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Whether it’s cold hard facts or editorials by our professional staff, Pro Tool Reviews tells it like it is. We deliver a steady stream of power tool news for the construction and housing industry. Hopefully, this will keep you abreast of what’s happening in the construction industry. Our industry insights, articles, and editorials cover construction industry topics affecting professional tradesmen and business owners. Power Tool News & Opinion That Matters If you’re in the construction business—no matter if you work on the jobsite or in the office—you need to know what trends and tools are shaping the work you do. Our team delivers both news & opinion to keep you up to speed and ahead of the curve. Because of this, you can be in the know with respect to OSHA regulations, modern construction methods, and therefore any other developments taking place that could affect your work. While our power tool reviews and hand tool reviews let you know what’s hot from the manufacturers. For everything else, you’ll want to stay tuned to our news and opinion editorial coverage.

Baton Rouge Roofer Facing Huge OSHA Fines Following Worker's Death

Baton Rouge Roofer Facing Huge OSHA Fines Following Worker’s Death

Failure To Follow Fall Protection Standards Results In 30-Foot Fall Despite warnings from federal safety inspectors, a roofing contractor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is facing huge fines and possible legal consequences following the death of a worker. In February 2022, safety inspectors warned Premier South Roofing, LLC of failing to comply with fall safety standards […]

CAMO Marksman Pro X1 Hidden Deck Fastening System - screws

Best Deck Screws for Pressure Treated and Composite Wood

Deck screws are available in a wide variety of styles, finishes, threads, and drive types. Be sure to first match the types of materials you are fastening. The best deck screws for composite decking may not be the same ones you use on pressure-treated wood decks. Editor’s Note: Check out our recommendation on how to […]

Flex 24V Cordless Rear-Handle Circular Saw Review

How to Use a Circular Saw From Setup to Cut

Whether you’re new to the construction industry, looking to make it as a maker, or want to do your own home repairs, it makes sense to know how to use a circular saw. The circular saw is often the tool of choice for making straight cuts in a variety of common materials, and it’s one […]

Saudi Arabia The Line Futuristic City

The Line: Saudi Arabia’s City of the Future Design

Saudi Arabia Announces The Line As A Futuristic 100% Renewable Energy City We’ve often imagined what our cities of the future might look like, but I’ll be the first to admit that Saudi Arabia’s The Line was nowhere on my radar. Is it a good idea or a bad idea? Check out the details for […]

Best Power Tool Brands at The Home Depot

Which Home Depot Power Tool Brands Are The Best Fit For You? For many of us, there’s a Home Depot within a reasonable driving distance of our homes. While there are certainly plenty of home improvement ideas and materials taking up most of the floor space, that power tool section is where you can what […]

New Ridgid Tools 2022 | Focus on Fastening

New Ridgid Tools and Batteries for 2022

Fastening Tools Highlight New Ridgid 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 newest products and releases! Ridgid 18V Handheld Vacuum R8609021B The Ridgid R8609021B handheld vacuum uses […]

How to Change the Wheel Bearings on Your Trailer

How to Change Wheel Bearings on Your Trailer

Changing Wheel Bearings Is Messy But Not Too Difficult Easy To Do On Your Own As I pulled my boat out of the garage and began to head down the road, it was immediately obvious something wasn’t right. The presence of a rhythmic thudding but no flat tire meant I had a bearing issue. My […]

How to Read a Tape Measure

How to Read a Tape Measure – Tips and Photos

Reading a Tape Measure Can Be Easy If You Know What to Look For Learning how to read a tape measure is one of the first things any Pro or DIYer has to learn. If the old adage “measure twice, cut once” is true, you’ll never get to the cut if you don’t know what […]

touch up landscaping before house sale

Is The American Dream of Home Ownership Ending?

Rising Prices And Competition Are Pushing Families Out Of The Housing Market For the 4+ decades that I’ve been alive, the American Dream has always included home ownership. For many people, it’s more of an expectation than a dream. For those saving and working to get into their first home, that dream is beginning to […]

Caterpillar Move To Texas

Caterpillar (CAT) to Move Global Headquarters to Irving Texas

Construction Giant Caterpillar Sets Sights on the Dallas-Fort Worth Area Caterpillar, one of the largest manufacturers of heavy construction and mining equipment, released a statement that it plans to move its global headquarters from Deerfield, Illinois to Irving, Texas. It joins the likes of Tesla, Google, Samsung, Oracle, Hewlett Packard, Charles Schwab, and over 125 […]