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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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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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Reset, Renew, Rejuvenate in 2015

It’s a new year. For every forward-thinking company, new challenging goals and initiatives are right before them. What we should know about life, whether at home or at work, is that we can expect change. So, we brainstorm ideas. We … Continue reading

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The Dog Ate My StudSensor!

It never occurred to me that a stud finder would make a terrific chew toy for an overzealous family pet. Stranger things have happened, but in all my years as a customer service manager, I thought I’d heard it all. … Continue reading

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Buy Today, Gone Tomorrow

Hi. My name is Tom… and I am an impulse buyer. I love to buy things. Specifically, I love to buy tools. I can’t stroll through a Home Depot or Lowe’s store without buying something that just “calls to me.” … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Wall

For my Zircon in the Real World blog, I constantly challenge myself to offer helpful hints for DIYers and Zircon customers to enable them to be successful with their projects. You’re working on the wall, and you’re thinking outside the … Continue reading

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The DIY Days of Summer

Summer is here. The weather is great. Time for home DIY projects, both indoors and out. In addition to the projects you’ve already thought about, or have been asked to do, home retailers and manufacturers recommend desirable improvements that add … Continue reading

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A Wall is A Wall is (Not) a Wall

This is a follow-up blog to the popular blog entitled: “A Wall is a Wall is a Wall”. I received a bunch of positive feedback from it, and folks have found the article to be very useful.  With that said, … 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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