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October 17, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


How to Use a Rotary Laser Level Like a Pro 15

Choosing a Rotary Laser Level for Professional Use

Even if you’re not a professional tradesman, the chances are you’ve probably used a traditional spirit level around the house. You set the level on the surface you’d like to level and adjust until the bubble is between the lines. This bubble or spirit level has been used for hundreds of years. But do you ever […]

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Drum Auger and Cable Care Tips from the Pros

We’ve reviewed a few drain snakes and drain augers over the last year, as there have been marked innovations in the world of cordless plumbing solutions. In almost all these new products, the drum and the drain snake make up integral parts of the tool. And, in those tools, the drum and drain snake do most […]

how to remove paint from brick

How to Remove Paint from Brick Without Ruining It

That brick wall probably looked good at some point, but then someone covered over it with paint. Why? Who knows. We could sit around questioning the aesthetic preferences of someone else till we’re blue in the face. But at the end of the day, that classic brick surface still has a layer of old, rubbery […]

Gas Blowers Versus Battery Powered Blowers

Gas vs Battery Powered Leaf Blowers

Springtime often catches us off-guard every year. We once again have to move leaves, grass clippings, and general detritus from lawns, driveways, and sidewalks. What? You don’t want to rake and sweep all day long for a week? Neither do we. Joining our aversion to unnecessary work with our love of power tools causes us […]

How to Care for Power Tools Properly

How to Care for Power Tools Properly

If you’re a professional tradesman, the power tools of the trade are how you make your living. They also represent one of your largest expenses! Of course, this also holds true in the garage or workshop for the DIYer or hobbyist. Knowing how to care for power tools properly helps you improve both the safety and […]

electrical wiring outlet

Electrical Safety Tips and Guidelines for Apprentice Electricians

A little healthy paranoia can go a long way. This is especially true for electrical work around the home where electrical accidents are the cause of tens of thousands of fires, injuries, and deaths each year. What you don’t even know that you don’t know is a dangerous area. Ignorance is definitely not bliss! The […]

epoxy flooring

How to Install Epoxy Flooring for Garages

We’re always looking for better ways to serve our customers and grow our businesses. For this reason, it’s a good idea to consider ways you can expand the services and products you offer. A case in point: learning how to install epoxy flooring for garages and workspaces. These handsome floors don’t require a lot of […]

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Latest Lithium-ion Battery Technology Advancements

Back in 2010, we wrote about better batteries using graphene nanotech. That was a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Vorbeck Materials. Scientists used graphene to enable lithium-ion batteries to recharge in minutes rather than hours. It’s been quite some time. While graphene has yet to materialize, we’re back with some more of the latest lithium-ion battery […]

How to Apply a Concrete Overlay

How to Apply a Concrete Overlay

Concrete floors are usually utilitarian, but every so often even they need a facelift. Scaling, spalling, checking, and mildew degrade the look and function of concrete. Sometimes the pour was poor, and the concrete isn’t level or smooth. If the floor is structurally sound but the surface isn’t acceptable, there are options besides breaking it […]