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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 Magnetic Sweepers [Ranked]

Magnetic Sweepers

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Magnetic sweepers are magnetized push brooms on wheels that can pick up metal waste (staples, nails, pins and other metal debris) inside and usually outside your home, as well (Source).They typically include a release button to easily dispose […]

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The 5 Best Electric Jackhammers [Ranked]

Electric Jackhammers

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. A jackhammer (also known as a demolition hammer or pneumatic drill) is a pneumatic, hydraulic or electro-mechanical tool that marries a hammer with a chisel (Source). The way they work, an internal hammer is driven up and down, repeatedly […]

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  • Updated March 19, 2020
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The 5 Best Magnetic Wristbands [Ranked]

Magnetic Wristbands

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Magnetic wristbands are great for handymen who need to store small metal bits and screws on their wrists as they do repairs at home or on a construction site (Source). They effectively provide you a ‘third hand’. Most of the […]

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  • Updated April 9, 2020
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The 5 Best Jab Saws [Ranked]

Jab Saws

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Jab saws (also known as wallboard, sheetrock or drywall saws) feature a long, narrow, serrated blade ideal for performing clean cuts of various building materials like drywall and sheet-rock (Wikipedia). The wallboard saws we examine below are all fixed […]

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  • Updated June 5, 2020
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The 5 Best Hanging Tool Cabinets [Ranked]

Hanging Tool Cabinets

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Wall-mounted tool cabinets are designed to organize your garage or workshop- providing a spacious resource for your hardware, tools, and various supplies (Source). Hanging wall cabinets generally feature 2 or 3 door fronts with a variety of adjustable and […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020
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The 5 Best End Nipper Pliers [Ranked]

End Nipper Pliers

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. End cutting pliers (or nippers) are designed to perform flush cuts of soft wire and are frequently used to extract smallish nails (Source). Some buyers use them just for pulling nails, while others use them to cut hard-to-reach nails, nipping […]

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  • Updated March 23, 2020
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The 5 Best Sheet Metal Seamers [Ranked]

Sheet Metal Seamer

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Sheet metal hand seamers are specialty tools that let you bend, flatten and crimp sheet metal and non-ferrous metals with precise control and power (Source). These specialty hand tools are primarily used in the metal trades, including but not limited […]

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  • Updated May 27, 2020
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The 5 Best Grommet Pilers [Ranked]

Grommet Pilers

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Grommet (or eyelet pliers) enable you to press eyelets & grommets into a variety of different materials for lacing and threading purposes (Source). Now, when it comes to the grommet pliers, if you’re working on heavier materials, it’s best to use […]

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  • Updated March 28, 2020
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The 5 Best Magnetic Tool Holders [Ranked]

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Magnet tool holders are designed to sturdily grip metal, installing in your garage, shed, wood shop, kitchen, office, anywhere you can mount into a wall (Instructables).  You can mount a ton of different things- screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, spanners, extensions, […]

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  • Updated March 20, 2020
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The 5 Best Snap Ring Pliers [Ranked]

Snap Ring Pliers

Top5Reviewed is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Snap-ring pliers are engineered to both remove as well as to install snap rings. You may not use them a lot, but when you need one, they’re really the only tool to get the job done.  They work on […]

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  • Updated April 1, 2020
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