Forget buying bottled water or filling up a filtered pitcher. You can install an under the sink water filter system in a couple hours.
You’ll never lose your pen or anything else with the Blaklader Brawny Jacket
This next-gen boombox will fit into any jobsite, especially if you are running DeWALT 12V or 20V MAX cordless tools.
High-tech is becoming commonplace in tools and this DEWALT hand-held radar scanner, puts the power of radar in your hands.
This pro tool could be at the forefront of energy audits this year, plus it’s fun to use
Working from a ladder is a dangerous place, so to improve your ladder safety check out the Surestep Stabilizer
Gorilla Glue does small tubes for small jobs
We do our fair share of cooking and we truly value the experience of using a high quality knife. Using a good knife just makes your life better, right? Enter the Superbread Fusionwood knife from New West Knives out of Jackson, WY. New West KnifeWorks was founded by Corey Milligan […]
I literally wear these pants everyday. No seriously, almost everyday. I’ve got a couple Carhartt jackets and hats which I only use when it’s cold out and I was expecting these pants to be much heavier and bulkier as most work pants are, but these twill dungaree pants are heavy […]
My Danner hiking boots are almost 20 years old and although I don’t use them very much they have held up better than any boots I’ve ever had. They are capable of so much more terrain than I have ever thrown at them, but the best feature is the comfort […]
The jigsaw is one of our most used power tools and we love our cordless Milwaukee M12 jigsaw, but when we are cutting large sheets of plywood we need a bit more power and runtime and the new DeWALT 20V MAX jigsaw is definitely up to the task. The DeWALT […]
Denim jeans are the default work pants that most of us wear while tackling do-it-yourself jobs around the house. But the trades have always known that jeans simply can’t stand up to the demands of their jobs which require a more durable material and higher level of utility. If you […]
This summer we traveled to New York to check out the Lowe’s Designer Charity Challenge. We were inspired by what all three designers were able to accomplish using Lowe’s 2012 outdoor collection as well as other items from the Lowe’s home store. Our home is small so we take advantage […]
Last month we had an opportunity to check out a Chevy Volt for few days. This was my first experience with an electric car and the only other hybrid I have driven was a rented Prius for a few days, which wasn’t very exciting. My daily driver is a Ford F-150 […]
I’ve been on the lookout for an overnight bag that can handle a change of clothes, a couple of books and my laptop. Sounds like a simple task but most duffel bags leave the impression that I just left the gym and backpacks are well, backpacks. Duluth Trading company is […]
A couple months ago I checked out the NexGen grass seed lab and the Pennington Seed factory in Oregon and received some valuable information on lawn care as well as a hands-on look at their 1 Step Complete combo mulch seed fertilizer product. I couldn’t wait to get home to […]
I’ve been an iPhone user from the beginning but I’ve never been a fan of cases or covers. I just like the feel of a naked iPhone and the way it slides easily into my pocket. I take great care in how I handle my iPhone but with the newest […]
Our thirst for coffee knows no bounds. We’ve accumulated all types of coffee makers from Bodum vacuum, French Press, Aero Press, Bosch Tassimo, and Keurig Platinum K-Cup. They all offer distinct pros and cons but lately we’ve been using our Keurig on a daily basis. The variety of coffee and […]
After testing the impressive STIHL cordless leaf blower we had high hopes for the STIHL MSA 160 cordless chainsaw and it didn’t disappoint. STIHL has been manufacturing chainsaws for more than 80 years so they have the engineering dialed in. They’ve now got the powerplant in the 36V 4.5amp battery […]
Cordless power tools continue to advance in performance and it finally looks like outdoor power equipment which has long been dominated by gas is finally catching up. Black & Decker invited us out to Tempe, AZ to check out their latest yard tools that have been upgraded to the 36V […]
Our friend Janis was recently blessed with the birth of a baby boy who is only one month older than our son which means we’ve already got the perfect playmate. She lives down the street from us in a one-bedroom condo and shares her apartment with her dog Sake. Janis […]