Brian explains that there is only one blade that you need for demolition. Watch the show to learn about demolition blades for reciprocating saws. Demolition blades for reciprocating saws A reciprocating saw is not a tool for fine detail work. It’s … Continue reading What Blade To Use With Reciprocating Saw / Sawzall
What is the best air compressor for your nailers? There is a lot of jargon–CFM, gallons, PSI. We cut through the crap and picked what The Handyguys feel is the best air compressor for an average handyguy or gal. Best … Continue reading The best air compressor for your nailers
The tire on your wheelbarrow, lawn tractor, snow blower or other piece of equipment goes flat. How do you repair a lawn mower tire? If it’s not obviously punctured, and if you can get air into it, you may be … Continue reading Lawn Mower Tire Repair For At-Home DIY-ers
The key thing with snow blower storage has to do with the fuel. Almost all fuel now contains ethanol and ethanol is a killer on small engines. In this video, Handyguys Brian and Paul provide steps for storage of your … Continue reading Snow Blower Storage For Summer
Below is an article from our friends at Zillow. We know all our fans expect to see video with each post, so The Handyguys decided to make a video showing some before and after of our messy, then clean (sort … Continue reading How to Clean Out a Garage
Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by Makita, but all opinions are The Handyguys. Please see below for additional disclosure. Impact Drivers Impact Drivers are very cool tools. They are perfect for driving screws, a lot of screws. You can also … Continue reading What bits for Makita Impact Drivers
In this video, the Handyguys discuss dishwasher detergent and why dishes often don’t get clean. We have received a lot of feedback on our video about fixing a dishwasher that won’t clean dishes and for many (too many) people, the … Continue reading What is the Best Dishwasher Detergent?
This video outlines a key component to water heater maintenance that is often overlooked, the expansion tank. What does the expansion tank do? The expansion tank will allow expanding water (water expands when it heats) a place to go. Do … Continue reading Water Heater Maintenance Video
Which sander should you buy? Its better to ask which sander is right for the job you are doing. In this episode The Handyguys discuss which sander is right for the job, the pros and cons of different types of sanders. When … Continue reading Which sander is right for you?
Handyguy Brian saw an interesting DIY Soil pH Test (pH is a measure of acidity) test described on Facebook. We try it out and also try a commercially available DIY Soil pH Test kit on this episode of The Handyguys Podcast. Here is the graphic … Continue reading Soil pH Test video
LED bulbs are the next generation of “green” lighting technology. The Handyguys talk about how LED Bulbs compare to CFLs and whether they are really friendly to the environment. What is an LED bulb? LED stands for Light Emitting Diode. … Continue reading Led Bulbs
In the latest episode, The Handyguys discuss several ways to unclog toilets. Yes, you can use a typical plunger if you have a clogged toilet. It works most of the time. What do you do if the plunger fails? Don’t … Continue reading How to Unclog Toilets
The Handyguys talk about ethanol mandates with Institute for Energy Research expert Daniel Simmons. We discuss the negative impacts of ethanol on our vehicles, small engines, the environment and food supplies. Background on Ethanol Mandate The Federal government mandated certain … Continue reading E15 Ethanol Mandate
A hammer drill, when equipped with a masonry bit, is designed for drilling into stone, concrete, brick or mortar. When a hammer drill operates, it rotates like a normal drill, and at the same time, has a forward, hammering, type … Continue reading Hammer Drills: When to use them and why?
In this episode of The Handyguys podcast, The Handyguys discuss Ipe Deck Maintenance, how to clean it and keep it looking awesome. Ipe Deck Maintenance Brian’s Ipe deck looked great when it was complete. Eighteen months later, it was looking … Continue reading Ipe Deck Maintenance
It doesn’t happen too often but it CAN happen – smoke alarm but no smoke. Yes, your smoke alarm can go off when there is no smoke. One possibility is dust. Smoke alarm, no smoke The Handyguys discuss how to … Continue reading Smoke alarm no smoke – What to do
Installing a faucet and water filter doesn’t need to be hard. In this new video from The Handyguys, we show you the basic steps to installing a faucet and water filter. Installing A Faucet and Water Filter Faucet In this … Continue reading Installing a faucet and water filter
Garage Organization Handyguy Brian’s garage is a disaster. He has a mix of recycled cabinets, homemade shelving, pegboard and cheap, rusty metal shelves. In this episode, The Handyguys discuss garage organization and show off their new set. Redline Garage Organization offerings Here are a few of the advantages of using Redline’s Garage Organization offerings discussed in this video: These cabinets are not just closet systems repurposed. Paul discuss redline versus your “easyclosets.” Custom cabinet options are available in 11 colors with rolling work benches, slatwall, everything you would need for getting completely organized. These features insure a very customized system to make sure … Continue reading Garage Cabinets & Garage Organization
In this episode, The Handyguys try out electric snowblowers, discuss advantages of electric over gas snowblowers, and why they may be the right tool for a homeowner and why they might not be the right tool for some people. Advantages … Continue reading Electric Snowblowers
The Handyguys discuss inexpensive home improvement stocking stuffers, for the handyguy or handygal in your life, in this new video. Brian suggests these home improvement stocking stuffers 6-in-1 screwdriver – Not the 11-in-1 or 32-in-1 or 945973495-in-1 screwdrivers. Keep it … Continue reading Home Improvement Stocking Stuffers
Wired networking has been around a long time and has progressed through many topologies and technologies. The Handyguys discuss the advantages of wired networking, when to use wired networking and what the pieces of a complete solution look like. Components of a … Continue reading Wired Networking
Moving to Home Improvement Videos and YouTube Then Handyguys Podcast is now moving primarily to a video format. To get all of our latest content and to see our home improvement videos, please subscribe to our YouTube channel. We will … Continue reading Announcing Handyguys 2012/13 Season with Home Improvement Videos
When I joined forces with Brian to create the Handyguys Podcast I had no idea that so many subjects for future posts existed in my kitchen. The newest is a water and ice dispenser problem with my GE side by side. My dishwasher problems (and … Continue reading GE Side by Side Refrigerator Water and Ice Dispenser Problem
Does a 5 minute fan take 5 minutes to install? The Handyguys find out. Watch this video to see if Handyguy Brian can beat the clock while installing a Hunter 5 minute fan. We picked up the ceiling fan and … Continue reading Does a 5 minute fan take 5 minutes to install?
In this audio episode of The Handyguys Podcast, tiny houses are discussed as well as the announcement of office hours on Facebook. Tiny Houses Handyguy Brian read an article about small houses which prompted the discussion. The original article is … Continue reading Tiny Houses discussed
In this video episode of The Handyguys Podcast, we show you some aeration, hauling, bagging and other attachments that can add significant value and utility to your lawn tractor. We put some John Deere attachments & accessories through a workout … Continue reading Accessorizing a lawn tractor video – Aeration, hauling, bagging and more