Tom Scalisi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tom Scalisi is a freelance writer specializing in the home design, construction, tools, and automotive industries. He has been involved in the trades for over 15 years as both a contractor and a commercial building mechanic. Tom has written for several online blogs and magazines including Next Luxury, The Drive, Car Bibles, and PowerTüls. In addition to his professional life, Tom enjoys getting outside on his mountain bike, camping, beekeeping, and fishing. Tom is also an avid racing and baseball fan. He lives in NY’s Hudson Valley with his wife, their three children, and three dogs. Connect with Tom on LinkedIn.

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JANUARY 14, 2021 | THURSDAY
The Best Gold Spray Paints for Faking a High-End Finish

There aren’t many finishes that make an impression quite like gold. From picture frames to furniture legs, the best gold spray paints can create a high-end finish that would make even Kin...

JANUARY 13, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Roof Cleaners for Mold, Mildew, and More

While most homeowners spend the majority of their time maintaining the ground-level features of their homes, the roof is often an afterthought. It’s not until dirty, dark streaks and patc...

JANUARY 13, 2021 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Post Hole Diggers for Your Landscaping Projects

Building fences is tough. Between handling heavy posts and awkward panels, just shuffling the materials around your yard can be exhausting. And when it comes to digging the post holes, th...

JANUARY 11, 2021 | MONDAY
The Best Hard Hat Lights for Illuminating Your Projects

Working with limited lighting isn’t safe, and sometimes holding a flashlight isn’t a viable option. The solution to staying safe on the job while also keeping your hands free is a high-qu...

JANUARY 10, 2021 | SUNDAY
The Best Folding Wagons for Treks to the Backyard, Beach, and More

When it comes to a quick getaway, few things beat a picnic or a day at the beach. The opportunity to relax in the fresh air, cold drink in hand, can do wonders for the soul. However, jugg...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Bike Repair Stands for Cyclists

A bike repair stand can save you time, money, and trips to the cycle shop by making it easy to maintain and repair your bike at home. A stand holds your bike steady and off the ground so ...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Door Draft Stoppers for Cooler Months

The scenario is chillingly familiar: You’re walking happily and comfortably through your home when suddenly, a cold patch of air stops you in your tracks. Paranormal activity? Nope, your ...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Steel Toe Shoes for Men On the Job

Work boots keep you comfortable on the job and protect your feet from dropped tools, bad weather, and grime. These shoes and boots have steel caps in the toe box, preventing a falling ite...

DECEMBER 31, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Tile Cutters for Your Retiling Project

Retiling is one of those home projects that can make a significant impact relatively quickly. Whether laying a new ceramic tile bathroom floor or installing a glass backsplash in your kit...

DECEMBER 29, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Concrete Bonding Agents for Your Project

A lot goes into tackling a concrete repair or project. Unlike a carpentry project, you can’t just grab a stack of lumber and get to work. You have to wait for the right weather conditions...