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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…

Red and Yellow golf balls that have been drilled to make a ladder golf game.

How to Make a Family-Friendly Ladder Golf Game

Ladder golf is a popular and friendly backyard game that’s a hoot to play. You just toss two balls held together by a rope and try to get them to stay on the ladder. (More detailed rules are at the end.) Once you have the materials, you can make your game in less than an hour!…

Trimming Laminate

How to Trim Laminate Countertops

The final step in completing a laminate countertop — trimming its edges flush — can be nerve-wracking. After all, you have a lot of time and money invested in your project, and the last thing you want to do is ruin everything while trimming. Relax! These pointers ensure clean results every time. Use a router…

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…

Buying Guide: How To Choose A Generator

Generators let you carry on with life when the power fails. They also allow you to bring power to remote areas for work and play. Use this guide as a generator checklist as you compare models, features and benefits to find the right equipment for your needs. Uses and Applications Generators supply power when and…

How to Extend the Life of Your Bench Tools

While it’s always exciting to buy new woodworking bench tools, it’s just as exciting to see your favorite tools still functioning after years of regular usage. You get to know them inside and out. There are a few commonly overlooked ways to extend the life of your bench tools, and their simplicity might surprise you. Do…