The Home Toolkit

A Guide To Compiling A Tool Kit for Homeowners


Most home owners and flat dwellers own tools, if only a hammer for hanging pictures or a drill and screwdriver for mounting a towel rail. But these few implements, however useful they are, hardly comprise a comprehensive tool kit for home repair and improvement.

On the other hand, there is hardly any project, not even the erection of an entire house, that needs every tool that can be found in a hardware shop. Many of the items sold there are for rarely encountered contingencies; others may be gadgets of dubious value.

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Poulan Pro PR270 2-Stage Snow Thrower Review

The Poulan and Poulan Pro brands have been around since 1944, supplying a range of outdoor power tools and machinery. Their ethos is to provide durable, powerful, quality machines to the homeowner at a price that reflects great value.


Poulan take the best engines and base machines from other manufacturers and build their own models with a distinctive look. They supply these to consumers making sure the features and pricing are always competitive in the marketplace.

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Husqvarna ST224P 2-Stage Snow Blower Review

Husqvarna has been making quality power tools for the garden and forest since the 1950s and their range of snow blowers cater for all types of use.


The ST224P is the mid-range model in their high performing set of ST200 snow blowers. These are aimed at the typical homeowner with a large driveway and several pathways to clear.

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Best Two Stage Snow Blower Reviews

Choosing the right two-stage snow blower (also known as snow throwers) is a daunting task these days.


There are just so many to choose from!


To help you out, we have selected what we think are four of the best 2-stage snow throwers on the market today that can handle moderate to heavy snowfall.

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Snow Joe iON24SB-XR 80V Snow Blower Review

Snow blowers have come a long way since they were first invented back in 1925.


The new Snow Joe iON24SB now takes that evolution to a new level with the first two-stage, battery powered machine on the market.


Battery powered single stage snow blowers have been available for some time now, but until Snow Joe came out with this model, buyers looking for a two-stage machine were out of luck.

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Husqvarna 360BT Backpack Blower Review: What’s with the new blower?


Not everyone needs a leaf blower, but as soon as you get a place with a yard that has just a few trees in it, you might soon start to think about getting one!


There is nothing more satisfying than corralling all those messy leaves into nice neat piles ready for collecting. It makes clearing up the yard almost fun.


There are so many on the market these days though it can be tricky to work out which one to get. Gas powered, handheld, backpack mounted, CFM ratings, there are so many things to check out.

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Battery Powered Snow Blower Buyers Guide

Every winter, thousands of homeowners find themselves reluctantly shoveling pound after pound of snow. This is both an exhausting and back-breaking task for many individuals, but fortunately, battery powered snow blowers have become the ultimate replacement. With varying snow conditions among the different regions, these user-friendly snow blowers are effective and efficient tools for the typical homeowner.

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Snow Joe iON PRO Snow Blower Review

The Snow Joe company has already developed a series of reliable and reputable snow blowers, and expectations for the iON PRO were more than exceeded. Putting away the shovel is more enticing than ever with the availability of this powerful machine. Because shoveling is both exhausting and time-consuming, the demand is only growing for exceptional snow blowers. This is your exceptionally outstanding snow blower.

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Black and Decker LCSB2140 Max Snow Thrower Review

As Black and Decker has been a trusted brand for years, their LCSB2140 Max Snow Thrower is a great buy for your winter needs. Shoveling is a grueling task for many homeowners, as it takes time and energy that we often lack. Bringing this snow thrower into your life will not only minimize the time you put into clearing your driveway or deck, but it will also require very little effort on your part.

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