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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


high speed nailing pattern

High Wind Nailing Pattern for Shingles Installation

When preparing for a roofing job you need more than just a good coil roofing nailer. You also need more than a solid understanding of OSHA safety rules. Whether it be a complete re-shingle or simply a repair, you’re bound to hear talk about a high-wind nailing pattern. This goes double if you live near the coast or anywhere in […]

ECHO eFORCE 56V outdoor power tools system

ECHO eFORCE 56V Tools

During a live event, ECHO launched an entirely new line of cordless outdoor power tools they’re calling the ECHO eFORCE 56V System. This completely replaces their current 58V system with all new tools, so it’s kind of a big deal. We look forward to getting our hands on these tools for the first time at […]

Should NOT Buy an Extended Warranty 8 Reasons Why

No You Should NOT Buy an Extended Warranty – 8 Reasons Why

I have gone over a decade without buying an extended warranty. Along the way, I learned a thing or two about the practice which seems to dominate the time and energies of associates and salespeople at many retail locations. The extended warranty market is big business. In fact, companies often outsource extended warranties to larger […]

Oregon 120V Professional Tools Discontinued and No Longer Sold

Oregon 120V Professional Tools Discontinued and No Longer Sold

According to the Oregon Tool website, Oregon 120V professional tools will no longer be manufactured or sold. Oregon effectively discontinued the line “after careful consideration”. According to the website: After careful consideration, Oregon has decided to discontinue the 120V Professional Series product line effective December 31, 2020. Oregon appreciates and values your patronage and looks […]

installing radiant heat barrier attic reach barrier

Installing Reach Barrier Silvertanium Radiant Heat Blocking Material

Living in Florida means keeping cool indoors. If you have a new AC unit, but you still have difficulty getting the temperatures lower, radiant barrier insulation can help. Installing Reach Barrier Silvertanium radiant heat blocking material helped us reduce the amount of heat entering the attic space in a large residential home. It’s made in […]

Red Art Concrete CNC Pro Machine

Red Art Concrete CNC Pro Machine

At the 2020 World of Concrete, we saw something that really caught our eye. Red Art Technologies had created a programmable concrete CNC Pro machine that could quickly and efficiently create graphics, custom logos, and text in a multitude of materials. It was a show-stopper, and it didn’t take long for us to see the […]

replacing a toilet

How to Replace a Toilet – Yes, You Can DIY

Knowing how to replace a toilet can save you a lot of money. While it can seem like a daunting task, it’s really not all that difficult if you follow a few basic steps and understand the big picture. At some point, nearly every homeowner is faced with some kind of toilet task. That might […]

Moving a Shed with PVC Pipe

How to Move a Shed with PVC Pipe in 6 Easy Steps

Most people would have no idea how to go about moving a large storage or garden shed. It seems like an insurmountable task or something that could result in a lot of damage if not done correctly. Some people use 4×4 pickups and tow chains – ouch that could cause some serious damage to your […]

Bosch RH1255VC 2-Inch SDS-Max Rotary Hammer Logo

Best Bosch Tool Deals for September 2021

Bosch Tools typically pack a punch, and their drilling and cutting accessories are second to none. The brand provides powerful and advanced cordless products—particularly for concrete drilling. Their drills and impact drivers remain one of our favorite brands to use here in the shop. From the Bosch Hell-ion Turbo charger to their advanced X-Lock grinder […]

How to Repair and Replace 3/4-inch Wood Flooring

How to Repair and Replace Wood Flooring

If you’ve ever lived in an old house—a really old house—then you know the problem of termites. They can wreak havoc on old wood floors. If you have access to replacement wood (in our case, heart pine boards taken from the attic), you can get those floors looking good as new in virtually no time […]