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 9, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Garage Lighting of 2021

Whatever the project may be, working in the garage demands sufficient lighting. Dismal, poorly lit garages are not only difficult to work in, but they can be hot spots for injuries. DIYer...

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pocket Radios for Use on the Go

In a world ruled by streaming services and customizable playlists, a portable pocket radio may seem a bit old-fashioned. While it’s true that there are more modern and high-tech options, ...

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Cordless Screwdrivers For Maximum Portability

Whether working on a bicycle, replacing your kitchen outlets, putting batteries in your child’s remote control car, or completing another DIY project, a cordless screwdriver can come in h...

AUGUST 30, 2020 | SUNDAY
The Best Fire Extinguishers of 2021

House fires are not uncommon and can have life-threatening consequences. Quick action taken with a fire extinguisher will help protect the lives of you and your family, in addition to red...

AUGUST 24, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Ergonomic Chairs for the Office

Long days of sitting in the office can do a number on your body. Factor in poor posture in a shabby chair without adequate support, and you could experience discomfort that puts a damper ...

AUGUST 22, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Needle-Nose Pliers for Small Jobs

Needle-nose pliers have pointy, long-jawed pliers that can reach into extremely tight places. They can also help you get a grip on tiny objects at awkward angles. Needle-nose pliers are a...

AUGUST 20, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Shower Filters of 2021

A lot of people take for granted that clean water will come out of the tap every time they turn on the faucet. But that security comes at a cost. Disinfectants, such as chlorine, in the m...

AUGUST 20, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Hearing Protection While in the Workshop

If you spend a lot of time in your workshop, you’re undoubtedly making a bit of a racket. While you may know how important it is to protect your eyes, you may still focus less on using th...

AUGUST 19, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Pool Vacuums of 2021

Most love a pool on a hot day. Pool ownership is a popular dream, but pool owners are often surprised by the amount of work it takes to maintain them. Fortunately, you can keep your pool ...

AUGUST 18, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Canister Vacuums of 2021

Vacuum cleaners are trading power and capacity for convenience. But if a small vacuum won’t cut it for your house cleaning, canister vacuums still exist—and they’re better than ever. Comp...