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18 Questions Canadians Are Asking About Milwaukee Tools — OFS is Happy to Answer!

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There are few companies that can brag about their longevity and industry-leading innovations like Milwaukee Tools. Established in 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A., their dedication to the end user is unmatched. They strive to understand the demands you put on your tools by spending time in the field evaluating every cutting, drilling, or tightening process

How to Use A Cordless Drill?

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Although it may seem super straightforward to those with experience, there are many ambitious homeowners who aren’t fully aware of how to use a cordless drill. Use your cordless drill by depressing the trigger located on the handle. Once pressed, the chuck, a clamp that holds the bit in place, will rotate. As you increase

How to Use Drywall Anchors

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If you have ever tried to hang something on a wall, you know it can be a little tricky, especially if you cannot drive a screw into a stud. If you do not have extra support for your drywall screw, you quickly discover that your picture, shelf, or, worse, your television will find its way

How Long to Leave a DeWalt Battery in the Charger

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Ask two people how long you should leave your battery on the charger, and you will get two different answers. Some argue that today’s technology stops charging devices once the battery is full. Others claim that you run the risk of overcharging and ruining your battery. Understanding the best way to treat your DeWalt batteries

Using a 20V Battery in a 60V DeWalt Tool

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Blog 30Jul 2019 1

When you are in the middle of a project, the last thing you want to worry about is losing power because your battery dies. As you reach into your tool bag to pull out a fresh one, remember to look and ensure you have the correct voltage. You might think that all DeWalt batteries are

Does DeWalt Make All their Tools in Every Voltage they Offer?

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Blog 09 Jul 2019

When you invest in DeWalt tools, you get your money’s worth. They are built to last for years. However, nothing lasts forever, so when your 14V cordless screwdriver finally fastens in the last deck screw, obviously, it’s time to find a great replacement. Keep in mind that DeWalt no longer makes all their tools in

20 Volt vs. 60 Volt DeWalt Batteries

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Blog 01 Jul 2019

  Having the right battery back can make a world of difference on a job. When deciding which DeWalt tool to purchase, one of the choices you will have is whether to use 20V or 60V batteries. Each has its merits and can get the job done, depending on the application. Understanding the differences can

Your Top 10 DeWalt Battery Voltage Questions Answered

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DeWalt Battery Voltage FAQs Ottawa Fastener Supply

For diehard fans, the invention of DeWalt cordless tools was a game changer. No more lugging around extension cords on a job site. No more need for bulky generators or heavy compressors and the numerous hoses that go with them. No more fear of tripping over a cord and getting hurt or, worse, ruining your

Everything you Need to Know About ReinoldMax Fire Extinguishers

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ReinoldMax fire extinguishers are the latest addition to Ottawa Fastener Supply’s extensive safety supplies lineup.  These aerosol fire extinguishers provide many benefits over and are easier to use than traditional styles, without requiring maintenance or inspections. With the ability to extinguish all major fire types, they are an excellent option for home, workshops and businesses.

Ottawa Fastener Supply Highlight New Fall Safety Requirements

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Ottawa, ON-based Ottawa Fastener Supply has recently begun educating their clientele on the latest fall safety protection requirements enacted by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. An example of the latest regulations is the new policy that states all equipment used on a job site must now have an end-of-life date attached to the product. By

Due to worldwide shortage of N95 masks, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes, and other PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), Ottawa Fastener cannot promise delivery ETA’s for these products and will NOT be holding products for customers. If products do become available, it will be on a first come, first served basis. Please call 613 828 5311 or email if you are looking for these products.

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