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Sump Pump Basics 101: New Home Owner

Never owned a sump pump before? Never learned how it works? Acme Tools is here to help with the necessary information on this machine. We go over how it works, how to maintain it, and even how to buy one. Winter is ending, and the spring thaw is about to begin. That’s terrific news as…

11 Tips To Stay Safe This Winter

Winter is a tough time of year, especially in the snowy, cold north. As leaves begin to fall and ice creeps back to our windshields in the mornings, take some time to prepare yourself for the chilly months ahead and plan on winter safety. 1. Take It Slow Whether you’re walking or driving, there’s no…

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…

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…

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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…

Safety Tips For Using A Chainsaw

The best thing about outdoor power equipment is that it lets you get all sorts of work done in very little time. Tools such as chainsaws require a certain amount of knowledge to use safely. You can also decrease your chance of injury by outfitting yourself with proper personal protective equipment, or PPE. Safe Practices Make For…

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ISOtunes Noise Canceling Earbuds Review

Noise isolation is at the forefront of worker safety on and off the jobsite.  More than 25 million Americans suffer from Noise Induced Hearing Loss.  Many of them have hearing damage that was caused by on the job and leisure activities. ISO tunes does not want you to become part of that statistic so they…

Bosch and 3M Team Up for Silica Dust Protection

Preventing and protecting your workers from silica dust is getting easier. Prevention from respirable silica dust exposure is gaining momentum and OSHA has laid out direct actions for employers in their Table 1 directory. At the heart of protection is the combination of dust extractor, dust attachment, power tool, and personal protection equipment. Bosch Power…

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