Milwaukee HVAC & Insulation Knives | Preview

Milwaukee Insulation Knives for Tradesmen Milwaukee is widening their family of tools to include new knives designed specifically for HVAC and ducting contractors. The new knives will be available this year and it’s obvious that a lot of R&D went into the tools. Milwaukee Tool’s Derek Rose gave us the rundown on the family of […]

Artic Cove 18V Bucket Top Misting Fan Review

Arctic Cove 18V Cordless Bucket Top Misting Fan Review (Model MBF018) Home Depot is now carrying a line of products by Arctic Cove and they asked if we’d like for them to send one to test out for review.  We agreed, and as a side note, though Home Depot provided the product, the opinions in […]

KuulAire Portable Air Cooler – Video Preview

KuulAire Evaporative Air Cooler I’ve been aware of Port-A-Cool for several years now. They make terrific products that are in use everywhere from street festival vendor booths to NFL sidelines. Their portable air coolers are simple to use and economical, as well. I reviewed one of the larger Port-A-Cool units; you can see the video […]

Stanley Pivoting Blower Fan 655704

Stanley Blower Fan by Lasko Review This small utility fan is surprisingly powerful, given its rather tiny footprint. It’s made mostly of plastic, including the squirrel cage, which accounts for it light weight. Honestly, I’m surprised at how many ways I’ve already found to put it to good use – it has certainly lived up […]

Mr. Heater Hero 60 MH60CLP Propane Heater – Review

Mr. Heater Hero 60 MH60CLP Propane Heater Few things in life are worse than a cold workshop. OK, there may be some, but not many. It’s tough to be productive and creative when your fingers are numb. Thank goodness for Mr. Heater. We discovered this cordless wonder at the National Hardware Show, after hearing about […]

Thermoheat Radiant Propane Heater

Thermoheat Propane Heater  TT15CL Review I am not a fan of cold weather.  In fact, I downright hate it and would really rather skip winter altogether, but so far I haven’t figured out a way to realistically sell everything I own and live on a balmy island each winter.   Just as the weather was turning […]

Port-A-Cool Cyclone 3000 Portable Air Cooler

Port A Cool Evaporative Cooler – Review We used to call them Swamp Coolers when I lived in Southern California, and they used to sit on our rooftops. Flip a switch inside the house and the squirrel cage inside would draw air through water-soaked pads on all four sides of the square unit. They worked […]