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Keeping It Clean With Janitorial Supplies

Whether you’re in a home, office building, school, industrial warehouse, concert venue, or even a museum, the need for janitorial supplies is important.  From mopping supplies to cigarette receptacles to a cleaning cart to house all the supplies, Rand MH has the best products for you at great prices. Rand MH has been around since the early 1970’s and besides janitorial supplies, they offer industrial warehouse, storage and packaging supplies Nationwide.

Rand is a one stop shop for all your janitorial supplies even on a commercial level.  Their products are high quality and the available variety is endless.  Besides offering a printed mailed catalog, Rand’s Internet online store is extremely easy to navigate and shop from which makes it a much more enjoyable experience to purchase all your supplies from one place.  They also have products that you might need that you didn’t think about but would be perfect for your clean up jobs and environment that you are cleaning.

From small supplies to bulk items, this resource is one worth viewing.  While offering janitorial supplies and many other products from top manufacturers, Rand has outstanding Customer Service that will assist you with getting all your janitorial supplies.  Be sure to check them out online at

Effective Use of Rechargeable Flashlights Can Simplify Any Project

Trying to rewire a home theater system in the pitch black, two-inch space behind the television can be quite the troublesome task. Devices that will make every job in the dark significantly less difficult are rechargeable flashlights. This instrument is composed of a cylindrical frame usually made of metal or plastic, a switch to turn it on and off, a battery of some sort, an incandescent or LED (light emitting diode) bulb, a cone shaped reflector that the bulb is mounted in, and a lens to protect the bulb. This tool first became available around 1899. Its uses are not limited to any one or few industries. Rechargeable flashlights can assist users in home inspection, home improvement, electrical work, plumbing, etc.

As this device became more popular in the consumer and commercial world, specialized versions became available for varying uses. A headlight is a light attached to a hardhat and used when mining or in construction. A penlight is a smaller, more portable version of the instrument, which is often manufactured without a reflector. This lack of a reflector is compensated for with a lens that focuses the light. A tactical light is a smaller light that can be attached to a weapon for use in dark spaces. This allows a user to bypass more expensive equipment such as night vision. There is even a hand-crank that is good to have on hand in case of a loss of electricity in one’s home or workplace. The cranking of the attached component generates the power for the light. Commercial users tend to purchase the heavy-duty metal lights whereas the consumer is more apt to purchase the more economic plastic version.

When looking to buy the right device, it is important to examine these factors: quality, durability, reliability, and technology. Typically, the LED bulb is more desirable because it last longer and is brighter in most instances. That feature also comes at a higher price though. In terms of quality, the higher-end lights offer a rotating lens that allows the user to focus the light better for each situation. Metal rechargeable flashlights will offer better durability as it is less likely to break and less vulnerable to normal wear and tear. Another major aspect in determining the right light to buy is whether it needs to be waterproof. This is not a very common feature so it is important to find one specifically designed for this purpose if needed. Effective use of this tool can simplify any project that requires work in the dark.

Construction workers are always in need of the proper tools and equipment to complete their jobs.  Meeting their goals and providing their clients with an outstanding end result requires just the right tools for the job.

Professional Equipment has a large variety of industrial tools that are needed by all trades such as Home Inspection, Electricians, Plumbers, Architects, Builders plus many more professions.  They also have a catalog that sports more than 150 pages of full-color photos of the latest and greatest in testing equipment, safety supplies and building trade support products. Their website boasts more than 13,000 items complete with product reviews to help customers make more informed buying decisions.

Home Inspectors, for instance, can stock up on all their tools and equipment needs from one place such as moisture meters for testing moisture in various locations, gas detectors to assure a home does not have any gas leaks, air flow meters for testing AC units, carbon monoxide meters for testing, and so on.

The variety and amount of inventory is endless and it is essential for each industry professional to keep up to date with their tools and equipment to be able to provide top notch services for their project or job in their field.

Things To Know About Gas Chainsaw Maintenance

Your gas chainsaw is a very powerful tool. It is very important for it to operate properly. You will need to do things to keep it in good running condition. Here are some tips to keep you safe and running smoothly.

It is very important that you have the proper fuel mixture for your chainsaw. If you do not have enough oil in the fuel, you engine can be ruined. It will not get proper lubrication. You do not want too much oil in the fuel either. This may make it run poorly and foul the spark plug. Some models like the Husqvarna chainsaws, offer oil already measured for you. This makes fuel mixing simple. It also means that you will always have the proper fuel.

