As sure as trees bud and flowers blossom, spring is the time of year to get outside and start fixing. This year, after such a brutal winter across much of the U.S., CHANNELLOCK® decided to give our fiercest fans a little help with all the projects that had built up over the fall and winter by offering special deals on many of our tools. We called it Fix-It Season, and thanks to all the dedicated members of CHANNELLOCK® Nation, it was a great success. Judging from all the participants, a lot of projects got fixed!

Fix-it Season began on March 27 and ended on June 22.  In that time, around 5,000 people worked on a wide variety of fix-it projects. Roughly 25 percent of participants worked on an automotive project, while around 24 percent tackled projects focused around their garages. Over the three months, some other common fix-it projects you told us about were fixing or building fences, updating electrical or plumbing systems, repairing decks and even fixing garage doors.  

Some of the most popular tools bought during Fix-It Season were the 87 Rescue Tool (great for cutting through wires, prying open jammed windows and shutting off gas valves), the 132 piece Mechanic's Tool Set (a must have for automotive fixes) and the 440® Straight Jaw Tongue and Groove Plier (great for many plumbing and general household DIY projects). Thank you to all of you who told us about the projects you were working on and the tools you used. We enjoyed hearing about your experience with CHANNELLOCK® tools. 

Now that you’ve taken care of all those projects around your house or business, go enjoy your summer! And be sure to keep an eye out for our annual Gridiron Garage Giveaway in the fall. It’s going to be bigger and better than ever – you won’t want to miss it!

Above you can see a 440® Straight Jaw Tongue and Groove Plier at work!

Lynn Snyder

Communications and Training Manager

Channellock Inc.