What’s the Best portable power station for you? For your specific needs, budget and expectations? Do you want an indoor generator to get you through a power outage? To take camping? or to power your tools when you work in the garage? Their are a myriad of ways you can use a portable battery power station and in this article we discuss and review 4 excellent models that we feel are worth your money. [Read more…]
In this article we review 5 of the best Indoor Generators for the money. Also commonly called : Portable Battery Power Stations. Take your pick. I think the latter is more suitable to what these products are in practice, but either way, they do provide a much-needed gap in our ever-growing need for portable power. We discuss a wide range of topics about indoor generators that will help you choose the appropriate model for your specific needs, as well as educate you on the various factors and features that are available. We go deep on this topic because there’s lots for you to consider.
How do portable air conditioners work?
Tired of your noisy room fan that never truly cools the room on a hot summer night and only aids in evaporating the sweat on your skin? After all, it only eases your discomfort somewhat while you endure its many disadvantages. It messes with your hair and the paper on your desk, dries your eyes and it’s noisy, not to mention the obvious fact that a fan only moves the air around so when the air is hot, it only create a hot breeze. A fan doesn’t actually cool your room when the air is warm. [Read more…]
Welcome to an impassioned debate on DeWalt vs Bosch — this has been a major discussion between friends and foes for many years. In this unbiased article I compare their miter saws with the aim to help you choose the one that suits your needs. [Read more…]
In this article we answer a common question : What size air compressor do I need? There are many factors to consider but first you need to determine what your intended usage will be.
For some applications, an air compressor is essential. For spray painting or air brushing, you can’t do without one. There are other instances where an air compressor can be an advantage. Pneumatic tools are often the best for a number of reasons, I’ll get into the details later. [Read more…]
In this article we focus on helping you choose the best demolition hammer for your specific type of projects and budget. We’ve chosen 4 excellent models that we feel are worth investing in. Beyond that, we educate you on things to consider when buying a demolition hammer, such as : How many pounds of force do I need? and, for the less-experienced, what does impact energy (joules) mean? [Read more…]
Welcome to our Bosch GCM12SD Review — a 12″ dual-bevel miter saw with a unique axial glide system, unlike traditional sliding miter saws. Bosch has truly engineered a professional-grade miter saw designed with high-grade components and yet somehow they’ve manged to keep it very affordable considering what you get. To be honest, you won’t find a better value at this quality level.
And, in fairness and to give you another equal option, we’ve also chosen to review and compare it to the Delta 26-2250 CRUZER, another 12″ miter saw with a similar ‘gliding’ system that functions more like a robotic arm rather than a standard sliding system. Ultimately, the final decision is yours as to which of these miter saws matches your needs, budget and brand loyalty. [Read more…]
Milwaukee vs DeWALT : Which Brand is Best? Better? Worth investing in? Hmm…
Milwaukee versus DeWALT, it is a popular comparison which is interesting when there is so many quality tool brands we can compare, all of them marketing excellent tools. Some aim their product at the homeowner DIY market and others at the construction trade. The main difference between the two is that the tools for DIY is lower priced, built for occasional use and lower duty cycles. The Milwaukee and DeWALT brand are both aimed at the professional where the tools work hard and reliability is key. Is it by mere coincidence that the two brands are compared so often? Or is it that there is such a loyal following among the DIY fraternity and the trade? [Read more…]
What’s the Best table saw for under $300? (give or take a few dollars). Well, you won’t do much better than the DeWALT DW745 — an excellent 10″ compact jobsite table saw with a 20-inch rip capacity, Site-Pro modular guarding system, rack and pinion fence rails, a metal roll cage and weighs only 45 pounds, just to name a few of the features.
Let’s take a closer look. [Read more…]
In this article we cover a lot of ground, including : miter saw uses, types of miter saws, how to use a miter saw and more. Choosing a miter saw can be confusing as there are many types of saws on the market and if you’re a beginner, it may be difficult knowing where to start. Ultimately, you probably want to know “What is a miter saw used for?”
There are a variety of miter saws (compound, sliding, etc.) available and each of them have their own applications, allowing you to perform a specific range of cuts, so knowing what your long-term goals are is important in deciding what’s the best miter saw for you. Let’s get started!
What are the best tools for woodworking? If you’re just starting out, I’m certain you’ll find this article quite helpful. Over time you’ll find your took kit expand but for beginners these are the most essential tools for woodworkers — In my humble opinion. [Read more…]
We look at a wide range saws and compare them, including : Table saw vs. Miter saw, Chop saw vs. Miter saw, Miter saw vs. Circular saw, Circular saw vs. Jigsaw. On the surface, it may be confusing to choose one saw over the other, which is precisely why we thought it would be helpful to put together this comparison guide for the most common saws to help you choose which saw type is best for you. [Read more…]
DeWALT DWS779 vs. DWS780 miter saw — What’s the difference? Everything you need to know. The truth is, there isn’t much difference between the two miter saws, and the DeWALT DWS779 has been discontinued but it’s still available at the time of this writing on Amazon. The reality is, the DWS780 is definitely better so don’t worry about the older DW779 being left behind by DeWalt. [Read more…]
Choosing the Best Battery Backup Sump Pump has significant consequences because the most important attribute you need is reliability. We’ve come up with a wide range of battery backup sump pump’s that we feel are worth your money and won’t let you down when you need them the most. [Read more…]
What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat in Winter? This is a very common question that people want to know for a variety of reasons. It’s also not as straightforward of an answer as you might expect as their are many variables that factor into the ideal thermostat temperature during winter. But, we aim to explore all of the various ways to answer this important question. [Read more…]