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Our power tool buying guides let you research, shop and compare products. You can see our recommendations for the best power tools or even check out our tool shootouts. That’s where we compare dozens of the latest and greatest power tools, hand tools, and pneumatic air tools. We also rate and provide recommendations for hot products in our tool gift guides. Practical Tool Buying Guides We’re frequently asked the question: Which tool should I buy? It doesn’t matter if it’s an 18V cordless hammer drill18V impact driver, or a 7-1/4″ cordless circular saw. People want to know who makes the best tool. They frequently ask: Which are going to perform the best? We’ve assembled some tool buying guides, gift guides, and helpful tool comparison grids to make the process of choosing the best tool an easier one. Check out the tool guides below, and learn which tools present the most torque, the highest cutting or driving speeds, and the best values in the industry. For those interested in understanding who provides the best value, performance, and features, our power tool buying guides are the perfect place to start.

Best Tape Measure Reviews

Best Tape Measure Reviews for 2022

Tape measures are a staple in everyone’s toolbox from the most seasoned Pro to the greenest DIYer. Ranging in length and price, most cost less than $30. But are all tape measures created equally? Of course not. We’re breaking things down into the categories our Pro team says are most important when they’re looking for […]

Best Portable Table Saw Reviews

Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw Reviews 2022

Table saws are undeniably the kings of cutting sheet goods. The concept is simple: place a motor below a solid table to spin a blade through the surface and watch the sawdust fly. The idea may be simple, but there are a lot of things to think about when you’re looking for the best portable jobsite […]

Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw Reviews

Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw Reviews 2022

After testing dozens of options, our team picked the absolute best cordless reciprocating saw models from manufacturers we trust the most. What sets these saws apart from the rest of the cordless reciprocating saws? Some run on higher voltages, such as 36V or 60V (54V max). Others use advanced battery technology to pull more power […]

Incandescent vs LED Lighting and Fluorescent Guide

Incandescent vs LED Lighting and Fluorescent Guide

Lighting has been a big part of what I do professionally for over thirty years. I am a professional photographer and videographer for the Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland, FL. Nineteen of those years were spent as the exhibits manager. An exhibits manager is the person that oversees the installations of the art exhibits […]

Applying Gel to LED worklight

Using Color Correcting Gels in Lighting Applications

Using Color Correcting Gels Helps in a Variety of Lighting Applications Sometimes you may be forced to use a daylight bulb mixed with a warm bulb or vice versa. Or, you may want to change the color of your bulbs altogether. You can buy colored bulbs and you can buy LED bulbs that change colors […]

New Ridgid Tools 2022 | Focus on Fastening

New Ridgid Tools and Batteries for 2022

Fastening Tools Highlight Ridgid’s New Cordless Tools For Spring 2022 There’s a constant stream of new Ridgid tools and batteries coming to your local Home Depot and available online. Bookmark this page to stay up to date on the latest new products! New Ridgid Tools For 2022 | Cordless Impact Wrenches Ridgid 18V Brushless 1/2-Inch […]

Best Electric Pressure Washer Reviews

Best Electric Pressure Washer Reviews 2022

There are SOOOOO many options on the market that it can be overwhelming to figure out what the best electric pressure washer is for you. We’re taking the guesswork out of it with a comprehensive overview of the current landscape. Whether you’re looking for the best overall, the most powerful, the best value, or you […]

Best Milwaukee Tool Deals Discounts Coupons Sales

Best Milwaukee Tool Deals for April 2022

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 […]

Best Wet Dry Shop Vacuum Reviews

Best Shop Vac Reviews 2022

The best shop vacs come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and price points. Nearly every store that sells tools also sells shop vacuums. These handy tools range from larger-capacity units to smaller, portable models. Our picks for the best shop vac for 2022 include categories for various needs and applications. What is the Best […]

Best Cordless Circular Saw Reviews 2022

Best Cordless Circular Saw Reviews for 2022

Cordless has come a long way since the early days of lithium-ion power. Where circular saws were initially struggling for adequate performance (and even a 7 1/4-inch blade), they now exceed the performance of 15-amp corded models. We decided to test the waters and pulled our expert team together to discover who makes the best […]