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Nut Driver Set Buying Guide
Best Nut Driver to Buy If you are looking for a guide on how to choose a good set of nut drivers, then look no further as you have found the ultimate guide. Nut drivers maybe are simple tools, but...
Best Types of Drill Bits
What Kind Drill Bits Do You Need? A good quality drill is a must-have for every professional and DIYer. But the drill is pretty much useless without a drill bit. If you want to be efficient in drilling, then you...
Olsa Tools Ranks No. 17 on the 2019 Startup 50
Olsa Tools Ranks No. 17 on the 2019 Startup 50 – Canadian Business unveils 2019 list of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies – NISKU (September 12, 2019) - Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Olsa Tools No. 17 on the...
Pry Bar Buying Guide
Best Pry Bars Tools to Buy Why do you need Pry Bars? Pry bars are a standard tool used for many DIY projects around the home and home improvements. There are a couple of things to think about when shopping...
Mechanical Flashlight Buying Guide
Best Flashlight for Purchase Many professionals use flashlights, and garage mechanics are not an exception. Flashlights are an excellent choice whenever you need a handheld light while working in poorly lighted places. There are flashlights from multiple brands in the...
Safety Glasses Buying Guide
Best Safety Glasses For Purchase Safety Glasses: Why You Need Them When working in a garage, around the house or doing DIY project safety should be number one priority. Eye protection is not an exception. Unfortunately, work-related eye injuries are still...
Bolt Cutter Buying Guide
Best Bolt Cutters You Can Buy If you are planning to have a complete toolbox, then you should have a bolt cutter. But how do you pick a bolt cutter? Which one is the best the heavy-duty ones or the...
Wire Stripper Buying Guide
Best Wire Strippers Wire Stripper: What You Need To Know When working with electrical wires or wires in general, people tend to pull insulation of those wires with teeth, hands or by using a pocket knife that can result in...
Vise Grip (locking) Pliers Buying Guide
Best Vice Grip Pliers  What to Look for in a Good Pliers When doing repairs on a vehicle, usually you find yourself working in small spaces. Not all the tools are suitable for working in tight spaces. In these cases,...
Pipe Wrench Buying Guide
Best Pipe Wrenches Our today’s blog post is mostly for plumbers, but some DIYers and garage mechanics that are thinking of building their toolboxes will find it useful as well. We are going to talk in this article on how...
10 Tools Every Handyman Should Own
Best Handyman Tools Must-Have Handyman Tools Well, when it comes to making a list of “must-have” tools for handyman everyone will most probably come up with their unique list of tools. However, everyone will agree there are several tools, that...
Adjustable Wrenches Buying Guide
Best Adjustable Wrenches for Mechanics Adjustable Wrench Sets: What you need to know If you have had to remove a fastener or a nut only to find out that you do not have correct wrench size in your toolset. Then...
Mechanic Gloves Buying Guying
Best Mechanic Gloves for Your Shop Choosing the Right Mechanic Gloves Having a choice is a good thing but sometimes there are situations that being confronted with “too much choice” can be overwhelming. When choosing the best mechanic gloves, you have...
How To Choose A Combination Wrench Set
Best Combination Wrench Set Combination Wrench: Features to look for before you buy Combination wrenches are the most popular and common type of wrenches. You may think you know everything about them and can choose the best option in the...
Kneeling Pads for Mechanics| Buying Guide
Kneeling Pad for Mechanics Mechanic Knee Pad: Buyers Guide If during your work you bow on hard surfaces then you should think about your knees. Mechanics, handyman, tillers, carpenter, plasterers and many other tradespeople can harm their knees during their...
Lug Wrench Buying Guide
Best Lug Wrenches Buying Guide Lug Wrenches: What to Know Before Buying Our today’s buying guide is not only for garage mechanics but also for everyone who owns a vehicle. You definitely have used a lug wrench if you have...
Allen Wrench Set Buying Guide
Best Allen Hex Wrench Set Hex Allen Key: Things to Know The best tool to use when dealing with hex screws and bolts is Allen wrenches set also called hex keys or hex wrenches. If you think that you can...
Ratcheting Wrench Set Buying Guide
Best Ratcheting Wrench Set What you need to know about Ratchet Wrenches before buying When you need to loosen or tighten a bolt or fastener, the best option is to do it with the help of ratcheting wrench. Using a...
Benefits of Truck Toolboxes
Tool Boxes for Your Truck Benefits of Portable Tool Boxes The types of truck tool boxes and the benefits of owning one. In our last article we presented a guide on how to choose the best truck toolbox. In today’s...
Your Ultimate Guide On How To Choose A Truck Tool Box
Best Truck Tool Boxes Why Use Portable Tool Boxes? There is no doubt that truck tool boxes are a must-have thing for those professionals who frequently move from site to site: mostly contractors and handyman. By having a good truck...
All About Split-Beam Torque Wrench
Best Split-Beam Torque Wrenches What is a Split Beam Torque Wrench? In this article, we are going to talk about split-beam torque wrenches: advantages, disadvantages and how to use one. It’s extremely important to apply as much torque as mentioned...