Tools and Gear

Find the right tools and gear for every project around your home so you can get it done faster, easier, and more efficiently.

best paint sprayer

How to Choose the Best Paint Sprayer for Your Painting Project

If you’re looking to do some painting yourself, you may be wondering which is the best paint sprayer to buy. There are a lot of different models on the market, and it can be hard to decide which one is right for you. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some things to consider when choosing…

do you have to wash a house before painting

Do You Have to Wash a House Before Painting the Exterior? 

What You Need to Know Before Painting Your House You don’t necessarily need to wash a house before painting it, but doing so can help a long-lasting paint job. Washing removes dirt, dust, and other debris that can prevent the paint from adhering to the surface of your house. If you do choose to pressure…

man painting exterior trim on house

Oil vs Latex Paint Exterior Painting Uses You Should Know About

When it’s time to paint the exterior of your home, you may be wondering what type of paint to use. Should you go with oil-based or latex-water-based paint? What are the benefits of each type? Keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of each kind of paint. You may be surprised at…

Choosing exterior paint sheen for your home

How to Choose the Best Exterior Paint Sheen Finish for Your Home

The choice of exterior paint sheen can make a world of difference when painting your home. There are different types to choose from: flat finish, satin finish (or “semi-gloss”), high gloss finish! The differences between them all might surprise you but there is one thing that they will have in common; They’ll provide an amazing…

best exterior caulking

Choosing All Weather and the Best Exterior Caulking

Anyone who has ever attempted to caulk a crack or seam knows that it can be a frustrating process. Caulk can be difficult to apply evenly, and it often doesn’t adhere well to surfaces that are dirty or uneven. In addition, caulks can shrink or crack over time as they expand and contract in response…

outdoor broom for your home

5 Reasons Why An Outdoor Broom Will Make Sweeping Easier Than Ever

The outdoor broom is designed to be a durable and easy-to-use tool for everyday sweeping tasks. It has a large brush head and the bristles are made from natural materials that won’t scratch your floors or leave behind any annoying streaks. The handle is comfortable to grip, making it easy to use on even the…

vacuuming car with a cordless vacuum

Cordless Shop Vacuum FAQs: The Cordless Life Is Too Good

If you’re an avid DIY-er, chances are that you’ve needed to do some quick cleaning up in your workshop or garage at one point or another. Traditional vacuums don’t always cut it because they require a plug and extension cord-a cordless vacuum is the perfect solution when you need to clean without all the hassle…

Best Pancake Air Compressor

Best Pancake Air Compressor for Home Use

If you are looking to buy a pancake air compressor, it can be difficult to know which one is best for home use. This blog post will compare the features of different models and help you find the one that is perfect for your needs. Each model has its own pros and cons, so this…

best car snow shovel - the many different types

Best Snow Shovel (Your Snow Companions for Car)

Waking up to the first morning of snow can be fun. But, going out and discovering layers and layers of white covering your stoop, driveway, deck, and walkways can be daunting. Even with proper shoveling technique, if your shovel isn’t decent for the task, the task will just be tedious if not injury-inducing. In the…

Impact Drill

Impact Drill vs Hammer Drill (Which Do You Need?)

When it comes to drills, you need the tool that will get the job done right, the first time. Deciding between an impact drill and hammer drill can help. When your next home improvement task requires the use of a high-performance drill, you may need to decide if an impact drill is your new best…