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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SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Insulation Contractors of 2022

A home’s heating and cooling systems do a great job of making spaces comfortable. However, some homes aren’t as good at retaining that comfortable air. Poorly insulated walls, ceilings, w...

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Undermount Kitchen Sinks of 2022

It’s hard to beat the sleekness of an undermount kitchen sink. Whether buying new countertops or replacing an old sink that is simply on its way out after many years of service, there are...

SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 | MONDAY
The Ultimate Home Tailgating Guide for Fall

While parking lots are the setting of choice for a rowdy tailgate party, not having season tickets shouldn’t keep team faithfuls from enjoying the festivities. Hosting a game day get-toge...

SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 | THURSDAY
How to Host the Ultimate Backyard Movie Night

Is there anything better than watching your favorite stars under the stars? While the drive-in theater experience might come to mind, it’s possible to have just as much fun watching movie...

SEPTEMBER 9, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Door Hinges of 2022

Replacing door hinges is one of the easiest ways to upgrade a space subtly. Some DIYers may think only about cabinet hardware hinges, but interior and exterior door hinges deserve enhance...

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Custom Home Builders of 2022

When it comes to building a dream home, hiring the right builder is everything. Folks looking to make the most of a fresh start often want specific touches, finishes, and designs that onl...

AUGUST 31, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
How to Use a Lathe for Woodturning

As far as woodworking projects go, few are as satisfying as those turned on a lathe. But what is a lathe? A lathe is a power tool that spins chunks of wood at high speeds, allowing woodwo...

AUGUST 31, 2022 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Mechanic Tool Boxes of 2022

Whether it’s for an automotive enthusiast, an all-around DIY repair person, or a seasoned professional, a trusty mechanic tool box is important. These sturdy storage units keep mechanics’...

AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Roof Underlayments of 2022

From the ground, a roof looks like a simple set of inclined planes meant to shed water. However, roofs are actually complex systems of shingles, plywood, different types of flashing, memb...

AUGUST 30, 2022 | TUESDAY
The Best Vacuums for Car Detailing of 2022

Professional car detailing can be expensive. Although pro service is typically worth the cost every now and then, keeping up with regular car cleanliness doesn’t require a big investment....