Buying Guides

Find the best tools to tackle your projects with Toolden’s Buying Guides!

tradesman linking the milwaukee one-key app to a compatible one-key power tool
What is Milwaukee ONE-KEY™?

November 10, 2022

Milwaukee is known for their innovative new technology and the ONE-KEY™ system is one of the most useful systems introduced to the power tool space in recent times. It has become ubiquitous with the brand and especially their flagship models, with most of their cordless tools now incorporating the technology. Using a Bluetooth connection, it […]

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What is Dewalt FlexVolt?

November 1, 2022

The DeWalt FlexVolt system is a true game changer and packs an incredible level of power, efficiency and runtime into a compact package. It brings all-new hybrid-voltage battery technology to the game and really pushes the boundaries of what cordless tools are capable of. In this blog post, we’ll explain DeWalt FlexVolt, how it works, […]

Professional tradesman drilling through wall with SDS Max Drill
SDS Drill Buying Guide

October 25, 2022

Whether you’re a professional tradesman or just a keen DIYer, sometimes there are jobs that require a bit more power than what standard combi drills offer. In these situations what you want is an SDS drill. In this buying guide we’re going to cover how SDS drills work, what to consider when buying an SDS […]

Workman using dewalt table saw on wooden workpiece
Buying Guide: Table Saws

October 18, 2022

A table saw gives you the freedom to complete a whole range of woodworking jobs, in both DIY and professional applications. As a fundamental part of any serious woodworker’s arsenal, a table saw is versatile, powerful, and reliable. They are the go to choice for contractors and tradespeople looking to tackle any home renovations or […]

Top 5 Best-Selling Chainsaws for 2022

October 10, 2022

The season of tree pruning and garden cleanup is approaching, and it’s time to reconsider whether your tools are up to the task. There are so many different chainsaw models and brands on the market that it can be difficult to choose the best tool for your needs. This article will go over the various […]

Toolden’s Essential Winter Workwear

October 7, 2022

Winter can be an especially challenging time for contractors and trade workers who operate outdoors. The increasingly cold and damp conditions make it more difficult to carry out work effectively, as well as affecting the health and safety of workers on site. Concerns like these make it a more important time than ever to invest […]

Hyundai Generator
Different Types of Generators: Application and Energy Sources

September 30, 2022

Winter is on its way! When you are not connected to the grid, generators serve as a source of power by converting mechanical energy into electrical energy. When you are camping, they are the ideal way to keep your lights and electricity running during a power outage. Depending on the energy source and use, there […]

Makita job light illuminating dark job site
The Best Work Lights to Illuminate the Job Site

September 28, 2022

As we get further through the year, the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer. It therefore becomes essential to invest in proper, high quality work lights to illuminate the job site, and to keep all of your team safe. Since most construction sites don’t have a fixed light source, it’s important […]

Site Heater
Top 5 Non-Electric Heaters to Keep Your Workplace Warm This Winter

September 16, 2022

With the electrical and gas bills rising rapidly, we have all asked ourselves: Is there an alternative way to keep warm this winter? Thus, we decided to put together a buying guide discussing the different types of heaters available on the market and helping you to make an informed purchasing decision. Ultimately, we will provide […]

Meet the Makita 40V Max XGT Range

September 9, 2022

The Makita 40V Max XGT range takes lithium-ion battery technology to the next level. Following on from their 15-year-old industry-renowned LXT battery system, Makita has launched a new 40V XGT range for dealing with the toughest jobs. Launched in 2020, the XGT range is a completely new system with its own selection of cordless tools, […]

DeWalt Powerstack
All You Need to Know About DeWalt’s POWERSTACK™ Battery Technology

September 6, 2022

The DeWalt POWERSTACK™ Battery is the first battery pack in the world to utilise a lithium-ion pouch cell. Compared to the lithium-ion cylindrical cells previously used in power tool batteries, these pouches offer incredible advantages. Due to several restrictions, power tools were never supposed to be used with cylindrical cell batteries. The main problems with […]

Everything You Need To Know About Paslode Nail Guns

September 2, 2022

Paslode are the industry leader for quality professional nail guns, and they have become the go-to brand for carpenters, tradesmen and contractors alike. They created the world’s first pneumatic nailer in 1959 and have grown to become one of the most recognisable names in fastening solutions, developing innovative new technologies and features for cordless and pneumatic […]