Toolbox Chatter

The latest news and posts for craftsmen, tradesmen, specialists, and everything in between.

Plumbers assemble, install, and repair pipes used for heating, water and drainage in residential homes and businesses. Often, they face unforeseen circumstances and scenarios in which they must rely on their training, knowledge of the trade, and the tools they have on hand. Therefore, accumulating and maintaining a supply of tools is key for plumbers. […]

11/20/2017

Trade schools—also known as technical schools—are job-focused training programs popular across the United States where students often obtain specialized certificates or degrees in two years or less. Individuals at trade schools often find learning a trade part time to be a rewarding, faster route to pursuing their career goals. How fast can I complete a […]

11/09/2017

Are you ready to take the next step in life by advancing your education? Whether you’re a recent high school grad or looking to switch careers, you must decide: where will I pursue the knowledge and skills I want? There are several paths you can take when choosing the school that’s right for you, and […]

10/31/2017

The HVAC market, which includes domestic and commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems, is constantly evolving to better produce more efficient and safer home appliances. Refrigerators are no exception. Cooling technology has come a long way since the ice box. Here are some noteworthy refrigeration trends gaining speed in the industry and today’s households. Smart […]

10/09/2017

As a manmade empire, New York City prides itself on its skyline and structures. Behind those structures are the construction workers, carpenters, and architects who built them. Meet some of them who’ve risen to fame through their construction skills. Gamaliel King Gamliel King, a carpenter and grocer who lived in New York in the 1800s, […]

09/18/2017

With all the types of welding, figuring out which tools you need can feel overwhelming. Below, we’ve explained some of the basic welding gear beginners may encounter. Find out what each of them does, along with some factors to consider when learning how to use them.   Welding Machines One of the most essential and […]

09/06/2017

Trade and technical schools in New York provide students with comprehensive, hands-on education and skills to enter the workforce. Whether you pursue a career in the heart of the city, or you take a job in a small town, New York is home to numerous trade schools for ambitious students motivated to advance their professional […]

08/22/2017

Increasingly, homeowners are turning to home alternative energy sources and smart technology to save money on electrical costs. They want electrical technology that is better for the environment and their pocket books. As electrical trends continue to evolve, it’s important to know which innovations are rising to the top of this exciting industry. Residential Solar […]

08/09/2017

After high school, many people enter a workforce full of possibilities. Some individuals continue their education at a four-year university, while others choose community college or technical school. If you’re looking for a hands-on learning experience related to a specific career choice, technical school could be for you. What does a technical school offer? Technical […]

07/20/2017

When it comes to aesthetics and functionality, homeowners usually look to incorporate what’s trending or hot on the market. Whether a homeowner is building a home or renovating a living space, there are many popular designs and construction materials to fit their unique style. Here are some of the latest trends in the residential construction […]

07/06/2017
 

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