Who Has The Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw?

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Tool Box Buzz released it’s rankings for one of the most used tools in construction; the cordless reciprocating saw. The entries were specifically put through tests they devloped that should resonate with the following users:

  1. Plumbing/heating contractors
  2. Electricians
  3. General construction/demolition.

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NextGen Work Truck? Meet the Bollinger Moters B1

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Telsa might be a pretty thing but this truck looks bad ass, gets work done, and puts food on the table!

Bollinger Motors B1: The Future of Work Trucks

Tool Box Buzz Does Head-to-Head Test: Full-Size Impact Drivers

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Six remodeling contractors tested 10 cordless impact drivers for productivity, torque, ergonomics, and value. Which driver won?

Read about it here.


Learn How to Be a Star on Customer Review Websites in Home Improvement Industry

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If you’re in the home services, trades or renovations business did you know that 88 per cent of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations? We know that having a third party control your business reviews isn’t what anyone likes; especially when it comes to negative reviews. Want to learn more about how to shine?

New Technology: Pipe tools that you probably didn’t know existed

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Here are some of the latest pipe tools from Rothenberger. We had no idea that most of these existed.

Multi-tools. Some are garbage, some are awesome. These are all awesome

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There is always a glut of multi-tools on the market. Here are 5 that we think are pretty extraordinary. My personal favorite is the Lever Gear toolcard. Check them out.

Review: Field Tested – The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

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There is a lot of debate about titanium hammers versus steel hammers and the debate has been going on for a few years now. The questions all address whether titanium hammers are worth the cost, which is sometimes 4-5 times more than a steel hammer, and do they REALLY prevent injuries. If you are a fan of titanium, here is a recent review after a field test.  Mark Martinez, the original inventor of the Stiletto TiBone hammer, recently released his newest invention: the Martinez Tools M1 Titanium handle hammer.The M1 has a titanium handle and a replaceable steel head.

If you are thinking about switching over to titanium, read a detailed review here before you drop over $200 on a hammer.

How to Choose and Use a Hammer – This Old House

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Understanding the differences among choices for the carpenter’s favorite with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva