Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181

By Robert Robillard

Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181 Review I remember as a kid, my aunt had a carpet sweeper, which was the cordless vacuum back in that day. A carpet sweeper typically consists of a small box with internal brush rollers and brushes. When pushed along a floor the rollers turn and force the brushes to rotate,…

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Ridgid Gen5X 18-Volt Brushless Vacuum R86090B

By Mike Delisle

RIDGID GEN5X 18-Volt Vacuum Review I tend to take on a lot of smaller jobs when working. Jobs like hanging mirrors, putting up a stair handrail or putting in a single replacement window. Doing these small jobs I’ve always struggled with one aspect, cleanup. Do I bring a dustpan and broom or do I lug out the…

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How To Control Remodeling Dust – Best Practices

By Robert Robillard

  13 Best Practices For Controlling Remodeling Dust As a remodeling contractor I learned early on that learning how to control remodeling dust and keeping out of the non-remodeled portion of your clients home is often more important than the quality of your work. There is nothing worse than having your client tell you they want…

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Ridgid WD1450 14 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum

By Ben Carmichael

Ridgid WD1450 14-Gallon 6-Horsepower Wet/Dry Vacuum Review Of all the tools I consider essential, there is one that that people don’t often think of: the wet/dry vacuum. Why is it so essential? Quite simple: it keep things clean and it helps keep you efficient. In order to build things, you have to cut things. I…

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RIDGID 14 Gallon HEPA Wet Dry Vac Review

By Phil Benevides

RIDGID Delivers an Economical HEPA Vac for Contractors As a carpenter who cares about the homes I work on, the need for a HEPA Vac is more than just about meeting new EPA requirements surrounding Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP) it’s about keeping your clients home’s clean and livable during a renovation. From cutting…

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Milwaukee M12 HAMMERVAC Universal Dust Extractor

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12™ HAMMERVAC™ Universal Dust Extractor Kit 2306-22 Review We recently had the opportunity to bring the Milwaukee M12 HAMMERVAC Universal Dust Extractor 2306-22 to the job-site to  review and test out.  Here’s what we think: Dust Extraction on the Job-site Tool companies are trying more and more to bring easier-to-use and more effective dust…

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