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You wouldn't think that you could improve a stalwart product like the Empire 7-inch pivoting rafter square would you? I've had one for decades. You can see a photo of mine below. It's rustier than an old nail. You can't even see the numbers any longer. Sure, I could have kept it oiled and rust-free, […]

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Seven years ago, I moved from southwest Ohio to snowy New Hampshire. It was rare to have lots of snow and ice in Cincinnati, but in central New Hampshire, both can arrive during the first week of December and not go away until the middle of April. I quickly discovered I needed great traction under […]

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For a guy that primarily reviews tools and building products, you may feel it's a tall order to review a simple pair of pants. Guess what? When you've worn as many pairs of pants as I have in my life, you're automatically qualified and up to the task. Before we go much farther, understand I'm […]

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Many of my peers get products to review and write the review within hours of receiving the product. I employ a more disciplined technique as I prefer to use the product in real life more than a few times and then report what I discovered. Sure, there's always the sweep-you-off-your-feet initial reaction you might get […]

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When I go to church each Sunday, I avoid sitting on one side of the church. An older woman who's got failing sight uses the tiny LED light on her smart phone as a flashlight to make the contrast brighter on the prayer book. The issue is she often tilts the smart phone back at […]

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Yesterday I had a great opportunity to test the WORX 56V MaxLithium 19-inch Electric Lawn Mower. It was a sunny weekend, the temperature was quite comfortable and my grass needed to be cut. I admit I had preconceived ideas about how the experience would go based on a different electric mower I reviewed about four years […]

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Tim Carter talks about the features and benefits of a high-quality dehumidifier. Many cheaper ones simply don't take enough humidity out of the air fast enough. CLICK HERE to read more on this dehumidifier. Watch this video and discovery the features of the Santa Fe Dehumidifier Advance 2.

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DEAR TIM: I've always been afraid of electricity. I know I can't be alone. I'm trying to overcome this fear and wonder if you can help me. What would you do if you were me? Are there simple tools I can use to help tell me when I'm close to a wire or cable that […]

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Tim Carter tests the Brother P-touch Home and Office Labeler. He found it works great for making labels for his tool boxes and parts bins. It can handle a variety of fonts and colors.   .

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