KEEN Utility Dover Work Boot Review

By Robert Robillard

KEEN Utility Dover Six-Inch Waterproof Work Boot KEEN Utility has come out with some new work boots this year and I’ve been trying out the KEEN Utility Dover Work Boot six-inch waterproof model. By Ralph Morz KEEN First Impression The bottom line: This was my first KEEN Utilty work boot; I expected to like it…

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DECKED Truck Bed Toolbox

By Scott Arnold

DECKED – Truck Bed Storage Solution I don’t think that the importance of tool organization in your truck, trailer or van can be overstated. Think about how much time and energy goes into looking for tools in messy and unorganized trailers, trucks or vans. That time should be time spent on task and not looking…

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Sense Home Energy Monitor

By Jeff Deitz

Sense Energy Monitor Review Smart homes run on smart devices powered by electricity.  Perhaps the smartest smart device in my home is the Sense Home Energy Monitor.  I have had a Sense energy monitor installed and running in my home for several month now and it has given me fantastic insight into the energy consumption…

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KEEN Utility Manchester Boot

By Weston Bartosik

KEEN Utility Manchester 6” WP (Aluminum Toe) Work Boot Review I first started paying attention to KEEN Utility boots when I noticed entire crews of tradesmen in high wear and abrasion industries wearing them. Every member of a large highway marking company I worked with chose to spend their money on a pair of Keen…

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Caring For Your Tape Measure

By Robert Robillard

Tape Measure Care and Maintenance We recently performed Head-Head testing on 8 different brand tape measures. After the testing it was apparent to me that these devices need proper care, in order to provide you with accurate, reliable measurements. Caring for your tape measure is easy, here are a few steps for properly maintaining your tape measure.…

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Who needs a Thermal Imager?

By Jeff Williams

Who Needs a Thermal Imager? When I first saw a thermal image it was in the movie Predator at a sleepover sometime in the early 90s. You mean there is a camera that shows heat differences in the surrounding environment? Back then I could’ve used that to dominate at hide-and-seek. Now? Now, the technology is…

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Leviton LED Occupancy Sensor

By Robert Robillard

Leviton LED Occupancy Sensor, Model 9864-LED I own a small remodeling business and as a result my basement seconds as my company workshop. Often times, I find myself entering the basement through my bulkhead basement after dark, and carrying tools or materials. Lighting the Way The problem with this is that the workshop lights are…

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Milwaukee M12 1/4″ Ratchet 2556-20

By Stan Durlacher

Milwaukee M12 1/4″ Ratchet Review This is a story of how the Milwaukee M12 1/4″ Ratchet 2556-20, made my life easier. So it is past time to tear down an old BMW engine I have in the workshop. The first major milestone in this endeavor is to remove the cylinder head. And that entails removing almost 100…

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