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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AUGUST 17, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Side-by-Side Refrigerators for Your Kitchen

The refrigerator style you choose can be a very personal choice. While some folks might prefer a French-door or top-freezer model, others want the best side-by-side refrigerator for their...

AUGUST 14, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Hybrid Mattresses for a Better Night's Sleep

There have been some major advancements in mattress design in recent years, from more eco-conscious materials to pinpointing sleepers' specific needs. One of the most significant improvem...

AUGUST 14, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Drill Bit Sharpeners of 2021

Drill bits aren't cheap, but they do seem to dull quickly. Whether you're drilling through dense hardwood or hardened steel, some drill bits seem to lose their edge within minutes of comi...

AUGUST 13, 2020 | THURSDAY
The Best Respirators for Safety in the Workshop

Some DIY activities can send irritating particles or vapors into the air. Having to work around airborne particulates is annoying, but sometimes it’s even unsafe. According to the New Yor...

AUGUST 11, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Work Lights for the Workshop or Jobsite

A surefire way to hinder progress is by trying to work in the dark. It fatigues your eyes and your mind. Plus, when you have to do something twice because you couldn’t see well the first ...

AUGUST 7, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Winter Work Gloves for Completing Projects in the Cold

Work doesn't stop just because the temperature drops, but getting jobs done in the cold can be downright painful without the right pair of gloves. Frigid tools and stiff fingers won’t be ...

AUGUST 6, 2020 | THURSDAY
10 American Landmarks That Were Almost Destroyed

Americans were once at risk of losing these cherished symbols of progress, freedom, and culture. Discover how these historical treasures almost became history.

AUGUST 5, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Computer Desks for Your Home Office

Your computer desk is a place of productivity. From finishing work reports, school work, or hosting a 10-person Zoom meeting, you need a home office space that will work for you, while yo...

AUGUST 3, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best TV Stands to House Your Home Entertainment

Years ago, console TV sets were little more than a piece of furniture in a living room. Most of the best TV stands available were crafted from basic wood species and designed in standard ...

AUGUST 3, 2020 | MONDAY
The Best Blinds for Your Home’s Windows

Blinds add convenience and comfort to your home. The best blinds can control light, add privacy, improve your sleep, and lower your home’s energy usage by adding a layer of insulation in ...