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  • Remodelers' Favorite Hand Tools

    We asked about your preferred brands of six common tools and here’s what you told us.

  • Tradesmen’s Favorite Hand Tools

    Here’s what 731 tradesmen told us about their preferred brands of 6 common tools.

  • Handyman’s Favorite Hand Tools

    We asked handymen about their preferred brands of 6 common hand tools and here’s what they had to say.

  • Werner Aluminum Pump- Jack System

    The aluminum jacks in this pump-jack system ride on structural aluminum poles instead of doubled 2x4s, eliminating the experience of scary rides down the poles.

  • Knipex Cobra Quick Set Pliers

    Knipex expands its Cobra Water Pump Pliers line with new quick set pliers.

  • Tool Test: Airless Paint Sprayers

    We gathered nine pumps, ranging from midlevel budget models to a few suited for everyday use on smaller jobs – they just had to be able to handle the pros' requisite .019-inch tip. Our painter of 25 years used them with interior and exterior latex paints to determine their worth from a full-time...

  • Cadillac Pump Jacks

    If you're tired of fighting with your rusty old pump jacks or trying to squeeze one more job out of those twisted, chewed-up double 2x4 poles, consider upgrading to one of the state-of-the-art aluminum scaffolds made by Alum-A-Pole or Qual-Craft Industries. Your crews will be faster, safer, and...

  • Semi-Automatic Powder Actuated Tools

    My grandfather taught me something a long time ago: A good tool will pay for itself many times over. While that's true for almost every tool I own, it goes double for powder actuated tools, or PATs, as they're known.

  • Pressure Washers

    A pressure washer is one of those tools you don't really need until you really need it. It's the only way to manage the large amounts of mud that find their way off the site and onto your customers' driveways, sidewalks, and street. It's great for a range of other tasks, too, so it doesn't just...