Tom Scalisi


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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JULY 1, 2022 | FRIDAY
The Best Lawn Mower Snow Blower Combos of 2022

Most homeowners and DIYers like the idea of getting more than one use out of their tools. It can help them justify a purchase or simply get more bang for their buck. With a lawn mower sno...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Garden Tractors of 2022

Large properties and big projects often call for machines that can handle heavy duties. Jobs like cutting acres of grass, removing snow, digging holes, or hauling mulch can be commonplace...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
12 Ways to Cook Outdoors Without a Kitchen

Whether your goal is to keep the house cool and free of cooking aromas or to have fun with friends while manning the spatula and tongs, taking your meal prep outdoors is a terrific soluti...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Tiny Home Builders of 2022

Whether it’s a personal mission toward minimalism, a vacation home in the mountains, or the start of a fledgling rental business, building one of the best tiny homes has some serious appe...

JUNE 30, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Car Lifts for Home Garages of 2022

Car lifts are all about convenience. Whether they’re for gearheads who can’t stand the thought of anyone else touching their pride and joy or those who simply need a little more floor spa...

The Best Lawn Mower Blade Sharpeners of 2022

Most folks enjoy a well-manicured lawn with its deep green and lush texture. However, keeping a lawn looking that good requires a reliable mower with a sharp blade. Cutting the grass with...

JUNE 23, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Work Boots for Electricians of 2022

Electricians and electrical technicians need special footwear that can meet the demands and requirements of their line of work. Their boots need to be not only sturdy and durable but also...

JUNE 23, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Ear Protection for Mowing of 2022

For a lot of folks, getting on or behind a lawn mower is a moment of zen. It’s a chance to clear their thoughts, get some fresh air, and enjoy themselves. But it can be hard to get into t...

JUNE 23, 2022 | THURSDAY
The Best Lineman Boots of 2022

Linemen are a different breed of tradespeople. Aside from their normal high-climbing activities, they put life and limb on the line to make sure folks have power at home to stay put, run ...

JUNE 21, 2022 | TUESDAY
10 Ways to Reduce Construction Costs for Your Bathroom Renovation

Bathrooms can be one of the most expensive rooms to refinish within a home. But a bathroom renovation can also be one of the most rewarding projects to tackle, since it can make a huge im...