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    This Trio of Tools Will Save Your Sanity

    These tools will come in handy over and over again.

    Stripped Screw Hack: Use a Rubber Band to Grip Stripped Screws

    Place a wide rubber band in between the screw driver and the tripped screw head, then apply hard, but slow...


    19 Things You Should Be Buying Used Instead of New

    Pre-owned items can offer big savings and often are almost as good as brand new.


    Stuff We Love: 3 Distinctly Different Framing Hammers

    This edition of Stuff We Love focuses in on three framing hammers with a variety of uses and nifty features.


    Best Hammer Upgrades

    Hammers aren't just a just a stick and a chunk of metal anymore. Check out this story for a bunch...

    Curved or Straight: Which Hammer Claw Is Better?

    When it comes to hammer claws there are basically two choices: straight, or curved. But which one should you choose?


    What You Need to Know Before Buying a Hammer

    Here's how to decide which hammer works for you, as well as our recommendations.

    Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

    Not all hammer heads are created equal. But which one is the best?


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    What to Know About Coping Trim

    Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.


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    Deals We Love: Hammer Drill and Impact Driver Combo

    Some of the biggest names in power tools partnered with The Home Depot for a month of savings.


    8 Best Value Brand Hand Tools You Can Find at Home Depot

    Heading to your favorite home-improvement store anytime soon? Treat yourself to some new hand tools! These best value hand tools...

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    Differences Between a Hammer Drill and Rotary Hammer

    Learn about these drills and don't let a little concrete get in your way


    How to Use Water Hammer Arresters to Stop Banging Water Lines

    Stop water hammer with simple add-on arresters


    Heavy Hitting Sledge Hammer

    We expect a lot from our sledgehammers. We want an indestructible head and a handle that can withstand overstrike.


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    18 Incredibly Handy Hammer Hacks

    The humble hammer is a go-to for most home improvement projects. But did you know it can do more than...


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    10 Awesome Hammer Hacks

    You can use a hammer to pound nails, but there's so much more you can do, too! Check out these...

    Replace a Maul Handle or Other Striking Tool Handle

    A fiberglass handle will add years to the life of a sledgehammer or a splitting maul handle