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Makita XFD11ZB Sub-Compact Brushless Drill Driver

Use the Makita® XFD11ZB LXT® Sub-Compact Drill Driver to create pilot holes for screws and other projects. This unit is compact enough to fit between studs in your frame so you can remodel with less effort. Its exceptional power makes it one of the best small drills for contractors and do-it-yourselfers alike. The entire Makita…

DEWALT FLEXVOLT Portable Power Station

No Noise, Fumes, or Gas First off, what you do have with DEWALT’s FLEVOLT portable power station is pure portable power. For example, the battery-powered DEWALT Portable Power Station brings 1800 watts to remote locations. The unit is perfect for providing AC power to most corded tools at the job site, mainly when noise restrictions…

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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. The Milwaukee 48-11-1890…

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 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 not plugged in. Users can expect unlimited run time with a…

The Definitive Stiletto Tools Buying Guide

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

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 and 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…