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Tools in Action has a variety of "How To's" articles to help make your life easier.  Some of these articles are simple projects around your home, while other articles are How To's for power tools and more.  We have simple tips and about keeping your lawn green to other articles such as how to seal concrete.  We even have articles about snowblower tune ups.  If you take a look at our Power Tool Forum, there are a ton of How To's by professionals and very savvy homeowners.  If you are not part of the Tools in Action Crew, head over to the forum.  There are so many great people who are willing and eager to lend a hand and help walk you through various projects.  Do you have a How To that you want to share?  You can either post it on the forum or contact us and let us know.  Who knows, maybe your work will be on Tools in Action for the whole world to see.

How to Setup and Use Milwaukee One-Key Tools

Milwaukee just released a video on how to pair your One-Key tools to your phone and how to use the various features you gain...

Get Snow Off Your Roof – The Easy Way

I have never had to climb up on my roof to remove snow. I have a bad enough time as it is climbing a...

Low Tech – Water Witching

These days we have high tech tools for just about everything. From $5 voltage detectors to $2500 thermal imaging cameras, if you have enough...

Extreme Weather Means Extra Wear And Tear On Snow Blowers! Consider Doing A Mid...

With the extreme winter weather including record snowfall amounts in most of the USA this winter, I thought it would be a good idea...

Remote Control Vehicle – The best thing you and your son can do together.

When I was young I always wanted a grasshopper remote control car.   Unfortunately my dad had no real interest in doing things with...

How to Change Media in a Water Softener

Media or resin is what is inside your water softener to make it function correctly and produce soft water.  A water softener is a...

Get started right this season – Gasoline Engine Tips

Guys like gas power, the noise, the smell, the power, ahh spring! Unfortunately gas engines do not like to fire up after sitting for...

How to Choose a Residential Lawn Mower

  Ahh spring in Chicago, temperatures in the teens, snow in the forecast and generally so cold and blustery the last thing I want to...

How the Pros Cope – Coping a DIY Perspective

Well it has been about 8 months since I started my kitchen floor project and I am in the home stretch.  All I have...

How to Create a Green Lawn

Well if you haven't been living under a rock, you know summer is here.  We thought now might be a great time to cover...

Tornadoes – Get ready for Armageddon!

As I sit and write this, it is March 20th 2012 and the temperature here in Chicago is an incredible 85 degrees!  I am...

How To Seal A Concrete Patio – Simple Weekend Project

  Spring came early this year so here is a simple project if you have a stamped concrete patio.  You need to seal your patio...

Stamped Concrete Patio – How They Do It

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Save Money at the Big Box Hardware Stores using your Smart Phone

For you old timers who still use a bag phone or a Jitterbug, this article is not for you.  However if you're hip and...

How a Woman Can Find a Stud

Well maybe the title is a little misleading as this article really is about how to find a stud in the wall.  We just...
RO Filters

Reverse Osmosis Water – Information Guide

Reverse Osmosis Systems (RO) are a great way to take impurities out of your drinking water.  There are many different manufacturers and kinds of...

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