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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 […]

Hart 20V Brushless Hammer Drill Review

How To Use A Drill: Tips From The Pros

Learn How To Use A Drill And Unlock Its Versatility Knowing how to use a drill is like Power Tools 101 – just pull the trigger, right? That’s how a lot of people use this tool, and they do just fine. You can, however, get more out of your tools with a little knowledge. Our […]

Concrete Drilling Makita

How to Drill Through Brick, Concrete, and Masonry

Thirty years ago marked the first time I learned how to drill through concrete or masonry. I had to run microphone cables at my Dad’s church during college. The job required drilling a 1/2-inch hole through 12-inches of solid cast concrete. At the time, I only had my new Black & Decker 1/2-inch drill—a drill […]

How To Use A Paint Sprayer

How to Use a Paint Sprayer

Maybe you’ve got a large painting project coming up, like painting a room or the outside of the house. Or, maybe you’ve got something manageable and small, but with a ton of hard-to-access spots, like furniture. Perhaps you just want to blast through your project at lightning speeds. If you’re looking for a quality finish but […]

How To Use A Rivet Gun

How to Use a Rivet Gun

When you need to fasten sheet metal or plastic together, one of the more viable methods on the market is the rivet gun. This tool really comes into its own when accessing the back end of the joint proves problematic. Plus, rivets tend to be relatively inexpensive and come in a wide variety of sizes […]

How to Do a Plumbing Rough-In

How to Do a Plumbing Rough-In

For those of you considering entering the trades as a career, first of all, congratulations! You’re looking at the potential of high income, the ability to one day run your business, and enjoy the tangible results of a hard day’s work. As a plumber, I’m hoping you’ll follow my path. To help you understand what […]

drywall anchor

How to Use and Install Drywall Anchors: Tips from the Pros

So you’ve got some items to hang, but you don’t want them eventually falling off of your wall and shattering into a million pieces? Some type of drywall anchor will likely be your best friend. Commonly, you’ve got your plastic sleeve anchors, your self-drilling threaded anchors, molly bolts, and toggle bolt anchors. All of them accomplish […]

How To Use An Angle Grinder

How to Use an Angle Grinder | 3 Key Tips to Grind Like a Pro

We got our Pro team together to give you some tips on how to use an angle grinder from basics to some advanced techniques and shortcuts. Angle grinders are controlled by either a trigger, paddle, or switch. They spin a disc at an incredible rate of speed for the express purpose of sanding, grinding, or […]

Drill Clutch Settings

How to Use Drill Clutch Settings

So you got (or are getting) a new drill this holiday season. Maybe it’s your first cordless drill or a higher level drill than your dad’s old Black and Decker that has been around for 30 years. As you carefully take it out of the package and silently promise that you’re going to take care […]