Always check your chain before using your saw. If your blade is getting dull, make sure that it is sharpened. There should not be too much slack in the chain. You will need to adjust the tension regularly. Not all chainsaws will adjust the same. Some may be different from other models. Check with the information that came with your saw, to be certain.

Your bar will wear out too soon if you do not rotate it. This should be done every ten hours of operation. This is important to keep the bar wearing even. Under normal operation, the bottom of the chain bar will catch more wear. When you rotate it, you switch the top and bottom. Make sure that the bar stays clean also.

Your chain has an oil system. Oil must be allowed to get to the chain. Make sure that the holes are clean and free of debris. Sometimes, sawdust or twigs can get in the chain. This material must be removed. Too much debris can make the chain jump from the bar. It also will clog your oiling holes. If the chain cannot get lubrication, it will wear out quickly. After you have cleaned the saw, clear you work area.

You may be using an inside workspace. All of that saw debris contains oil. It can be a safety hazard. Make sure that you clean it up with something like a shop vacuum. Although a Dyson upright vacuum cleaner will work, shop vacuums are better equipped for the job.

Check all screws and bolts on your saw. Normal running may cause vibrations. This can cause parts to become loose.

Your air filter must be clean. If not, it will need to be cleaned or replaced. These filters may differ from model to model. For example, your Poulan chainsaw may have a completely different filter than your neighbor’s chainsaw.

In closing

Gasoline powered chainsaws are very powerful outdoor tools. You must keep them running smoothly with regular maintenance. It will also keep you safe from harm.

DEWALT DC720KA 18-Volt Compact Drill

My son gave me my first 18-volt cordless drill (Black & Decker) four years ago. It was adequate for light use, but lacked power. I upgraded to the DEWALT DC720KA 18-Volt Compact Drill when I started my barn project. I have definitely not been disappointed. It has far more power than my B&D and the two speed feature is a big plus allowing a slower speed for driving screws and a higher speed for drilling metals. The 1 hour charge feature is a big plus.

Love this DEWALT DC720KA Drill. We made a video manual for this drill on (under Tools). The drill is very simple to use, but if you are more visual and don’t want to to read instructions – this is a quick way to see what it does, and how to use it. In my opinion the video is more useful for woman like me, who want to feel more comfortable using a drill for the first time (I remember using a screwdriver forever because I just wasn’t so sure what kind of damage I can do with an electric tool).

We bought it when we decided to build a loft and didn’t want to use our cheap drill for such a big project. We use it all the time for quick fixes around the house. This drill is light and feels great in the hand. The speed control is very good too. And I never used to bother with speed controls on my drill before.

You get what you pay for. DEWALT DC720KA is a fantastic drill and has met all of my needs. I’m not a contractor or put the drill to heavy use, but it does everything I ask. I really should review it in 10 years, but since I just got it, it has exceeded expectation so far. Amazon had the best price anywhere and I got quite a deal. Drill, case, 2 batteries, charger. More power, longer lasting on a charge, and more heavy duty than any drill I have had previously.

Hitachi NT65MA2 Finish Nailer's Dual-Firing, Angled Design Gives You Versatility For a Range of Jobs

Hitachi Power Tools provides professional-grade power tools for a variety of applications. Hitachi has achieved many firsts in the power tool industry and is a leader in power home tool. Today, Hitachi continues the tradition of innovation and engineering with new amazing features in addition to classic quality.

An ideal tool for installing casings, staircases, cabinets, and chair rails, the Hitachi NT65MA2 Nailer features a unique air duster, tool-less depth of drive, heavy-duty construction, and dual firing modes. This Nailer is just 4.4 pounds, the NT65MA2 is designed for easy maneuverability. Its well-balanced design reduces fatigue, and its long-lasting rubber grip provides comfort and control on the job.

It’s only 4.4 pounds. 360-degree adjustment takes care of that, Tool-free. Because of the fast-release nose, clearing takes no more than a couple of seconds. there’s a built-in dust blower that clears light debris and dust from your workpiece. The magazine is made of nylon, but it seems as rugged as any metal magazine out there. That’s why this nailer is so easy on the hands. For easy operation at tight angles, Its compact body and angled magazine.

