When you have your own bunch of tools, it’s better to forget about squeezing them into a closet or your car. A tool bag will be a great help keeping everything in order and let you use those tools you need right now.
If you’re not a fan of chaos, you’ll probably want your shelves, cupboards and so on hang straight. An accurate level with lights will help you with that.
From hanging a picture to tapping together the frame for a raised bed, you’ll need a hammer. Pick one that feels good in your hand, lightweight, and pay your attention to those that can take the vibration out of hammering. If you’re sure you going to break your fingers while working, look for electric options.
Well, actually this is the first power tool you should buy. Look for impact ones, they fit in tighter spaces and uses less force to drive.
Once you own this tool you’ll understand there are a hundred uses for it. From tackling an under-sink leak, tightening the bolts on your deck railing, or cutting wire.
Tighten nuts and bolts throughout your home with this tool is easy and fast. However as far as there tons of heads, make sure you have a storage box for it and put everything back the minute your stop using it.
Treat this as an investment, and avoid cheap options. Make sure your knife doesn’t flex or rattle when you’re cutting.
60 bits or 60 screwdrivers, which is going to take up more space in your toolkit? The answer is obvious:) Unscrew or fasten everything with ease.
Most furniture assembly uses hexes, that’s why you need this tool for your home. These will also let you tighten other things — from your TV’s wall mount cage to your home security camera mounts.
If you’re renting you can call your super for a quick fix, but as a homeowner, it’s up to you to plug the leak and keep the heat in.