Home Improvement

If you’re looking for a “life hack” or novel solution to an age-old problem, perhaps you’d be interested in some of these home improvement products. There’s everything from screen door menders to pipe de-cloggers allegedly designed to save you time and money. 

But for every clever or convenient idea, there are at least TEN others that are just plain junk. We’ve gathered some of the most popular home improvement products, analyzed them and put them to you, the consumer, to give them the test.

Take a look and let us know which one’s you’ve tried and share your favorites. But also let us know which ones are SCAMS to be avoided!

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Plumber’s Hero

Plumber’s Hero

27 reviews

Plumber’s Hero is an aerosol-based drain unclogging product that the manufacturers promise will save you money and time when it comes to stopped up sinks and toilets. They state each can of...

Clever Light

Clever Light

4 reviews

Clever Light by Bell and Howell claims to be 4-lights-in-1 and perfect for emergencies. They tout its slim design and white LED bulbs last a lifetime and that all you need to do is plug Clever Light...

Patchtastic

Patchtastic

1 review

Patchtastic is a repair kit that the makers promise will fix virtually any drywall hole, ding, or dent in just minutes. They insist you need no special putties or tools and that everything is...


Socket Dock

Socket Dock

Socket Dock is a slick-but-useless device that lets you re-charge your phone, tablet, or e-reader while still keeping your outlets free. How? It’s basically a plug adapter that has a space on...

Rainbow Mist

Rainbow Mist

The Rainbow Mist Sprinkler is an attachment to your garden hose they say replaces other sprinklers which they claim can be too powerful or wasteful. Instead, Rainbow Mist Sprinkler says it uses...

PusH2O

PusH2O

PusH2O is an attachment to your yard faucets that they say not only gives you an additional spigot, but both these nozzles click off and on with a white button. They claim it’s great for people...

Xtra Socket

Xtra Socket

Xtra Socket is a plug adaptor they say gives you a third socket as well as protecting your computer and other sensitive devices from dangerous power surges. Every modern home needs at least one surge...

SKIL Ratch-N-Lock

SKIL Ratch-N-Lock

SKIL Ratch-N-Lock claims to be a one-handed, self-adjusting combination ratchet, pliers, and clamp. They say it’s easy to use and replaces a dozen other tools. But who really makes it and does...

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