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Everybody needs tools around the home for those nagging and sometimes emergency home repairs. In this product category, we review some of the best tools on the market whether you are a DIY enthusiast who’s just having some fun undertaking a project in your garage. And we also review more professional equipment. For example, tools for auto mechanics that need to complete complex vehicular maintenance tasks. Whatever you are looking to do, these product reviews should help you make smart decisions when it comes to selecting the cool you need to complete your task.

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The 5 Best Crimping Tools [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Ferrule crimping pliers are specialized hand tools that crimp different sizes and types of of ferrules, terminals, and connectors (Source). These crimping tools will solderlessly conjoin two pieces of metal by manipulating one or both of them in a […]

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  • Updated March 25, 2020
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The 5 Best Drain Cleaning Machines [Ranked]

Drain Cleaning Machines

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Drain cleaning machines offer a more powerful alternative for home owners and professional plumbers to clear out clogged drains than traditional snakes (Source). Many homeowners opt to purchase a lightweight, auto-feeding drain cleaner like the Ridgid K-30 because it […]

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  • Updated March 18, 2020
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The 5 Best Telescoping Extension Ladders [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Telescoping ladders are lightweight & portable extendable ladders, built from aluminum, that are designed for professional and residential use (Source). They generally work by press-and-release buttons that enable you to ratchet the rungs to different heights (Source). If you weigh […]

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  • Updated March 22, 2020
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The 5 Best Breaker Bars [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Breaker bars are lengthy, non-ratcheting bars that are used together with socket wrench style sockets (Source). Breaker bars are great loosening extremely tight fasteners. Their length (compared to extendable ratchets) enables you to apply significantly more torque than standard […]

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The 5 Best Compact Circular Saws [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Compact circular saws are lightweight, electric-powered, mini saws that employ a flat, round blade to cut a variety of materials- generally metal, plastic, wood and even stone (with a diamond cutting edge) (Source). Great for one-handed use, they employ […]

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  • Updated March 20, 2020
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The 5 Best Dial Test Indicators [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Indicators refer to various types of instrument gauges employed to surgically asses diminutive distances and angles, amplifying them to make them more obvious (Source). As the name implies, they provide an ‘indication’ to the user’s naked and undiscerning eye […]

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  • Updated March 20, 2020
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The 5 Best Power Caulking Guns [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Powered caulk guns (battery or pneumatic) simplify caulking- an indispensable solution if you have a large weatherizing or home-repair project to complete (Source). These corded air or electric-powered, cordless caulk guns are true time-savers, significantly reducing the amount of […]

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The 5 Best Right Angle Drills [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Right angle drills (also known as close quarter drills) enable you to access really tight and small spaces compared to standard-sized, straight-line drills (Source). Variable speeds provide adjustable torque for different applications (Source). Plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other professional servicemen […]

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  • Updated September 20, 2019
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The 5 Best [Ranked] Rotary Hammer Drills

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. A rotary hammer drill (aka a “roto-drill” “rotary hammer” or “hammering drill”) is a type of rotary drill that includes a ‘hammering’ action (Source).  This hammering ability generates short and rapid hammer thrusts powerful enough to pulverize brittle surface […]

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  • Updated July 24, 2017
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The 5 Best Tri-Dollies [Ranked]

Tri Dollies

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Three-wheeled furniture moving dollies provide a convenient means of moving bulky, heavy objects.  These 3-wheeled furniture rollers can slide beneath a pool table or sofa, sitting in the tri-dolly’s recess, and help you to transport seemingly immovable objects […]

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  • Updated April 3, 2020
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