Remodeling Tips and Reviews

Milwaukee 6390-21 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw: Tough as Nails

Milwaukee 6390-21 7-1/4-Inch Circular Saw: Tough as Nails

As a remodeler and a carpenter my circular saw might as well be my left hand ( I’m a lefty).  Looking at the saws on the market Milwaukee has created a real power house of a saw. I have had several different brands of saws and all of them have similar issues. As you raise the blade and lower the shoe ( the base plate the saw runs on) you start to have to...

Milwaukee 1676-6 Hole Hawg 7.5 Amp 1/2-Inch Joist and Stud Drill

Milwaukee 1676-6 Hole Hawg 7.5 Amp 1/2-Inch Joist and Stud Drill

This is the drill for making larger holes in construction and drilling sideways in studs. If you are a plumber or electrician or need to drill pipe holes all over a home during a build or a remodel then there are few better choices than Milwaukee’s 1676-6 Hawg Drill. The drills 7.5 Amp motor is powerful and can tear through studs, floors and more quickly...

Milwaukee 2310 Inspection Camera and 2401 Screwdriver Combo

Milwaukee 2310 Inspection Camera and 2401 Screwdriver Combo

A small inspection camera and a screwdriver combo kit for under $200? Got to love that. I own the screw gun in this set and wish the combo kit had been available when I bought the drill. The drill is perfect for drilling small holes or screwing in lots of screws. It has a nice amount of torque for the size of the unit. The batteries charge within 30 minutes and...

Milwaukee 5378-20 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill: A True Value Drill

Milwaukee 5378-20 1/2-Inch Hammer Drill: A True Value Drill

A while ago I found myself looking for a general-use hammer drill for a concrete project where we needed to tie a new slab into an old one. After looking around online for a while, I eventually decided on Milwaukee’s 5378-20. After using it for a while I was very pleased with what it had to offer at a great price point. I like this drill for its...

Milwaukee 0300-20 1/2-Inch Drill: Reliability and Power

Milwaukee 0300-20 1/2-Inch Drill: Reliability and Power

When you have a classic powerhouse drill in your toolbox you there is very little you can’t do. While I love the convenience of cordless drills, they sometimes don’t have the power and longevity needed for the job. Milwaukee’s 0300-20 is as powerful as they come in an entry level drill. This drill sports an 8 Amp motor, no one makes one...