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DeWalt FLEXVOLT Portable Power Station

No noise. No fumes. No gas. Just pure portable power! The battery-powered DEWALT Portable Power Station brings a whopping 1800 watts to remote locations. We found that the unit is perfect for providing AC power to most corded tools at the jobsite, particularly when there are noise restrictions.  And without the need for gas to…

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Respirable Silica Dust Levels Must Be Reduced On Every Jobsite

The Clock Is Ticking On OSHA’s Silica Dust Requirements Every jobsite in America where concrete is cut, drilled or requires grinding changed on March 24, 2016. That’s when the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ruling was announced that reduces worker exposure to respirable silica dust in an eight-hour period from…

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Milwaukee REDLITHIUM HIGH DEMAND M18 9.0Ah Battery

Keep Your Tools Running Until the Job’s Done with the HIGH DEMAND™ Battery Pack #48-11-1890. This advanced power system from Milwaukee can make up to 537 cuts on a single charge using a Milwaukee portable circular saw. The HIGH DEMAND 9.0 Ah battery is compatible with all past and future M18 designs. M18 9.0Ah Battery…

Preparing for Winter Storms

Preparing For Winter Storms

How To Prepare For A Winter Storm Heavy snow, ice, sub-zero temperatures and high winds create conditions that make travel impossible and may affect utilities and emergency services. Winter weather can also have a significant impact on your family and home if you’re not ready for it. Preparing for winter storms can help keep your…

DeWalt Miter Saw FLEXVOLT

DeWalt FLEXVOLT Miter Saw Real-World Test

Corded or Uncorded: You Choose.  DeWalt’s 120 Volt Max 12” Sliding Compound Miter Saw (DHS790) can run either corded or cordless. Talk about flexibility and convenience! The key is its FLEXVOLT battery system. Two 60 volt FLEXVOLT batteries power the Miter Saw with 120 volts when it’s not plugged in. Users can expect unlimited run time with…

The Definitive Stiletto Tools Buying Guide

You’ve heard the name, but what are benefits of STILETTO® tools? The answer boils down to three simple words: power, comfort and weight. These three features are some of the most important benefits of Stiletto tools, and you’ll recognize them as soon as you use them. Whether you need a heavy-duty hammer for rough carpentry…

Prepare for the Storm

How to Prepare for a Summer Storm

Summer weather threats vary depending on where you live, but they all share one characteristic: they can happen anytime. Creating an emergency preparedness plan for your family helps keep everyone safe during a crisis and gets your household back to normal quickly after the storm passes. Learn the Risks and Prepare for all Situations The…

DeWalt Unveils Cordless FLEXVOLT System

On June 21, 2016, DeWalt launched the FLEXVOLT System in spectacular fashion. Members from the media and other VIP guests were bused to a top-secret airport hangar outside Baltimore where DeWalt introduced the world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage when the user changes tools. What’s more, it was shown that this new technology is…

How To Choose A Makita Cordless Grinder

Choosing A Makita Cordless Grinder Cut through sheet metal, pipe, quickly clean up welds or carve your way into stone during a home construction with flexibility and freedom when you use a Makita cordless grinder. This tool offers multiple uses, including grinding, cutting and polishing. The cordless variety lets you work in tight spaces and…

Voltage Differences In Cordless Tools

You may be a craftsman with questions about the batteries you use every day. You know there are several voltage differences in cordless tools, but may not fully understand the details. Here is a discussion from DEWALT about battery basics. Read about the differences between types of batteries and what to look for when you’re…