Timothy Dale

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Timothy Dale is a freelance writer, specializing in the home repair and construction niche. He spent his post-secondary years working in the plumbing trade, while completing degrees in English Literature and Psychology, before taking on a Project Management position that ended up lasting 10 years. Mr. Dale has worked in residential plumbing and carpentry over his time as a Project Manager and also spent a year of his career in the commercial and industrial sector. He spends his free time with his daughter, wife, and two Siberian Huskies in the most southern parts of the Great White North, where he enjoys the usual Canadian pursuits: Hockey and driving through snowstorms to get to hockey.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Torque Wrenches for the Garage

A torque wrench is a specialized tool prominent in automotive repair that addresses various parts of a car. For example, to ensure a vehicle operates correctly, you must tighten the wheel...

SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Tool Backpacks for On-the-Go Jobs

Tool backpacks have become must-have gear for on-the-go DIYers and industry professionals because of their flexibility, durability, and portability. Instead of struggling with a bulky too...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Magnetic Drill Presses to Add to Your Workshop

A magnetic drill press, also known as a magnetic drill or mag drill, is a tool designed for drilling into metal. A strong magnetic base sits directly on the metal that you want to cut, en...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Upholstery Cleaners for Your Furniture

Upholstery is the soft, padded material used to cover armchairs, loveseats, sofas, sectionals, and other furniture items. Depending on the context, upholstery can also refer to thick, pad...

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Toilet Flush Valves for Plumbing Repairs

A toilet flush valve—one of the two major components in the toilet tank—consists of an overflow tube, a toilet flapper (with attached chain), a rubber seal or gasket, and a circular base ...

SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pool Heaters to Extend Your Swimming Season

Pool heaters keep the water nice and comfortable for you and your loved ones to enjoy. Although they have been used in various forms for decades, there have been plenty of innovations in ...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Electric Leaf Blowers For Clearing Your Yard

Leaf blowers make it easy to clean up fallen leaves without straining your back using a rake across your entire yard. They are also great for clearing decks, driveways, patios, and garage...

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Electric Garage Heaters to Keep Working in Cold Weather

Cold-weather days can turn your garage into a frigid, uncomfortable, and unproductive workspace. An electric garage heater can keep your garage warm and toasty so you can continue working...

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Airless Paint Sprayers for Your Paint Project

Airless paint sprayers are a significant step up from paint brushes or rollers. They can also be more effective than traditional paint sprayers that use pressurized airflow to spray paint...

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Locking Mailboxes for Secure Deliveries

Mailboxes date back to the 1800s as a way to receive your postal deliveries without being home. The solid construction keeps your mail and packages safe from wind, rain, snow, and hail. A...