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March 7, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


News & Opinion

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.

How to Maintain Your Generator

If you’re ever in a situation where there isn’t power for more than a few hours, you’re going to want a portable generator. The problem is that using your generator for emergency use means that it sits around most of the time. This leads to a different set of problems than we see on the […]

OSHA Silica Dust Fines Aren't Cheap

OSHA Silica Dust Fines Aren’t Cheap

We’ve been talking a lot about OSHA’s silica dust regulations over the past year or so. From the time of the first announcement to the extra 3 months of grace the industry got, it’s been a hot topic in the concrete industry. With all the money OSHA is spending on education, there’s an enforcement side […]

Renovating and Remodeling a 1920's Bathroom

Renovating and Remodeling a 1920’s Bathroom with Subway Tile

Living in a 1920’s home is wonderful – you get style, character, and an established neighborhood all rolled into one. But some of the antique “innovations” of the 1920s may not cut it for modern use. I mean, let’s face it, plumbing back then was barely in existence, let alone up to modern building codes. […]

When to Use a Handsaw Instead of a Power Tool

All too often in today’s world of gizmos and gadgets, we look for what we think is the fastest and easiest way to make the cut. The funny thing is, sometimes the old way of doing things is still the best! With all the choices of cordless tools and special power saw blades, they still […]

6 Quick Home Workshop Hacks

6 Quick Home Workshop Hacks

We can never have enough tools or enough space for tools, so we have to make the most efficient and comfortable use of what we have in our home workshops. We thought we’d list a few easy and cheap ways to maximize your working space with 6 quick home workshop hacks. 6 Quick Home Workshop […]

general liability mistakes contractors make

Contractor General Liability Mistakes to Avoid

Anyone who’s been on a jobsite knows there are dangers everywhere. Sharp things, heavy things, electrified things, moving equipment, and combustibles. We’ve written about jobsite safety before, but our suggestions weren’t exhaustive because we omitted an invisible danger. It’s lurking everywhere on a site and, more importantly, it can stick with you long after the […]

Save Big on Wurth Tools | Thursday and Friday Only

Save 15% During the Friends and Family Sales Event Running today and tomorrow only, Wurth Tools is offering big discounts on Zebra Hand Tools, shop supplies, and more during the Friends and Family Sales Event. Just use the promo code “FRIENDS” at checkout to save 15% on your order. Again, this sale is only available […]

ladder safety tips and training guidelines

OSHA Ladder Safety Tips and Training Guidelines

Who can guess the most often cited OSHA violation in construction? If you said fall protection, you’re dead on. Scaffolding and ladders are number 2 and 3. Ladder safety falls (pun intended) under the general category of fall protection in the workplace. In addition to keeping you out of trouble with everyone’s favorite government watchdog […]