Tool Tips

How to Choose Between Corded and Cordless Tools

choosing between corded and cordless power tools

Lately, I have been receiving a lot of questions from people on whether to buy a corded or cordless tool. Those who have had a chance to use battery powered tools speak very good of the mobility and freedom these…

Is a Torque Wrench Really Necessary?

click adjustable torque wrench in garage

When you need to fasten a bolt or nut or any other fastener you can use a variety of tools including a spanner, ratchet, wrench or any other appropriate tool. The challenge with most of these fastening tools is the…

12 Best Ways to Keep Garage Cool in Summer

how to keep garage cooler
These garage cooling ideas for summer will keep the temperature low inside your workshop so you can have a breeze completing those summer projects. These garage cooling options do not push your electricity bill high.

How to do Compression Test on a Gasoline Engine

When your car starts to misfire, has a rough idle or loses power, it is always good to do engine compression test. This test is usually done to test the mechanical health of the engine. More specifically, it is done…

5 Must-Have Leaf Removal Tools for Fall Season


Fall, also known as autumn, is one of the four seasons of the year. It marks the transition from summer to winter. Among the many features and characteristics of the Fall season is the shedding of leaves by deciduous trees.…

A Quick Guide to Choosing the Best Car Battery

If your battery goes down quickly or goes flat every morning, chances are that it needs to be replaced. The following is a definitive guide to help you get the best battery replacement that will power all electrical loads in your car for longer periods even without running the engine.

5 Must-Have Winter Tools for Your Car this Winter

When snow is falling, keeping your car on the road can be difficult. As such, winter tools and accessories such as de-icer spray, snow sock for tires, antifreeze refractometer, battery hydrometer, and a snow shovel.