Photo credit: Bidvine by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Home repair and improvement expert Bob Vila--you may remember him from the PBS show, “This Old House”--recently posted this article about using hearing protection when using power tools. I’m glad to see a home improvement expert finally mentioning hearing protection, not just eye protection.
Photo credit: Dr. Daniel Fink by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition I am an inveterate DIYer, maintaining two houses and assisting in keeping two others in good repair, so I have a lot of tools and am always looking for better ones. My father taught me that any job is easier to do
Photo credit: Michael Pedersen licensed under CC BY 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Popular Mechanics magazine was a favorite of mine when I was a boy, and it still is a respected publication. This recent article by Alex Rennie discusses using hearing protection when working with power tools, and makes specific recommendations.
by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Those who follow my blog posts may recall that I’ve spent much of the pandemic lockdown doing various home repair projects at our house and at my older in-laws’ house. Projects have included restoring a large trellis shade structure, replacing door frames, snaking out clogged outdoor area