James Fitzgerald

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

James Fitzgerald is a freelance home-improvement writer with a passion for DIY, gardening, and anything involving working with his hands. He has over a decade of professional experience in a variety of trades, including construction, tree work, landscaping, and general maintenance. And what better way to share your passion then to pass it forward than teaching gardening as a therapeutic medium to local chemical dependency residents in Northern California? When not in search of the next enticing DIY project, he may be cooking, lifting weights, riding his motorcycle, hiking out at the coast, or nose deep in a great book. Connect with James Fitzgerald on LinkedIn.

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JANUARY 10, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Impact Sockets for Your Toolbox

If you’ve spent any length of time working on automobiles, you’ve likely come across the benefits an impact wrench offers over a handheld ratchet wrench for loosening lug nuts and stuck-o...

JANUARY 3, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Wire Cutters for Electrical Projects

Whether you’re an electrician, mechanic, or DIYer, a quality pair of wire cutters can make an indispensable addition to your toolbox. The name “wire cutter” can be deceiving, since most o...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Nail Pullers for Your Projects

Whether you’re a professional or a DIYer, there are times when you’ll want to pull a nail safely and efficiently from the wood it’s anchored to. The best nail puller tools help right the ...

DECEMBER 23, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Asphalt Driveway Crack Fillers for Repairs

Driveway cracks may be unsightly, but they can also lead to more extensive damage if left untreated. They allow moisture to seep into the asphalt, which can erode the base of your drivewa...

DECEMBER 16, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Gas Water Heaters for the Home

Buying a new water heater used to be easier. With only the conventional tank-style heaters available, you used to have few options. Nowadays, advances in technology have led to the develo...

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Compasses for Outdoor Adventures

If you’re a hiker, hunter, survivalist, or other type of avid outdoorsman, safely and reliably navigating territory is a priority. Although technological innovations have granted the aver...

NOVEMBER 30, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Roof Sealants for Home Repairs

Roofs are designed to withstand an impressive onslaught of extreme weather. While they are designed for rough conditions, the daily exposure to sun, rain, hail, or snow will eventually de...

NOVEMBER 4, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Digital Caliper for Accurate Measurements

Calipers have been around for centuries, standing the test of time as one of the most effective and accurate measuring tools around. Even though several types of calipers are available to...

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Infrared Heaters for Warming Up a Space

Technology has made considerable advancements in so many areas, and heating is no exception. While you may be familiar with the convection space heaters that have been used for decades, i...

OCTOBER 31, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Bathroom Mirrors for Your Room Refresh

In addition to your toilet and shower, a mirror serves one of the most essential functions of your bathroom—helping you look your best. Along with your personal appearance, your bathroom ...