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Top 100 Products 2022: Tools & Equipment

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Top 100 Products 2022: Tools & Equipment

Products from Bigfoot Systems, Calculated Industries, Franklin International, DAP, FootingPad, Form-A-Drain, Husqvarna, Protecto Wrap, Protective Products, Reliance Worldwide, Sakrete, Uline, Harbor Freight Tools, WrapRoof, and ZipWall.

August 13, 2022

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Bigfoot Systems


Bigfoot System's newest plastic tube, the BFT12, delivers a simple, yet dependable way to build footings. The unit measures 12" by 4' and can be used with either Bigfoot models BF28 or BF36. Molded from partially recycled HDPE plastic, the BFT12 is moisture-resistant, both before and after pouring concrete. It is designed to be cut easily using power tools, yet is durable enough to handle rough job site conditions and shipping abuse.


Calculated Industries


Calculated Industries' AirShim Pro XL Inflatable leveling tool helps contractors install and level cabinets, doors, windows, appliances, furniture, countertops, and more. Say goodbye to shims and pry bars, this powerful tool can withstand 500 pounds and its soft construction won't scratch up surfaces. The company says the tool works well when contractors work alone and need to move or align bulky items. The inflatable tool can also be used to pry objects apart without damaging.




Titebond adhesives from Franklin International are ideal for most ​remodeling ​projects including the installation of subfloors, finished floors, drywall, landscape pavers, large panel-type materials, and more.​ The adhesives also feature ​exceptional flexibility for sealing windows, siding, doors, trim and gutters​.​​ Available in more than 200 colors that match popular siding, window and door colors, regardless of manufacturer​.




Eclipse patches are DAP’s revolutionary, fastest, strongest and thinnest drywall repair solution and make completing repairs so simple, anyone can complete a mess-free repair in minutes instead of hours or days. Developed to solve the most frequent drywall repair frustrations faced by both pros and DIYers, Eclipse is a specially formulated all-in-one drywall repair solution that requires no spackling, sanding or additional tools for a completely mess-free repair.




FootingPad structural post foundations are engineered to meet or exceed the load capacity of concrete, while being lightweight and easy to handle. The product's advanced design is superior to concrete, according to the manufacturer, with a proven performance of over 600,000 in use. FootingPad can be used with more post types.

form a drain



Designed for basement applications, Form-A-Drain Plus is a 3-in-1 foundation solution that forms footings, and provides an integrated drainage system. Unlike standard wood forms, the lineals stay in place permanently after the concrete pour. Rigid PVC construction minimizes the possibility of a collapsed or crushed drainage system. The system saves contractors time as installation can be done in one day.

auto lawn mower



Automower from Husqvarna is proud to be the World’s Leading Robotic Mower. The company's 11 models are fully controlled from the homeowner's app, Amazon Alexa, or Google Home. These mowers cut the lawn daily and automatically recycle the grass clippings as fertilizer. When the mowing is complete, the machine automatically returns to its charging station. The units are safe as well. When the  Automower encounters an object, it will stop, reverse and go in another direction. When lifted, the blades immediately shut off.

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Protecto Wrap


Protecto Wrap's Jiffy Seal Ice and Water Guard Extreme is a first-in-class, skid-resistant woven surface, it adheres to the roof in temperatures down to -20 degrees F — and also in high temperature and UV applications. No primer needed, it can be used under copper, steel, corten, and zinc. It meets Building Code requirement ICC-ES AC48 and is IAPMO ER-613 certified.



Protective Products


Protective Products' FlexCorner and FlexJamb are engineered to protect jobsites from costly damage. FlexCorner’s unique, flexible hinge adjusts to protect corners of almost any angle and stays secure with masking tape. FlexJamb reusable paperboard jamb and casing protection is designed to keep door jambs and casings clean, and undamaged. Fits Jambs up to 6” wide and Casing up to 2 ¼” deep.

protective products

Protective Products


Protective Products' UltraKraft paper keeps jobsite floors safe and dry. UltraKraft is a cost-efficient upgrade from Rosin, is waterproof and tear-resistant. Protective Products guarantees the best price, and will beat any valid, advertised price for a similar product.


Reliance Worldwide

For more than two decades, Reliance Worldwide has worked to find innovative solutions that help the plumbing trade work more efficiently. The company's products are effective across a wide range
of jobs from repairing a water line, installing a water heater, remodeling a kitchen or plumbing a new primary bath. Its product SharkBite provides solutions that save time, reduce costs, and have the flexibility to overcome the most difficult situations.




Sakrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix allows professionals to complete more projects in less time. The company's special mix is engineered specifically for quick turnaround projects or cold-weather pours. No mixing is required when used for setting posts. This go-to concrete option sets in 30 minutes, is ready for foot traffic in six hours and can handle vehicle traffic in 48 hours. The company's website features a post-setting calculator and a slab pour calculator, which helps professionals know how much product they will need. 

uline tape



Clearly mark all hazardous areas in a construction site using Uline's Vinyl Safety Tape. The 15 different colors can be used to communicate different messages including Caution (Yellow/Black or Yellow); Danger (Red/White or Red); and Boundaries (White/Black, Orange, White, Blue, Purple, Black, Gray, Brown). Orders before 6:00 pm receive same day shipping, according to the company.

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Harbor Freight Tools


The Fortress 5-Gallon High Performance Wheeled Jobsite Air Compressor from Harbor Freight Tools is built for easy maneuver-ability. Featuring 10” flat-free foam tires and retractable 44” pull handle with comfort grip, it’s easy to roll around any job site and surface, per the company. The compressor has an integrated control panel with easy-to-read gauges and two built-in quick connect couplers for easy one-handed hose connection.




WrapRoof offers a temporary roofing solution that’s made to be quick to apply and remove, safe, and reliable, and installs without sandbags. Available for all roof types, it is slip-resistant, easy to remove, prevents mold growth, and has an 18-month UV additive. Comes with a one-year warranty against leaks. The semi-transparent material is made of recyclable low-density polyethylene film with fire retardant capabilities.




The ZipWall Dust Barrier System​ is a ​comprehensive dust barrier solution for remodel​ers.​ A dust barrier​ that​ can be set up in just a few minutes without ladders​ or​ tape and keeps homeowners happy by mitigating the spread of dust and debris inside a client's home. ZipWall products are used by residential contractors ​in a variety of scenarios including setting up a plastic dust barrier, a reusable-fabric dust barrier, an entry in a plastic barrier, a room within a room, covering a door, sealing off a hallway, or sealing a barrier without tape.

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