Paint Brush Life-Preserver – Tool Tip

Here’s a pretty self-explanatory tip that I discovered recently while staining some new bookcases. If you’re using rubber/latex gloves during the staining process, one of them will make the perfect short-term storage solution for a brush. This works especially well if you’re returning to the project within a couple of hours. By holding the brush […]

Review – O’Keeffe’s Working Hands

O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Why is it that a broken bone doesn’t hurt as bad as a paper cut? It’s the same when you get cracked hands from working with drywall, cement, or other products that dry and crack your skin. Accidentally rubbing some Purell on those same hands can send you into orbit! Enter O’Keeffe’s […]

Review – iCat Neck It by EK EKcessories

iCat Neck It by EK Accesories Walking up and down the aisles at 2012 International CES, I was a bit overwhelmed by all the accessories there for iPhones and iPads.  There were literally thousands of cases, lots of protective screens, cases, etc., but one thing stood out and caught my attention, especially for people like […]

Great Stuff Wipes – Review (video)

Great Stuff Wipes If you use Great Stuff Expanding Foam, you probably already know that its strength is its weakness – it’s sticky! It’ll stick everywhere; on the project, on your fingers, on your clothes…you get the point. So did they, apparently, because they’ve introduced these Work Wipes that will take that sticky off the […]

Quick Clamp Tip – Keep it Quick!

Here’s a great tip for restoring your old, sticking Quick Clamps to almost-new performance. . TEST

BarryStick Drywall Repair – Review

OK, I’ll have to admit that I thought I’d seen it all when it comes to drywall repair. After hosting and contributing to home improvement shows for well over 10 – ok, close to 15 –  years, I’ve seen just about every gadget, gizmo and redesigned mousetrap out there. And then along comes the BarryStick […]