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      12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

      A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


      10 Tools and Products Made in America

      From a screwdriver set to engineered hardwood flooring, here are 10 made-in-America tools and products for DIY home improvement.


      10 Tool-Related Movie Mistakes

      Hollywood is a land of fantasy, wonder and make-believe. It's also a land of wildly inaccurate representations of how tools...


      No Toolbox? Here are 10 Alternatives That Really Work

      You want to keep your tools organized, but with various jobs and tools for every task, keeping things in order...

      DIY Dictionary: Green Treated

      What does 'green treated' refer to? Green treated refers to wood that's had preservatives forced into it under pressure to...


      2018 Best in DIY – What to Look for in a Cordless Circular Saw

      We’ve used cordless circular saws for years and love them. With battery and motor technology improving rapidly, we wondered if...

      5 Essential Circular Saw Blades for Your Home Workshop

      No saw blade is good for every job. Keep these five at the ready, so you'll have the right blade...


      Best-Reviewed Snow Shovels on Amazon

      Upgrade your snow shovel this winter to a product that's Amazon reviewer approved. Find your best snow shovel here.


      Toolipedia: Paint Roller Frame

      Toolipedia: Everything you wanted to know about paint rollers


      What is a Hacksaw?

      This is the place to come if you want to learn everything there is to know about hacksaws.

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      12 Exterior Home Trends You Can Forget About

      See what's going on in exterior home trends so you can create more curb appeal for your home.


      The All-Time Most Useful Hand Tools for Demolition

      If you're getting ready to do some remodeling or start work on an addition, you'll likely need some demolition tools....


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      What to Know About Coping Trim

      Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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      The Best Cordless Routers and Why You Need One

      These powerful trim routers make it easy to cut the cord


      Two Essential Saw Cutting Guides

      Ensure straight cuts with these two, simple cutting guides.

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      6 Best Paint Thinners for Any Job

      When your project requires paint thinner, make the right choice for best results. These six options are good bets.


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      Homeowner’s Guide to Paintbrushes

      Choosing the right brush makes all the difference. Here's our list of the best paintbrushes to use for a variety...


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      Compare Different Types of Paintbrushes

      Using the right brush for the job is essential. And knowing which brush is best isn't complicated. Here's a rundown...


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      Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Strippers and Removers

      Get the answers to your questions about paint strippers — what they are, how they work, and which are best...


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      7 Best Lawn Aerators

      For serious lawn care aficionados, an aerator is the ace up their sleeve. If you're ready to get serious, check...


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      8 Best Paint Buckets for Any Job

      Discover what professional housepainters have known for years: Paint buckets can save you time and effort on your next painting...


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      Different Types of Wood Stains and Finishes

      Wood stains and finishes can make ordinary wood look gorgeous and gorgeous wood look ordinary. It's all in choosing the...


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      Homeowner’s Guide to Paint Rollers

      They're the fuzziest tools in your DIY stash! We'll help you choose the right paint rollers and covers for all...

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      23 Tools Worth Splurging On

      Feeling extravagant? You could pay less for most of these tools, but if you're willing to splurge you'll get a...


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      Best Scroll Saws for 2020

      Here are 8 great scroll saws. Find the one that provides the level of detail you need for your next...


      25 Handy Measuring Hacks All DIYers Should Know

      Taking accurate measurements is essential to any DIY project. We've gathered our favorite tips and tricks to take your measuring...


      How to Make a Simple DIY Jewelry Box

      Need a DIY idea for Valentine's Day? We've got you covered.


      12 Things Ace Hardware Employees Won’t Tell You

      Ace Hardware delivers quality materials in convenient locations. But savvy shoppers know there are always tricks to get a little...


      12 Tool Myths You’ve Believed for Way Too Long

      Tool use is ancient, and considered by many to be the defining aspect of the human race. Is it any...