You can choose between continuous firing and intermittent By simply sliding the selection control up or down with your hand. Intermittent firing is ideal for jobs that require precise driving by using a bumping motion along the workpiece, while the continuous setting can be used to fire nails at a rapid pace. The tool-less dial makes it easy to control the depth of the finishing nails, making it a awesome feature for countersinking or flush driving. Simply turn the dial to get the right depth for the job. From the nose for efficient operation, a tool-less clogged nail release mechanism allows you to quickly clear jammed nails.

Includes safety glasses, Allen wrenches (2), nose cap, and heavy-duty plastic carrying case. The Hitachi NT65MA2 Finish Nailer is backed by a five-year limited warranty. Because that a nicely padded grip and a selective trigger and you’d think you have the perfect nailer. Hitachi great quality leaves nothing to want.

The Bosch 1590EVSK Top Handle Jigsaw is One of The Most Powerful Jigsaws on The Market

The Bosch 1590EVSK Jigsaw 6.4 Amp Top Handle Jigsaw is one of the most powerful and precise jigsaws on the market. The saw delivers smooth, accurate cutting action for mild steel, wood, plastic, and stainless steel materials With virtually no blade wander. To make quick and accurate work of even tough jobs, The Bosch-exclusive Precision Control System and powerful motor work in tandem.

To get the job done quickly, You can count on the powerful motor. Moreover, the 1590EVSK is one of the few professional jigsaws that feature a variable-speed trigger so that you can easily adjust the speed from 500 SPM to the maximum speed that you set using the speed dial. the saw can be easily adjusted for optimal performance when cutting a wide range of wood, plastic, mild steel, and stainless steel materials. Beyond that, for consistent cutting even in tough spots in the material, the unit’s Constant Response circuitry helps maintain constant speed through the entire cut.

The Jigsaw 1590EVSK’s Precision Control System provides enhanced blade centering with a user-activated blade stabilizer system that sits even closer to the workpiece than the blade roller guide. By clearing the intended cut line of dust The adjustable dust blower helps ensure accuracy. To provide up to 50-percent more accuracy than other jigsaws The system guides act like the blocks on a bandsaw.

You can make accurate bevel cuts up to 45 degrees with the saw, because it features an easy-to-read scale. Bevel cuts are typically infrequent, but you need to make them, the Bosch 1590EVSK makes it easy, without having to search for a wrench. One-Touch blade change technology lets you quickly release and insert blades. You’ll never again have to touch a hot blade to remove it and You’ll spend more time working and less time changing blades. To install a T-Shank blade, just push the blade into the clamp. simply pull a lever To eject the blade.

This Jigsaw Includes the saw, non-marring footplate, precision wood blade, Progressor metal blade, tight kerf blade, zero-clearance insert, and carrying case. This jigsaw system is backed by a one-year limited warranty, 30-day money back guarantee, and one-year service protection plan.

Handle a Broad Range of Routing Applications With The Versatile Bosch 1617EVSPK

This versatile kit provides all the components necessary for fixed-depth routing and plunge routing, as well. The variable speed dial allows you to build the optimal speed for the routing task. With the integrated great feature, the motor reduces torque upon start-up for a much smoother transition and easier handling on your part. And with built-in Constant Response Circuitry, this router will maintain a constant speed throughout the cut, so you get more accurate results.

Handle of even tough routing jobs with the powerful 2.25 HP/12 Amp motor and its versatile speed range of 8,000 to 25,000 RPM. This router kit includes a powerful motor with advanced speed control technology, precision bases, and a lot of advanced features to help get a variety of jobs done accurately and quickly.

The Bosch 1617EVSPK Plunge and Fixed-Base Router Kit is durable and built for years of use. While special touches, such as wooden handles on the fixed base and contoured, soft-grip handles, add to the comfort of users and give the tool a look of distinction lacking in some of its competitors. Both of the included bases, fixed and plunge, feature quick clamp systems for quick tool-free conversions, so moving the motor between the two bases takes only seconds and requires no tools.

Unlike many comparable routers, the Bosch 1617EVSPK Router is designed to move from base to base without the use of tools. Instead, it clamps compactly into place for easy transfers and quick. This router has plenty to offer below the surface as well, Of course, looks are only skin deep. What’s more, allowing you to stow the power cord on either side where it’s out of the way, the motor never rotates while adjusting depths.

