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 Using WD-40 to Clean Tools

There are only a few things on this planet that are known to fix nearly anything. WD-40 is one of them --I'm sure that duct tape and bailing twine are near the top of that list, as well. One of the many uses of WD-40 that you may not have thought of, is cleaning tools.

Air Tools vs  Manual Tools

All is not as it seems when deciding whether or not to use air or manual tools. Below, we'll discuss the key differences you should consider when deciding which to use: Speed There’s no comparison here. Air-powered tools can get the job done way faster than your manual tools can.

Falls remain the number one cause of death in the construction industry. "We cannot tolerate workers getting killed in residential construction when effective means are readily available to prevent those deaths," OSHA Chief Dr. David Michaels said. OSHA regulations for residential construction activities were overhauled and took effect December 16, 2010. To see the changes and how they might effect you, check out Read More New OSHA Regulations for Residential Construction

Pneumatic Nailer Safety

One of the most dangerous tools that someone could easily use improperly is the pneumatic nail gun. If used correctly, the pneumatic nail gun is a great tool to make your work much faster. However, if it’s not used correctly, nails can easily be lodged in your fingers and/or hands. Worse yet, there was a case, among other things, where a worker couldn’t understand why he had a toothache.