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This Old House Names AMES’ Dual Tine Leaf Rake Among Top 100 Best New Home Products of 2015

“This Old House Top 100” Reveals the Year’s Must-Have Innovations

CAMP HILL, Pa. (November 2, 2015) — The AMES Companies, Inc., the leading American manufacturer and global provider of lawn and garden products and jobsite tools, is pleased to announce that its Dual Tine Leaf Rake has been named to the fifth annual “This Old House Top 100,” a list of the best new home products of 2015.

“We’re dedicated to developing new products that set the bar in quality, innovation and meeting end-user needs,” said Janelle Winey, Sr. Product Manager at The AMES Companies, Inc. “When it comes to…

Hose Reels 101

Although we’re almost at the end of summer, the weather is still hot and your plants need plenty of water. Without the right water hose storage, watering can be a tedious and cumbersome task that you dread. Stop coiling your water hose on the ground and start storing it in a way that makes watering easier. Follow our guide for choosing the right hose reel and you’ll be on your way to an improved watering experience.

Question 1: Do I want my hose reel to be mobile?
First decide whether or not you want your hose reel to be transportable to…

Tool Storage

We’re halfway through summer and you’ve been using a variety of garden tools at this point. Has the process of gathering your tools from your shed or garage been easy or cumbersome? If you want to make a change in how you keep your tools organized, checkout our tips!

2 Things to Keep in Mind
Before you start your tool organization project, keep these two elements in mind:
1) Safety First
Think about who will be near the area where your tools are stored. This is especially important if you have kids or pets frequenting this area.…