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    Family Handyman Approved: Toro Timemaster 30 Lawn Mower

    Want to trim the time it takes to mow your grass? The Toro Timemaster 30 Lawn Mower will do the trick. It's full of sleek, innovative and time-saving features.

    16 Moving Essentials For Every Skill Level and Occasion  

    Whether you’re moving solo or hiring professionals, check out these moving essentials before you start packing.


    We Tried This Ryobi Pressure Washer and Our Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

    This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...


    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...


    Best Car Code Readers and Scan Tools

    A glowing check engine light (CEL) usually means your vehicle has a problem. A scan tool or code reader can...

    Guide To Types of Drill Bits

    The variety of drill bits can be a little intimidating. Here's an overview of drill bit types, and the projects...


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    No Job Is too Tough for Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap

    A fiercely degreasing hand soap that's still gentle on your skin?  Give this Family Handyman Approved Grime Hand Soap a...


    How to Build 4 Different Styles of Path Lights

    Bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. They resemble tree trunks, which are also...


    How To Choose the Right Sandpaper for Wood Projects

    A pro woodworker explains what you need to know about sandpaper for wood, so your next project turns out perfectly.


    I Tried Amazon’s Top Rated Outdoor Composter

    This rotating compost bin makes spinning my garden's favorite treat easier than ever — and it churns out more compost.


    Scroll Saw vs. Band Saw: What’s the Difference?

    A scroll saw looks like a mini-band saw, but they're different tools. Compare a scroll saw vs. band saw to...


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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.


    We Tried This Innovative Brush That Makes Cleaning Vinyl Siding a Breeze

    Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your vinyl siding? Give the American-made Siding Brush a try.

    A Family Handyman Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide

    Struggling to find the right Father's Day gift for your dad? Check out these Family Handyman Approved products any DIY...


    8 Ways to Store and Care For Pesticides Safely

    If you use home and garden pesticides for weed and pest control, here’s what you need to know to store...


    What To Know About PTO Wood Chippers

    A PTO wood chipper is one that mounts on a tractor. More powerful than a gas or electric chipper, you...


    10 Best Garden Trowels

    The garden trowel is an essential gardening tool and every gardener should have the best trowel they can afford. Here's...


    9 Tips and Tricks for Using Your Pry Bar

    Make sure you're using your pry bar properly!


    12 Hacksaw Tips and Tricks

    From handy cutting tips to storage solutions, check out these brilliant hacksaw hacks.


    Random Orbital Sander vs. Palm Sander: What’s the Difference?

    In the ongoing orbital sander vs. palm sander debate, the right answer for you depends on what projects you'll use...


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    Family Handyman Approved: Armor All Wash & Wax

    If you're looking to polish up your car quickly and easily, give the Family Handyman Approved Armor All Ultra-Shine Wash...

    We Tried Dry Shine’s Ultimate Shine to Gloss Up a Filthy Truck

    We tried this ultra-glossy, anti-static and UV-protectant automotive cleaner on everything we could find on my filthy pickup.


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    Tear Through DIY Projects with the Family Handyman Approved Diablo Demo Demon Saw Blade

    If you're planning on adding a window, knocking down a wall or re-roofing your garage, pick up a Diablo Demo...


    18 Brilliant Sandpaper Hacks

    These outside-the-box sandpaper tips and tricks will help you better tackle your next sanding project.


    9 Best Spanner Wrenches

    Got some nuts and bolts to turn or some pipe fittings to loosen? Here's a list of some of the...


    What’s In My Toolbox? A Master Gardener’s Essential Tools

    A professional gardener shares a look at the tools she uses most frequently on the job.


    Homeowner’s Guide to Liquid Sandpaper

    Are you restoring a painted or finished surface? Discover how to simplify prep work with liquid sandpaper.