Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Simpson sliding barn door

Simpson Barn Doors Review – 49801 Cherry

A while back we did an article on how to install a Simpson Craftsman door on a 1920s bungalow home. It was an incredible update and really brought out the charm of the wraparound porch. Recently, we had the opportunity to follow up and review one of the Simpson barn doors for Pro Tool Reviews. […]

pressure washer nozzles tips

Pressure Washer Nozzles and Tips – How to Use the Right One

So you’ve got your pressure washer and you’re ready to clean. Now, which pressure washer nozzle or tip should you choose to get the job done? There’s not really any secret sauce—and choosing the right tip might be easier than you think! We even include a pressure washer nozzle chart to help you understand the […]

lead-safe certification class

Taking the EPA Lead-Safe Certification Class

There are many questions that have come up about the way contractors must deal with lead-based paint. For some time now, handouts and brochures have sat on the paint counters of all the local home improvement centers and paint stores. These highlight the many potential issues with lead-based paint. We sent our own Tom Gaige […]

Milwaukee tool deals

Best Milwaukee Tool Deals for December 2021

Having reviewed tons of Milwaukee Tools, we already appreciate the brand for its powerful and ergonomic cordless products. On the corded side, the brand makes powerful saws and rotary hammers. Because of this, we love it when the brand offers steep Milwaukee tool deals and discounts to Pros. Getting the Best Milwaukee Tool Discounts In […]

Which Ceiling Fan Moves the Most Air

Installing a Ceiling Fan in a Home or Office

Installing a ceiling fan is almost a rite of passage. Aside from actually deciding which ceiling fan moves the most air, it’s one of the first projects a new homeowner is likely to come across and also one of the simplest do-it-yourself tasks you can undergo. Once you get the hang of it, the project will fly by quickly and you’ll have […]

Milwaukee battery warranty

Milwaukee Battery Warranty Period – Every Model and Pack Listed

We thought the Milwaukee battery warranty policy was fairly straightforward—until we looked into it. As it turns out, the company has different warranties for different batteries. How long the Milwaukee battery warranty is for each pack depends on the model(s) you purchased. The good news: Every Milwaukee battery pack sold comes with a warranty. This […]

Ryobi Narrow Crown Stapler

How to Use a Narrow Crown Stapler and Why

Do you need a narrow crown stapler? What is a narrow crown stapler and how do you use it? Are there wider crown staplers? Which narrow crown stapler should you buy? If you have questions about these handy carpentry tools, we have answers! What is a Narrow Crown Stapler and Do You Need One? If […]

people misusing large construction equipment

People Misusing Large Construction Equipment

We were tooling around online today and came across several examples of how to misuse large construction equipment. And believe us, this is some gross misuse of some very large pieces of equipment. Now, the misuse was VERY impressive, but we’re not sure we’d risk our necks (or that much money) on the type of […]

Makita LXRH011 Brushless 1 in SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer drilling

OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction [UPDATED]

Think you know everything about the OSHA silica dust standards and rules? Dust collection and mitigation have been a big topic overseas and domestically for years. The OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard protects workers from exposure to crystalline silica. The rule deals with construction environments as well as general industry and maritime. This lets employers address the issues and provide solutions […]

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Wood Floor Care – How to Care for Wood Floors

Whether you just purchased a home with wood floors or you’ve recently decided to repair and replace wood flooring, you want to protect your investment. It’s important to learn a bit about proper wood floor care so you can protect and prolong the beauty of your wood floors. Regardless of what kind of hardwood you put down, […]