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Carhartt’s New Smart Vest Uses AI to Keep You Warm on the Job

Is artificial intelligence more effective than layering? Carhartt's new heated vest is up for the test.

Get Fired Up for Your Jobs with Heated Workwear Starting at $40

Our shopping experts at Family Handyman know that heated workwear sales are the smartest time to stock up on everything...

Bundle Up: Best Clothes for Working Outside in Winter Weather

Trying to find ways to stave off the shivers? With the best clothes for working outside in winter, you'll stay...

Tough and Durable: Recommended Work Boots Built to Last

We found the best men's work boots to keep you comfortable, dry and protected while you're on the job.

Goodbye, Cold Shoulders—Shop 10 Cold-Weather Accessories Under $35

Find brands like North Face and Carhartt as low as $10 when you shop these cold-weather accessories. Stock up on...

The 7 Best Places to Buy Men’s Workwear

These men's workwear brands provide durable, long-lasting apparel for the job site, workshop or garage.

We Tried Darn Tough Socks, and Now We Want to Wear Them Everyday

Darn Tough says it crafts the world’s most comfortable, durable and best-fitting socks. We put that claim to...

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11 Efficient Tile Removal Tools for Floor and Wall Projects

Tearing out old tile can be a grueling job, but you can make it easier with these must-have tile removal...

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How To Care for Your Leather Work Boots in the Winter

With a little TLC, your leather work boots should last for years. Here's how to keep them in tip-top shape.

The 6 Best Winter Snow Boots for Women and Men in 2024

We found the best snow boots, sure to keep you warm and comfortable in any winter weather.

The 5 Best Headlamps To Light Your Way

Keep every path you take well-lit with our picks for the best headlamp for every activity

The 7 Best Belt Bags Perfect for the Outdoors

Hands-free belt bags are the convenient and stylish must-have accessory for any outdoor activity

The 6 Best Heated Vests to Keep Your Core Toasty and Warm

Bone-chilling cold keeping you indoors this winter? Try one of these best heated vests to keep your core (and the...

The 7 Best Safety Glasses of 2024

Keep your eyes protected and your vision clear with these picks for best safety glasses on the market.

6 Best Fleece Vests for Working Outside This Fall

Adding a work-friendly fleece vest to your wardrobe is a smart choice that pays off all year long.

10 Best Fleece Jackets to Keep You Warm

Soft and comfortable, fleece jackets keep you warm without weighing you down. Check out our 10 favorites for both work...

The 10 Best Work Socks for All-Day Wear, According to Our Editors

Steel-toed shoes and work boots can do a number on socks. We've tested the toughest and most comfortable...

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8 Best Circuit Breaker Finders

Organizing your electrical panel doesn't have to be intimidating. Find and label unknown circuits safely with these best circuit breaker...

How Do You Get the Smoke Smell Out of Clothes?

Try these tips and no one will ever know you just spent the weekend in the woods.

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How to Build a DIY Infrared Sauna

Get all the benefits of a sauna without the expensive health club membership.

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How to Build a Portable DIY Sauna

DIY a portable sauna? No sweat.

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How to Recess Hinges on a Door

Learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.

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Long Sleeve Sun Shirt for Outdoor Protection and Comfort: Tested & Reviewed

Have some fun in the sun wearing this Family Handyman Approved work shirt with built-in UV protection.

I Tried This Multi-Tool That Stashes on the Back of Your Phone

A multi-tool that attaches to your phone! We gave this novel idea and all its components a try.

Wearing Shoes In the House: Right or Wrong?

Is it rude or smart to ask guests to take off their shoes inside your home? And does it really...

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Brighten Up Any Project with the Family Handyman Approved Nebo Omni 2k Work Light

Looking for an addition to your toolbox that shines? Try the compact, bright and long-lasting Nebo Omni 2k work light.

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Fitlife Expandable Garden Hose Review: Is it the Best Among Expandable Garden Hoses?

I’m done with traditional rubber hoses, and I think you should be, too.  Instead, give this Family Handyman Approved TheFitLife...

17 Clothes Hanger Tips and Tricks

From declogging drains to hanging cookbooks, see all the brilliant ways you never thought to use your clothes hangers.

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These Stylish and Tough Stoggles Safety Glasses Are Family Handyman Approved

Whether you work in the trades or you're a DIY enthusiast, safety glasses are an essential tool. Recently I picked...