As of 2015, the top-rated air compressors at Home Depot were made by Dewalt, Makita, California Air Tools, Ryobi and Hitachi. Air compressor consumer reviews are available on the Home Depot website. The air compressors are rated on a five-star rating system based on quality and value.
Home Depot guides consumers in purchasing an air compressor with an informative how-to guide that details everything that makes a great air compressor. For example, Home Depot advises consumers to consider portability, power source, performance ratings, tank size and pump type when considering the purchase of an air compressor. Depending on the type of work to be done using an air compressor, these needs vary from one consumer to the next.