The Cordzilla stretch rope from Lehigh is a bungee cord encased in a flexible polypropylene rope, giving it a working strength of up to 400 pounds. Available in 3, 4, and 5-foot lengths, the brightly colored tie downs feature vinyl coated steel hooks with a security clip. Moveable foam rubber pads can be positioned to protect delicate cargo from damage.
The Ames True Temper 7 in 1 Planter’s Buddy is a multipurpose tool with a stainless steel blade that’s designed to make fast work of your gardening jobs. The trowel has a serrated edge on one side, which is great for cutting open bags of fertilizer, and a sharpened straight edge on the other side for cutting sod. It also incorporates a twine cutter and notched trowel for prying up weeds.
The Nature’s Retreat collection of patio furniture from Thomasville is made from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified eucalyptus and all-weather wicker. Since eucalyptus is a fast growing tree, it’s more sustainable than many other woods, making it an eco-friendly choice.
Schluter-Ditra Tile Underlayment is a polyethylene membrane that replaces 1/2 inch cement backer board when applying tile over a plywood subfloor. At only 1/8 inch thick, it can significantly reduce the finished height of a tile floor. The flexible membrane comes in rolls and weighs only two ounces per square foot.
Sheetrock Plus 3 Lightweight Joint Compound with Dust Control is especially formulated so that the dust particles bind together during sanding. These heavier particles then fall to the floor where they can easily be swept up. Besides clearing the air, Sheetrock Plus 3 weighs over a third less than standard compounds, so it doesn’t shrink as much when it dries.
Showerheads that mimic the feel of falling rain usually require additional plumbing to retrofit them to an existing shower, but AquaScape showerheads from Waterpik have an adjustable arm that connects to the existing pipe without any extra plumbing.