Tools, Gear and Equipment

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      What Are Brushless Motor Tools and Are They Right for You?

      Have you seen power tool ads and wondered what exactly is a brushless motor? If so, here's a quick definition and an overview of the pros and cons.

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      How To Choose the Right Garden Hoe

      Choosing the right garden hoe can take some of the backbreaking work out of gardening. Here's a helpful roundup of...


      How to Customize Garage Cabinets for More Storage

      Our garages are multitaskers. Vehicle storage, workshop, tool organizer and hangout space for friends and family. For this garage to...


      Stock up on Workwear Favorites during Carhartt’s Summer Essentials Sale

      Hard work never looked so good. Shop the Carhartt sale to get great deals on quality workwear including t-shirts, shorts,...


      4 Pop-Up Tents That Make Camping Easier

      Pop-up tents eliminate the headache of setting up a tent, giving you more time to relax on your next camping...

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      7 Best Garden Rakes for Cleaning Up Around Plants

      Treat your plants and flowers with loving care by using the right garden tools. This collection of rakes includes something...


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      Top Rated Painting Tools on Amazon

      Spiff up your home this summer by stocking up on top-rated and highly reviewed painting tools and accessories available on...

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      6 Types of Screws Every DIYer Needs To Know

      Overwhelmed with fastener options for your DIY projects? Learn about screw anatomy, types and materials to help you pick the...


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      6 Most Common Mistakes When Pressure Washing

      Avoid these six mistakes to minimize the risk of property damage or injury when pressure washing.


      When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

      The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


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      Best Rust Remover Products for Your Car

      Have some ugly rust on your vehicle? With the right product, you can tackle that fix yourself.

      10 Signs Your Lawn Mower Blade Needs Sharpening

      Notice your lawn looking a little uneven? That could be a sign it's time to sharpen your lawn mower blade.


      5 Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

      Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.


      Father’s Day Deals for the DIY Dad

      Give your DIY dad or father figure something he can't live without! He'll love the gift and you'll love the...


      Camping Checklist: What You Need for Survival

      If you plan on camping or exploring the great outdoors, you have to be prepared. Here are the essential survival...


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      How To Build a 2-in-1 Workbench and Bar Top

      Add LEDs set in epoxy for a custom, high-tech work surface.

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      8 Pressure Washer Replacement Parts

      Here's what you need to know to identify, purchase and replace the most commonly swapped-out pressure washer parts.


      5 Best Camping Hammocks to Set Up at Your Campsite

      Camping hammocks are a great way to bring a little relaxation with you on your next wilderness excursion.


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      8 Bad Measuring Habits You Should Drop

      Consistently making bad cuts and wasting material? A bad measuring habit may be the cause. Learn about mistakes you may...


      A Complete Checklist for Your Next Family Camping Trip

      Nature calls! But before you head out, make sure you've got everything you need to enjoy your next camping trip.


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      Essential Indoor Gardening Tools

      Whether you have just a few pots or a house plant jungle, you'll need some essential indoor gardening tools to...


      30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

      These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


      5 Food Storage Tips for Camping Trips

      How to keep your food supply safely stored while you're out camping in the wild.


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      10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

      How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.

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      How to DIY Laundry Shelves

      Convert your dreary basement laundry into a functional, organized and finished workspace.


      How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas

      Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...


      10 Best Camping Knives

      Every good camper needs a dependable knife, one that can handle a wide range of tasks. Here are some of...


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      Everything You Need for Any Type of Garden

      Tend to your garden with our growing collection of tools and accessories for any lawn, flowerbed or vegetable patch.


      The Best Lawn and Garden Sales You Don’t Want to Miss

      Get your yard and patio ready for summer with these deep discounts on furniture, yard equipment, grills and more!


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      Can You Use Exterior Paint Inside?

      If you're wondering whether you can use exterior paint indoors — or vice versa — we've got your answer: You...