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 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 Tested in 2022

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. We tested some of the best winter work g...

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 of 2022

Your computer desk is a place of productivity. From finishing work reports to hard-core gaming, school work, or hosting a Zoom meeting, you need a home office space that works for you, wh...

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 of 2022

Blinds help add some privacy to a space while also adding some visual flair to the interior decor. They can also lower a home’s energy usage by adding a layer of insulation in front of a ...

JULY 29, 2020 | WEDNESDAY
The Best Brad Nailer Tested in 2022

The brad nailer is one of the tools that helped spur the DIY movement and made many projects accessible to home DIYers and pros alike. Brad nailers use smaller 18-gauge nails (versus larg...

JULY 28, 2020 | TUESDAY
The Best Mattresses in a Box of 2022

Most major mattress manufacturers today offer an option to buy a mattress online and have it delivered in a box right to your door. But how do they compare to what you'll find in stores? ...

JULY 24, 2020 | FRIDAY
The Best Soldering Stations of 2022

Fixing electronics—such as a television, computer board, or even a drone—can be intimidating. But a reliable soldering station makes successful home electronics repair possible. With a so...

JULY 18, 2020 | SATURDAY
The Best Earplugs for Sleeping and Blocking Out Noise

Quality sleep is incredibly important to our physical and emotional health. Noisy backgrounds can keep you from falling asleep quickly, or make it difficult to maintain your slumber. Whet...