February 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros

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Notable Hand Tools in the Bible

While it is not exactly a primary source of information on tools and building, it is interesting to note that there are a number of specific and notable hand tools in the Bible. Most references to the tools are almost entirely incidental.  While there are a great number of translations of the Bible—all are sourced […]

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What is Radiant Barrier and Why It Works

If you’ve looked into ways to gain energy efficiency in your attic, you may have come across radiant barrier technology. Understanding what is radiant barrier and why it works can help you shave hundreds off your electricity costs. What is Radiant Barrier? A radiant barrier blocks “radiating” UV heat that would otherwise penetrate and heat […]

DeWalt Tool Deals and Discounts

DeWalt Tool Deals and Discounts

Having reviewed tons of DeWalt 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 DeWalt tool deals and discounts to Pros. What Kind of DeWalt Tool Discounts to […]

Why Cheap No-name Power Tools Might Not Be Such a Great Deal

Why Cheap No-name Power Tools Might Not Be Such a Great Deal

So everyone likes a deal, right? Especially when you see those fantastic fliers with the ads for cheap no-name power tools for $19.95. We’ve seen that price for an 18V power drill with battery and charger. I mean, it’s lithium-ion—how bad could it be? Well, while $20 isn’t exactly a huge investment. However, we have a good […]

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How to Pass an OSHA Inspection

A lot of attention surrounded the OSHA fall protection requirements that went into effect back in June of 2011. Smaller contractors still aren’t clear on how to best navigate the myriad of safety precautions. Fall safety and silica dust regulations seem to be more stringently enforced by the agency these days. Really there are (at […]

Makita 18V Cordless Metal Shears

Makita Releases Metal Shear Lineup for Tradesmen Makita has added to the line of 18V cordless metal shears designed to tackle a variety of materials across a variety of trades. The lineup now also includes the 14 ga. Straight Metal Shear, an 18 ga. Off-set Metal Shear, and a 1/2″ Fiber Cement Shear. These new […]

Wurth Zebra 1-2-inch socket set

Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Set Review

As we’ve said before, not every socket set has to fall in the master mechanics set category. Sometimes you just need the basics. Having run into my fair share of impromptu projects and breakdowns over the years, the Wurth Zebra 1/2-inch Socket Assortment Set looked like a handy set to keep in my truck. It […]

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Home Depot Pro App Review | Save Big with These Tricks

We’ve seen a lot of construction tool apps on the marketplace. Many of them offer tape measures and calculators as well as business tools to help you in the field. Home Depot initially created the Home Depot Pro app to help users organize orders and track receipts. For power users, and certainly professional contractors, however, […]