Unless you’re a craftsman or a do-it-yourselfer, having a garage filled with tools just isn’t practical. Besides being a costly After all, most people tend to use tools for little fix-it projects. So what are the essentials every home should have?
First off, if you’re a new homeowner or are just looking to start out on your own, consider the types of uses you’ll need tools for. Do you have electronics? Do you plan on hanging artwork in the new place? Do you have tools needed to repair or even access certain parts of your home? If you have special needs, outfit them before you try to improvise and possibly, cause yourself even more hassle.
Next, outfit your home with these manual tool essentials:
- Screwdrivers (Phillips & flat head)
- Hand saw
- Utility knife
- Pry bar
- Tape measure
- Needle nose pliers
- Ratchet and socket set
- Stud finder
- Putty knife
Finally, every home should have a Cordless Drill for all of those little projects that don’t include pre-drilled holes, like furniture, walls, floors, and other minor repairs. Include a few bits and screwdriver heads and you’ve got a tool that’s sure to make any project easier.