Hammers

Every home improvement project needs a hammer. Find the best hammer for your project and learn how to use them with common hammer tips and techniques.

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What To Know About Claw Hammers

Claw hammers can pull nails as well as pound them. They're as useful around the house for DIY projects as they are on construction sites.

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7 Best Framing Hammers

The best framing hammers, with their long handles, let you create the force needed to sink large nails. Here are...


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10 Types of Hammers

Hammers are for pounding, but they don't all pound the same things. Know the types of hammers out there so...


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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...


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?

Everything You Need to Consider Before Buying a Hammer

Here's how to decide which hammer will work best for you and your construction needs.


Which Is The Best Kind Of Hammer Head?

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


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