Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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      What to Know About Digging Bars

      Learn more about these versatile and powerful digging tools here.

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      Garden Hoses: What To Know Before You Buy

      Garden hoses don't last forever. When you're in the market for a new one, these tips will help you make...


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      Sledge Hammers: What To Know Before You Buy

      If you plan on installing fences or doing serious renovation work, you'll definitely need a good sledge hammer. Here's what...


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      Pros and Cons of American-Made Tools

      "Buy American" seems like solid advice, but beyond patriotism, what are the real pros and cons of buying tools made...


      This Is What You Should Spend Your Home Depot Gift Cards On This Year

      Now that the holiday season is over, you may be wondering what you should do with those gift cards to...

      12 Game-Changing Drill Accessories That are Worth Every Penny

      With these specialized attachments and bits, there's nothing you can't drill through.


      Cold-Weather Workwear You’ll Appreciate This Winter

      Cold-weather workwear that will help staves off the shivers while you work outside in the winter.


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      5 Easy Home Tech Add-Ons

      You don't need to completely rewire your home or spend thousands of dollars to take advantage of advanced technology. Check...


      10 DIY Tools You Should Own By 40

      DIY tools in your 20s and even most of your 30s may only include some hand tools and a smattering...


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      7 Best Post Hole Diggers

      Need to set fence posts, install a sign or plant a sapling? Get a post hole digger, also known as...


      Rental Best Practices for Any Project

      Rental equipment has helped make the Getaway project possible for our editorial and creative teams. It can expand your possibilities...


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      8 Best Garden Hose Nozzles and Sprayers

      The right nozzle turns a garden hose into a tool for spot irrigation, pressurized cleaning, washing cars and more. Find...


      The Top 12 Household Cleaning Tips For The Really Tough Stuff

      Even the most stubborn stains and hard-to-reach spots are no match for these secret cleaning solutions.

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      What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

      When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


      7 Best Generators for Powering Your RV

      Choosing the right RV generator matters. Here are our recommendations based on power output, noise level and quality.


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      How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

      The next time you lock your keys in the car, you’ll want to try these genius tricks.


      15 Coolest Tech Products You’ll Want to Buy This Year

      Behold the next wave of gadgets, gear, and services that will transform our lives in the coming year.


      10 Hacks to Try If You’re Always Losing Things Around the House

      It's been estimated that we spend 153 days in our lifetime looking for stuff, according to a study conducted by...


      Upgrade your wiper blades

      You're probably not replacing your wiper blades often enough.


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      Log Splitter Safety Tips

      Follow these tips to stay safe while working a log splitter.


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      What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

      Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...

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      Self-Propelled Lawn Mowers: What to Know Before You Buy

      What are the key features to look for in a self-propelled mower, and how do you know if these mowers...


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      How To Clean or Change an Air Filter in a Riding Lawn Mower

      Want to keep your riding lawn mower working well all the time? Knowing when to clean or replace a lawn...


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      Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

      Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


      Sony Noise Canceling Headphones Are Today’s Favorite Amazon Prime Day Deal

      You won't believe the savings on these headphones. It's an incredible Prime Day Deal you can't pass up!


      Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

      Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


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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...