Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


How to Replace Exterior Window Wood Trim with HardieTrim Boards

How to Replace Wood Window Trim with HardieTrim Boards

When you own a 1920’s bungalow home, you quickly become familiar with renovation. Unfortunately, people don’t always make the right choices. This home already had its exterior renovated using HardiePlank® Lap Siding. They failed, however, to use the same bug- and rot-resistant material for the window trim. Instead, windows were trimmed using pine and then […]

PacTool Snapper Shear Pro

PacTool Snapper Shear Pro

Cut Hardie Board With Your Drill and the Snapper Shear Pro At the 2019 National Hardware Show in Las Vegas we got a sneak peek demo of the PacTool Snapper Shear Pro. This $99 power tool accessory fits onto any cordless drill and lets you easily cut HardieBacker fiber cement boards. You can do straight […]

New James Hardie Building Products

New James Hardie Products Expand Shingle, Panel, and Backer Board Lines Three new James Hardie building products are here, making their debut at the International Builders’ Show. At the risk of ruining any suspense, all three products revolve around the brand’s bread and butter, fiber cement. The Artisan Shingle, Hardie Soffit VentedPlus Panel, and the […]

Diablo 10-Inch HardieBlade

Diablo 10-Inch HardieBlade Review

Fiber cement boards make a great finished product for several reasons but turning them into the finished product is a little tricky. You can imagine the damage that a cement-based plank can inflict on a blade’s cutting edge and the dust cloud created is hazardous to your health. So what do you do? Well besides […]