Tools & Equipment

ford trucks can be a good option for remodelers

Features like automatic emergency braking and wireless connectivity are becoming standard.

5 trends in commercial truck and van sales that help contractors make the most of company vehicles

An example of using Chief Architect's Room Planner digital libraries

This app helps you take measurements for making as-built drawings for estimating, as well as create 3-D renderings to help homeowners visualize the project

The Hover app helps calculate siding measurements


The Hover app uses algorithms modeled on technology in military use, to transform images taken on an iPhone into detailed measurements of every exterior surface below the roof.

These digital tools can help make the sale and get the project started sooner

The  new Flir One turns your smartphone into a thermal imaging camera. 

This entertaining video is well worth the 5-minute run time.

The manufacturer claims that the new battery, which is compatible with all of its 18v cordless tools, increases charge capacity by up to 45 percent

Well-known construction author and trainer Gary M. Katz reviews SawStop’s Portable Jobsite Saw

Bad Dog Tools is beefing up its Rover Bit, a patented 6 inch long bit that can drill vertically and cut horizontally. 

Screw Products’ new Holds-a-Bit screw holder makes it easier to get screws into tight places. 

The Klutch line includes over 1,300 hand tools. Each is designed for long-lasting performance, and a majority of the tools are backed by a lifetime guarantee. 

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