Any of them would make a great gift for that hard to please person on your shopping list, or splurge and buy one for yourself!
Garage Door Opener
If your garage door moans and groans enough to wake the neighbors every time it’s opened or closed; then it’s time to replace it with the Genie TriloG 1500 garage door opener.The 140V DC, 1 HPc Power Plus motor is one of the strongest in the industry for effortless operation on even heavy doors.
The direct drive screw and C-channel rail construction produce less noise and vibration, making the Genie TriloG 1500 one of the quietest garage door openers on the market.
A motion sensor turns the lights on when you enter the garage and off automatically after you leave, while an optional battery back-up allows the door to open and close in the event of a power outage.
The wireless communication adapter lets you to add features now or in the future, such as the Closed Confirm Remote, which notifies you up to 1,000′ away when the door has closed.
Find out more at geniecompany.com
Adjustable Ratcheting Wrench
The Stanley TwinTec Adjustable Ratcheting Wrench (model STHT72123) combines the power of 26 sockets and a ratchet in one, easy to use, ratcheting wrench.Quick adjust dials on each end of the wrench allow the adjustable teeth to tighten around hexagonal, square, and even rounded fasteners in both standard and metric sizes.
The ratchets on each head of the tool are independently reversible.
The small head of the wrench can be adjusted to fit bolts and other fasteners from 3/8” to 5/8” (10mm to 16mm), while the large head handles fasteners ranging from 11/16” to 1” (17mm to 24mm).
The body of the Stanley TwinTec Adjustable Ratcheting Wrench is made of durable, lightweight composite construction; and the compact design will take up little storage space in your toolbox.
The Stanley TwinTec Adjustable Ratcheting Wrench comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
Find out more at stanleytools.com
College Pride Doorbell
Now you can announce allegiance to your favorite school every time someone comes to the door with the NuTone College Pride Doorbell!There are 37 different college doorbells available—ranging from Alabama and Auburn to Michigan and Ohio State.
The high quality, cast metal doorbell with school logo is easy to install. It can be configured to work wirelessly or hardwired using the wiring from your existing doorbell.
The NuTone College Pride Doorbell is the only collegiate licensed doorbell collection with MP3 customization and 128 MBs of memory.
The programmable MP3 player comes preloaded with the fight song of your school of choice, along with seven other sounds. You can also upload up to 40 different songs or sounds to the doorbell.
The chime volume on the doorbell is adjustable and can be set to play the selected song or sound for five, 10, or 20 seconds, or to play the entire song.
Find out more at NuToneCollegePride.com
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