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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Stanley Black & Decker Just Recalled Sledgehammers—Here’s What We Know

If you have one of the affected products, you're eligible for a refund—here's how to get it.

Tips for Removing Nails Stuck in Wood

Learn to pull bent or errant nails quickly and efficiently with a variety of common construction tools.


If You See a ‘Tooth’ on Your Hammer, This Is What It’s For

Ever come across this type of hammer and wonder what it's for? Here's the scoop.


How to Remove a Nail Without a Head With an Easy Internet Hack

Is a headless nail giving you grief? Learn our favorite methods for how to remove a nail without a head...


Move Over Rubber Mallet, It’s Hammer Time!

This hammer may not be the flashiest or the most technologically advanced tool, but it can do everything your mallet...

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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.

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...


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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...

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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Rotary Drill vs. Hammer Drill: What’s the Difference?

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


10 Must-Have Products for DIYers, From Quick-Setting Glue to a Reciprocating Saw

Keep your workshop up to date with these best tools and products for DIYers.


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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