Water is essential for many different things, but it’s certainly not your friend when it enters your home unexpectedly! Flood barriers for doors can provide homeowners protection against rising flood waters in the event of a storm or overflow from nearby … [Read more...] about Reviews : Best Flood Barriers for Doors / Prevent Home Flooding
Tools + Workshop
From power drills and saws to woodworking machinery and air filtration systems, our Tools + Workshop section covers a broad spectrum of equipment. Here, you'll find in-depth reviews and guides, helping you select and operate these tools for optimal workshop efficiency and safety.
Cordless miter saws have benefited greatly from the advancements of battery technology. Leading power tool brands have developed their batteries for optimal power, with the promise of being safer than ever before. The current generation of miter saws are leaps … [Read more...] about Reviews : Best Cordless Miter Saw — Affordable to Pro-Grade
In 2023, there are several new affordable benchtop jointers from high quality brands like Craftsman and WEN. The Craftsman CMEW020 (image above) is one of the best value benchtop jointers on the market today, with excellent build quality and it's surprisingly … [Read more...] about Reviews : Best Benchtop Jointer for the Money / Top Rated
If you're looking for the best wood lathe then look no further than the Powermatic 3520C. This represents the best in class with a capacity of 35" x 22-inches, with many new updates for this 4th version of the product. The Powermatic 3520C wood lathe is a … [Read more...] about Reviews – Best Wood Lathes from WEN, JET, Powermatic & More
This is not simply another article about the best tile saws. There are enough of those about. We’ve looked at what different consumers are looking for. Not everyone has the same requirements. In a bid to offer the most comprehensive and useful tile saw review, … [Read more...] about Reviews : Best Tile Saw | High-Quality vs Under $300
A 12” sliding compounds miter saw is definitely the best for precision bevel and miter cuts when working with larger pieces, especially for vertical base and crown cuts.. The 12-inch blade gives you improved depth. Our Makita LS1219L review will unveil the … [Read more...] about Makita LS1219L Review / Precision 12” Compound Sliding Miter Saw
The Makita AC320H is a delightful product for its elegant design, small form factor, lower noise levels The Makita AC310H portable air compressor could be the best jobsite pneumatic supply for high-pressure nailers. The robust roll cage is true to the … [Read more...] about Review : Makita AC310H / Portable High-Pressure Air Compressor
Let me begin with precisely what you're looking for --- in this case, the SawStop CNS175-SFA30 is the best contractor table saw. I'll go over some of the specs after, but besides the quality of the saw and capabilities, the singular reason that sets it apart … [Read more...] about Best Contractor Table Saws: Cutting Through the Competition
This article began as an idepth review of the truly unique Makita DML810 and quickly blossomed into a guide of the best Makita work lights. I thought it made sense to give you a comprehensive look into the range of lights available from Makita so you can make … [Read more...] about Reviews — Makita DML810 / Best Makita Work Lights
Welcome. Choosing the right generator extension cord can be confusing if you don't know what to look for. I wrote this guide to help buy the correct extension cord to match your generator. We seldom give an extension cord much thought. This is something … [Read more...] about Best Generator Extension Cords : 2023 Buying Guide
If you’re considering a cordless SDS hammer drill, there are a number of great options available. In the realm of cordless tools, the DeWalt XR series has proven to be extremely versatile, with the power to rival any corded alternative. It is reasonable to … [Read more...] about Review | DeWalt SDS Hammer Drill
Is the Ingersoll Rand TS4N5 worth buying? Well, it's one of the top sell air compressors for a reason. Read our review and decide for yourself if it lives up to the hype. If you’re looking for and industrial 2-stage air compressor for a commercial shop, the … [Read more...] about Expert Review – Ingersoll Rand TS4N5, 2-stage / 80 gallon Air Compressor
In this Ingersoll Rand SS5L5 Review you'll find out what makes this air compressor so enduring and worthy of the price. No, it's not the cheapest air compressors but it's certainly one of the best that your money can buy. Let's dissect it to find out why --- … [Read more...] about Ingersoll Rand SS5L5 Review : Quiet 60 Gallon Compressor
Welcome to our Powermatic PM1250 review, an innovative air purifier that reduces airborne particles by 99.7% within a 680 sq.ft. space. Ultra-fine dust, especially in a carpentry shop, is not easy to deal with. For this reason, it is worth your while … [Read more...] about Powermatic PM1250 Review | Micro Dust Air Purifier
The TEMCo FP1000 should be at the top of your list if you're a homeowner looking for a well-made automatic chain sharpener for your chainsaw. Cutting wood with a dull saw chain is extremely tiresome (and dangerous). Not only are you wasting fuel and … [Read more...] about Affordable Automatic Chain Sharpener : TEMco FP1000 Review
It’s wintertime, which means you’ve probably got the furnace running to keep your rooms heated. But you also need to make sure that your garage stays warm and comfy. Even if it isn’t the most frequently occupied part of your home, it stores some really … [Read more...] about Best Electric Garage Heater for your Shop or Garage
Ingersoll-Rand / Oil-lubricated Oil lubricated air compressors require more maintenance, are generally heavier but they are the first choice for professionals. Craftsman / Oil-free Oil-free air compressors are the most popular type due to their … [Read more...] about Oil vs Oil-Free Air Compressors | What’s the Difference?