This Router Includes plunge and fixed base, chip shields, collet chucks, wrenches, template guide adaptor, carrying case. The spring-loaded template guide adapter makes it simple to use your router with a number of special accessories and templates for creating ultra-precise repeated patterns, inlays, and more. also includes, The rugged carrying case keeps all of the components protected. This routing system is backed by a one-year limited warranty, 30-day money back guarantee, and one-year service protection plan.

Makita MAC2400 Runs in Greater Motor and Pump Life

Makita is a worldwide manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and applies leading-edge innovation to engineer power tools that are more compact and energy efficient. Makita also offers a wide range of industrial accessories, yet deliver industrial strength power and results. Today, Makita continues the tradition of innovation and engineering with new great features of Makita MAC2400 Air Compressor.

This Makita Compressor is powered by a 2.Five HorsePower motor. This Air Compressor is equipped with Makita’s Big Bore engineered pump cylinder and piston for higher output for two nailers, with improved job site performance. The MAC2400 delivers industrial power and results with improved durability under tough job site conditions with Runs at a lower RPM (1,720) resulting in greater motor and pump life. Also with Low AMP draw reduces instances of tripped breakers this Air Compressor improves reliability.

This makita is just another example of Makita’s commitment to innovative technology and best-in-class engineering. The Big Bore engineered pump with cast iron cylinder has greater bore and stroke for faster recovery and less noise. It has an oil-lubricated pump and is equipped with a large automotive style filter for greater efficiency and increased air intake. The 4.2 gallon twin-stacked tank delivers 90 PSI and 40 PSI, enough for two nailers, and sustains an operating pressure of 130 PSI. The Big Bore oil-lubricated pump is also more efficient: the Makita MAC2400 runs cooler and at half the RPM of most competitive units, resulting in greater motor and pump life and lower noise. Additional features include a convenient oil drain and oil sight glass, a tank drain valve that supersedes standard petcock design for easier maintenance, and finned discharge tubing that dissipates heat more efficiently.

Includes Makita Air Compressor, 1/4-inch universal quick coupler and oil. Before leaving the factory, Each Makita tool is inspected and tested. For the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase, Each Makita tool is warranted to be free of defects from materials and workmanship. Should any trouble develop during the period of one-year, return the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita’s Factory or Authorized Service Centers.


DeWalt DW718 is the powerful slide compound miter saw

DeWalt DW718


DeWalt DW718 comes with an exclusive precise miter system and machined base fence support that maintains fence alignment for accurate cuts and an adjustable stainless steel detent plate with 10 positive stops for repeatable accuracy and work site durability. DeWalt DW718 has four bevel stops at 0, 22.5, 33.9 and 45 degrees in either direction allows the user to flip the saw not the material . This DeWalt DW718 saw miters 60 degrees to the left and 50 degrees to the right and this DeWalt DW718 can cuts 3-1/2-inch crown nested vertically for increased vertical cutting capacity and also the DeWalt DW718 is able to cut 3-1/4-inch base vertically for increased vertical cutting capacity.

Also the feature of DeWalt DW718 is a 0-to-50-degree left and right miter capacity for added versatility in miter cutting. The function of DeWalt DW718 is a left 0-to-50-degree miter capacity and right for greater versatility in miter cutting. The main horizontal handle DeWalt DW718 provides greater comfort during use.

This DeWalt DW718 also comes with a tall fence that supports crown molding up to 6-5/8 inches nested and base molding up to 6-1/2 inches vertically against the fence while easily sliding out of the way for bevel cuts. Openings for the DW718 is 5 / 8 inches.

A congenital DW 718 absolute aback fence architecture cuts up to 2×16 dimensional barge at 90 degrees and 2×12 at 45 degrees. This DeWalt DW718 Miter Saw weighs 53 pounds and this DW718 Miter Saw is accordant with the DW7187 adjustable laser system. This DeWalt DW718 12 comes with a congenital accustomed handle for added portability, a carbide blade, a vertical actual clamp, a dust bag, and a brand wrench.

Many professionals and woodworking enthusiasts put off replacing their old sliding compound miter saw for fear of not seeing a significant enough improvement or, even worse, getting a product that doesn’t live up to their old compound sliding miter saw. Currently the most popular upgrade is the Dewalt Miter Saw, currently one of the most popular slide compound miter saw on the market.