Tools

Dremel Velocity VC60 Packs a Punch

Dremel Velocity VC60 Packs a Punch

The good people over at Dremel sent their newest tool, the Velocity VC60, for us to give a spin. As someone who just moved into a new-old house, I jumped at the chance to let this small-but-mighty combination tool show me everything it could do. From Dremel’s website The Dremel […]

 

Outdoors

Build a Backyard Privacy Fence

Build a Backyard Privacy Fence

Using corrugated steel panels we reclaimed our backyard privacy and did it in less than 2 hours.

 

DIY

How to Hide TV Cords and Cables

How to Hide TV Cords and Cables

Use a cable tunnels to hide unsightly cords. No drilling required.

 

Featured Articles

How to Hide TV Cords and Cables

How to Hide TV Cords and Cables

Use a cable tunnels to hide unsightly cords. No drilling required.

Clopay Garage Doors Factory Tour

Clopay Garage Doors Factory Tour

See behind the scenes of what makes your clopay garage door go. Straight from the factory floor in Troy Ohio.

First Look: John Deere 3025E Utility Tractor

First Look: John Deere 3025E Utility Tractor

Their most recent tractor is the John Deere 3025E which meets the high performance needs and budget considerations of many users.

First Look: John Deere 2032R and 2038R Utility Tractors

First Look: John Deere 2032R and 2038R Utility Tractors

John Deere has expanded its compact utility tractor lineup with two new larger and redesigned tractors, the John Deere 2032R and the John Deere 2038R.

6 Must-Have Essentials When Packing Your RV for a Road Trip

6 Must-Have Essentials When Packing Your RV for a Road Trip

Whether you’re taking a long weekend or a few weeks, there are some essentials you need before hitting the road.

Use a Paint Sprayer to Quickly Refresh a Tired Looking Shed

Use a Paint Sprayer to Quickly Refresh a Tired Looking Shed

We used a hand-held Wagner FLEXiO 590 paint sprayer, to quickly paint the exterior of our small studio in record time.

How to Wash Your Car During a Drought

How to Wash Your Car During a Drought

Use a pressure washer and your own cleaning products to get that shine back.

Habitat for Humanity Workshop

Habitat for Humanity Workshop

On Saturday July 30th, I’ll be at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Torrance, CA, leading a workshop demonstrating how to build quick and easy sawhorses.

Avoid the Dealership and Get These Vital Auto Services Done Free

Avoid the Dealership and Get These Vital Auto Services Done Free

Unless your vehicle is under warranty, we suggest avoiding auto dealers for service. AutoZone offers a variety of free vehicle troubleshooting services that can help extend the life of your car.

Hitachi Professional Twin Stack Air Compressor

Hitachi Professional Twin Stack Air Compressor

The new Hitachi Professional Twin Stack Air Compressor (model EC99S) delivers plenty of power for your most demanding DIY and remodeling projects.

DeWalt Flexvolt 60V/20V Platform

DeWalt Flexvolt 60V/20V Platform

The DeWalt Flexvolt 60V/20V platform that includes the world’s first 12” cordless miter saw and 8 ¾” jobsite table saw.

Milwaukee Tool 10″ Cordless Miter Saw

Milwaukee Tool 10″ Cordless Miter Saw

Milwaukee Tool has introduced the first 10” cordless miter saw. Aimed strictly at the remodeling and construction trade, this miter saw is powered by the new Fuel M18 9.0 high-capacity battery and promises nearly all-day run time.

Dremel Velocity VC60 Packs a Punch

Dremel Velocity VC60 Packs a Punch

The good people over at Dremel sent their newest tool, the Velocity VC60, for us to give a spin. As someone who just moved into a new-old house, I jumped at the chance to let this small-but-mighty combination tool show me everything it could do. From Dremel’s website The Dremel […]

Helly Hansen Workwear Blends Style and Function Seamlessly

Helly Hansen Workwear Blends Style and Function Seamlessly

The new Helly Hansen Chelsea collection is rugged and functional, built for the most demanding trades.

Milwaukee Tool Now Does Outdoor Power Equipment

Milwaukee Tool Now Does Outdoor Power Equipment

Milwaukee Tool 18V brushless outdoor power tools will be available this fall.

See how Keen Utility Boots Are Built In America with Pride

See how Keen Utility Boots Are Built In America with Pride

When we first arrived at the KEEN factory in Portland, my fellow media tour participants and I were greeted with this sweet little video. After some presentations, our group split into several smaller groups as we headed for the fully in-operation factory floor. Keen Utility takes their products extremely seriously, […]

Keen Utility: American Built with Pride in Portland, Oregon

Keen Utility: American Built with Pride in Portland, Oregon

We recently had the pleasure of heading out to the place were the ’90’s are still alive and putting a bird on it makes it cool, Portland, Oregon to tour the Keen Shoes factory and headquarters. The culture of the Keen family of brands is deeply entrenched in the culture […]

Prep Your Home Heating with Warmup’s Newest Thermostat

Prep Your Home Heating with Warmup’s Newest Thermostat

While it’s mostly fun in the sun these days, before you know it the chill of autumn and winter will be filling the air … and our homes. Before the dreary days and incliment weather start taking over seemingly every aspect of your life, now is the time to consider […]

Made in America: Keen Work Boots

Made in America: Keen Work Boots

Keen work boots offer comfort and durability at a reasonable price point, with a bonus of being Made in America.

Panasonic’s WhisperGreen Select Bathroom Ventilation Fan Saves Your Home From You

Panasonic’s WhisperGreen Select Bathroom Ventilation Fan Saves Your Home From You

With late summer comes the heat and in many parts of the country, the humidity. We all know how unbearable the pressure of moisture in the air plus high temperatures can feel outside … and inside. Many bathrooms become veritable saunas in the summer, creating the perfect breeding ground for […]

Recall Alert: IKEA Recalls 29 Million Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-Over Hazard

Recall Alert: IKEA Recalls 29 Million Chests and Dressers Due to Tip-Over Hazard

​The popular IKEA MALM dresser and many others are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall, posing a serious tip-over and entrapment hazard that can result in death or injuries to children.​

Garage Safety Tips for National Safety Month

Garage Safety Tips for National Safety Month

For homeowners, safety and accessibility are a main priority, particularly as it pertains to entry and exit points. Unfortunately, millions of homes are at risk, with 1 in 15 garages and 3 out of 4 gate systems lacking the latest safety features that ensure protection for everyone who comes into […]