Impact driver vs Impact wrench : What's the difference? See our comparison list below for an overview on what sets these two tools apart. IMPACT Driver/ Makita XDT16T DETAILS : Impact Drivers IMPACT Wrench / Ingersoll Rand DETAILS : Impact Wrenches … [Read more...] about Impact Driver vs Impact Wrench : Differences? Which One Do You Need?
Everyone has their own idea of which tool brand is the best. So deciding on Bosch vs DeWalt tools will have a lot to do with personal opinion and, in some cases, budget. When it comes down to it, these are both highly respected tool brands with loyal customers … [Read more...] about Bosch vs DeWalt : German Design vs American Design / Who Wins?
Makita vs Milwaukee : How do these two power tool brands compare? If you’re serious about your power tools, the question of Makita vs Milwaukee must have crossed your mind at some point. It’s possible that DeWalt could also feature in this debate. But, for … [Read more...] about Makita vs Milwaukee ǀ Which is the Top Power Tool Brand?
DeWalt DW734 vs DW735 : How do these planer's compare? Which one is right for you? We help you understand what sets these two models apart and why you would choose one over the other. If you’re setting out to buy a new wood planer, it’s likely that DeWalt … [Read more...] about DeWalt DW734 vs DW735 — Best Thickness Planer for You?
Think of the Quick Dam Flood Gate system as flood insurance that will prevent your home from being flooded — either through doors or other wide spaces surrounding your home, like you garage. Protecting your home requires a range of flood barriers and the Flood … [Read more...] about Quick Dam Flood Gate Review — Best Home Flood Barrier
Decisions, decisions, I know; it's overwhelming trying to choose the best portable power station in 2023. This has been a fast growing market with many fly-by-night brands seemingly coming out of nowhere. I'm here to convince you to stick to reputable brands, … [Read more...] about Reviews – Best Portable Power Station + Safe Indoor Generators
In this article we take a look at a wide range of the best Indoor Generators for the money. These are all battery-powered, safe to use indoors, and as quiet as the sound of a library. The Jackery Explorer 500 is an excellent choice in 2023 and a step up from … [Read more...] about 2023 Reviews : Best Indoor Generators / Home & Apartment Power
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 … [Read more...] about Q&A : How Do Portable Air Conditioners Work? What Size Do You Need?
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 … [Read more...] about What Size Air Compressor Do I Need? A Beginner’s Guide
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 … [Read more...] about Top Reviews: Best Demolition Hammers for the Money
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 … [Read more...] about Bosch GCM12SD Review : A Professional Dual-Bevel Gliding Miter Saw
Milwaukee vs DeWALT : Which Brand is Best? Better? Worth investing in? Hmmm... 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 … [Read more...] about Milwaukee vs DeWALT | Which Power Tool Brand is Better?
What's the Best table saw for under $300? (give or take a few dollars). The Dewalt DWE7485 is on sale for $300 as I update this article in 2023. The MSRP price is around $400, but it goes on sale often so I feel it still classifies for the best table saw under … [Read more...] about Best Table Saw for Under $300 / Budget-Friendly Woodworking