Best’s Best: Working hands-free

At the beginning of the pandemic, my office quickly began using hinge doorstoppers to help stop the spread of disease over surfaces. The doorstoppers are still in place, keeping doors all throughout the office open to pass through easily. The doorstoppers were already on-hand well before the pandemic began, and before many people in this […]

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Here’s why you should start working outside

Facilities managers are given every new idea to help stop the spread of infection in commercial buildings, installing new fixtures, testing social distance solutions, filling the air around themselves with disinfectants, etc. At every turn, COVID-19 has transformed the role of facilities personnel. Don’t get me wrong, it is absolutely necessary to take precautions and […]

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Best’s Best: The right tool and rep for the job

Every tradesperson knows a good tool will pay for itself. The right tool will make a job easier, faster, and safer and more powerful, reliable tools are becoming available so quickly that if you blink you could miss something. Projects that would be made so much easier with better tools are so far and few […]

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Safety for handling power tools

There are more power tools available today that will work efficiently on the job, travel easily to job sites with portability in mind with compact designs, and handle tougher or more compact situations than ever before. None of the benefits that power tools can offer to you are going to be worthwhile if the proper […]

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5 battery-powered tools that will make your next job so much easier

In recent years battery-powered tools have gained more popularity as they have become more widely available, and more people have begun to learn the large number of benefits that battery-operated tools have to offer. Battery-powered tools are preferred by those headed towards a more environmentally friendly direction. They are more sustainable, as these tools do […]

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Diagnosing and fixing your power tools

Facilities managers, plumbers, and maintenance workers will recognize when tools are no longer preforming as they should be, but before replacing consider if it is time to invest in a better, longer-lasting tool or if the tools just need some TLC to get back to the job. When tools stop functioning the way we expect […]

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Bridging the skilled trades gap

Millennials have been credited with the destruction of everything from napkins to department stores to marriage. While these younger people have been foregoing homeownership to enjoy the occasional avocado toast, it illuminates the fact that younger generations’ choices outnumber those of older generations and shape the world of tomorrow. Now, the majority of Millennials have […]

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