Tag Archives: DIY

A Battery is a Battery is a Battery

I thought I would talk about an important and frequent issue that concerns many DIYers: Power and Power tools. As we know, power is supplied to tools by common 110V AC from the wall or from batteries. We’ve recently seen … Continue reading

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You Can’t Wrestle with a Wall

Walls are us. We’re in the business of dealing with walls. We don’t design them nor do we build them, but we work with walls in every imaginable way from the inside out. Walls are diverse. Although some walls are … Continue reading

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Tools for Nostalgia

My Father was a career Navy man and “tool guy”. When you’re on a ship in the middle of an ocean, you’d better have complete knowledge of all working systems and be able to repair them fast. Obviously, your life, … Continue reading

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DIY Progress is Everlasting

The online DIY community continues to prosper because companies invent, produce, and distribute useful products, information, and resources that save users time, money, and frustration. Via social media networks, such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and more, companies cater to … Continue reading

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DIYers, Feel the Force

DIY, or “do it yourself”, is a common term we’ve heard to typically describe home improvement enthusiasts who want to work on a project on their own. It sounds great on the surface, but it can occasionally lead you into … Continue reading

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What is my StudSensor Telling Me?

A customer called our 800 service line recently and asked, “I’ve owned my StudSensor for a long time, but I only use it occasionally. When the StudSensor beeps, is it on the edge or the center of a stud?” Great … Continue reading

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Which One?

When a manufacturer rolls out an upgrade to an existing product line, customers can get confused, thus hampering their ability to choose the right tool for their needs. Should the customer purchase an established product or the latest innovation? This … Continue reading

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We Just Want it to Work

We all have a basic expectation with every product or service purchase we make. We expect it to work for us. We expect it to be effective. It doesn’t matter if the cost is $1, $100, or $1,000. We bought … Continue reading

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