Tools, Gear and Equipment

The Family Handyman editors share everything about the best tools, gear and equipment for DIYers.

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      Stuff We Love: Cordless Yard Tools

      Cut the cord and manage your yard with these super efficient cordless yard tools.


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      21 Tools Worth Splurging On

      Feeling extravagant? You could pay less for most of these tools, but if you're willing to splurge you'll get a...


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      30 Tool Hacks You Should Know By Now

      Make your tools more versatile with these amazing hacks.


      These Are The Top 8 Hand Tools at Harbor Freight

      Two of our favorite things: Hand tools and Harbor Freight! Here’s what customers are loving over at Harbor Freight lately.


      20 Cool Tech Add-Ons for Your Car

      These accessories are about to make your car a whole lot smarter and cooler.


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      Ergonomic Household Products That Will Save Your Back

      Use these 10 ergonomic tools to get more done in your home, garage and garden, while avoiding the painful aggravation...


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      Deals We Love: Outdoor Space Accessories

      Make your outdoor space the place for all invited. Here are two products that will provide ambience, comfort and communion...


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      12 Essential Backyard Pool Accessories

      Here are the top items you'll want to make your backyard pool and spa a clean, safe and fun place.

      How to Get Rid of Gasoline Smell

      To get rid of that smell, you'll need to do much more than mask it with a sweetly-scented spray.


      Fairy Garden Supplies for Savvy Fairy Gardeners

      No fairy garden is complete without the perfect accessories. These budget-friendly fairy garden supplies can help you create an enchanting...


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      Deals We Love: For Your Mom in The Garden

      We handpicked these high-quality boots and gloves for the mom who loves to garden, just in time for Mother's Day.


      12 Best Reviewed Hand Tools to Buy on Amazon

      Thanks to the reviews of thousands of users, Amazon gave us a glimpse into the top hand tools on their...


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      At-Home Workout Gear You Can Make

      Looking to get fit from home? If so, there's no need to buy a single thing when you can transform...


      How to Build a Covered Sandbox

      Build this sandbox for your little sand-loving kids. The detailed plan includes hinged doors as a cover, to help keep...


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      Stuff We Love: A Step Up On Ladders

      Stay safe and be productive with these two high performance ladders and an ingenious accessory.


      Top Ten Reciprocating Saws for 2020

      These versatile saws cut through all types of materials and make quick work of many tasks. Here are the best...

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      Safety Basics to Prep Power Yard Equipment for Spring

      It's springtime! Time to get outside and do yard work. Here are 10 tips to keep your outdoor power equipment...


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      Makita Offers Free Shipping and Labor on Tool Repairs During Pandemic

      Get needed Makita tool repairs during these uncertain times through a convenient limited-time offer from the company.


      Eco-friendly Alternatives to Plastic Bags

      While plastic bags are convenient for consumers, the sad truth is they're extremely harmful to the environment and wildlife. Here...


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      How to Clean Reusable Grocery Bags

      Here's how to clean reusable grocery bags, no matter what they're made of.


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      The 5 Best Dollies for Moving Furniture

      If you've got heavy items to move, a furniture dolly can help. Keep reading for the best models in 5...

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      How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves, According to the CDC

      Who knew there was a right and wrong way to remove disposable gloves? Follow these steps to maintain a protective...


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      Best Scroll Saws for 2020

      Here are 8 great scroll saws. Find the one that provides the level of detail you need for your next...


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      Nitrile vs. Latex Gloves: What’s the Difference?

      Nitrile and latex are two of the most common types of general-use disposable gloves. Choose the best material for protecting...


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      What DIYers Should Know About Bluetooth-Connected Tools

      Bluetooth-enabled power tools offer advanced features and function, plus they're super cool! If you like the latest and greatest tools,...


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      Watch Your Step: Stepladder Safety Basics

      Ladder accidents cause 160,000 injuries and 300 deaths per year. Stay safe by taking a few moments to prepare for...


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      8 Essential Tools for Laminate Flooring Installation

      Installing laminate flooring is definitely a DIY project that will save you money, but you'll need specific tools for a...