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How Did The Weeknd Put His Latest Single on a Saw Blade?

The Canadian singer's latest stunt puts a whole new spin on listening to music while you work.

Lowe’s Introduces New Rewards Program for Pros

Lowe's is launching a rewards program for their pro customers based on insights from the pros themselves.


Why You Should Check Out Lowe’s PROvember Sale

Lowe's is handing out major discounts on pro tools and gear this November. Here's what you need to know.


GIE+EXPO Changes Name After Fourteen Years

Big changes are coming to one of the country's most popular trade shows.


California’s New Law Could Change the Way You Shop for Lawn Equipment

The Golden State is set to ban gas-powered lawn equipment by 2024. Here's what it means for you.

John Deere Acquires Silicon Valley Robotics Firm

Is automated equipment the future? John Deere's $250 million purchase of Bear Flag Robotics suggests it is.


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The Home Depot to Sell Tools That Only Work if Activated

The home improvement super store is launching a plan to sell power tools that will only work once activated at...

Car Part Shortage Continues to Bog Down the Auto Market

A computer chip shortage is complicating things for automobile dealers and buyers. Learn more here.


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HART Tools Launches New DIY Products at Walmart

Calling all DIYers: HART is adding more extensive and competitively priced power tools at Walmart!


Lowe’s Revamps In-Store Shopping Experience for Pros

Lowe's is changing things up in its stores to create a smooth, consistent shopping experience for construction professionals.


Makita Pushes Cordless Power Forward With New Battery Platform

The XGT System could be the next step in eliminating cords from the job site.

Lowe’s Unveils New ‘Flex’ Power Tools for Pros

Lowe's latest battery platform promises powerful, fast tools for pros.


Milwaukee Pipeline Episode 1 Recap: Everything You Need to See

Milwaukee Tool brought a lot to the table in their new virtual tool showcase.


Honda Launches Bluetooth App for Generators

The app gives users more control over their generators and deeper insight into how they operate.


Reddit Users Share Their Hysterical Robot Fails

They're supposed to make life more carefree, but sometimes robot devices cause mayhem. These robot fails will make you laugh,...


13 Stores That Won’t Let You in Without a Face Mask

Be prepared to keep your nose and mouth covered before shopping in these stores.

Werner Hosting Free Webinars for Ladder Safety Month

What better time to delve into ladder safety than National Ladder Safety Month?


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‘Shark Tank’ Star and Lowes Launch Home Improvement Competition

From specially designed hauling handles to an innovative soil testing system, hundreds of small business owners competed to be featured...


New Legislation Seeks To Expand National Apprenticeship System

The U.S. House passed a bill that could lead to a boom in apprenticeships. It awaits Senate approval.


The Home Depot Expands Pro Loyalty Program

The Home Depot is bringing some major upgrades to its loyalty program for pro customers.


Home Depot Launches “Perk Week” For Pro Customers

The Home Depot is thanking its loyal Pro Xtra customers with a weeklong event that kicks off on Dr. Martin...


US Commerce Department Cuts Tariffs on Canadian Lumber

The decision comes as trade officials look to normalize the price of lumber in the United States and provide relief...


The Final Episode of Milwaukee PIPELINE Airs This Week

Here's when to tune in and what to expect from the final installment.


Lumber Prices Finally Fell in October (But Are Still Way Too High)

Lumber prices dropped in early October, but not nearly enough, and now home builders and lawmakers are working together to...

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Harbor Freight’s New Stores: A Sign of Home Improvement Market Health

Harbor Freight is expanding, thanks to a thriving home improvement industry. Find out if the beloved discount tool store is...


Worx Launches New Line of Precision Power Tools For Crafters and DIYers

Worx's new line of precision power tools is designed with versatility and creativity in mind.


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New Countertop Appliance Claims to Kill Coronavirus on Household Items

Luma and Luma Pro aim to deliver 99.9 percent effectiveness in killing germs, bacteria and viruses — including the coronavirus.


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Bosch’s New Thermal Camera a ‘Staple for Any Toolbox’

The camera gives DIYers and pros an easy way to accurately measure, visualize and analyze thermal variance on almost any...


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Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See

Girls Garage is the manifestation of Emily Pilloton's mission to 'inspire a community of fearless builder girls everywhere.'


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Tool Rental Coming to Lowe’s

Why buy expensive tools when you can rent? Check out Lowe's new tool rental program that will kick-start even your...