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How Long Do Tool Batteries Last?

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Learn How to Maximize the Lifespan of your Batteries One of the most important factors that determines battery quality is its lifespan. How long do tool batteries last? That could depend on the battery’s type, Ah, voltage and cycle life (number of recharges, before losing the ability to retain energy). Most major power tool brands,… View Article

 

 

What Does “AH” or “ah” Mean on a Battery?

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Select Your Cordless Tools Wisely While the convenience of cordless power tools makes them extremely valuable for DIYers, as well as professional tradespeople, a key aspect that sets them apart is how long these tools work between recharges. The letters “Ah” or “AH”(“amp-hour” or “ampere-hour”) that you see on your battery essentially denote the charge… View Article

 

 

12 Common Questions about Cordless Power Tool Batteries

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Cordless power tools make life much easier for the DIY-ers and professional tradespeople alike. They carry the same power as their corded counterparts without the hassles of extension cords and generators. Who doesn’t love grabbing their cordless drill and heading to the backyard to finish installing deck boards without having to stretch a long extension… View Article

 

 

What is the Milwaukee FUEL Line of Tools? Should You Make the Switch?

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Many tools can do the job, but few can do it like Milwaukee’s FUEL line. This revolutionary series of cordless tools features brushless technology, Red Lithium batteries, and intelligence software packed in 18 volts of power. If you are ready to handle the toughest jobs whether on the job site or in your backyard, then… View Article

 

 

Are Milwaukee Tools Any Good? Find Out Today!

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With the number of brands out there, it’s common for users to think, “Are Milwaukee tools any good?” The answer is a resounding “yes”. When you want the best, look no further than Milwaukee Tools. They are a legend in the industry because they listen to the needs of the contractor and DIYer and then… View Article

 

 

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… View Article

 

 

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… View Article

 

 

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… View Article

 

 

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… View Article

 

 

Using a 20V Battery in a 60V DeWalt Tool

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  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… View Article

 

 

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