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  • Measure Yourself Against This Tape

    Tape measures have always been great at doing one job but there are so many situations that beg a tape to do much more. The Compass Guide tape measure includes a…

  • 4-in-1 Square: Simple and Effective

    Simple tools that tackle multiple tasks offer the most value to us. We’ve found some gems at this years National Hardware Show and Level Best 2 is one of them. It’s…

  • Home Improvement – There’s an App For That

    It’s no secret that developers are clamoring to build the next great app for the iPhone or iPod Touch. Home Improvement retailers and service providers have also jumped into the game…

  • Keyboard Cleaning Blob

    One of the most low-tech but effective products we saw at CES this year was the Cyber Clean. It was marketed as a keyboard and desk cleaner but can be used…

  • Mechanix Gloves for Women

    Mechanix Wear gloves are popular leather utility gloves that specialize in many industries such as building, automotive racing, safety and tactical uses. At the 2010 Builders’ Show they’ve introduced a line…

  • Save Time Taping Drywall with Teel Tape

    Taping drywall seems like a mindless job but it requires some experience to do it correctly and to achieve the best results. The Teel Tape makes it super easy for anyone…

  • 4 Builders’ Show Booths to Remember

    Digging a bit deeper and looking beyond the monster displays at the Builders’ Show, we’re looking forward to visiting these 4 booths that might be small on space but deliver big…

  • Restore Hardwood Floors to Mint Condition

    CES is all about the gadgets and this automated hardwood floor cleaner certainly fits the bill. The Mint automatic floor cleaner works with popular cleaning clothes such as Swiffer or Pledge.…

  • Giveaway: Magnogrip Magnetic Wristband

    Last week we checked out a simple but effective tool called the Magnogrip. The wristband attaches via velcro strap and the enclosed magnet is strong enough to hold nails, screws, drill…

  • Stop Losing Nails and Screws

    We’re always on the lookout for tools that make our life easier and the Magnogrip magnetic wristband seems to fit the bill. The wristband attaches via velcro strap and the enclosed…

  • Giveaway: 5 Black & Decker ReadyWrenches

    We're ecstatic to announce this weeks Giveaway as we know every handyman or handywoman would love to add this tool to their arsenal. The Black & Decker ReadyWrench puts 16 of…

  • Build It Yourself: Cyclone Dust Collector

    Over at Lumberjocks you can peruse a ton of user submitted projects. Most of them are woodworking. Some masterpieces and some questionable but all home grown. This homemade cyclone dust collector…

  • Ryobi Noise Suppression Headphones Giveaway

    Our sense of hearing takes a lot of abuse and over time will deteriorate. It’s not only the obvious times to protect your hearing such as at a rock concert, listening…