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September 26, 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.

When should you rent tools vs buying

When Should You Rent Tools vs Buying Them?

Everyone loves opening up that box with a shiny new tool inside. Buying and using the latest cool, new tools has to be one of the reasons we got into the construction trades in the first place, right? But when should you rent tools vs buying them? Renting may seem obvious for SkidSteers and loaders. […]

replacing a toilet

How to Replace a Toilet – Yes, You Can DIY

Knowing how to replace a toilet can save you a lot of money. While it can seem like a daunting task, it’s really not all that difficult if you follow a few basic steps and understand the big picture. At some point, nearly every homeowner is faced with some kind of toilet task. That might […]

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 […]

Pro Tool Innovation Awards 2021 winners

2021 Pro Tool Innovation Awards Announced!

The 2021 Pro Tool Innovation Awards have been announced with winners and finalists across more than 150 categories that recognize innovative tools, accessories, fasteners, and products across the construction industry as well as automotive, maintenance, woodworking, industrial, production, and landscaping trades! Every year, the Pro Tool Innovation Awards highlight the most innovative products from around […]

How to Properly Dispose of Concrete Dust Silica

How to Properly Dispose of Concrete Dust (Silica)

Filtering out silica dust concrete dust on the jobsite doesn’t do us a whole lot of good if we’re emptying it back into the air trying to dispose of it. So, how do we go about disposing of concrete dust (silica dust) without causing more problems than we solved? We recently talked to Jim Bohn, […]

Moving a Shed with PVC Pipe

How to Move a Shed with PVC Pipe in 6 Easy Steps

Most people would have no idea how to go about moving a large storage or garden shed. It seems like an insurmountable task or something that could result in a lot of damage if not done correctly. Some people use 4×4 pickups and tow chains – ouch that could cause some serious damage to your […]

Cordless Circular Saw Shootout

Features to Look for When Shopping for a Circular Saw

If you’ve been on the jobsite for a while, you know what features to look for on a circular saw. At the very least you know the circular saw features you already use. However, as even cordless circular saws gain in performance, more features (and capabilities) keep showing up. Features to Look for When Shopping […]

How to Repair and Replace 3/4-inch Wood Flooring

How to Repair and Replace Wood Flooring

If you’ve ever lived in an old house—a really old house—then you know the problem of termites. They can wreak havoc on old wood floors. If you have access to replacement wood (in our case, heart pine boards taken from the attic), you can get those floors looking good as new in virtually no time […]

Is Technology Affecting Electricians Job Security?

“Is technology affecting electricians’ job security?” This is one of the questions Klein asked in a 2017 State of the Industry survey. Over 600 union and non-union electricians participated in the survey. And, have no fear, Klein found that electricians still get plenty of work. Generally speaking, Pros didn’t even seem too concerned about running […]