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Buying Guide

Reviews, product guides, and product awareness for items we find interesting.

Wall-mounted garage vacuum buying guide

Buying Guide: Wall-Mounted Garage Vacuums

A wall-mounted vacuum cleaner is another step in having a organized garage. You now have ease of use to keep the interior of your car clean, bench tops void of messes and garage mats free of dirt buildup. And, select...

Hacksaw Blades – Comparison, Cutting Guide, Tips

Get the best cutting performance, and the most versatility, from a hacksaw by using a blade that is best matched to the project and material to be cut. 1) TPI = Teeth Per Inch 2) Material thickness – not diameter...

Leifheit Bathtub Pegasus V Duo 190 Clothes Drying Rack

Buying Guide: Indoor Clotheslines and Drying Racks

An introduction to the different kinds of indoor clotheslines and drying racks that can be used as an alternative to hanging clothes over the tub, shower door frame, railings, etc., or combine an indoor clothesline or...

Dewalt half inch impact wrench adapters

1/2-inch to 1/4-inch Socket-to-Bit Impact Adapters

A cordless tool kit, that includes a impact driver, offers value – but as a homeowner – the surplus of seldom used power tools may not be necessary, and that’s where power tool accessories create versatility for a...

Dottus 3-Drawer Shoe Cabinet

Review: Dottus 3-Drawer Metal Shoe Cabinet

The Italian designed Dottus (catalog – page 4) metal shoe cabinet provides a slim and sleek shoe storage solution. Have quick access to commonly worn shoes while keeping them inconspicuous, tidy, and protected...

Bosch Power Box 360 jobsite radio review

Review: Bosch Power Box 360 Jobsite Radio

Built with a muscular exoskeleton to withstand the abuses of a job-site, packed with features, and eye-catching. That’s my first reaction of the Bosch Power Box 360 Jobsite Radio. With so many positives, Bosch...

abode security system review

Abode Home Security System Review

Living on the top floor of a condo building for the last six years provided me a feeling of security that couldn’t be matched by a home security system. I felt no need to install motion sensors or door/window...

Builder levels buying guide and the history of levels

Buying Guide: Levels

The act of “eyeballing” may work when hanging a single picture, but you’ll want a more accurate means of leveling for any other project that needs to be level. Not only is a level is an invaluable tool...

Makita Air Compressor with Flexeel Air Hose and Reelcraft Hose Reel

How to Choose an Air Compressor and Accessories

Building a garage air station isn’t cheap, but it’s one of the better home improvement purchases I’ve made; providing me with usefulness and convenience that goes way beyond keeping car tires inflated...

favorite smart home devices

5 Must Have Smart Home Products For Beginners

It seems like every day there is a new device on the market that can make your home smarter and more connected, but how do you sift through the garbage out there to know what’s worth your time? Turning your home...

Olfa Utility Knives and Cutters

OLFA Utility Knives – A Better Cutting Solution

Choose from the many utility knife and blade combinations to optimize cutting when doing crafts and home improvement projects. I’ve used the typical utility knife for years, but at some point questioned whether...