What’s in your toolbox? Javier Saucedo
Javier Saucedo, Energy Conservation Consultant, Ventura, California
Javier Saucedo, 54, became an energy conservation consultant in Southern California 15 years ago and has never looked back.
What’s in your toolbox? Edward Nicosia
Edward Nicosia, Independent Plumbing and Heating Contractor, Greater Boston Area, Massachusetts
After 29 years of experience as a plumbing and heating contractor, plus four as an apprentice, Edward Nicosia can not only rattle off his favorite tools but tell you precisely how they earned their place in his van.
What’s in your toolbox? Ronald Sauvé
Ronald Sauvé, Builder/Remodeler, Eliot, Maine
Ronald Sauvé, pronounced “so-VAY,” was introduced to building as a kid growing up in rural Vermont in 1950s and 1960s and started working in building trades in 1970. When work needed to be done around the house and farm, his family would do it.
What’s in your toolbox? Ron J Van Benschoten
Ron J Van Benschoten, Remodeler/Project Manager, R&K Harmony Homes LLC, Cincinnati, OH
Ron Van Benschoten left the construction industry reluctantly in the early 1980s after deciding he could better support his young family by earning a degree in computer science. The plan worked out well financially, but Van Benschoten missed the sense of accomplishment he felt installing decks, windows, doors, awnings and other home improvements.
What’s in your toolbox? Joe DiTonno
Joe DiTonno, Contractor Estimator, Stewart & Tate Construction, York, Pennsylvania
Pro estimator Joe DiTonno of York, Penn. explains why he thinks his Milwaukee Tool Super Sawzall is the best reciprocating saw on the market, why his oldest tool is still his favorite and names his 5 other favorite remodeling tools in this edition of What’s in Your Toolbox?