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We pushed 18 recip-saw blades to their limits to determine their ability to cut quickly and resist wear.
Threaded rod and epoxy secure the replacement windows in this historic stone building.
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Drainable housewraps offer some of the benefits of a rainscreen installation without its cost or complexity.
Most rigid insulation is susceptible to termite damage but Bora-Foam isn't.
The key to the HitchClip Fall Arrest System is a 4.4-ounce anchoring clip that attaches to the roof framing with just four 16d (or equivalent) fasteners.
Rinnai has unveiled a new line of highly efficient tankless products.
Most synthetic roofing underlayments are designed to replace 30-pound felt, but RhinoRoof is intended for applications where the 15-pound variety would be called for.
Fusion Hardware Group’s decorative locksets, door handles, and deadbolts come in a range of designs and finishes to fit almost any architectural style.
A. O. Smith claims its new water heater offers the advantages of on-demand and traditional heating appliances without the disadvantages.
Prefab washer and dryer boxes take the hassle out of roughing in those appliances. The Pull Stop Box aims to do the same for toilets.
GacoFireStop is the first open-cell foam approved for use in attics and crawlspaces with no additional ignition barrier.
Schlage’s Keyed Entry Lock With Built-in Alarm offers a lower-cost alternative to hard-wired security systems.
Apollo is a low-profile photovoltaic array that can be installed along with the shingles by a certified roofing contractor.
The Prestige Excellence Combination Boiler provides 110,000 Btu per hour for space heating and a 14-gallon indirect water heater that delivers up to 180 gallons per hour of domestic hot water.
Milwaukee M12 12-volt jigsaw
Lenox says its new Soft Storage Tool Bags can stand up to any kind of job-site abuse.
The Striker Drywall Talon is designed to lighten the load for drywall hangers.
There's no shortage of devices out there that can be used to lever a sheet of drywall into position using foot pressure, but the most effective one I've found is Marshalltown's Panel Lifter.
Ames' latest Bazooka taping tool is the EasyClean Automatic Taper, which is lighter and more ergonomic than previous versions.
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