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Lawncare and Garden Tools for Dad

Gifts For Father’s Day When you’re still asking “when is fathers day?” at this time of the year, you need to get your game together! Fathers day 2018 is June 17th, and the clock is ticking to get dad the perfect present. There are countless types of fathers in this world, and some just like…

Best Entertainment Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day Gifts For the Dad Who Loves Gadgets Do you know when Father’s Day is? This year its June 17th and it’s just around the corner, and you haven’t gotten anything for him yet. Does dad like coffee? Would he like a grill? Can dad even work a Bluetooth speaker? If you answered yes…

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The Best Tools for After School

With graduation around the corner, you are stuck with what to get the grad. How do you get a former student ready for life after school? Money and gift cards are great but spent quickly. Words of advice is a good idea but how often do people take advice seriously? You could get them a…

Top 5 Miter Saw Tips

Miter saws are a universal tool that can be used for framing on job sites, all the way to making intricate cuts on a small DIY project. Here are 5 Miter Saw Tips to give you the best results from your cuts.   #1 Use a Good Blade – Tooth Count Generally, the higher the…

How to Sharpen Lawn Mower Blades

Getting Your Lawn Mower Blades for Summer Summer is the season of lawn maintenance, and everyone likes to look outside and see a pristine green carpet.  Mowing your lawn is the first step in having a manicured yard, and having a well-sharpened blade is the most important component of any lawnmower.  As they pass over the…

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Helpful Power Tool Tips, Trick, and Hacks

In our 65+ years of experience in the power tools and construction industries, we’ve learned a thing or two about power tools. Now we’re sharing our favorite power tools tricks, tips, and lifehacks with you to help you make your job or hobby easier, more accurate, and more efficient.   Also check out our hand tool…

10 Things to Help Prepare for a Flood

As winter ends and spring begins, the first thing to go is the snow. With the way the weather likes to work up here in the Mid-West, you have to be prepared for the sudden appearance of water. Not to mention spring and summer showers that can seem unpredictable. But don’t worry Acme Tools has…

40 Essentials for Summer Camping

Get your kindling ready! Spring is upon us, and summer will be very close behind!  The trees will be green, the sunsets will be late, and if you’re anything like me, you will want to be spending every spare minute soaking up the sun and breathing the fresh air.  Whether you like fishing, hiking, tossing…

An outdoor pipe is covered with ice.

Pipe Thawing Machines and Tools

Winter is among us, and (for most of us) it brings along freezing, cold temperatures. And those cold temperatures can be the cause of many problems including frozen pipes. If frozen pipes aren’t fixed, they cause a mess of problems that go off much like a domino effect: leaking water, a waterfall of water, standing…

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How to Safely Clean Gutters

Fall is a beautiful and colorful time of the year. Unfortunately, those beautiful colors inevitably clog up our gutters in the spring. We know that no one wants to do it, but eventually, you have to. Clearing debris from your gutters prevents water buildup and possible damage to your roof and gutters. Below, you can…