photo: TroyBilt Consumer Search doesn’t just provide reviews but they review the reviews and provide insight beyond the marketing spiel. We’ve recently found them useful for reviewing the top leaf blowers available today. There are recommendations for each class of leaf blower, from gas to electric to compact style and […]
Never worry about hitting another wire, cable, or pipe again with the SeekTech SR-20 utility locator from Ridgid. You should still check public records for underground hazards before digging but this new tool will provide you with even more assurance that you are digging in a safe place.
Toolmonger has a great tip for saving money on your next trip to Home Depot.
Here are some helpful paint calculators from various manufacturers and retailers for estimating the amount of paint needed for covering walls, ceilings, or exteriors. Compare a few and you should have a rough estimate of what you’ll need. PPG Architectural Coatings Benjamin Moore Pratt and Lambert Glidden Paint Quality Institute […]
Ever wonder which one of the tools in your shed are responsible for the most injuries? The best folks to ask would be those who have worked for years with these tools on a daily basis. Toolcrib has done this and compiled the answers from forum respondents at WoodNet.net and […]
We apologize for going on vacation without letting you all know. It’s been a busy Christmas season and we’ve had great times with family and friends. This site will regularly update after the new year but we wanted to bring you yet another great find from Toolmonger. The DR Lawn […]
Over at Toolmonger they are giving away one Ridgid Fuego circular saw per day up until Christmas. All you need to do is post a winter project idea and how you would use the Fuego circ saw. If your idea is chosen as “winner” of the day, you win a […]
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You already know how much we love our Oreck XL Deluxe as well as our Oreck handheld, but we still covet the Dyson line of vacuums for their style and techie goodness. The just released Dyson Root 6 claims to have twice the suction as a normal handheld so we […]
This handy furniture lifter makes raising couches and dressers a hands-free task which allows you to vacuum or sweep these hard to reach places. It also saves your back from straining as you just use your foot to push with. Your floors will also thank you for not scratching footposts […]
There are times when your local big box or hardware store may not have the exact tool you are looking for. Whether the tools been discontinued or it’s a hard to find item we haven’t exhausted our search until we look on Craigslist or eBay. There’s a good chance you’ll […]
Epinions may be lacking for reviews of some products and many times we feel it’s more of a glorified shopping portal but when it comes to tools its hard to find a more comprehensive listing. You may not find the most up to date tools (check out toolspotting for the […]
For women DIY’ers there is no better time than the present. We’ve touched on this subject in the past but the amount of resources, tools, magazines, and advice that’s geared towards women has never been higher. The traditional subjects of design and decorating are no longer the limit of most […]
Even the most well-equipped DIY’er will need to rent equipment to finish a project properly and on time. Even if you did have the time and expertise to operate this equipment, it most likely would often go unused 10 months out of the year and take up precious space in […]
Before you buy your next multi-tool check out some reviews of the most popular tools around. Multi-tool reviews [Backpackergeartest.org]
Women have long been involved in home renovation but they’ve always had to adapt to using tools that are made for the size and strength of men. The handles and heft of most tools have driven a number of entreprenurial DIY’ers to start their own companies that cater to the […]
Coolhunting brings us kitchen gadgets that take the term “stacking” to a whole new level. In the place of one bowl you could fit five. And measuring cups will no longer take up extra space in your utensils drawer. Collapsing Kitchen Gadgets [Coolhunting]