One of the best things about our work is when we get to visit with tool manufacturers and try out new tools and see what the future holds for the industry. This week I was in Milwaukee to see what the Big Red Machine was bringing out for 2011. For plumbers, Milwaukee has some great […]
I was reading a commentary by Michael Anschel over at Hanley Woods Remodeling and it got me to thinking. Anschel proposed four elements to improve the remodeling industry. 1.Self Imposed-Self Enforced Standards
Can I use Pex in Swimming Pool Applications?
A reader asked me about using a five gallon plastic bucket instead of a store bought system, and the quick answer is yes you can.
Well $1500 later, including a new main pump for the filter system and a rebuild of the Polaris Vacuum System all is well. Here is my advice,
Jonathan Whitman of Helena, AL won the DeWalt Worm Drive Saw provided by Tyler Tool for Extreme How-To’s Ultimate Man Expo event held at the Birmingham(AL)-Jefferson Civic Center this past weekend. There were many registrants and we are working diligently to get those who subscribed to the magazine on our rolls. Thanks to all who came […]
By: Hal Jones A month into our family gardening project, the kids are over the excitement of seeing flowers and green vegetables. The question I am peppered with about the peppers is, daddy, when can we pick them?
By: Hal Jones Father’s Day Special Feature This weekend is Father’s Day and I am taking this opportunity to thank all of the dads
One of the cooler demonstrations we had at Bosch was the new technology used in its Speed-X Masonry Drill Bits. The rig used to test the bits received a lot of positive
When Bosch first introduced this little drill at its 2009 World Media Event, the woodworking editors salivated over getting