How To Fix a Compression Faucet

Most compression valves have a threaded metal spindle with a disc-shaped stem washer on the end. When the spindle is screwed all the way in, the stem washer covers a hole, and water flow to the spout is stopped. Drips from the spout happen when the seal between the stem washer and the rim of the hole (called the “valve seat”)…

Power Saw Buying Guide

If you’re planning on doing some serious DIY jobs around the home and garden, then a power saw is a great investment that will save you loads of time, effort, and hassle. Working with materials ranging from wood, brick, and even concrete is easy – as long as you’ve got the right power saw for…

Makita 9-inch Cordless Grinder

Makita has done their U.S. user base a real solid by not bringing their single-battery 36V platform here. Instead, for these more demanding cordless tools, the Makita X2 platform uses two 18V batteries rather than force customers to buy into an all-new battery platform. Case in point? The Makita 9-inch Cordless Grinder makes its way to the…